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Main image: I Am Mother (2019), photo by Ian Routledge
IN PRODUCTION IN 2021: This Stan Original Series stars Jamie Dornan as a British man who finds himself in the glowing red heart of the Australian outback, being pursued by a vast tank truck trying to drive him off the road. An epic cat and mouse chase unfolds and the man later wakes in hospital, hurt, but somehow alive. Except he has no idea who he is. With merciless figures from his past pursuing him, The Man’s search for answers propels him through the vast and unforgiving outback. Stars Jamie Dornan, Danielle MacDonald, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Alex Dimitriades, Damon Herriman.
In this Stan Original Film two drifters travelling through the outback stumble across the biggest gold nugget ever found, the dream of immense wealth and greed takes hold. They hatch a plan to protect and excavate their bounty with one man leaving to secure the necessary equipment. The other man remains and must endure the harsh desert climate, preying wolves and intruders, whilst battling the creeping doubt that he has been abandoned to his own fate. Stars Zac Efron, AACTA Award-winning actor and filmmaker Anthony Hayes and award-winning actress Susie Porter.
PRODUCER: John Schwarz, Michael Schwarz, Anthony Hayes
This 10 part children’s series will air on ABC ME in 2022, with global rights sold to Netflix outside of Australia. Set in a desert motocross training academy on the outskirts of Alice Springs, tensions are high as competition is fierce. Stars Darcy Tadich, Tatiana Goode, Sam Winspear-Schillings, Tdjiirm McGuire, Sebastian Tang, Charlotte Maggi, Jane Harber, Rohan Nichol.
PRODUCER: Rachel Clements, Trisha Morton-Thomas
DIRECTOR: Isaac Elliot, Ian Watson, Geoff Bennett
WRITER: Sam Meikle, Fin Edquist, Michelle Offen, Kelly Schilling (SA), Sarinah Masukor
The award-winning ABC children’s series First Day returns for season two. This series follows transgender student Hannah Bradford (Evie Macdonald) in her second year at Hillview High as she sets out to change the culture at the school, and finds it’s only through working together that meaningful change can be achieved.