ABOUT US

We care about social issues

We are qualified educators with degrees in adult education

We are experienced video producers and multimedia developers

We are intellectually curious and engage with your issues, stakeholders and communication needs

We are responsive and flexible to your needs and wants

We know how to work to budget

 

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THE TEAM

Joe Wickert

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Joe has been producing educational multimedia for over fifteen years. He is a digital native, and uses his technical skills to deliver innovative resources and solutions.

He is an experienced developer using open source content management systems like Drupal and WordPress.

He produces responsive, HTML5 online learning using the Adapt framework.

Joe is also a skilled director, camera operator, sound recordist and editor

He is passionate about information freedom and open source software.

Qualifications:

  • BA Communications (UTS)
  • Certificate iv in Training and Education

Joanne Pettit

PRODUCER/LEARNING DESIGNER

Joanne has been working in both multimedia production and adult education for 20 years at Summer Hill Media, the Sydney Morning Herald and NSW TAFE.

She has worked across broadcast, online, educational and corporate media sectors.

She is a skilled director, producer and editor.

She also develops training materials to supplement clients’ media resources.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma in Factual TV Producing (Australian Film Television and Radio School)
  • BA Communications (University of Technology, Sydney)
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (NSW TAFE)
  • Graduate Diploma in Adult Education (University of Technology, Sydney).

Peter Flynn

PRODUCER/WRITER/DIRECTOR

Peter Flynn has written and directed hundreds of videos, DVD’s, digital and print texts.

Peter has worked with a range of clients – government, big corporations, small companies, community organisations, universities and school – and delivered on time and on budget.

Peter is a national and international awarded writer and director.

Peter has lectured in communications at The University of Newcastle and lead short courses at UNSW, Australian Writers Guild, Macquarie University and others.

Qualifications:

  • First class honours degree in Drama from the University of NSW
  • Degree in directing and writing from The Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

Tony Wickert

FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Tony has worked in and taught multi-media production for the past 30 years – mainly in the UK as a director, initially with the BBC, then later as a freelancer with Yorkshire Television, Westward and London Weekend Television.

From 1979 he held the position, Head of Film & TV (Communication Design B.A.) at North East London Polytechnic before returning to Australia in 1982 as a teacher and thence joint head of the inaugural Directing Workshop at the Australian Film Television and Radio School; later returning as Supervisor of the Industry Program.

In 1985 Tony established Summer Hill Films (now Summer Hill Media).

Qualifications:

  • MA Adult Education

Summer Hill has been working in the educational media space for 30 years, working with government, community organisations, universities and schools.

We have won national and international awards for our work.

Most recently, from the Australian Writers Guild for our work on ‘Dying to Talk: Helping people with intellectual disability to understand dying and death’ (2015)

We think that what sets us apart is our commitment to adult learning, our ability to collaborate well with clients and a talent for engaging audiences.

Our clients