Screen Australia today released its Annual Drama Report outlining a bumper year for Australian Television Drama. It’s an impressive list and we are proud of our involvement with a great many of the shows produced in 2015/2016.
Congratulations to all 2016 AACTA Awards nominees! We are delighted to continue our support of this great event as an Official Partner, and we look forward to learning the winners at the AACTA Awards Industry Luncheon presented by Blue Post and the Awards Ceremony presented by Foxtel.
More than 2 million viewers around the country tuned in to re-live the music and mullets of Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS. The two-part mini-series, directed by Diana Reid and produced by Shine Australia, showcases the band’s epic rise to international stardom and the demise that followed.
Our new super fast internet connection, coupled with Aspera software, has enabled us to send 40-80 GB of Avid-ready media up the pipe to Sydney each night so editors can access high res files the following morning. A first for Blue Post, this new system replaces interstate couriers so rushes are available earlier than ever.
Rachel Knowles, Annelie Chapple and Jo Spillane join the team as we celebrate the opening of our Sydney office with three major TV projects: Puberty Blues Series 2 (Network 10), Power Games (Nine Network), and Carlotta (ABC TV).
Shooting has started on the 4th series of Offspring, the successful Southern Star/John Edwards comedy/drama for Network TEN. Set in and around the inner-city Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, the 4th series promises more of the intriguing ups and downs in Nina Proudman’s life as she struggles to deal with her unpredictable family.
Dirty Business is a three part series telling the extraordinary story of how mining made Australia. Each episode looks at how mining created modern Australia and how it touched the lives of every single inhabitant – politically, environmentally and economically. Dirty Business screened on SBS in January.
Outland, the new comedy series about a gay science fiction fan club premieres Wednesday and Thursday nights in February on ABCTV. Director Kevin Carlin and DOP Joanne Donahoe-Beckwith worked closely with Blue Post to give each episode a look that related to a particular sci-fi film or TV show.
The exciting 4th series of Rush wrapped up the popular drama this year. Featuring an overarching story thread through the 13 episode series, there are many twists and turns to keep you on the edge of your seat.