Award-Winning Content Creators and Storytellers

Our Work

We bring ideas to life at any step of the production process by providing creative development, production services, and comprehensive in-house post-production facilities.

FILM : COMMERCIAL : CORPORATE : SOCIAL : PODCAST

FILM

COMMERCIAL

CORPORATE

SOCIAL

PODCAST

Our People

The leafy suburb of Redfern is home to our talented pool of creative thinkers and doers. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do – and we work with an extensive network of creatives – but here’s our core team ready to workshop ideas and craft clever, effective content across multiple platforms for your audience.

Aaron Petersen

Managing Director, Film Director

More than just a Hugh Jackman lookalike, Aaron has a strong passion for editing and design, which has formed the foundation of his directing style. As Managing Director of Cobox, his credits span across documentary, television, and film. In 2017, Aaron received an AACTA nomination for Best Documentary and an Australian Directors Guild (ADG) nomination for Best Director for his documentary, Zach’s Ceremony.

LIKES: Drums, Motorbikes, Photography

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Talent comes everywhere, but having something to say and a way to say it so people listen, that’s a whole other bag.”

Sarah Linton

Executive Producer

Originally based in London, Sarah worked on commercials all over the world for such clients as VW, FIAT, Heineken and Martini. Sarah is now based in Australia, producing documentaries, film, commercials, and creative content for multiple platforms. She was nominated for an AACTA award in 2017 for multiple award-winning documentary Zach’s Ceremony.

LIKES: Dogs, singing

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Put your paws up because you were born this way, baby!” – Lady Gaga

Phoebe Flynn

Associate Producer & Production Manager

Passionate about creative content, Phoebe will jump at any new challenge that comes her way. With a no-nonsense approach to Production Management, and equipped with a wide range of skills across all areas of production, she will always be ready and willing to offer a helping hand (and a Harry Potter fact or two to keep things interesting).

LIKES: Animals, antipasto spreads, and the Harry Potter series

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

James Anderson

Head of Digital and Creative

James is a multi-talented designer, specialising in motion design and 3D for broadcast content with abilities in interactive design, character animation, web development, and Illustration.

LIKES: Superhero movies, sports, and video games

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda

Taylah Scanlon

Production Support

Up for a challenge and ready to embrace change, Taylah has an array of skills from pre to postproduction. With a background in journalism and film, she approaches all creative collaborations with a can-do attitude and an eye for detail.

LIKES: Boxing, the beach and grazing tables

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

Sam McEwen

Production Support

Equipped with a strong creative attitude, Sam’s skills include editing, writing, sound, and illustration. With the ability to rise to any challenge thrown at him, Sam assists the studio in style. He plays a mean guitar lick too.

LIKES: Music and comics

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “It’s fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

William Moore

Accountant

With years of experience in small to medium enterprises, William brings his financial expertise to the Cobox team. His attention to detail is coupled with his ability to convey complex financial information in a way that can be useful for everyone in the business.

LIKES: Snorkelling, building dioramas, reading and AFL

FAVOURITE QUOTE: “The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” – Terry Pratchett

Our studios are nestled in the vibrant suburb of East Redfern in Sydney, high above the trees and away from the bustle of the CBD. The studio hosts spectacular views of the Sydney skyline with plenty of natural light flooding in, making it the perfect environment for all your creative endeavours.

  • Large Presentation Edit Suites – Avid, Adobe Suite, Davinci and Pro Tools
  • Editing Stations
  • Voice Over Booth
  • High-speed Internet (400/400mbps)
  • Large meeting room “Jungle Room” perfect for workshops (10 people)
  • Broadcast Distribution and Deliverables
  • Transfer and Duplications of analogue and digital

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Our Awards

Awards, Nominations and Film Festivals

Winners
Nominated
Official Selection

2019 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Short Film

'Wet.Warm.Dribble.'

Official Selection

2018 ADELAIDE YOUTH FESTIVAL

Best Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

WINNER

2017 AACTA AWARD

Best Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

NOMINATED

2017 AUSTRALIAN DIRECTORS GUILD AWARDS

Best Direction of Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

NOMINATED

2017 AUSTRALIAN TEACHERS OF MEDIA AWARDS

Best Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

WINNER

2017 AUSTRALIAN TEACHERS OF MEDIA AWARDS

Best Indigenous Online

'Zach's Ceremony'

WINNER

2017 FILM CRITICS CIRCLE OF AUSTRALIA

Best Feature Length Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

NOMINATED

2017 FIFO TAHITI

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

2017 SCREENWAVE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 BRISBANE ASIA PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 BREATH OF FRESH AIR (BOFA) FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 BYRON BAY FILM FESTIVAL

Best Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

WINNER

2016 BYRON BAY FILM FESTIVAL

Best Film

'Zach's Ceremony'

WINNER

2016 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 BALINALE FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 DARWIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 CINEFEST OZ FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2016 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

AUDIENCE AWARD

2016 SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

AUDIENCE AWARD

2016 HOT DOCS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Feature Documentary

'Zach's Ceremony'

Official Selection

2009 ASTRA AWARD

Most Outstanding Music Program

'Max Masters: Coldplay'

WINNER

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