About

Ludo is an independently owned three time Emmy®, Logie, BAFTA and AACTA Award winning studio and Screen Producers Australia, Business of the Year.  

Ludo creates and produces original stories from script to screen under one roof in Brisbane, Australia. Ludo produces the most popular series on Australian TV and the second most-streamed program in the US for 2023, Bluey, and employs over fifty creatives and producers on their original productions. 

Ludo Facts

LUDO HAS WON THREE EMMYS, FIVE AACTA'S, TWO LOGIES. AND LET'S NOT FORGET THE BAFTA.

LUDO MAKES ORIGINAL DRAMA, COMEDY, ANIMATION AND DIGITAL CONTENT FOR AUDIENCES EVERYWHERE.

LUDO IS A 2D STUDIO WITH OVER FORTY DESIGNERS, BOARDERS, ARTISTS, DIRECTORS, ANIMATORS, PRODUCTION MANAGERS AND PRODUCERS.

LUDO IS PASSIONATE ABOUT UPSKILLING THE STUDIO’S KEY TALENT TO MORE SENIOR ROLES.

LUDO CREATED THE FIRST VERTICAL SERIES COMMISSIONED BY AN AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTER.

LUDO MAKES THE MOST POPULAR SHOW IN ABC IVIEW HISTORY WITH OVER 350 MILLION VIEWS AND WAS NAMED IN THE ROLLING STONES '100 BEST TV SITCOMS OF ALL TIME.'

Studio

Our aim is to create a prolific sustainable industry in Queensland, Australia making stories for the world.

Ludo Studio is an independently owned Emmy, BAFTA,
Logie, AACTA, Rose d’Or, Prix Jeunesse and Asian
Academy Award winning creative studio and Screen
Producers Australia Business of the Year. Ludo makes
its original stories from script to screen under one
roof in Brisbane, Australia, employing over 50 creatives
and producers on their original shows. Ludo now
makes the most popular show in ABC iview history
and the No.1 most streamed series in the US for Disney +

Alongside its animation studio, Ludo creates and
produces live action drama including Emmy Award
winning series and features for ABC TV Australia,
Netflix, Stan and SBS. Ludo recently created the
concept for A24’s highest grossing release, Talk to Me.

Ludo Studio would like to acknowledge the Jagera and Turrbul people who are the traditional custodians of the land we work on. 

We acknowledge their continued spiritual connection to the land and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.

Our Team

Daley Pearson

Daley Pearson

Co-Founder / Director

Daley Pearson is a writer - director - producer and a multi Emmy® Award winning creator and co-founder and director at Ludo Studio. ABC's Head of Comedy says, “Pearson is one of Australia’s greatest comedy-maker discoveries.” Pearson also stars as Thor's room-mate, Darryl with Chris Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum in Taika Waititi's Team Thor comedy series for Marvel Studios. He created and wrote the concept script for the new horror feature Talk To Me for A24.

Charlie Aspinwall

Charlie Aspinwall

Co-Founder / Director

Multi Emmy® Award winning co-founder of Ludo Studio. Charlie is currently producing the animated series, Bluey (ABC TV/BBC Studios), co-creating and co-producing the animated series The Strange Chores (ABC TV), co-producing the Stan Original series Thou Shalt Not Steal and developing a slate of live action, animation, drama and comedy projects for international broadcasters.

Sam Moor

Sam Moor

Producer

Sam has extensive experience producing original Entertainment, Drama, Comedy and Children's content having previously worked at the BBC and with London based production companies. With a passion for a well-run and happy production, Sam is currently producing Bluey for ABC and BBC Studios, and Thou Shalt Not Steal an original live action series for Stan. She continues to be across all commercial activity for the brand and Ludo's live action slate currently in development.

Daniel Schultz

Daniel Schultz

Producer / Finance & Strategy

Daniel is a multi award winning producer, production accountant and is in charge of Finances and Strategy for Ludo Studio. He has worked with incredible teams across feature films, documentaries, television series' and shorts. He was awarded Screen Australia Enterprise People funding in 2018 and produced the Sitges International Film Festival 2018 winning short film 'Post Mortem Mary'.

Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown

Development Producer / Production Manager

Lauren Brown is a Brisbane-based producer and production manager with over 10 years experience working in the industry. A Griffith Film School alumni and recipient of the 2017 Australians in Film Entertainment Internship, Lauren has worked worked on the multi-award-winning animated series, Bluey (2018), The Strange Chores (2019), and the AACTA winning online series Robbie Hood (2019). Lauren is currently a co-producer on the Stan Originals series Thou Shalt Not Steal, set for release in late 2024. As part of the key creative team at Ludo Studio, Lauren continues to develop and produce original stories for Australia and the world.

Chloe Hume

Chloe Hume

Development Producer

Chloe manages the slate of projects Ludo has in development, working across animation, feature films, comedy and drama projects. Previously, Chloe worked as a Development Producer on documentaries and factual television in the UK and has produced a handful of award-winning short films for broadcast and the festival circuit.

Jessica Magro

Jessica Magro

Assistant Producer - Commercial

Jessica Magro is a proud Sāmoan-Maltese-Australian '2021 Ones to Watch' producer. Jessica currently manages the commercial side of Bluey including publishing, licensing and product development both in Australia and worldwide. Jessica also works as an independent producer with projects in production and development.

Rhiannon Steffensen

Rhiannon Steffensen

Assistant Producer - Commercial

Rhiannon manages the development and production of all animation production at Ludo. Rhi works closely with the creative team, producers and partners on all aspects of production including budgeting, scheduling, and staffing for projects under Ludo's animation studio. Additionally, Rhi is the Assistant Producer for commercial partnerships for Bluey. A Griffith University Alumni, Rhiannon was the producer for the award-winning web series 'Two Weeks' and works as a production manager for Bluey.

Alice England

Alice England

Assistant Producer - Marketing

As the Director of Digital and Marketing, Alice leads the development and production of all digital for Ludo’s animated and live action projects. This includes producing all of Ludo's digital and marketing materials for Bluey with its partners. An established producer, Alice has worked across both broadcast and digital content for the past five years, specialising in short form content for young audiences.

Craig Cauchi

Craig Cauchi

Office Manager

As Office Manager, Craig is responsible for organising company procedures and the day to day operation and running of the studio. He is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker who has previously managed Queensland Writers Centre's nationwide writing competitions and GenreCon, a yearly convention dedicated to genre writers.

Anthony Pham

Anthony Pham

Editor

Anthony works on all elements of production and commercial activity on Bluey including editing its original digital and animated shorts. He's a JMC Academy alumni, with a multifaceted skill set in editing TVC's on top of producing, cinematography and motion graphics. He presently edits a variety of Ludo's projects, most recently being 'Two Girls From Amoonguna' for the ACMI Exhibition.


Partners

We create our shows with local and international talent, broadcasters, distributors, co-production partners, licensers and merchandisers.