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AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009
        Intro page
AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 is designed to give an overview of Australian
companies represented at MIPTV in 2009. The guide includes information
about projects, company contact details and expressions of interest in co-
productions.

Australia has a strong television production industry, especially in the area of
TV drama, children’s programs and documentaries, producing an average of
690 hours of TV drama and 196 documentaries annually.*

Screen Australia is proud to be associated with the development and
production of Australian film, television and interactive digital media projects
and to assist their promotion internationally. This guide is one of a range of
Screen Australia publications designed to inform buyers, festival directors and
international producers about the Australian industry, its programs and their
creators.




www.screenaustralia.gov.au

This guide has been compiled from information supplied by the companies themselves.
Screen Australia has undertaken all reasonable measures to ensure this information is accurately
represented and specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred
as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents. Due to space
restrictions it has been necessary in some instances to reduce the listings.

*See Get the Picture at www.screenaustralia.gov.au/gtp/production

Compiled by Julie Archet and Natalie Holdsworth. Cover by Cecealia Dalgairns.
© Screen Australia 2009
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ABC Commercial
700 Harris Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
PHONE +61 2 8333 3314
FAX +61 2 8333 3169
EMAIL abccontentsales@abc.net.au
www.abccommercial.com.au

For the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC     CO-PRODUCTIONS
Commercial is responsible for the management of      We are interested in co-production
a range of media businesses delivering products      opportunities.
and services to the global marketplace. For global
program distribution, ABC Commercial represents      CONTACT
the catalogues of the ABC as well as Opera           Karen Dacey, Manager Program Sales
Australia and Screen Australia.                      Worldwide
                                                     MOBILE +61 407 212 662
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
                                                     EMAIL dacey.karen@abc.net.au
Acquisition, Distribution, Production, Other, Arts
and Music, News and Current Affairs, Natural
                                                     Anne McGrath, Sales Manager Europe
History, Science and Technology, Comedy
                                                     MOBILE +44 7770 348 332
                                                     EMAIL anne@abclondon.org
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,
Drama, Lifestyle, Interactive Digital Media          Natalie Lawley, Sales Manager – Australia,
                                                     New Zealand and Asia
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                 MOBILE +61 428 326 277
                                                     EMAIL lawley.natalie@abc.net.au
The Lost Adventures of Lawrence Leung
6 x 26 min
                                                     Katherine McMillan, Sales Manager –
Review with Myles Barlow                             Eastern Europe, Africa, Spanish Speaking
6 x 30 min                                           Territories and Formats
Bombora                                              MOBILE +61 417 685 830
Documentary/Education, 2 x 55 min                    EMAIL mcmillan.katherine@abc.net.au

Rogue Nation
2 x 55 min                                           CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                     ABC Stand 13.01
Feral Peril
                                                     Phone +33 4 92 998 140
Documentary/Education, 1 x 55 min


                                     Rogue Nation                                               Bombora
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activeTV
81–83 Raglan Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
PHONE +61 3 9676 2355
FAX +61 3 9676 9744
EMAIL amanda@activetv.com.au
www.activetv.com.au

Established in 1988, activeTV is a highly respected            Reel Race
award-winning indie based in both Australia                    Reality, 13 x 60 min
and Asia. active creates/produces programming
across a variety of genres including reality,                  CO-PRODUCTIONS
children’s, entertainment and sports. active                   We are interested in co-production
produces The Amazing Race Asia for Sony’s AXN,                 opportunities.
an Israeli version for Reshet, entertainment for
Channel 7 (Australia) and distributes V8 Supercars             CONTACT
internationally. active is an ideal co-pro partner             Amanda Peppard, Vice President
and comes to MIP with a number of formats.                     Development, Australia
                                                               MOBILE +61 438 519 749
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                             EMAIL amanda@activetv.com.au
Acquisition, Production
                                                               CONTACT AT MIPTV
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                           Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Children’s, Lifestyle, Reality, Variety, Sport                 or +61 438 519 749

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
What Has This Earth Ever Done for Me?
Reality, 13 x 60 min
Ultimate Escape
Reality, 8 x 60 min
World Mindgames
13 x 30 min
Fast Food
Lifestyle, 6 x 60 min



                                       The Amazing Race Asia                                          Ultimate Escape
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Angela Walsh Productions Pty Ltd
33a Logan Road
Woolloongabba QLD 4102
PHONE +61 7 3266 1164
FAX +61 7 3266 1168
EMAIL am.walsh@bigpond.net.au
www.angelawalshproductions.com

Angela Walsh Productions Pty Ltd came into           CO-PRODUCTIONS
existence in 2002, leaving behind a corporate/       We are interested in co-production
commercial production past. Since then, AWP          opportunities.
has been steadily building a reputation as a
production company intent on delivering a quality    CONTACT
product. December 2008 saw the completion            Angela Walsh, Producer
of the 46-minute documentary Tsunami in              MOBILE +61 414 877 378
the Sky about the unique cloud phenomenon            EMAIL am.walsh@bigpond.net.au
known as The Morning Glory. AWP is recognised
internationally, with a number of awards to its
                                                     CONTACT AT MIPTV
credit.
                                                     Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Documentary/Education, Drama,
Feature

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Tsunami In The Sky
Documentary/Education, 1 x 46 min
Delicious Gary
Animation, 30 x 6 seconds
Trace
Drama, 26 x 60 min




                                                    Tsunami in the Sky                    Delicious Gary
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Australian Children’s Television Foundation
Level 3, 145 Smith Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
PHONE +61 3 9419 8800
FAX +61 3 9419 0660
EMAIL info@actf.com.au
www.actf.com.au

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation is   My Place
committed to providing Australian children with      Children’s, 13 x 24 min
entertaining media made especially for them.
We produce and distribute children’s television      CO-PRODUCTIONS
programs, working with major international           We are interested in co-production
broadcasters and production companies. We also       opportunities.
distribute children’s programming created by
other Australian producers. Our catalogue covers     CONTACT
over 300 hours of Australia’s best children’s        Roberta Di Vito, International Sales
programming, presented in a range of formats         Executive
and genres.                                          EMAIL roberta.divito@actf.com.au


COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                   Tim Hegarty, International Sales
Distribution                                         Executive
                                                     EMAIL tim.hegarty@actf.com.au
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education         CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                     Stand 04.33
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Lockie Leonard
Children’s, 52 x 24 min
Double Trouble
Children’s, 13 x 24 min
Mortified
Children’s, 26 x 24 min
Wakkaville
Animation, 26 x 24 min


                   Double Trouble                    Lockie Leonard                              Mortified
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Australian Film Institute
236 Dorcas Street
South Melbourne VIC 3205
PHONE +61 3 9696 1844
FAX +61 3 9696 7972
EMAIL info@afi.org.au
www.afi.org.au

Founded in 1958, the AFI is Australia’s principal
screen culture organisation. The AFI plays a
central role to support industry practitioners
connect Australian screen content with viewing
audiences. The AFI is also responsible for
producing The AFI Awards, which is regarded as
the premier film and television awards event that
acknowledges and celebrates excellence.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Professional Development, Membership, AFI
Awards, Marketing

CONTACT
Damian Trewhella, CEO
EMAIL dtrewhella@afi.org.au


Jennifer Hughes, AFI Board Member
EMAILinfo@afi.org.au
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Beyond Distribution
109 Reserve Road
Artarmon NSW 2064
PHONE +61 2 9437 2000
FAX +61 2 9437 2017
www.beyond.com.au


With 25 years of experience, Beyond remains a            Mr Friday
market leader in the independent distribution            Reality, 13 x 30 min
of television programming to the international           Science Impossible
market place. With offices in Sydney, London,            Documentary/Education, 2 x 60 min
Dublin and Washington, Beyond’s top quality
sales catalogue comprises over 5,000 hours of            CO-PRODUCTIONS
exceptional programs across a broad spectrum of          We are interested in co-production
genres. Beyond is an experienced and successful          opportunities.
distribution company, responsible for turning a
multitude of programs into international success         CONTACT
stories.                                                 Mikael Borglund, Chief Executive & Managing
                                                         Director
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                       MOBILE +61 418 245 223

Acquisition, Distribution, Production, Footage           EMAIL mikael_borglund@beyond.com.au

Sales, DVD                                               Fiona Crago, General Manager, Distribution
                                                         MOBILE  +61 419 210 267
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
                                                         EMAIL fiona_crago@beyond.com.au
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,
Drama, Feature, Lifestyle, Reality, Variety, Factual     Munia Kanna-Konsek, Head of Sales
Entertainment, Health & Medicine, Wildlife &             MOBILE +44 7809 398 876
Natural History, Science Technology, Travel &            EMAIL munia_kanna-konsek@beyond.com.au
Adventure, People & Society, History
                                                         Yvonne Body, Head of Co-Productions &
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                     Acquisitions
                                                         MOBILE +44 7710 446 283
Dirt Game
                                                         EMAIL yvonne_body@beyond.com.au
Drama, 6 x 60 min
Combat School                                            CONTACT AT MIPTV
Reality, 6 x 60 min                                      Beyond Distribution Stand R27.13
Chuck’s Day Off
Lifestyle, 13 x 30 min

                                         Combat School                                                 Dirt Game
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Blue Rocket Productions
GPO Box 510
Hobart TAS 7001
PHONE +61 3 6224 6866
EMAIL dgurney@blue-rocket.com.au
www.blue-rocket.com.au


Creators and producers of cartoons and             CO-PRODUCTIONS
multiplatform entertainment for kids.              We are interested in co-production
                                                   opportunities.
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production                                         CONTACT
                                                   David Gurney, Rocket Scientist
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                               MOBILE +61 419 666 883
Animation, Children’s, Interactive Digital Media   EMAIL dgurney@blue-rocket.com.au


PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                               CONTACT AT MIPTV
Extreme Dean                                       Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Animation, 26 x 24 min
Dunkey and Muck
Animation, 52 x 12 min
Lunar Tix
Animation, 52 x 12 min




                          Dunkey and Muck                                         Dunkey and Muck
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Burberry Productions Pty Limited
Level 1, 462 City Road
South Melbourne VIC 3205
PHONE +61 3 9693 0600
FAX +61 3 9693 0633
EMAIL info@burberry.com.au
www.burberry.com.au

Burberry Productions is one of Australia’s leading     CO-PRODUCTIONS
independent production companies. In its               We are interested in co-production
short history it has produced over 145 hours of        opportunities.
quality programming across a number of genres
including children’s series The Wayne Manifesto        CONTACT
(in association with Artist Services), Fergus          Ewan Burnett, Managing Director
McPhail, Short Cuts; mini-series The Farm and          MOBILE +61 414 883 969
Bootleg; sketch comedy series Eagle & Evans (in        EMAIL ewan@burberry.com.au
association with Princess Pictures); and series
Last Man Standing and the 40 x half-hour CG
                                                       CONTACT AT MIPTV
animation series Animalia.
                                                       Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production, Production Services

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Drama, Feature

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
BumbleBunnies
Animation, 40 x 5 min
Little Lunch
Animation, 26 x 15 min
Dead Gorgeous
Children’s, 13 x 30 min




                                            Animalia                                        BumbleBunnies
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Chaotic Pictures
22 Ann Street
Surry Hills NSW 2021
PHONE +61 2 8004 2922
FAX +61 2 9281 5530
EMAIL info@chaoticpictures.com
www.chaoticpictures.com

Chaotic Pictures is a Sydney-based film and           CO-PRODUCTIONS
television company producing a wide range of          We are interested in co-production
content for the big and small screen, including       opportunities.
drama and factual programming. Chaotic’s sister
companies, Chaotic Rental and Chaotic Post            CONTACT
are also providers of cutting edge technology         Lisa Shaunessy, Producer
in filming equipment and post-production              MOBILE +61 414 774 374
services, providing end-to-end solutions for local    EMAIL lisa@chaoticpictures.com
productions.
                                                      CONTACT AT MIPTV
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                    Via mobile
Production, Equipment Rental and Post-Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Drama,
Feature, Reality

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Making Pan Jinlian
Documentary/Education, 2 x 52 min
Up Your Arts
Reality, 8 x 52 min
Principality
Drama, 13 x 52 min




                                 Making Pan Jinlian                                        Up Your Arts
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The Digital Project Factory Pty Ltd
29/94 Oxford Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
PHONE +61 409 901 607
EMAIL guy@theprojectfactory.com
www.theprojectfactory.com


The Digital Project Factory is a cross-platform       Teddy Time
digital media production company.                     Children’s, 1,000 x 5 min
We:
•	 provide digital strategies for existing media      CO-PRODUCTIONS
   companies                                          We are interested in co-production
•	 work with screen content producers to deliver      opportunities.
   narratives through online, mobile, games and
   virtual worlds                                     CONTACT
•	 create original 360 cross-platform shows that      Guy Gadney, Director
   span TV, online and mobile.                        EMAIL guy@theprojectfactory.com

We are where the new audiences are.
                                                      CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                      Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production, Digital and Interactive Media

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Children’s, Drama, Interactive Digital Media

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Warped
Interactive Digital Media, 700 x 3 min




                                         Teddy Time                                                 Warped
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Essential Media and Entertainment
Level 2, 6A Nelson Street
Annandale NSW 2038
PHONE +61 2 8568 3100
FAX +61 2 9519 2326
EMAIL info@essential-media.com
www.essential-media.com

Chris Hilton, Ian Collie and Sonja Armstrong
joined forces in 2005 to create Essential Media
and Entertainment (Essential). They have
subsequently become one of the most successful
production companies in Australia, producing
a diverse slate of award-winning productions.
Based in Sydney, with offices in New York
and Belfast, Essential is currently producing
feature films, drama series, drama docs, factual
entertainment and documentaries.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Documentary/Education, Drama, Lifestyle

CONTACT
Chris Hilton, Producer
EMAIL chris.hilton@essential-media.com


Ian Collie, Producer
EMAILian.collie@essential-media.com

CONTACT AT MIPTV
Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
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Ettamogah Entertainment Pty Ltd
228–230 Bay Street
Brighton VIC 3186
PHONE +61 3 9596 1600
FAX +61 3 9596 1601
EMAIL lvosper@ettamogah.com
www.ettamogah.com

Ettamogah Entertainment is an independent,                    CONTACT
privately-owned company specialising in                       Leigh O’Brien, Executive Producer
outstanding animation for broadcast, feature                  MOBILE +61 411 190 811
film and digital media. With a library spanning               EMAIL ettamogah1@ettamogah.com
50 years of cartoon content, Ettamogah draws
from wholly owned original IP, together with a                Annette Cullen, General Manager
capacity to generate entirely new concepts. With                  acullen@ettamogah.com
                                                              EMAIL
its state-of-the-art studio in Melbourne catering
to digital 2D and 3D production, Ettamogah offers
a full suite of production services, nationally and
internationally.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Feature

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Li’l Larrikins
Animation, 26 x 24 min
Myth
Animation, 26 x 24 min




                                             Li’l Larrikins                                                  Myth
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EXERO HDTV
9 Johnston Street
Ashburton VIC 3147
PHONE +61 3 9885 3109
FAX +61 3 9923 6481
EMAIL metaxas@netspace.net.au
www.exero.com

Independent producer of luxury lifestyle, arts,   CONTACT
music and concerts filmed in HD.                  Kostas Metaxas, CEO/Producer
                                                  MOBILE +61 409 336 421
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                EMAIL metaxas@netspace.net.au
Distribution, Production
                                                  CONTACT AT MIPTV
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                              Cafe Roma (across from the Palais) or
Documentary/Education, Lifestyle, Variety         Participants Club

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Kings of the Kitchen
Lifestyle, 13 x 26 min
Masters of Fashion
Lifestyle, 13 x 26 min
Masters of Design & Decoration
Lifestyle, 17 x 26 min
Masters of the New Arts
Lifestyle, 26 x 26 min
Ultimate Boy Toys
Lifestyle, 20 x 26 min
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The Feds Australia
623 Bourke Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
PHONE +61 2 8396 5999
FAX +61 2 8396 5995
EMAIL ladyluck@thefeds.com.au
www.thefeds.com.au

The Feds are fast becoming one of Australia’s           CO-PRODUCTIONS
premier new media companies, specialising in            We are interested in co-production
cross-platform concepts. We come at concepts            opportunities.
using many platforms to tell the story, not just
limit our ideas to one. We make television              CONTACT
programs, interactive media software such as an         Lisa Gray, Head of Content
online mash up tool that appears on the ABC’s           MOBILE +61 430 310 821
The Gruen Transfer website, iPhone applications,        EMAIL ladyluck@thefeds.com.au
branded content, website games,documentaries
and AMAZING websites. To bring innovation to
                                                        CONTACT AT MIPTV
your idea – bring in The Feds!
                                                        Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
                                                        and best contacted through email –
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                      ladyluck@thefeds.com.au
Production, Our Green Room

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,
Lifestyle, Interactive Digital Media, Reality, iPhone
Development, Branded Content

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Pop Squad
Children’s, 22 min
Wildspace.tv
Interactive Digital Media
Door Bitch
Documentary/Education
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FESTCOM
PO Box 343
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
PHONE +61 3 9645 6885
FAX +61 3 9646 2634
EMAIL festcom@netspace.net.au



Television production company and moving
image library. Producers of high quality
international broadcast standard documentaries,
live entertainment events and television series,
event management, footage research, and
aviation consultancy for film and television.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Distribution, Production, Consultancy

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Lifestyle,
Reality, Variety

CO-PRODUCTIONS
We are interested in co-production opportunities.

CONTACT
Gai Dunlop, CEO
MOBILE +61 414 745 769
EMAIL festcom@netspace.net.au


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
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Film Victoria
Level 7, 189 Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000
PHONE +61 3 9660 3200
FAX +61 3 9660 3201
EMAIL contact@film.vic.gov.au
www.film.vic.gov.au

Film Victoria is the State Government agency that
provides strategic leadership and assistance to
the film, television and digital media sectors of
Victoria. We invest in projects and people, and
promote Victoria as a world-class production
destination nationally and internationally. We
work closely with industry and government to
position Victoria as a leader in the Australian
knowledge and ideas economy through the
growth and development of the screen industry.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Government

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Government

CONTACT
Jenni Tosi, General Manager
Industry Development and Investment
EMAIL jenni.tosi@film.vic.gov.au


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
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Galloping Films
9 Atthow Avenue
Ashgrove QLD 4060
PHONE +61 7 3366 0965
FAX +61 7 3366 0975
EMAIL carlos@gallopingfilms.com
                                                                 Galloping Films
www.gallopingfilms.com

Since 2002 Galloping Films has had a successful            CO-PRODUCTIONS
history in the distribution of Australian films            We are interested in co-production
and TV programs. We represent 17 Australian                opportunities.
documentaries, 13 hand-picked award-winning
Australian feature films, and 10 Australian lifestyle      CONTACT
programs that are available for broadcast and              Carlos Alperin, Managing Director
distribution internationally in key markets.               MOBILE +61 414 447 743
                                                           EMAIL carlos@gallopingfilms.com
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Distribution, Production                      Troy Bullock, Distribution Executive
                                                           MOBILE +61 433 024 775
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                       EMAIL troy@gallopingfilms.com
Animation, Documentary/Education, Feature
                                                           CONTACT AT MIPTV
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                       VIP Club and Screen Australia stand
Art & Crime
Documentary/Education, 6 x 30 min
Animals in Conflict
Documentary/Education, 3 x 52 min
Eating with the Ancestors
Documentary/Education, 6 x 52 min
Terminal Power
Documentary/Education, 1 x 52 min
The Heart of a Spy
Feature




                                           Animals in Conflict                                 The Heart of a Spy
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Great Western Entertainment Pty Ltd
140 Stirling Highway
North Fremantle WA 6159
PHONE +61 8 9433 6899
FAX +61 8 9433 6922
EMAIL paulb@gwe.net.au
new website under construction

Great Western Entertaiment has a strong focus          CO-PRODUCTIONS
on family/children’s television whilst maintaining     We are interested in co-production
an interest in drama and documentary.                  opportunities.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                     CONTACT
Production                                             Paul Barron, Producer
                                                       MOBILE +61 418 261 949
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                   EMAIL paulb@gwe.net.au
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Drama
                                                       CONTACT AT MIPTV
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                   Carlton Intercontinental
Stormworld
Children’s, 26 x 24 min
Stormworld 2
Children’s, 26 x 24 min
Timespin
Children’s, Feature
Tyger, Tyger
Children’s, 26 x 24 min
Assassinations
Documentary/Education, 4 x 60 min




                                                     Stormworld                                   Stormworld
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GUNG HO Productions
PO Box 204
Dromana VIC 3936
PHONE +61 407 335 612
EMAIL gunghofilm@mac.com
www.gunghofilm.com


GUNG HO is an independent studio developing            My Life for Rent
and producing high concept and niche market            Feature, 95 min
projects for global audiences. Focusing on broad       Phase
audience appeal, the settings for its project’s        Drama, 13 x 45 min
stories are within key markets such as the US,
UK, Europe, India and China, aimed at global           CO-PRODUCTIONS
audiences. Projects range from English language        We are interested in co-production
features and series to multi language Asian            opportunities.
centric projects such as the current feature Citizen
Jia Li and its sequels, and spin-off cross-media
series.
                                                       CONTACT
                                                       Sky Crompton, Producer
                                                       MOBILE +61 407 335 612
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                     EMAIL gunghofilm@mac.com
Production, Narrative Development Consulting
                                                       CONTACT AT MIPTV
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                   Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Animation, Children’s, Drama, Feature, Interactive
Digital Media

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Citizen Jia Li
Feature, 85 min
MBC
Drama, 13 x 25 min/65 x 5 min
Cuts
Interactive Digital Media, 52 x 10 min



           Phase                                                                            Citizen Jia Li
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Heydon Films
2 Stephenson Street
Richmond VIC 3121
PHONE +61 3 9428 3335
FAX +61 3 9428 1115
EMAIL nick@heydonfilms.com.au
www.heydonfilms.com.au

Heydon Films are developing six innovative      CO-PRODUCTIONS
factual TV series.                              We are interested in co-production
                                                opportunities.
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production                                      CONTACT
                                                Nick Heydon, Producer
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                            MOBILE +61 438 369 258
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Drama,       EMAIL nick@heydonfilms.com.au
Lifestyle, Interactive Digital Media, Reality
                                                Sam Holt, Producer
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                            MOBILE +61 400 535 988
                                                EMAIL sholt@beingdadusa.com
Capacity Crowd
Documentary/Education, 12 x 48 min
                                                CONTACT AT MIPTV
Vintage                                         Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Documentary/Education, 12 x 26 min
Psycho Fish
Documentary/Education, 18 x 26 min
Dig em Up
Documentary/Education, 12 x 26 min
Interactive Kids
Interactive Digital Media, 24 x 10 min
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Hoodlum
PO Box 38
Paddington QLD 4064
PHONE +61 7 3367 2965
FAX +61 7 3367 1734
EMAIL info@hoodlum.com.au
www.hoodlum.com.au

An award-winning digital entertainment
company, Hoodlum produces drama and
documentary television and has been producing
unique multi-platform content and sponsor
integration since 1999. In 2008 Hoodlum was a
finalist in the Primetime Creative Arts Emmys,
a two-time International Emmy nominee and a
winner of two BAFTA Awards.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Drama, Interactive Digital Media

CO-PRODUCTIONS
We are interested in co-production opportunities.

CONTACT
Tracey Robertson, CEO
EMAIL tracey@hoodlum.com.au


Nathan Mayfield, Chief Creative Officer
    nathan@hoodlum.com.au
EMAIL


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Best contact is via email
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Hot Ham
Hotham Central, Great Alpine Road
Hotham Heights VIC 3741
PHONE +61 3 5759 3205
EMAIL info@hotham.tv
www.hotham.tv


Hot Ham Productions is not your typical soft          CO-PRODUCTIONS
production company. Hot Ham’s crew goes where         We are interested in co-production
mountain goats fear to tread, taking all the          opportunities.
equipment necessary for broadcast television –
including a portable satellite uplink that enables    CONTACT
‘live’ broadcasts to the world. If you want a tough   Mark Steven, Producer
production company that embraces adversity, you       MOBILE +61 419 204 629
have come to the right place.                         EMAIL marc@snowshow.tv


COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                    Marcus Lovett, Producer
Production, Live Media                                MOBILE+61 414 486 344
                                                      EMAIL marcus@hotham.tv
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Lifestyle, Interactive Digital Media                  CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                      Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Snowshow
Lifestyle, 22 x 22.5 min
Changing Habits
Lifestyle, 10 x 22.5 min
Gone TV
Lifestyle, 6 x 22.5 min
Life Amphibious
Documentary/Education, 1 x 56 min




                                                Snowshow                                     Life Amphibious
24 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



IFM World Releasing
Unit 2, 25 Second Street
Clayton VIC 3169
PHONE +61 3 9515 9249
FAX +61 3 9515 9248
EMAIL contcat@ifmfilm.com
www.ifmfilm.com

IFM Films specialises in production and            CO-PRODUCTIONS
distribution of a wide range of content (DVD and   We are interested in co-production
TV) for the international marketplace. Currently   opportunities.
has 125+ movies in the catalogue along with
over 500 hours of cooking and travel shows.        CONTACT
                                                   Anthony Lyons, VP International
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                 MOBILE +61 412 982 770
Acquisition, Distribution                          EMAIL tony@ifmfilm.com


GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                               Antony I. Ginnane, President
Drama, Feature, Lifestyle                              contact@ifmfilm.com
                                                   EMAIL


PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                               CONTACT AT MIPTV
Hobby Farm                                         Palais Booth 01.02 IFTA Stand
Feature, 90 min
Vigilante
Feature, 90 min
Out of the Blue
Documentary/Education, 94 x 26 min
Off the Vine
Documentary/Education, 39 x 26 min
Romper Stomper
Feature, 90 min
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International Film Group Pty Ltd
Level 3, 30 Bayswater Road
Potts Point NSW 2011
PHONE +61 2 9339 0300
EMAIL jhughes@infilmgroup.com
www.infilmgroup.com.au


International Film Group (IFG) is an Australian       CO-PRODUCTIONS
media and entertainment company specialising          We are interested in co-production
in finance, sales and executive production. IFG       opportunities.
specialises in the Asian market and is distributing
for a range of clients including Creative Farm,       CONTACT
Portman Film and TV, Target Entertainment, A-List,    Jennie Hughes, CEO
Screen Ventures, Flashback Entertainment and 60       MOBILE +61 409 004 834
Minutes produced by Nine Network. IFG has been        EMAIL jhughes@infilmgroup.com
appointed as the licensing and merchandising
agent in Australia for a number of key properties.    Sue Woollard, Head of Distribution
                                                      MOBILE +61 411 879 404
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                    EMAIL swoollard@infilmgroup.com
Acquisition, Distribution, Production, Finance
                                                      Bill Allan, UK Representative
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                  MOBILE +44 7795 455 972
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,         EMAIL bill.allan@btinternet.com
Drama, Feature, Lifestyle, Reality
                                                      Kim Muddle, Sales Executive
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                      kmuddle@infilmgroup.com
                                                      EMAIL

Big Fun Mega Happy Pet Land
Animation, 13 x 30 min                                CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                      Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
60 Minutes
1,200 hrs, each episode 50 min
Natural History Programming
Documentary/Education, 120 x 60 min
Acacia Catalogue
Lifestyle, 28 x 60 min


                                                                                  Big Fun Mega Happy Pet Land
26 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



Katalyst Interactive
Level 2, 5 Leigh Street
Adelaide SA 5000
PHONE +61 8 8410 4111
EMAIL info@katalyst.com.au
www.katalyst.com.au


Katalyst Interactive is a South Australian company
specialising in cross-platform production,
interactive strategy consultation and online media
solutions.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Interactive Digital Media

CO-PRODUCTIONS
We are interested in co-production opportunities.

CONTACT
Jason Sidoryn, Director
MOBILE +61 438 803 184
EMAIL jason@katalyst.com.au


Sandy Cameron, Interactive Producer
MOBILE +61 408 439 403
EMAIL sandy@katalyst.com.au


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
                                                                               AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 27



LIC Australia
5 Austral Street
Kogarah NSW 2217
PHONE +61 2 9588 1887
FAX +61 2 9588 3271




LIC is based in Sydney and Beijing. It is involved in   CONTACT
the distribution and production of documentaries.       Leland Ling, CEO
                                                        MOBILE +86 1380 111 4996
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                      EMAIL leland@lic-bcbc.com
Acquisition, Distribution, Production
                                                        Kiki Yu, Assistant to CEO
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                    MOBILE +86 1381 051 0659
                                                        EMAIL kiki@lic-bcbc.com
Documentary/Education

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                    CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                        Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
The Mystery of Remote Ancestors
Documentary/Education, 1 x 48 min
Puyi - The Last Emperor
Documentary/Education, 2 x 55 min
Beijing from the Air
Documentary/Education, 1 x 22 min

CO-PRODUCTIONS
We are interested in co-production opportunities.




                                                                                       Beijing from the Air
28 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



LICKs Productions
75 Greville Street
Prahran VIC 3181
PHONE +61 3 9533 6222
EMAIL hello@hellomusicland.com
www.hellomusicland.com


LICKs Productions is committed to children’s               CO-PRODUCTIONS
edu-tainment, having evolved from 20 years                 We are interested in co-production
of working in music education. With the launch             opportunities.
of Hello Music Land via live interactive cinema
with Village Cinemas, combining digital cinema             CONTACT
animation and live stage show into a new                   Karen Kim, Company Director
interactive format, LICKs Productions has captured         MOBILE +61 414 776 613
the imagination of audiences in Australia and              EMAIL hello@hellomusicland.com
overseas. We look forward to meeting potential
new partners at MIPTV for a range of exciting
                                                           CONTACT AT MIPTV
new projects in development.
                                                           Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Feature

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Live Interactive Cinema Show
Children’s, 75 min
Hello Music Land Adventures Series
Children’s, teaser 11 min




                       Hello Music Land Adventure Series                            Live Interactive Cinema Show
                                                                              AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 29



Limelight International Media Entertainment
3043/3 Parklands Boulevard
Brisbane QLD 4066
PHONE +61 402 462 033
EMAIL richard@limelightinternational.com
www.limelightinternational.com


Limelight International brings together the skills    CO-PRODUCTIONS
and knowledge of some of the most experienced         We are interested in co-production
filmmakers in the South Pacific, and is well on its   opportunities.
way to becoming a leader in Australian film and
television production. With a multitude of projects   CONTACT
currently in development, pre-production and          Richard Stewart, Managing Director
production, Limelight is committed to producing       MOBILE +61 402 462 033
high quality projects to be sold and screened         EMAIL richard@limelightinternational.com
around the world. Limelight actively seeks co-
productions and can also provide assistance with
                                                      CONTACT AT MIPTV
film financing.
                                                      Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Children’s, Drama, Feature

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
K9
Children’s, 26 x 24 min
Eights
Drama, 13 x 30 min
Placebo Effect
Drama
30 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



Magna Pacific
701 MacArthur Avenue Central
Eagle Farm QLD 4009
PHONE +61 7 3267 9888
FAX +61 7 3267 1116
EMAIL info@magnapacific.com.au
www.magnapacific.com.au

Magna Pacific is a leading distributor of children’s,
documentary, television and special interest
genres to the home entertainment markets in
Australia and New Zealand.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Distribution

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,
Drama, Feature, Lifestyle, Interactive Digital
Media, Reality

CONTACT
Jason Behan, Head of Acquisitions
MOBILE +61 423 040 790
EMAIL jason@magnapacific.com.au


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Available on mobile and email
                                                     AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 31



Marcom Projects Pty Ltd
Suite 4, 18 Brandl Street
Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113
PHONE +61 7 3340 8900
FAX +61 7 3340 8999
EMAIL christine@marcom.com.au
www.marcom.com.au

Marcom Projects is a leading non-theatrical
distributor throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Marcom sources programs world wide to support
school curricula and to complement our existing
catalogue. We acquire hardcopy and digital rights.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Distribution

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Interactive
Digital Media

CONTACT
Christine Nitz, General Manager
EMAIL christine@marcom.com.au


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
32 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
PO Box 1271
St Kilda South VIC 3182
PHONE +61 3 9527 8299
FAX +61 3 9527 8266
EMAIL michael.mcmahon@matchboxpictures.com
www.matchboxpictures.com

Matchbox Pictures is a TV and film production     CO-PRODUCTIONS
company established by five multi-award winning   We are interested in co-production
Australian producers specialising in high end     opportunities.
drama, comedy and factual content.
                                                  CONTACT
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                Michael McMahon, Producer
Production                                        MOBILE +61 412 338 937
                                                  EMAIL michael.mcmahon@
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                              matchboxpictures.com
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Drama,
Feature                                           Polly Staniford, Producer
                                                  EMAILPolly@bigandlittlefilms.com
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
War Crime Trials                                  CONTACT AT MIPTV
Documentary/Education, 6 x 55 min                 Screen Australia stand for messages

Parole
Drama, 13 x 52 min
The Straits
Drama, 6 x 52 min
Leaky Boat
Documentary/Education, 2 x 52 min
The Next Nicole
Documentary/Education, 6 x 25 min




                                                                               The Straits
                                                                               AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 33



Network Ten
1 Saunders Street
Pyrmont NSW 2009
PHONE +61 2 9650 1010
FAX +61 2 9650 1111
EMAIL bmarques@networkten.com.au
www.ten.com.au

Network Ten is one of Australia’s three national      CONTACT
commercial television stations in each of the         David Mott, Chief Programming Officer
country’s five mainland capital cities with a firm    EMAIL bmarques@networkten.com.au
focus on viewers aged 18-49. Network Ten listed
on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1998 and          Beverley McGarvey, Network Head of
today employs approximately 1,000 people. The         Programming
Network is the home of Australian shows as            EMAIL bmarques@networkten.com.au
diverse as So You Think You Can Dance Australia,
Rove, MasterChef Australia, Bondi Rescue,             Stephanie Neville, European
Australian Idol, Neighbours, The Biggest Loser        Representative
and 9am with David and Kim.                           EMAIL neville.int@easynet.co.uk


COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Production, Programming

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Children’s, Drama, Interactive Digital Media, Light
Entertainment, Series, HD, TV Game Shows, Music

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
So You Think You Can Dance Australia
Series
Bondi Rescue
Series




                                       Bondi Rescue                       So You Think You Can Dance Australia
34 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



New Holland Pictures
9 Jalanga Street
Belmont QLD 4153
PHONE +61 7 3348 8799
FAX +61 7 3348 8051
EMAIL mark@newhollandpictures.com.au
www.newhollandpictures.com.au

New Holland Pictures is an international film and      Bikini Dawn – Mobile Content
television production company with its heart and       10 x 4 min
soul anchored in Australian–New Zealand psyche
and cultures, and its eye on the global horizon.       CO-PRODUCTIONS
The company is being built on creative ideas and       We are interested in co-production
strategic thinking ... epitomised by recent film       opportunities.
projects Unfinished Sky, At World’s End and The
Truth About Men.                                       CONTACT
                                                       Mark Overett, Producer
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                     MOBILE +61 488 710 966
Production                                             EMAIL mark@newhollandpictures.com.au


GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                   CONTACT AT MIPTV
Children’s, Documentary/Education, Drama,              Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Feature, Lifestyle, Reality, Mobile Content

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Eternally Ours – The Reunion of The Saints
Documentary/Education, 60 min
Awakening the Spirits
Documentary/Education, 60 min
Strangerland
Feature, 95 min
Little Heroes
Children’s, 13 x 30 min




                               Awakening the Spirits                                          Strangerland
                                                                           AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 35



Notice Corp.
2/158 Ramsgate Avenue
Bondi NSW 2026
PHONE +61 403 887 443
EMAIL et@noticecorp.com
www.noticecorp.com


NOTICE CORP. is a collective of creative problem-   Lifestyle
solvers with hubs in Sydney and New York. We        CO-PRODUCTIONS
are here to unleash the power of ideas, manifest    We are interested in co-production
memorable brand moments and experiences             opportunities.
and get you ... noticed. We operate in four work
zones:                                              CONTACT
01. Advertising & Design                            Eran Thomson, Creative Director
02. Entertainment                                   EMAIL et@noticecorp.com
03. Brand & Product Innovation
04. Information & Inspiration
                                                    CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                    Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production, Development of Original
Programming

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Documentary/Education, Drama, Feature,
Lifestyle, Interactive Digital Media, Reality

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
C & Borracho Stay Up Late
Pilot: 18min, Screener: 3 min
The Pawn
Interactive Digital Media
Spice
Reality
Drops


                        C & Borracho Stay Up Late                                                Spice
36 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



Ovation Management
Unit 9, 112–188 Talavera Road
North Ryde NSW 2113
PHONE +61 2 8879 7010
FAX +61 2 8879 7099
EMAIL jgent@inent.com.au
www.ovationchannel.com.au

Ovation is Australia’s only arts and entertainment            CO-PRODUCTIONS
channel, broadcasting nationally on FOXTEL,                   We are interested in co-production
AUSTAR, Optus TV and SelecTV. Its programs                    opportunities.
encompass a wide variety of arts-related genres
both acquired and produced in-house. Ovation                  CONTACT
also has its own DVD label, a unique collection               Jackie Gent, Acquisitions and
of titles acquired especially for Ovation viewers,            Programming Manager
which is distributed by its sister company DV1.               MOBILE +61 402 009 095
                                                              EMAIL jgent@inent.com.au
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Distribution, Production                         CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                              Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Documentary/Education, Drama, Feature, Variety,
Arts and Music

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Up Close and Personal Series
Talk Show, 10 x 60 min
Lorna Luft: Live in Oz
Music, 30 min




                               Up Close and Personal Series                                   Lorna Luft: Live in Oz
                                                                             AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 37



Purple Pictures
Unit 45, 6 Herbert Street
St Leonards NSW 2065
PHONE +61 2 9460 7990
FAX +61 2 9460 7991
EMAIL jgalyer@purplepictures.com.au
www.purplepictures.com.au

Purple Pictures is a boutique documentary             CO-PRODUCTIONS
production company, run by award-winning              We are interested in co-production
filmmaker and journalist Carmel Travers. Recent       opportunities.
productions include Refugee Like Me (ABC), Truth,
Lies and Intelligence (SBS), and the series Not       CONTACT
All Tea and Scones (ABC). Carmel was founder          Carmel Travers, Producer
and producer of production companies Beyond           MOBILE +61 418 407 946
International and Energee Entertainment, and          EMAIL ctravers@purplepictures.com.au
a former Head of News and Current Affairs at
Australia’s Network Ten.
                                                      CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                      Verve Entertainment International
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Documentary/Education

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Thukeri
Documentary/Education, 1 x 52 min
Great Innovations of the 20th Century
Documentary/Education, 13 x 26 min
The Science of Survival
Documentary/Education, 3 x 52 min




                            The Science of Survival                                              Thukeri
38 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



SBS Content Sales
14 Herbert Street
Artarmon NSW 2064
PHONE +61 2 9430 3240
FAX +61 2 9906 4797
EMAIL kristin.burgham@sbs.com.au
www.sbs.com.au

SBS Content Sales markets and distributes the         Food Safari Series 3
SBS catalogue of programs and formats both in         Lifestyle, 9 x 30 min
Australia and internationally. SBS Content Sales      Carla Cametti PD
has content available to license across a number      Drama, 6 x 52 min
of platforms worldwide. Our primary promotional
tool for sales into the international market is our   CONTACT
catalogue, available online. We attend major
                                                      Kristin Burgham, Manager,
content markets worldwide, and have a booth at
                                                      SBS Content Sales
both MIPCOM and MIPTV.
                                                      MOBILE +61 400 458 995
                                                      EMAIL kristin.burgham@sbs.com.au
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Acquisition, Distribution                             Sharon Ramsay-Luck,
                                                      National Manager,
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                  SBS Content Sales & Distribution
Animation, Documentary/Education, Drama,              MOBILE +61 417 451 295
Feature, Lifestyle, Variety                           EMAIL sharon.ramsay-luck@sbs.com.au


PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                  CONTACT AT MIPTV
First Australians                                     Stand 04.36
Documentary/Education, 1 x 70 min, 6 x 52 min
The Nest
Documentary/Education, 6 x 52 min
The Miscreants
Documentary/Education, 1 x 90 min




                               First Australians                                         Carla Cametti PD
                                                                             AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 39



Screen Australia
Level 4, 150 William Street
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
PHONE +61 2 8113 5800
FAX +61 2 9357 3737
EMAIL info@screenaustralia.gov.au
www.screenaustralia.gov.au

Screen Australia is the Australian Government’s      GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
screen support agency, replacing the Australian      Animation, Children’s, Documentary/
Film Commission, Film Finance Corporation and        Education, Drama, Feature, Interactive
Film Australia.                                      Digital Media
Our goal is to develop, produce and promote
diverse Australian programs, and to support the      CONTACT
development of the Australian screen production      Frances Leadbeter
industry, so that Australian screen content is       Manager, Marketing
accessible nationally and internationally.
We also administer the Australian Government’s       Mike Cowap
Producer Offset incentive and Australia’s Official   Development Manager, Innovation
Co-production Program.
                                                     Sally Browning
The Screen Australia stand at MIPTV is managed
                                                     Senior Investment Manager,
by the agency’s Marketing Branch. It provides
                                                     Feature, Television Drama, Children’s
a base for Australians attending the market,
                                                     Series
offering a message service, meeting spaces and
other support services.
                                                     CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                     Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Government
40 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



Screenrights
Level 3, 156 Military Road
Neutral Bay NSW 2089
PHONE +61 2 9904 0133
FAX +61 2 9904 0498
EMAIL maha@screenrights.org
www.screenrights.org

Screenrights distributes more than $20 million a
year in Australian and New Zealand educational
copying and re-transmission royalties. Our
international service is one of the most cost
effective in international collections, with an 11
per cent administration fee for royalty collections
from Europe, the United States, Canada and
Latin America. Screenrights International Rights
Manager Maha Ismail will be available to meet
with rightsholders in film and television at MIPTV.

COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Audio-Visual Copyright Society

CONTACT
Maha Ismail, International Rights Manager
MOBILE +61 404 656 969
EMAIL maha@screenrights.org


CONTACT AT MIPTV
Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
                                                                         AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 41



Screentime Pty Ltd
108 Alexander Street
Crows Nest NSW 2065
PHONE +61 2 9439 4911
FAX +61 2 9439 4922
EMAIL reception@screentime.com.au
www.screentime.com.au

Screentime is a specialist television and new     CONTACT
media production company operating in             Des Monaghan, Executive Director
Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the UK. The   MOBILE +61 410 300 456
company produces drama, reality, infotainment,    EMAIL monaghan@screentime.com.au
entertainment, game shows, documentaries and
children’s television. Our programs and formats   Bob Campbell, Executive Director
are seen and produced throughout the world.       MOBILE +61 419 989 837
                                                  EMAIL bobc@screentime.com.au
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production                                        Karen Willing, Head of Development
                                                  Non Fiction
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                              MOBILE +61 418 114 084
                                                  EMAIL karen.willing@screentime.com.au
Drama, Lifestyle, Reality

                                                  Greg Haddrick, Head of Drama
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
                                                  MOBILE +61 413 745 045
Underbelly I & II                                 EMAIL greg@screentime.com.au
Drama, 26 x 60 min
False Witness aka The Diplomat                    CONTACT AT MIPTV
Drama, 2 x 90 min                                 Des Monaghan +61 410 300 456
                                                  Bob Campbell +61 419 989 837




                            False WItness                                                 Underbelly
42 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



Silver Bullet Films
65 Hume Street
Crows Nest NSW 2065
PHONE +61 2 9016 7164
FAX +61 2 9016 7165
EMAIL silverbulletfilms@mac.com
www.silverbulletfilms.com

Silver Bullet Films was formed in 2004 by director    CO-PRODUCTIONS
Alexander Herget and writer Anne Mason in             We are interested in co-production
Sydney, Australia. Silver Bullet Films aim to         opportunities.
produce independent television and film content
that challenges the international market. It is the   CONTACT
company’s main aim to establish itself as a main      Alexander Herget, Director
contender in the film and television industry and     MOBILE +49 1713 835 694
form lasting and profitable relationships with        EMAIL silverbulletfilms@mac.com
investors, distributors and clients.
                                                      Anne Mason, Producer
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                    MOBILE +61 450 686 924
Production                                            EMAIL acmason@mac.com


GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                  CONTACT AT MIPTV
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,         Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Drama, Feature, Reality

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
Gamble P.I.
Reality, 8 x 30 min
A Bogan Goes Abroad
Reality, 26 x 30 min
Nate Landis
Drama, 8 x 60 min
The Flumpies
Children’s, 26 x 12 min



                           Nate Landis                 Gamble P.I.                      A Bogan Goes Abroad
                                                                               AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 43



Southern Star International
Level 10, 8 West Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
PHONE +61 2 9202 8555
FAX +61 2 9956 6918
EMAIL pprice@sstar.com.au
www.southernstargroup.com

Southern Star International is a global,             Bed of Roses
independent distributor currently ranked the         Drama, 8 x 60 min
sixth largest distributor of English language film   Hi-5
and television programming (outside of the           Children’s, 45 x 30 min
Hollywood Studios) in the world. From offices in
Sydney, London and Paris this highly experienced     CONTACT
sales team sell programming into over 200            Catherine Payne, Chief Executive
countries as well as actively pursuing acquisition   EMAIL cpayne@sstar.com.au
opportunities. The team combines a wealth of
marketing, broadcast, feature film and advertising   Alison Baker, Director of Sales
sales experience.                                    EMAILabaker@sstar.com.au

COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                   Kirsten Cargill, Senior Sales Executive
Distribution, Production                             EMAIL kcargill@sstar.com.au

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                 Daniel Edwards, Sales Executive
Animation, Children’s, Documentary/Education,            dedwards@sstar.com.au
                                                     EMAIL
Drama, Lifestyle, Reality
                                                     CONTACT AT MIPTV
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                                 H4.12
Tangle
Drama, 10 x 60 min
Rush
Drama, 22 x 60 min
All Saints
Drama, 40 x 60 min




                                                                                                     Rush
    44 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009



    Verve Entertainment International
    Level 5, Building 61, Fox Studios Australia,
    38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park NSW 2021
    PHONE +61 2 8353 2572
    FAX +61 2 8353 2466
    EMAIL info@verveentertainment.com
    www.verveentertainment.com

    VERVE (noun): ‘Energy and enthusiasm in             CONTACT
    the expression of ideas, especially in artistic     Victoria Baldock, Director
    performance or composition. Vitality. Liveliness.   MOBILE +61 419 680 593
    Intuitive’. Verve Entertainment International       EMAIL victoria@verveentertainment.com
    is proud to represent a diverse catalogue
    of independent productions from around the          Emma McCallum, International Sales
    globe. Popular factual, comedy, observational       Manager
    documentaries, drama, light entertainment, and      MOBILE +61 420 840 550
    anything a little left of centre. Contemporary      EMAIL emma@verveentertainment.com
    entertainment with Verve!
                                                        Michelle Maio, Distribution Manager
    COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                  MOBILE+61 422 966 138
    Distribution                                        EMAIL michelle@verveentertainment.com


    GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                David Dombroski, Distribution Executive
    Popular Factual, Comedy, OB Docs, Drama, Light      MOBILE +61 2 8353 2572
                                                        EMAIL david@verveentertainment.com
    Entertainment

                                                        Shelley Pedersen, Distribution Executive
    PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
                                                        MOBILE +61 2 8353 2572
    MVP                                                 EMAIL shelley@verveentertainment.com
    Drama, 23 x 60 min
    The Big Stuff                                       CONTACT AT MIPTV
    Popular Factual, 10 x 60 min                        Verve Entertainment Stand 20.14
    Escape                                              Phone: +33 4 9299 8149
    Travel/Lifestyle, 11 x 30 min




                                          Escape                                                   MVP

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                                                                            AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 45



The Wiggles
Sky City, 2/18 Lexington Drive
or PO Box 7873, Norwest
Baulkham Hills NSW 2153
PHONE +61 2 9839 3392 FAX +61 2 9839 3399
EMAIL mike@thewiggles.com.au
www.thewiggles.com.au

Celebrating their 18th year in 2009, The Wiggles    CONTACT
are world-leading children’s entertainers, having   Mike Conway, Managing Director
sold 23 million DVDs and 5 million CDs worldwide    MOBILE +61 414 191 005
and being broadcast in more than 100 countries.     EMAIL mike@thewiggles.com.au
Following the international success of The
Wiggles and the Dorothy the Dinosaur show in        Paul Field, Managing Director –
the broadcast and touring markets, The Wiggles      The Wiggles Productions
Production Company have now ventured into           MOBILE +61 418 602 654
an exciting and innovative territory and created    EMAIL paul@thewiggles.com.au
a brand new television series. The Kingdom of
Paramithi.                                          Sigi Damboeck, Manager International
                                                    Business Development
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                  MOBILE +61 437 478 323
Production                                          EMAIL sigi@thewiggles.com.au


GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                CONTACT AT MIPTV
Animation, Children’s                               ABC stand and Screen Australia stand

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
The Kingdom of Paramithi
Children’s, 30 x 30 min
Dorothy the Dinosaur
Children’s, 52 x 7 min
Wiggle and Learn
Children’s, 26 x 22 min
Baby Antonio’s Circus
Children’s, 39 x 3 min


                          Baby Antonio’s Circus                                 The Kingdom of Paramithi
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World Wide Entertainment
16 James Street
Geelong VIC 3220
PHONE +61 3 5225 5400
FAX +61 3 5221 3701
EMAIL wwent@wwent.net
www.wwent.net

World Wide Entertainment is a group of 35 fun,       CONTACT
genuine, dedicated and visionary team members        Jason Thompson, COO
who collaborate to produce the greatest selection    EMAIL jason@wwent.net
of content for you. We can offer you broadcast,
web, in-flight, DVD, IPTV, VOD, mobile, customised   Kylie Seaman, Head of Acquisitions &
productions and digital signage content options.     International Business Manager
                                                     EMAIL kylie@wwent.net
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Distribution, Production                             Carolyn Rainey, Senior Company
                                                     Executive & International Business
GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                                 Manager
                                                     EMAIL carolyn@wwent.net
Children’s, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Weird &
Wacky, Biographies, Environment & Space
                                                     Samuel Thompson, International
                                                     Business Manager
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
                                                     EMAIL sam@wwent.net
Hero to Zero
26 x 30 min                                          CONTACT AT MIPTV
Heath Ledger: ‘A Tribute’ – an unauthorized story    Stand 08.37
on Heath Ledger
60 min
Globetrotting
13 x 30 min
Fashion Memoir
26 x 30 min
Why, What, Where?
Children’s, 13 x 30 min
                                                                           AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 47



WTFN Entertainment
210 Riversdale Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
PHONE +61 3 9810 7111
EMAIL info@wtfn.com.au
www.wtfn.com.au


Since 2001 the clever team at WTFN has been        CO-PRODUCTIONS
creating and producing original programming        We are interested in co-production
for both local and international broadcasters.     opportunities.
We are an independent group, working with all
three Australian networks developing factual and   CONTACT
lifestyle content.                                 Lauren Sidler, International Marketing
                                                   and Distribution
COMPANY ACTIVITIES                                 MOBILE +41 78 914 1470
Acquisition, Distribution, Production              EMAIL lsidler@wtfn.com.au


GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS                               Daryl Talbot, Managing Director
Documentary/Education, Lifestyle, Reality,         EMAILdtalbot@wtfn.com.au
Factual, Formats, Gameshow
                                                   Steve Oemcke, Head of Production
PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS                               EMAILsoemcke@wtfn.com.au
Bondi Vet
14 x 30 min                                        CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                   Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
Shopping for Love
Reality, 20 x 30 min
Mercurio’s Menu
Lifestyle, 26 x 30 min
Fast Food
30 min
Sudden Impact
80 x 30 min




                                                                                        Bondi Vet
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ZONE4 Digital Media
PO Box 2106
Milton QLD 4065
PHONE +61 412 911 276
EMAIL thom@zone4.com.au
www.zone4.com.au


Established in 1999 ZONE4 is a creative media        CO-PRODUCTIONS
producer combining communication platforms           We are interested in co-production
(video, web, email, mobile, print, outdoor, viral,   opportunities.
games) to create unique online story experiences.
The projects are designed to connect with users
in a new way. Thom Saunders, Director of ZONE4,
                                                     CONTACT
                                                     Thom Saunders, Director
also co-founded and was Design and Technical
                                                     MOBILE +61 412 911 276
Director of Hoodlum Active. He is credited with
                                                     EMAIL thom@zone4.com.au
the role of executive producer on: PS Trixi,
Emmerdale Online Channel, Spooks Interactive
and Find815 (LOST).                                  CONTACT AT MIPTV
                                                     Screen Australia stand 04.36–06.37
COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Production

GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
Drama, Interactive Digital Media

PROGRAMS OR PROJECTS
SemiDetached
Interactive Digital Media
Reconnaissance
Interactive Digital Media
GuHE:)
Interactive Digital Media
NightPacker
Interactive Digital Media


                                                                                          SemiDetached
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                                        COMPANY               ACQUISITION   DISTRIBUTION   PRODUCTION   GOVERNMENT   OTHER
INDEX BY COMPANY ACTIVITY




                            ABC Commercial                        •              •           • c                      •
                            activeTV                              •                          • c
                            Angela Walsh Productions                                         • c
                            Aust Children’s Television Fund                      •               c
                            Australian Film Institute                                                                 •
                            Beyond Distribution                   •              •           • c                      •
                            Blue Rocket Productions                                          • c
                            Burberry Productions                                             • c                      •
                            Chaotic Pictures                                                 • c                      •
                            The Digital Project Factory                                      • c                      •
                            Essential Media                                                  •
                            Ettamogah Entertainment               •
                            EXERO HDTV                                           •           •
                            The Feds Australia                                               • c                      •
                            FESTCOM                               •              •           • c                      •
                            Film Victoria                                                                   •
                            Galloping Films                       •              •           • c
                            Great Western Entertainment                                      • c
                            GUNG HO Productions                                              • c                      •
                            Heydon FIlms                                                     • c
                            Hoodlum                                                          • c
                            Hot Ham                                                          • c                      •
                            IFM World Releasing                   •              •               c
                            International Film Group              •              •           • c                      •
                                                                                      AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 51




              COMPANY         ACQUISITION     DISTRIBUTION    PRODUCTION     GOVERNMENT         OTHER




                                                                                                             INDEX BY COMPANY ACTIVITY
Katalyst Interactive                                             • c
LIC Australia                     •                •             • c
LICKs Productions                                                • c
Limelight International                                          • c
Magna Pacific                     •                •
Marcom Projects                   •                •
Matchbox Pictures                                                • c
Network Ten                       •                              •                                •
New Holland Pictures                                             • c
Notice Corp                                                      • c
Ovation Management                •                •             • c                              •
Purple Pictures                                                  • c
SBS Content Sales                 •                •
Screen Australia                                                                  •
Screenrights                                                                                      •
Screentime                                                       •
Silver Bullet Films                                              • c
Southern Star International                        •             •
Verve Entertainment                                •
The Wiggles                                                      •
World Wide Entertainment                           •             •
WTFN Entertainment                •                •             • c
ZONE4 Digital Media                                              • c

                                       Note: c indicates company is interested co-production opportunities
    52 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009




                                           COMPANY             ANIMATION   CHILDREN’S   DOCO/EDU   DRAMA   FEATURE   LIFESTYLE   DIGITAL   REALITY   VARIETY   OTHER

                                ABC Commercial                    •            •           •        •                   •          •
INDEX BY GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS




                                activeTV                                       •                                        •                    •         •        •
                                Angela Walsh Productions          •                        •        •        •
                                Aus Children’s TV Foundation      •            •           •
                                Australian Film Institute
                                Beyond Distribution               •            •           •        •        •          •                    •         •        •
                                Blue Rocket Productions           •            •                                                   •
                                Burberry Productions              •            •                    •        •
                                Chaotic Pictures                               •           •        •        •                               •
                                The Digital Project Factory                    •                    •                              •
                                Essential Media                                            •        •                   •
                                Ettamogah Entertainment           •            •                             •
                                EXERO HDTV                                                 •                            •                              •
                                The Feds Australia                •            •           •                            •          •         •                  •
                                FESTCOM                                        •           •                            •                    •         •
                                Film Victoria                                                                                                                   •
                                Galloping Films                   •                        •                 •
                                Great Western                                  •           •        •
                                Entertainment
                                GUNG HO Productions               •            •                    •        •
                                Heydon Films                                   •           •        •                   •          •         •
                                Hoodlum                                                             •                              •
                                Hot Ham                                                                                 •          •
                                IFM World Releasing                                                 •        •          •
                                International Film Group          •            •           •        •        •          •                    •
                                                                                                              AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 53




          COMPANY             ANIMATION   CHILDREN’S   DOCO/EDU   DRAMA   FEATURE   LIFESTYLE   DIGITAL   REALITY   VARIETY   OTHER

Katalyst Interactive                                                                              •




                                                                                                                                      INDEX BY GENRE OF PRODUCTIONS
LIC Australia                                             •
LICKs Productions                •            •                             •
Limelight International                       •                    •        •
Magna Pacific                    •            •           •        •        •          •          •         •
Marcom Projects                               •           •                                       •
Matchbox Pictures                             •           •        •        •
Network Ten                                   •                    •                              •                            •
New Holland Pictures                          •           •        •        •          •                    •                  •
Notice Corp                                               •        •        •          •          •         •
Ovation Management                                        •        •        •                                         •        •
Purple Pictures                                           •
SBS Content Sales                •                        •        •        •          •                              •
Screen Australia                 •            •           •        •        •                     •
Screenrights                                                                                                                   •
Screentime                                                         •                   •                    •
Silver Bullet Films              •            •           •        •        •                               •
Southern Star International      •            •           •        •                   •                    •
Verve Entertainment                                                                                                            •
The Wiggles                      •            •
World Wide Entertainment                      •                                        •                                       •
WTFN Entertainment                                        •                            •                    •                  •
ZONE4 Digital Media                                                •                              •
     54 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009




                                           NAME                        COMPANY               PAGE
                                  Allan, Bill          International Film Group              25
                                  Alperin, Carlos      Galloping Films                       18
                                  Baker, Alison        Southern Star International           43
INDEX BY COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE




                                  Baldock, Victoria    Verve Entertainment International     44
                                  Barron, Paul         Great Western Entertainment           19
                                  Behan, Jason         Magna Pacific                         30
                                  Body, Yvonne         Beyond Distribution                   7
                                  Borglund, Mikael     Beyond Distribution                   7
                                  Bullock, Troy        Galloping Films                       18
                                  Burgham, Kristin     SBS Content Sales                     38
                                  Burnett, Ewan        Burberry Productions                  9
                                  Cameron, Sandy       Katalyst Interactive                  26
                                  Campbell, Bob        Screentime                            41
                                  Cargill, Kirsten     Southern Star International           43
                                  Collie, Ian          Essential Media and Entertainment     12
                                  Conway, Mike         The Wiggles                           45
                                  Cowap, Mike          Screen Australia                      39
                                  Crago, Fiona         Beyond Distribution                   7
                                  Crompton, Sky        GUNG HO Productions                   20
                                  Cullen, Annette      Ettamogah Entertainment               13
                                  Dacey, Karen         ABC Commercial                        2
                                  Damboeck, Sigi       The Wiggles                           45
                                  Di Vito, Roberta     Australian Children’s TV Foundation   5
                                  Dombroski, David     Verve Entertainment International     44
                                  Dunlop, Gai          FESTCOM                               16
                                  Edwards, Daniel      Southern Star International           43
                                  Field, Paul          The Wiggles                           45
                                  Gadney, Guy          The Digital Project Factory           11
                                  Gent, Jackie         Ovation Management                    36
                                  Ginnane, Antony I.   IFM World Releasing                   24
                                  Gray, Lisa           The Feds Australia                    15
                                  Gurney, David        Blue Rocket Productions               8
                                  Haddrick, Greg       Screentime                            41
                                  Hegarty, Tim         Australian Children’s TV Foundation   5
                                                               AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009 55




        NAME                          COMPANY             PAGE
Herget, Alexander     Silver Bullet Films                 42
Heydon, Nick          Heydon Films                        21
Hilton, Chris         Essential Media and Entertainment   12




                                                                                     INDEX BY COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE
Holt, Sam             Heydon Films                        21
Hughes, Jennie        International Film Group            25
Hughes, Jennifer      Australia Film Institute            6
Ismail, Maha          Screenrights                        40
Kanna-Konsek, Munia   Beyond Distribution                 7
Kim, Karen            LICKs Productions                   28
Lawley, Natalie       ABC Commercial                      2
Leadbeter, Frances    Screen Australia                    39
Ling, Leland          LIC Australia                       27
Lovett, Marcus        Hot Ham                             23
Lyons, Anthony        IFM World Releasing                 24
Maio, Michelle        Verve Entertainment International   44
Mason, Anne           Silver Bullet Films                 42
Mayfield, Nathan      Hoodlum                             22
McCallum, Emma        Verve Entertainment International   44
McGarvey, Beverley    Network Ten                         33
McGrath, Anne         ABC Commercial                      2
McMahon, Michael      Matchbox Pictures                   32
McMillan, Katherine   ABC Commercial                      2
Metaxas, Kostas       EXERO HDTV                          14
Monaghan, Des         Screentime                          41
Mott, David           Network Ten                         33
Muddle, Kim           International Film Group            25
Neville, Stephanie    Network Ten                         33
Nitz, Christine       Marcom Projects                     31
O’Brien, Leigh        Ettamogah Entertainment             13
Oemcke, Steve         WTFN Entertainment                  47
Overett, Mark         New Holland Pictures                34
Payne, Catherine      Southern Star International         43
Pedersen, Shelley     Verve Entertainment International   44
     56 AUSTRALIANS AT MIPTV 2009




                                             NAME                       COMPANY    PAGE
                                  Peppard, Amanda       activeTV                   3
                                  Rainey, Carolyn       World Wide Entertainment   46
                                  Ramsay-Luck, Sharon   SBS Content Sales          38
INDEX BY COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE




                                  Robertson, Tracey     Hoodlum                    22
                                  Sainders, THom        ZONE4 Digital Media        48
                                  Seaman, Kylie         World Wide Entertainment   46
                                  Shaunessy, Lisa       Chaotic Pictures           10
                                  Sidler, Lauren        WTFN Entertainment         47
                                  Sidoryn, Jason        Katalyst Interactive       26
                                  Staniford, Polly      Matchbox Pictures          32
                                  Steven, Mark          Hot Ham                    23
                                  Stewart, Richard      Limelight International    29
                                  Talbot, Daryl         WTFN Entertainment         47
                                  Thompson, Jason       World Wide Entertainment   46
                                  Thompson, Samuel      World Wide Entertainment   46
                                  Thomson, Eran         Notice Corp.               35
                                  Tosi, Jenni           Film Victoria              17
                                  Travers, Carmel       Purple Pictures            37
                                  Trewhella, Damian     Australia Film Institute   6
                                  Walsh, Angela         Angela Walsh Productions   4
                                  Willing, Karen        Screentime                 41
                                  Woollard, Sue         International Film Group   25
                                  Yu, Kiki              LIC Australia              27
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