Image Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer

Nathan Mayfield

Nathan Mayfield is the Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Hoodlum, an Emmy® and BAFTA Award winning Entertainment Company. Mayfield oversees the strategic and creative direction of Hoodlum with his focus on Australian and international business. Pioneering innovative new ways to tell stories since 1999, Mayfield has been the creative force behind Hoodlum’s multiplatform, television series and feature film work.


Hoodlum has focused over the last two years on expanding its global slate across scripted and unscripted television and feature film with productions currently in development with partners including ABC Signature, Fox, Peacock, Stan, Netflix, CBS International and A&E amongst others.


Recently, Mayfield executive produced the action-thriller LAND OF BAD, starring Russell Crowe and Liam Hemsworth, and drama series IN OUR BLOOD for the ABC. He also produced the four seasons of FIVE BEDROOMS, an 8-part drama which is on Paramount Plus in Australia and Peacock in the US, the third season of HARROW, a 10-part series with ABC Australia and ABC Studios International, the feature film AUSTRALIA DAY for Foxtel, released theatrically through Icon Film Distribution, and launched a VR documentary, INSIDE MANUS, for SBS. Mayfield’s past projects include seasons one and two of SECRETS AND LIES, a 10-part series for ABC Network starring Juliette Lewis based on Hoodlum’s Australian 6-part series, and TIDELANDS, an 8-part series for Netflix.


In 2009, Hoodlum won a Primetime Emmy® for their work on Lost and an International Emmy® for their work on Primeval in 2010. Hoodlum also won two BAFTA Awards for Spooks in 2008.


Mayfield is a member of the Screen Producers Association and a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). He was recognised as an outstanding alumnus and made an Adjunct Professor of Creative Industries at the Queensland University of Technology.