Foxtel’s The Kettering Incident was the top revenue earner in international sales in Adult Drama in 2017, according to data released by Screen Australia.
During calendar year 2017 Australian TV projects clocked up a total of 108 sales worth $27.8 million to international distribution platforms (excluding New Zealand).
One production company, Matchbox Pictures, had three dramas in the top 10: Deadline Gallipoli, which was produced with Full Clip Productions, Wanted series 1, which was produced with R & R Productions, and The Slap.
Every Cloud Productions had two series of the same drama, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, in the list, in the second and third spots.
Half of the top 10 screened locally on ABC TV.
Actual net returns back to investors is not reported against individual projects for reasons of confidentiality.
1 The Kettering Incident Porchlight Films, Sweet Potato Films
2 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series 1 Every Cloud Productions
3 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series 2 Every Cloud Productions
4 Deadline Gallipoli Matchbox Pictures, Full Clip Productions
5 Top of the Lake series 1 See-Saw Films, Escapade Pictures (NZ)
6 Wanted series 1 Matchbox Pictures, R & R Productions
7 Secrets & Lies Hoodlum
8 The Code series 1 Playmaker Media
9 The Slap Matchbox Pictures
10 The Doctor Blake Mysteries series 1 December Media