• Search Keywords

  • Year

  • Production Status

  • Genre

  • Co-production

  • SA Supported

  • First Nations Creative

  • Length

  • Technique

  • SHARE THIS PAGE

Funding Approvals
2021-2022 TELEVISION development 

PREMIUM

  • April 2022 announcement

MY BRILLIANT CAREER 
Jungle Entertainment Pty Ltd

Genre Drama
Writers Liz Doran, Alice Addison, Larissa Behrendt
Executive Producers Shay Spencer, Chloe Rickard, Liz Doran
Synopsis Sybylla Melvin, a headstrong country girl, must choose between everything a conventional life offers and her own plans for a 'brilliant career'.

THE LAST GUESTS
Lingo Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre 
Drama, Thriller
Writer Giula Sandler
Producer Helen Bowden
Executive Producer Jason Stephens
Synopsis After renting out their vacation home online, faltering newlyweds Cain and Lina undergo a terrifying ordeal that strikes at the heart of their innermost secrets. A piercing dissection of shame, trust and surveillance in our most intimate of spaces. Based on the novel “The Last Guests” by J.P. Pomare.

BRUNY
Film Art Media
Genre
 Drama, Political Thriller
Lead writer Suzie Miller
Producers Sue Maslin, Charlotte Seymour 
Synopsis Bruny is a political thriller/drama about love, loyalty and the new world order.

IMMERSION
I Am That Pty Ltd

Genre Crime, Science Fiction, Neo Noir
Director Garth Davis
Writer Matt Vesely
Producer Samantha Lang
Executive Producers Garth Davis, Emile Sherman
Synopsis When an investigation into his daughter's illness leads to signs of a shadowy government Agency experimenting with the subconscious, a police detective becomes trapped in an immersive reality.

SPEAKING IN TONGUES
See-Saw Films Pty Ltd
Genre
 Drama, Thriller
Writer Andrew Bovell
Producer Emile Sherman, Iain Canning
Executive Producers Liz Watts, Emilie Sherman, Iain Canning, Jan Chapman
Synopsis Interconnected lives are thrown into turmoil when a woman goes missing in mysterious circumstances.

RANK
Wheelhouse Productions
Genre
 Comedy
Writer Brendan Berne
Producer Matthew Gledhill, Ailish McElmeel
Development Executive Julia Flaster
Synopsis Western diplomats courageously decide to put self-interest before world peace after a dictator with a complex captures a North Korean scientist, looking to go nuclear.

  • October 2021 announcement

THE PASTOR’S WIFE 
Jungle Entertainment Pty Ltd / About Premium Content
Genre
 Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Creator/Writer Romina Accurso
Producer Bridget Callow-Wright
Executive Producers Romina Accurso, Shay Spencer, Laurent Boissel 
Synopsis An out-of-character snap leads a dutiful pastor's wife to murder. Desperate to evade capture, she sets her faith aside in order to lie, cheat, and manipulate only to discover that an unruly teen has uncovered some pretty damning evidence. Blackmail leads to extortion which leads to an unlikely friendship as together they go down a rabbit-hole of some seriously ungodly behaviour in order to get away with murder.

GENERATE

  • APRIL 2022 announcement

JOURNEY TO THE STONE COUNTRY 
Ambience Entertainment

Genre Drama, Mystery
Writers Katherine Thomson, Chantelle Murray, Wesley Enoch, Isaac Drandic
Producers Michael Boughen, Matthew Street, Daryl Sparkes
Synopsis After her marriage dissolves, Annabelle Beck moves back to her hometown of Townsville, Queensland. She joins her archaeologist friend, Susan, exploring the mining fields of central Queensland and meets up again with a long lost childhood friend Indigenous officer, Bo Rennie. Bo takes Annabelle on his exploration of his traditional lands, the area she left as a young girl, and tells her of the secret "Elder's Playground" deep in the Stone Country. Their professional relationship soon develops into a personal one. But both are historically interconnected in ways they could never imagine, a connection that could rip their relationship apart.

REJECTING ELLE
Confidante Pictures
Writers 
Lauren Rowe, Mansoor Noor, Steve Anthopoulos
Producer Belinda Dean
Synopsis In this anti inspiration-porn comedy, a young woman with cystic fibrosis faces the wrath of everyone she loves when she impulsively decides to reject lifesaving treatment and face an early death.

SANCTUARY
Mad Dan Productions Pty Ltd
Genre
 Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Family
Creator Rowena Mohr
Directors Madeleine Dyer, Rachel Griffiths
Writers Madeleine Dyer, Daniel Mulvihill, Hannah Belanszky, Sam Carroll
Script Producer Sam Carroll
Producers Daniel Mulvihill, Madeleine Dyer, Rowena Mohr 
Executive Producer Rachel Griffiths
Synopsis As four orphaned kids fight to save their family’s wildlife park from threatening outside forces, they come to realise that the greatest threats don’t always come from outside their sanctuary.

GIRL, INTERPRETED
NG Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre
 Comedy, Drama
Writers Grace Feng Fang Juan, Nikki Tran
Synopsis On an expiring visa, a desperate Chinese graduate picks up easy work as a Mandarin interpreter hoping to stay in Australia, only to find herself ungracefully stomping on cultural landmines and confronting her definition of home and success.

TRIPLE X
Glace Chase
Genre 
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Writer Glace Chase
Story Consultants Vanessa Alexander, Christiaan Van Vuuren, Davey Thompson
Synopsis Charismatic trans performer Dexie and straight wall-street banker bro Scotty battle the world and themselves in an explosive, sexy & illicit dramedy charting the impossibility of trans love. Based on Glace Chase’s hit play Triple X.

THE INTERLOPER
Luke Ryan
Genre
 Comedy, Drama
Director Ben Chessell
Writer Luke Ryan
Synopsis A downtrodden library clerk trades places with his charismatic doppelgänger, starring in a theatre production that delivers him adulation and a renewed sense of potency, yet confounds his sense of identity and endangers almost all that he has.

WORMIE
Unless Pictures
Genre 
Comedy, Drama
Creators Beatrix Christian, Meg O'Connell 
Writers Meg O’Connell, Beatrix Christian, Boyd Quakawoot, Stuart Page
Development Producer Sanja Simić
Synopsis Una is a scientist. Has never been interested in giving birth. Sure, she’ll study the biology of other animals, but a stranger developing inside her? Nope. That’s a 40 week experiment she’s not keen to run. But then an ill-timed passion brings the experiment to her; a short-term lover gets long-term ideas; and a neighbourhood cat develops troubling symptoms that mirror her own. Now Una is convinced that a deadly parasite is using her to breed.

SILENT RETREAT
Unless Pictures & Audiocraft
Genre
 Action Adventure, Disaster
Writer/Creator Meg O’Connell
Executive Producer Kate Montague
Development Producer Sanja Simic
Audio Producer Jessica Hamilton
Synopsis The silence at a meditation retreat is interrupted.

PHI AND ME TOO
Northern Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre Comedy
Creators Fiona Chau, Diana Nguyen
Writers Diana Nguyen, Chi Nguyen
Script Producer Kelly Lefever
Producers Serena Hunt, Joe Weatherstone
Executive Producer Catherine Nebauer
Synopsis Phi and Me Too is a relationship comedy between a Vietnamese refugee mother Kim Huong and her Australian raised teenage daughter Phi. Kim Huong goes to outrageous lengths to give her daughter a better life, to love her and protect her from the big scary western (suburban) world. A beautiful balance of humour and heart - it’s tough love - The Viet Way!

  • October 2021 announcement

BETH (WORKING TITLE)
Whitefalk Films Pty Ltd
Genre 
Comedy, Drama
Creators Alex White, Eden Falk, Charlie Garber, Lexi Freiman, Yael Stone
Director Eden Falk
Writers Charlie Garber, Lexi Freiman
Producer Alex White
Executive Producers Katja Blichfeld, Ben Sinclair, Russell Gregory
Synopsis BETH is a half hour comedy series that follows Beth, a feisty, freewheeling thirtysomething dog walker just returned to Sydney after ten wild years in New York.

FOURTEEN
Orange Entertainment Co
Genre
 Comedy, Drama, Family
Writer Jane Allen
Producer Dan Lake
Executive Producers Kurt Royan, Jane Allen
Synopsis When the Molloy family are publicly humiliated by their dad walking out on them, all their deeply hidden issues come to light and they have to do the one thing they suck at to get through it - rely on each other. Based on Shannon Molloy’s memoir 'Fourteen: My Year of Darkness and the Light that Followed.’

SHE’S GOT BALLS
Northern Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre
 Comedy
Director Marni Little
Writers Marni Little, Lisa Hughes, Christine Milo
Producers Lisa Hughes, Darren Ashton
Executive Producer Catherine Nebauer
Synopsis She’s Got Balls is a female-centric comedy that follows a social basketball team as they compete in the unnecessarily high stakes world of mixed C-Grade community sport, and attempt to apply the universal lessons of team sport to their dysfunctional personal lives.

TROUBLED YOUTH
Vanessa Bates
Genre
 Comedy, Drama
Writers Vanessa Bates, Ross Mueller
Synopsis three suburban middle-aged women reform their teenage rock band, Troubled Youth, to rage against the dying of the light.