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TOP 10 AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY AND LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SERIES TITLES ON VIDEO (DVD AND BLU-RAY1), RANKED BY SALES VALUE, 2010–2015

20152014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010


Next update March 2017

Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.

DVD and Blu-ray, 2015

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Australia: The Story of Us Beyond 24 Apr 2015
2 Coast Australia series 1 Roadshow 19 Mar 2014
3 Grand Designs Australia series 5 Roadshow 11 Mar 2015
4 Hamish & Andy: South America Gap Year Roadshow 6 Aug 2014
5 Real Housewives of Melbourne season 1 Universal 6 Nov 2014
6 The Killing Season Roadshow 12 Aug 2015
7 Hamish & Andy: Asia Gap Year Roadshow 28 Aug 2013
8 Outback Truckers season 2 Reel 13 Aug 2014
9 Redesign My Brain series 1 Universal 7 Nov 2013
10 Australia: The Story of Us (Blu-ray) Beyond 25 Apr 2015

Source: Screen Australia analysis of GfK Retail and Technology Australia data.

Notes:
Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.
Some GfK-assigned categories have been amalgamated. As GfK does not assign country of origin, Australian titles were identified retrospectively by Screen Australia. Based on a non-extrapolated sample of Australian retailers (68 per cent DVD and 87 per cent Blu-ray); see About the data.
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
May include multiple editions and multiple formats of the same content.
Box sets must include at least one individual Australian title, but may include additional foreign titles. Value ranking has been adjusted to reflect the Australian proportion of the collection.
Documentary and light entertainment does not include reality, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment, instructional titles or single-episode documentaries.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in these categories. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2014

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Hamish & Andy’s South America Gap Year Roadshow 6 Aug 2014
2 Coast Australia Roadshow 19 Mar 2014
3 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey season 1 (Blu-ray) 20th Century Fox 23 Jul 2014
4 Keating: The Interviews Roadshow 11 Dec 2013
5 Hamish & Andy’s Asia Gap Year Roadshow 28 Aug 2013
6 Bogan Hunters series 1 Beyond 17 Jul 2014
7 Grand Designs Australia series 4 Roadshow 2 Apr 2014
8 Grand Designs Australia series 1–4 Roadshow 2 Apr 2014
9 Redesign My Brain series 1 Universal 7-Nov-13
10 Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Aus vs NZ Roadshow 20-Mar-13

Source: Screen Australia analysis of GfK Retail and Technology Australia data.

Notes:
Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.
Some GfK-assigned categories have been amalgamated. As GfK does not assign country of origin, Australian titles were identified retrospectively by Screen Australia. Based on a non-extrapolated sample of Australian retailers (68 per cent DVD and 87 per cent Blu-ray); see About the data.
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
May include multiple editions and multiple formats of the same content.
Box sets must include at least one individual Australian title, but may include additional foreign titles. Value ranking has been adjusted to reflect the Australian proportion of the collection.
Documentary and light entertainment does not include reality, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment, instructional titles or single-episode documentaries.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in these categories. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2013

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Hamish & Andy’s Asia Gap Year Roadshow 28 Aug 2013
2 Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Aus vs NZ Roadshow 20 Mar 2013
3 Keating: The Interviews Roadshow 11 Dec 2013
4 Redesign My Brain series 1 Universal 7 Nov 2013
5 Hamish & Andy’s Euro Gap Year Roadshow 23 Aug 2012
6 Grand Designs Australia series 1–3 Roadshow 1 May 2013
7 Grand Designs Australia series 3 Roadshow 6 Mar 2013
8 Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Roadshow 17 Nov 2011
9 Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Roadshow 26 Aug 2010
10 Kakadu series 1 Universal 28 Nov 2013

Source: Screen Australia analysis of GfK Retail and Technology Australia data.

Notes:
Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.
Some GfK-assigned categories have been amalgamated. As GfK does not assign country of origin, Australian titles were identified retrospectively by Screen Australia. Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent (DVD and Blu-ray) of Australian retailers: see About the data.
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
May include multiple editions and multiple formats of the same content.
Box sets must include at least one individual Australian title, but may include additional foreign titles. Value ranking has been adjusted to reflect the Australian proportion of the collection.
Documentary and light entertainment does not include reality, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment, instructional titles or single-episode documentaries.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in these categories. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2012

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Hamish & Andy’s Euro Gap Year Roadshow 23 Aug 2012
2 Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Roadshow 17 Nov 2011
3 Australia: The Time Traveller’s Guide Roadshow 19 Apr 2012
4 Grand Designs Australia series 2 Roadshow 23 Aug 2012
5 Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Roadshow 26 Aug 2010
6 Wide Open Road Roadshow 17 Nov 2011
7 Grand Designs Australia series 1 Roadshow 04 Aug 2011
8 Great Barrier Reef Roadshow 05 Apr 2012
9 Bush Tucker Man complete series Roadshow 30 Sep 2010
10 Mythbusters season 7 part 1 Magna Entertainment 04 Apr 2012

Source: Screen Australia analysis of GfK Retail and Technology Australia data.

Notes:
Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.
Some GfK-assigned categories have been amalgamated. As GfK does not assign country of origin, Australian titles were identified retrospectively by Screen Australia. Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 73 per cent (DVD) and 87 per cent (Blu-ray) of Australian retailers: see About the data.
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
May include multiple editions and multiple formats of the same content.
Box sets must include at least one individual Australian title, but may include additional foreign titles. Value ranking has been adjusted to reflect the Australian proportion of the collection.
Documentary and light entertainment does not include reality, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment, instructional titles or single-episode documentaries.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in these categories. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2011

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Wide Open Road Roadshow 17 Nov 2011
2 Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Roadshow 17 Nov 2011
3 Grand Designs Australia series 1 Roadshow 4 Aug 2011
4 French Food Safari Madman Entertainment 3 Aug 2011
5 Bush Tucker Man Complete Series Roadshow 30 Sep 2010
6 Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Roadshow 26 Aug 2010
7 Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam 2 Madman Entertainment 16 Feb 2011
8 Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam Madman Entertainment 17 Feb 2010
9 Gourmet Farmer Madman Entertainment 17 Feb 2010
10 Italian Food Safari Madman Entertainment 2 Jun 2010

Source: Screen Australia analysis of GfK Retail and Technology Australia data.

Notes:
Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.
Some GfK-assigned categories have been amalgamated. As GfK does not assign country of origin, Australian titles were identified retrospectively by Screen Australia. Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent (DVD) and 86 per cent (Blu-ray) of Australian retailers: see About the data.
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
May include multiple editions and multiple formats of the same content.
Box sets must include at least one individual Australian title, but may include additional foreign titles. Value ranking has been adjusted to reflect the Australian proportion of the collection.
Documentary and light entertainment does not include reality, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment, instructional titles or single-episode documentaries.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in these categories. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2010

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Roadshow 26 Aug 2010
2 Italian Food Safari Madman Entertainment 2 Jun 2010
3 Kokoda Roadshow 6 May 2010
4 Clarke & Dawe Full Catastrophe Box Set Roadshow 5 Nov 2009
5 Clarke & Dawe Tactical Response Unit Roadshow 2 Dec 2010
6 Masterchef Australia Masterclass series 2 (Fremantle) Walt Disney Studios 29 Jul 2010
7 Food Safari series 1–3 Collection Roadshow 5 Oct 2009
8 First Australians Paramount 3 Dec 2008
9 Gangs of Oz season 2 Shock Records 30 Jun 2010
10 Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam 20th Century Fox 17 Feb 2010

Source: Screen Australia analysis of GfK Retail and Technology Australia data.

Notes:
Titles in bold fall outside the 66 per cent of analysed titles.
Some GfK-assigned categories have been amalgamated. As GfK does not assign country of origin, Australian titles were identified retrospectively by Screen Australia. Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent (DVD) and 86 per cent (Blu-ray) of Australian retailers: see About the data.
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
May include multiple editions and multiple formats of the same content.
Box sets must include at least one individual Australian title, but may include additional foreign titles. Value ranking has been adjusted to reflect the Australian proportion of the collection.
Documentary and light entertainment does not include reality, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment, instructional titles or single-episode documentaries.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in these categories. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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