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TOP FIVE AUSTRALIAN SINGLE-EPISODE DOCUMENTARY TITLES ON VIDEO (DVD AND BLU-RAY1), RANKED BY SALES VALUE, 2010–2016

201620152014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010


Next update March 2018

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

DVD and Blu-ray, 2016

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 That Sugar Film Madman Entertainment 1 Jul 2015
2 Embrace Sony Pictures 30 Nov 2016
3 Sherpa: Trouble on Everest Sony Pictures 4 Aug 2016
4 Molly: The Real Thing Universal 5 May 2016
5 Sherpa: Trouble on Everest (Blu-ray) Sony Pictures 4 Aug 2016

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2015

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 That Sugar Film Madman Entertainment 1 Jul 2015
2 Lygon Street: Si Parla Italiano Madman Entertainment 2 Apr 2014
3 Uranium — Twisting the Dragon's Tail Madman Entertainment 2 Sep 2015
4 James Cameron’s Deep Sea Challenge Beyond 3 Nov 2014
5 That Sugar Film (Blu-ray) Madman Entertainment 1 Jul 2015

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2014

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 All This Mayhem 20th Century Fox 24 Sep 2014
2 Red Obsession Roadshow 18 Dec 2013
3 Phar Lap Roadshow 11 Apr 2001
4 Lygon Street: Si Parla Italiano Madman Entertainment 2 Apr 2014
5 In Bob We Trust Madman Entertainment 2 Apr 2014

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2013

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Storm Surfers: The Movie Madman Entertainment 6 Feb 2013
2 I Am Eleven All Interactive Distribution 20 May 2013
3 The Slim Dusty Movie Shock Records 4 Nov 2006
4 Red Obsession Roadshow 18 Dec 2013
5 Return to Lake Eyre: The Deluge Roadshow 21 Feb 2011

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and in bold titles 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2012

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Lake Eyre: Australia’s Outback Wonder Roadshow 05 Apr 2012
2 Paul Kelly: Stories of Me Madman Entertainment 12 Dec 2012
3 Fighting Fear Roadshow 01 Mar 2012
4 Kokoda Roadshow 06 May 2010
5 Autoluminescent Shock Records 15 Feb 2012

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2011

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Return to Lake Eyre: The Deluge Roadshow 21 Feb 2011
2 Lake Eyre: Australia’s Outback Wonder Roadshow 4 Feb 2010
3 Kokoda Roadshow 6 May 2010
4 After the Deluge (Roadshow) Roadshow 2 Jun 2011
5 Love the Beast Madman Entertainment 15 Jul 2009

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and in bold titles 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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DVD and Blu-ray, 2010

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Such is Life: The Troubled Times of Ben Cousins Roadshow 16 Sep 2010
2 Lake Eyre: Australia’s Outback Wonder Roadshow 4 Feb 2010
3 210 Days Around the World with Jessica Watson with CD Sbme 20 Aug 2010
4 Love the Beast Paramount 15 Jul 2009
5 Love the Beast (Tin Packaging) Sony Pictures 2 Dec 2009

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

Notes:
Titles highlighted and 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.
Single-episode documentary does not include reality, light entertainment, music performance, sports coverage, infotainment or instructional titles. It does include documentary features and made-for-video titles.
1. DVD and Blu-ray amalgamated due to low number of Australian titles released on Blu-ray in this category. Titles are DVD unless otherwise noted.

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