Established in 1992, CLPR is one of Australia's leading film and television public relations consultants. Specialising in taking productions from script to screen, the company's most recent productions include NCIS: Sydney, the feature The Appleton Ladies' Potato Race, and television productions Paper Dolls, North Shore, Last King of The Cross, The Claremont Murders, Class of '07, Underbelly: Vanishing Act, Troppo, True Colours, RFDS, Back To The Rafters, Reckoning, The Secrets She Keeps, Informer 3838, Halifax: Retribution, The Commons, Mystery Road, Playing For Keeps, Pine Gap, Rake Season 5, Jack Irish Season 2, Bite Club, Dead Lucky and Doctor Doctor.
In addition the company also manages corporate public relations and the personal publicity requirements for a number of leading film and television identities, CLPR also tailors media training packages for the emerging and the established.
Having managed campaigns for some of Australia’s most iconic films, including The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, Blinky Bill and Exile, in 1999 CLPR was appointed by Beyond to handle their corporate and public relations working on titles including Lantana, as well as managing the domestic release campaign for Paul Cox’s Innocence and the unit and release publicity for his feature document The Diaires of Vaslav Nijinsky, and the animated feature The Magic Pudding.
In 2001 CLPR was appointed by 20th Century Fox Film Distributors to handle the Australian marketing and publicity campaigns for the Fox Searchlight catalogue. CLPR was integrally involved in the marketing and publicity campaigns for titles including Sexy Beast, Tigerland, Kissing Jessica Stein, One Hour Photo, 28 Days Later, Antwone Fisher, Perfect Strangers, The Good Thief, The Deep End, The Good Girl, L'Auberge Espagnol, Le Divorce, Thirteen, The Clearing, In America, Napoleon Dynamite and The Dancer Upstairs, as well as working on the Australasian premiere of the twentieth James Bond feature Die Another Day.
Expanding their client base, CLPR went on to manage the Australian theatrical release publicity campaigns for titles including Donnie Darko, Khoa Do's The Finished People, Paradise Now, The Old May Who Read Love Stories, Molokai: The Story of Father Damian and American Splendor. Further script to screen credits include One Night The Moon,Willfull, The Bet, Razzle Dazzle, Footy Legends, Mother Fish and The Black Balloon, as well as working with Adam Elliot and Melanie Coombs on the Oscar® campaign and resulting media for the Academy Award® winning short animation Harvie Krumpet.
Appointed by Showtime Australia to handle the publicity campaigns of their special event television and the launch of the new premium channel showcase, CLPR managed the Australian publicity campaigns for Deadwood, Dexter, True Blood, Love My Way Season Three, Tangle Seasons One and Two, Satisfaction, The Tudors, Rome and Tim Winton’s cloudstreet.
The campaign for cloudstreet received two ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding Off-Air Program Promotion awarded to the most creative and effective off-air program promotion for a single subscription TV program, series or event and Most Outstanding PR/Communications Campaign awarded to the most creative and effective stand-alone PR or Communications campaign.
Specialising in special event television drama, CLPR has managed numerous unit publicity campaigns including -
For Screentime: Informer 3838, two seasons of Playing For Keeps, Pine Gap and the final season of Wolf Creek, as well as Brothers In Arms, ANZAC Girls, Crownies, three seasons of the celebrated Janet King, two seasons of Stop Laughing ... this is serious, Outback ER, Taking On the Chocolate Frog, Todd Sampson's Life on the Line, Flying Miners, Outback Coroner and the first season of The Secret Daughter as well as as well as managing the materials requirements for Fat Tony & Co, Underbelly: Badness, Underbelly: Squizzy and Wolf Creek the television series.
For Playmaker: Reckoning and The Commons, the two-part series telling the story of The Easybeats Friday On My Mind, both seasons of the critically acclaimed The Code, four seasons of Love Child, Hiding and the final season The Wrong Girl.
For Blackfella Films: the highly acclaimed Total Control, Deep Water, the full series of the celebrated and multi-award winning Redfern Now including the special event telemovie Redfern Now: Promise Me, Ready For This, the second season of First Contact and the highly acclaimed telemovie Mabo.
For Bunya Productions: both seasons of the internationally acclaimed and award winning Mystery Road starring Aaron Pedersen, Judy Davis, Sofia Helin and Jada Alberts and their current production True Colours.
For Lingo Pictures: the two part adaptation Wake in Fright and the mini series The Secrets She Keeps, both for Channel 10.
For Easy Tiger: all five seasons of the perennially popular Doctor Doctor, Jack Irish Season 2 and the fifth and final season of Rake.
For Beyond: the medical drama Pulse, and the highly anticipated Halifax: Retribution starring Rebecca Gibney and Anthony LaPaglia.
Feature film unit publicity campaigns include the feature documentary The Portal, Abe Forsythe's feature Down Under, Anupam Sharma's directorial debut unINDIAN, Now Add Honey, A Few Best Men and Not Suitable For Children. CLPR also handles the public relations requirements of Storm Vision Entertainment, most recently managing the unit publicity for Shane Abbess' new sci-fi feature SFv1 starring Kellan Lutz and Daniel MacPherson, and Chris Peckover's thriller Safe Neighborhood starring Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Virginia Madsen and Patrick Warburton and most recently the feature One Less God (aka Mumbai Seige: Four Days of Terror), which was inspired by the Mumbai terrorist attacks of November 2008.
A specialist in corporate and personal publicity, CLPR clients (past and present) include HELIUM, Beyond, Screentime, Easy Tiger, Spectrum Films, Australian Writers Guild and Morrissey Management.