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Screen Tasmania

February 2022

Project Development – Advanced Stage

Platypus Guardian – 1 hour documentary ($15 000)

  • Production company: Tetrapod Films/Wildbear
  • Executive Producers: Chadden Hunter, Bettina Dalton
  • Producer: Fraser Johnston
  • Producer/Director: Nick Hayward
  • Scriptwriter: Emma Rigney

In a time of hardship Pete turns to the platypus for solace. Only to discover that it is the platypus that needs his help.

Project Development – Intermediate Stage

Bruny – 6 x 1 hour drama series ($15 000)

  • Production company: Film Art Media
  • Producers: Sue Maslin, Charlotte Seymour
  • Scriptwriters: Adam Thompson, Niki Aken, Suzie Miller

Bruny: a timely political drama about love, loyalty and the new world order.

Dear Ghosts – 6 x 30 min comedy/drama series ($15 000)

  • Production Company: CJZ
  • Executive Producers: Damian Davis, Rachael Taylor
  • Scriptwriter: Rachael Taylor

Recently widowed Marion moves to Tasmania for a fresh start but the old house she inherits has one unexpected guest that won't leave: the ghost of her dead husband!