Screen Australia announces investment in TWO TELEVISION projects

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Screen Australia today announced investment of $2.4 million in two television projects. The investment will trigger production worth over $17.5 million.

The two projects include Resistance, a 26-part live action sci-fi children’s series for the ABC produced by Andrew Dillon and directed by Andrew Dillon and Geoff Bennett. The series is an Australian-Canadian co-production written by Naomi Janzen and Sarah Lambert and aims to combine action, thrills and cutting-edge special effects with the challenges of ordinary childhood life.

Beaconsfield is a three-hour telemovie produced by John Edwards for the Nine Network and is based on the true story of the Beaconsfield Mine disaster that occurred on Anzac Day, 2006. The adult-television drama will be directed by Glendyn Ivin and written by Judi McCrossin…

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