Posted Thursday 21 Jul 2022
Congratulations to our members who have received funding for their shows. Local audiences have two new drama series to look forward to, and a couple of funny ones too!
Great Southern Television receives up to $6,652,204 for Dry Creek, 6 x 44 mins for Three.
Located in post-earthquake Kaikōura, this series is a fast-paced drama that explores a friendship that goes sour when a surrogacy deal goes wrong.
Warner Bros. Int. Television Production NZ receives up to $5,551,956 for The Bishop, 6 x 45 mins for TVNZ 2.
A charismatic young pastor forms an unlikely alliance with a queer podcaster to challenge his father’s mega-church, with explosive results.
Kevin & Co receives up to $1,371,655 for Raised by Refugees 2, 6 x 22 mins for Prime.
When 14-year-old Pax is presented with the alcohol-fuelled adventures high school has to offer, he is confronted with a choice; dive into the adventure, or stay firm in his Bahá’í beliefs.
Warner Bros. Discovery ANZ receives up to $1,097,926 for 7 Days 2023, 20 x 44 mins for Three.
The country's top comedians are pitted against the week’s news and each other.
Kevin & Co receives up to $400,000 for Guy Montgomery’s Guy-Mont Spelling Bee, 8 x 44 mins for Three.
New Zealand comedians are put through their paces as they attempt to be crowned best speller in front of a live audience.