Tony is an AFTRS graduate. He has written four plays, The Cafe Latte Kid, The John Wayne Principle, The Recruit, and The Virgin Mim, which have been produced in Australia, New Zealand and England.
Tony has written for television, (The Secret Life of Us) and has written and directed several award winning short films.
The Rage in Placid Lake is McNamara's feature film debut. This highly acclaimed film went on to win several awards including Best Adapted Screenplay from the Australian Film Institute and Best Feature Film Adaptation for the Australian Writer's Guild.