Wake In Fright to compete in Euro-festival

TEN miniseries is screening in official competition at prestigious television festival in France.

Wake in Fright is screening in official competition at prestigious television festival Le Festival de la Creation Audiovisuelle Internationale (FIPA) in France this week.

The TEN drama will have to compete with other titles from France, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Germany, Japan and the United States.

Producers Helen Bowden and Kristian Moliere said: “We are delighted that Wake In Fright is representing Australia on the world stage in such a significant competition.”

Starring Sean Keenan, the Lingo Pictures production in association with Endemol Shine Australia was directed by Kriv Stenders and written by Stephen M. Irwin.

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  1. Hmmmm didn’t think much of it, I feel it had potential, bit just never got there. To be honest I felt like I was watching a more serious version of welcome to whoop whoop

    1. Agree with Chuck…… the concept of a 10 pound pom in the outback was hard to understand 20 years after it was made ……. so i didn’t really enjoy the movie, but we travelled a lot so the outback held little mystery for me. I really didn’t see it working in 2017, with mobile phones and internet.

  2. I just can’t understand why that series flopped in the ratings. It should have been a smash hit like the Kennedy/Miller miniseries on TEN in the 1980s were.

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