Articles about Pukeko Pictures
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.
Science fiction has a long association with television, but it’s now more visible than ever. DQ explores how a shift in storytelling has pushed the genre into the mainstream.
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.
New-age models: How the dramatic landscape is shifting
With digital powerhouses such as Netflix fundamentally changing the TV distribution landscape, how are the world’s development executives reacting to the new environment, and what does the future hold for drama production, commissioning and funding?
Comic books and graphic novels are being snapped up by television companies hungry to bring new characters, and the fantastical worlds they inhabit, to the small screen.