6 x 60 mins / Teen Drama / Ambience Entertainment (2016)
A group of teenagers return from a camping trip to find themselves in the middle of an unexpected war. Among only a few Australians still free, they must learn to defend themselves against the hostile invaders.
6 x 60 mins / Drama Series / Endemol Australia (2015)
A grand, complex love story. It's also an engaging contemporary re-imagining of the greatest tragic romance of all time, Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. But The Beautiful Lie is more than a great love story. It's a sprawling saga of adultery, scandal, manners and mayhem — about the fates of three enmeshed families across three generations.
Series 1 - 3 : 39 x 60 min eps / Adult Drama / for Nine Network (2012 - 2014)
Warm, funny and entertaining, House Husbands gives a real perspective on the way we live today. A drama about four modern families with one thing in common: the men are in charge of raising the kids. Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you ever need to stop acting like one.
2013: Logie Award for Most Popular Drama Series
Series 1 - 3 : 66 x 60 min eps / Romantic Comedy / for Seven Network (2011 – 2013)
The lives of four best friends are bound together by their shared experience of being "the losers" in high school. Ten years later, they realise they are really winners once they are reunited at their school reunion and afterwards, win the Oz Lotto.
2012: Logie for Most Popular New Female Talent.
13 x 30 mins / Teen Drama / Werner Films and Blackfella Films (2015)
The series follows five Indigenous kids venturing a long way from home to the city to pursue their dreams in sport, music and academia. For some it’s the opportunity of a lifetime, for others it’s a last chance. For all of them, family is the last thing they expect to find.
AACTA Award Best Children’s Television Series
2 x 90 mins / Docudrama Telemovie / Seven Network (2015)
The two part mini-series tells the remarkable story of Peter Allen's rise from country New South Wales to the Hollywood Hills, becoming part of American royalty along the way.
ACCTA Award for best Mini-series
Logie Award for most outstanding newcomer
2 x 90 mins / Docudrama Telemovie / FremantleMedia (2015)
Twenty-eight-year-old Mary Donaldson has all but given up on love when one night she goes to the pub and meets a prince. But falling in love is the easy part, compared to what it takes for an Australian girl to become the future Crown Princess of Denmark.
6 x 1 hour drama series / ABC (2015)
When Senior Constable James Hayes, a police officer in the small town of Yoorana, is called out to the local cemetery in the middle of the night, he makes a discovery that turns his world upside down. Six people have inexplicably risen from the dead in perfect health.
AACTA Award Best Television Drama Series
AACTA Award Best Original Music Score in Television
Mini-series / Foxtel Showcase (2015)
Three journalists, Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead Bartlett and Phillip Schuler, arrive at Gallipoli with the invading British and Allied troops in 1915. They will report the war but are prevented from getting out the true story of an unfolding disaster. From encampment in Cairo to Anzac Cove to the evacuation, this is the story of journalists who will not accept that truth be the first casualty. This is the story of the men who will not shut up. The actions of these men will help change the course of the campaign, ensure that a strategic disaster becomes a legend of human heroism, and leave an impregnable mark on each of their lives.
AACTA Award for Best Cinematography in Television
AACTA Award for Best Sound in Television
Series 1-2 : 17 x 60 min eps / Adult Drama / for Network Ten (2012 – 2014)
Based on the iconic 1979 novel by Gabrielle Carey and Kathy Lette, Puberty Blues revolves around the family and friends of Debbie and Sue, two inseparable teenage girls who are progressing through the coming of age process.
2013: ACCTA Award for Best Television Drama Series
8 x 60 min eps / Adult Drama / for ABC (2011)
The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8 –part drama series traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends.
2012: AFI for Best Telefeature or Mini Series
2012: AFI for Best Direction in Television
2012: ASE Award for Best Television Mini Series
2012: Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Drama Series
Series 1-4 : 52 x 60 min eps / Adult Drama / for Nine Network (2008 – 2011)
Underbelly is the hit Australian true-crime franchise, which dramatises infamous eras of crime throughout Australia’s history. The hugely successful original Underbelly,about Melbourne’s gangland war, was preceded by “A Tale of Two Cities”, “The Golden Mile”, “Razor” and a series of telemovies.
2009: Logie for Most Outstanding Mini-Series
2009: Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Drama
3 x 120 min / Adult Drama / for Nine Network (2011)
The Underbelly Files are a series 3 stand-alone telemovies telling true stories of infamous Australian crimes. The first, Tell Them Lucifer Was Here, tells the story of the 1998 killings of police officers Gary Silk and Rod Miller. In Infiltration detective Colin McLaren, who posed as a shady art dealer, infiltrates the Australian branch of the Calabrian Mafia. The final installment The Man Who Got Away, recounts the amazing true story of British-Australian drug smuggler David McMillan, the only man ever to escape from Bangkok’s Klong Prem prison.
2 x 90 min eps / Docudrama Telemovie / for ABC (2011)
In early 1972, journalist and editor, Ita Buttrose and heir to Australia’s most powerful publishing family, Kerry Packer, started a magazine that created one of the most dramatic sensations in Australian publishing history. CLEO went on to help define women, Australia and the relationship between the two.
2012: AFI for Best Performance in a Television Drama – Asher Keddie
2012: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress – Asher Keddie
2 x 90 min eps / Docudrama Telemovie / for ABC (2012)
Magazine Wars the story of Nene King, editor of Woman’s Day and Dulcie Boling, editor of New Idea and their battle to have the number one selling publication in Australia. It charts the period from 1987-1997 with the rise of cheque-book journalism, the age of celebrity power, paparazzi, media moguls and the two remarkable women who helped make them.
2 x 90 min eps / Docudrama Telemovie / for Nine Network (2012)
HOWZAT! is the story of how in 1976 businessman Kerry Packer fought a cricket war by secretly signing up fifty of the world’s best cricketers and establishing World Series Cricket. The rebel group challenged the Establishment, reinvigorated cricket and thrust the game into a whole new era of professionalism.
2013: AACTA Award for Best Telefeature or Mini Series
2013: Logie for Most Popular Miniseries or Telemovie
2013: Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2 x 90 min eps / Docudrama Telemovie / for Nine Network (2012)
Power Games is about the making of Modern Australia through the eyes of competing media mogals, Rupert Murdoch & Sir Frank Packer. Spanning 1960 to 1972, it takes us behind the scenes of a time of political intrigue, raw corporate power and high-rolling luxury where Australia’s fiercely controlled newspaper and television industries were fought and won.
2 x 90 min eps / Docudrama Telemovie / for Seven Network (2014)
Never Tear Us Apart provides an authentic, behind the scene look at the incredible story of INXS. It traces their incredible rise to the top of the international charts - ten albums, thousands of concerts, the unforgettable headline show at Wembley Stadium and the bitter aftermath of dealing with the loss of Michael Hutchence.
2 x 90 min eps / Docudrama Telemovie / for Network Ten (2012)
Julian Assange is one of the most significant figures of the twenty first century. But before he was famous, before WikiLeaks, before the internet even existed, he was a teenage computer hacker in Melbourne. This is his story.
3 x 60 min eps / Drama Miniseries / for Showcase (2011)
Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel, Cloudstreet follows two families fleeing their rural livings to share a “great continent of a house” at One Cloud Street over a period of twenty years from 1943 – 1963.
2012: Astra Award for Most Outstanding Drama