Screen Producers Awards 2015: nominees

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Deadline Gallipoli, Glitch, Family Feud, The Secret River, Redesign My Brain and Gogglebox Australia are amongst TV shows nominated in the annual Screen Producers Australia Awards.

Production companies vying for gongs include FremantleMedia Australia, Shine Australia, Matchbox Pictures, Cordell Jigsaw, Screentime, ITV Studios and Playmaker Media alongside smaller companies including Ruby Entertainment, Every Cloud Productions, High Wire and Princess Pictures.

“This year we received a record number of entries, highlighting the commercial strength of the current Australian film and television industries. The Awards acknowledge the creation of outstanding screen content across various mediums and the incredible contribution of our Production Businesses,” said Executive Director of Screen Producers Australia, Matthew Deaner. “We look forward to celebrating with all the finalists and industry in November.”

Telemovie or Mini Series Production
Catching Milat, Shine Australia
Deadline Gallipoli, Matchbox Pictures
Devil’s Playground, Matchbox Pictures
House of Hancock, House of Hancock
The Secret River, Ruby Entertainment

Drama Television Production
The Code, Playmaker Media
Glitch, Matchbox Pictures
Love Child S02, Playmaker Media
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries S03, Every Cloud Productions
Wentworth S03, Fremantle Media Australia

Children’s Television Production
Bushwhacked! S03, Mint Pictures
Mako Island Of Secrets S02, Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Nowhere Boys S02, Matchbox Pictures
Pirate Express, Sticky Pictures
Tashi, Flying Bark Productions

Comedy Television Production
8MMM Aboriginal Radio, Brindle Films & Princess Pictures
Danger 5 S02, Hedone Productions
Maximum Choppage, Matchbox Pictures
Open Slather, Rick McKenna Entertainment/Princess Pictures
Please Like Me S02, Guesswork Television

Light Entertainment Television Production
Agony, High Wire Films
Family Feud, Fremantle Media Australia
How Not To Behave, Screentime
The Intolerant Cooks, Bengar Films
Room 101, Matchbox Pictures

Reality Television Production
Gogglebox Australia, Shine Australia
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, ITV Studios Australia
The Real Housewives Of Melbourne S02, Matchbox Pictures
Village Vets Australia, Screentime
The X Factor S05, FremantleMedia Australia

Documentary Television Production
Blood and Thunder: The Story of Alberts, Beyond Screen Production
Brilliant Creatures, Mint Pictures
Go Back To Where You Came From, Cordell Jigsaw Productions
Prison Songs, Beyond Productions
Redesign My Brain S02, Mindful Media

INTERACTIVE
Interactive Production
Hand Of Fate, Defiant Development
How To Talk Australians, Jason Byrne Productions
MY:24, Australian Children’s Television Foundation/Essential Media and Entertainment
Sherlock: The Network, The Project Factory
Starting From… Now! S03, In Cahoots Creations

Winners will be announced at the Palladium at Crown in Melbourne, on Thursday, 19 November 2015 as part of the 30th Screen Forever Conference.

One Comment:

  1. I think this is proof positive that our industry is in great shape! Interesting that X Factor is in, but The Voice is not. Family Feud in; but The Project with many production elements is overlooked. Like AACTA and Logies, there are always oversights.

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