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Mini-series titles produced

shot in Australia, 1997/98–2015/16

Next update March 2018


2015/16

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Hunters Valhalla Entertainment, Universal Cable Productions
Australian productions1
Barracuda Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd, Barracuda Productions Pty Ltd
Blue Murder: Killer Cop Endemol Shine Australia Pty Ltd
Brock Endemol Shine Australia Pty Ltd
The Code series 2 Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
Deep Water Blackfella Films Pty Ltd
The Doctor Blake Mysteries series 4 January Productions Pty Ltd, December Media Pty Ltd
Doctor Doctor Essential Media and Entertainment
House Husbands series 5 Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
House of Bond Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder
Hyde and Seek Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Jack Irish Essential Media and Entertainment
Janet King series 2 Screentime Pty Limited
Offspring series 6 Endemol Australia Pty Ltd, Shine Productions 3 Pty Ltd
A Place to Call Home series 4 Seven Productions Pty Limited
Rake series 4 Essential Media and Entertainment
Secret City Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd, Secret City Productions Pty Ltd
The Secret Daughter Screentime Pty Limited
Seven Types of Ambiguity Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd, Seven Types Productions Pty Ltd
Top of the Lake: China Girl series 2 See-Saw Films (TV) Pty Ltd
Wanted series 1 Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Wentworth series 4 FremantleMedia Australia
Wolf Creek series Emu Creek Pictures Pty Ltd, Screentime Pty Limited
The Wrong Girl Playmaker Media Pty Ltd

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2014/15

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Childhood's End Universal Cable Productions, NBC Universal Television
Australian productions1
The Beautiful Lie Endemol Australia Pty Ltd
Cleverman series 1 (official Australia/NZ co-production) Goalpost Pictures Australia Pty Ltd, Pukeko Pictures Limited Partnership
The Doctor Blake Mysteries series 3 December Media Pty Ltd
Glitch series 1 Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
Hiding Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
House Husbands series 4 Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
House of Hancock Cordell Jigsaw Productions Pty Ltd
The Kettering Incident Porchlight Films Pty Ltd, Sweet Potato Films Pty Ltd
Love Child series 3 Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries series 3 Every Cloud Productions Pty Ltd
A Place to Call Home series 3 Seven Network Operations Limited
The Principal Essential Media and Entertainment Pty Ltd
The Secret River Ruby Entertainment Pty Ltd
Winners and Losers series 5 Seven Network Operations Limited
Winter Seven Network Operations Limited

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2013/14

Title Production company
Australian productions1
ANZAC Girls Screentime Pty Ltd
Banished (official Australia/UK co-production) RSJ Films; See-Saw Films Pty Ltd
The Code Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
Deadline Gallipoli Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd; Full Clip Productions LLC
The Doctor Blake Mysteries series 2 December Media Pty Ltd
Fat Tony & Co. Screentime Pty Ltd
Gallipoli Endemol Australia Pty Ltd
House Husbands series 3 Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
Love Child series 2 Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
Offspring series 5 Endemol Australia Pty Ltd
Party Tricks Endemol Australia Pty Ltd
A Place to Call Home series 2 Seven Network Operations Limited
Time Of Our Lives series 2 Jahm Pictures
Wentworth series 2 FremantleMedia Australia
Wentworth series 3 FremantleMedia Australia

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2012/13

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Camp BermanBraun; Camp Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Australian productions1
Better Man FremantleMedia Australia; Bravado Productions
Devil's Playground Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
The Gods of Wheat Street Every Cloud Productions
House Husbands series 2 Playmaker Media 2 SPV Pty Ltd
Janet King Screentime Pty Ltd
Love Child Playmaker Media 4 SPV Pty Ltd
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries series 2 Every Cloud Productions
Mr & Mrs Murder FremantleMedia Australia
Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS Shine Australia
Offspring series 4 Southern Star John Edwards
Old School Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
Packed to the Rafters series 6 Seven Productions
Paper Giants: Magazine Wars Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
A Place to Call Home series 1 Seven Network Operations Limited
Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story Southern Star Entertainment
Puberty Blues series 2 Southern Star John Edwards
Rake series 3 Essential Media and Entertainment Pty Ltd
Redfern Now series 2 Blackfella Films Pty Ltd
Secrets & Lies Hoodlum Active Pty Ltd
Serangoon Road Great Western Entertainment Pty Ltd; Infinite Frameworks Pte Ltd
Underbelly: Squizzy series 6 Screentime Pty Ltd
Wentworth series 1 FremantleMedia Australia

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2011/12

Title Production company
Australian productions1
Brothers in Arms Screentime Pty Ltd
Devil’s Dust FremantleMedia Australia
The Doctor Blake Mysteries December Media Pty Ltd
House Husbands Playmaker 1 SPV Pty Ltd
Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Offspring series 3 Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Every Cloud Productions
Mrs Biggs: The Untold Story Behind the Great Train Robbery (official Australia/UK co-production) ITV Studios Global Entertainment; Seven Productions;
February Films Pty Ltd
Puberty Blues Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Rake series 2 Essential Media and Entertainment
Redfern Now Blackfella Films Pty Ltd
Reef Doctors Jonathan M Shiff Productions Pty Ltd
Time of Our Lives Jahm Pictures; Time Productions No 1 Pty Ltd
Top of the Lake See-Saw Films Pty Ltd
Tricky Business Screentime Pty Ltd
Underbelly: Badness series 5 Screentime Pty Ltd

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2010/11

Title Production company
Australian productions1
Conspiracy 365 Circa Entertainment Pty Ltd
East West 101 series 3 East West 101 Season 3 Pty Limited
Offspring series 2 Southern Star John Edwards
Paper Giants Southern Star John Edwards
Rush series 4 Southern Star Productions Number 7 Pty Ltd
Sea Patrol series 5 – Damage Control Sea Patrol Productions (Mini-Series 5) Pty Ltd
The Slap Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
SLiDE Slide Films Pty Ltd
Spirited series 2 Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
The Straits Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd; Bala Pictures Pty Ltd
Tangle series 3 Southern Star John Edwards
Underbelly: Razor series 4 Screentime Pty Ltd
Wild Boys Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2009/10

Title Production company
Australian productions1
Bed of Roses series 3 Ruby Entertainment; Tindale Rd Films No 1 Pty Ltd
Cloudstreet Screentime Pty Ltd
Cops: L.A.C. COPS Production No 1 Pty Ltd
Killing Time FremantleMedia Australia
Offspring series 1 Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Rake Essential Media and Entertainment
Rescue Special Ops series 2 Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Spirited series 1 Southern Star John Edwards
Tangle series 2 Southern Star John Edwards
Underbelly: The Golden Mile series 3 Screentime Pty Ltd

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2008/09

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Pamaweeawa Vasanthaya (Sri Lanka) Sithija Films
Australian productions1
Bed of Roses series 2 Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd; Ruby Entertainment
The Circuit series 2 Media World Pictures
Dirt Game Harvey Taft Pty Ltd
East of Everything series 2 Twenty 20 Pty Ltd
East West 101 series 2 East West 101 Pty Ltd
Rescue Special Ops Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Satisfaction series 3 Lone Hand Pty Ltd
Sea Patrol series 3 McElroy All Media Pty Ltd
Tangle Southern Star John Edwards
Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Screentime Pty Ltd

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2007/08

Title Production company
Foreign productions
The Pacific (US) HBO Films; Playtone; DreamWorks Television
Australian productions1
Bed of Roses Ruby Entertainment; Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
Carla Cametti PD Buon Giorno Productions Pty Ltd
The Cut Tom Blacket Media
False Witness Screentime Pty Ltd
Rush Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd; Network Ten
Satisfaction series 2 Lone Hand Pty Ltd
Sea Patrol series 2 Sea Patrol Productions
The Strip New Wave Entertainment Pty Ltd; Nine Network

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2006/07

Title Production company
Foreign productions
The Starter Wife (US) 3 Arts Entertainment, NBC Universal
Australian productions1
Bastard Boys Flying Cabbage Productions Pty Ltd
Canal Road Nine Network Canal Road 1 Pty Ltd
East of Everything Twenty 20 Pty Ltd
East West 101 Knapman Wyld Television
The Librarians Gristmill Pty Ltd
Rain Shadow Southern Star Entertainment Prt Ltd
Satisfaction Lone Hand
Sea Patrol McElroy All Media Pty Ltd
Underbelly Screentime Pty Ltd

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2005/06

Title Production company
Foreign productions
One Fine Day (Korea) Apple Tree Productions
Australian productions1
The Circuit Media World Pictures
Tripping Over (official Australia/UK) Corner Store Film Pty Ltd; Channel Five (5)
Two Twisted New Town Films Pty Ltd

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2004/05

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Rapture of the Deep (Germany) Granada Germany
Australian productions1
Answered by Fire (official Australia/Canada) Beyond Simpson Le Mesurier; Muse Entertainment
Mary Bryant Screentime; Granada Television
Remote Area Nurse (R.A.N.) Chapman Pictures

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2003/04

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Farscape: Peacekeeper War (US) The Jim Henson Company
Australian productions1
Through My Eyes Liberty and Beyond Productions

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2002/03

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Diamond Girl (Japan) Kyodo Television
Salem's Lot (US) Warner Bros Television
Australian productions1
After the Deluge CoxKnight Productions
Jessica Screentime Pty Ltd
Marking Time Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
The Shark Net Taylor Media

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC)

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2001/02

Title Production company
There were no mini-series produced in 2001/02.

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

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2000/01

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Blonde (US) Robert Greenwald Productions
Australian productions1
Changi (inhouse) ABC TV DRAMA
Do or Die (official Australia/UK) Southern Star Entertainment Ltd; Warner Sisters Film and TV Ltd
My Brother Jack Samson Productions (MBJ) Pty Ltd

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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1999/00

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Barbara Wood’s The Dreaming (Germany) FFP Entertainment
Australian productions1
The Farm Burberry Productions – The Farm Pty Ltd
On the Beach Southern Star EntertainmentPty Ltd

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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1998/99

Title Production company
Foreign productions
Noah’s Ark (US) Hallmark Entertainment
Australian productions1
Journey to the Center of the Earth (Australia/US)2 Hallmark Entertainment
The Potato Factory Screentime Pty Limited; Golden Square Pictures (UK) Ltd
Tribe Crawfords Australia

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
2. Not an official co-production but under shared creative control.

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1997/98

Title Production company
Australian productions1
The Day of the Roses Liberty and Beyond Productions Pty Limited
A Difficult Woman Southern Star Sandra Levy
Queen Kat, Carmel & St Jude Trout Films (Television) Pty Ltd

Source: Australian Film Commission (AFC).

Notes:
Does not include mini-series for children.
1. Productions under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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