Articles about Goalpost Pictures
Short trip home
Australian series Homecoming Queens is among the shortform dramas being screened at this week’s Berlinale event. Series producer Katia Nizic tells DQ about the origins of SBS On-demand’s first ever commission and the challenge of producing shortform content.
Commissioned by Foxtel, Goalpost Pictures’ Fighting Season is the first Australian miniseries dealing with the plight of Australian soldiers who served in Afghanistan. DQ finds out how it came together.
Cleverman smartens up
Ryan Griffen, the creator of Australian sci-fi drama Cleverman, introduces DQ to the show’s second season and a new cast of characters known as the Bindawu.
ABC Oz makes Clever decision
Cleverman, Outlander, Transparent and UnREAL all secure early renewals, while Amazon Japan unveils a new slate of shows and TV Land becomes the latest channel to turn a movie into a drama series.
Nordic drama in good company
The ‘Nordicisation’ of global drama continues with Nevision’s support for new series Midnights, while BBC3 makes its first online drama acquisitions and Amazon picks up AMC’s Preacher.
Smart TV: Get the lowdown on Cleverman
A new Australian drama blends Aboriginal history with contemporary culture in a futuristic landscape. DQ meets the team behind Cleverman.
TV drama faces dilemma down under
A report from Screen Australia shows the country’s TV drama funding is in decline. DQ considers the future of the genre and asks how it can it turn its fortunes around.
Amazon offers Trial
Amazon’s content push continued this week with the launch of one legal-focused drama, The Hand of God, and the announcement of another on the way in the shape of The Trial. Elsewhere, SundanceTV and Showtime are also adding new series.