'Australia Production Is Robust and Evolving

Robust and Evolving

Australia’s screen

production industry enjoyed all-time record levels of spending in the 2021-2022 period to June

There was

increasing spend on locally-produced scripted content as international streamers invested in Australian drama, but a

The annual

“Drama Report,” published Thursday by Screen Australia, showed a record A$1

51 billion spent

on Australian titles and a A$777 million on foreign productions

The increase

was driven by a record spend on Australian theatrical features (A$786 million up from A$495

Spending on

Australian subscription TV and SVOD content tripled compared with 2020-21, in terms of number of

Spending on

free-to-air (FTA) TV and broadcaster -led VOD and children’s drama also increased from last

“It is

amazing to see that international companies can see the potential of Australian content,” Screen Australia

“Heartbreak High”

the retread of an ancient Australian TV property has been an audience success for Netflix

In 2021-2022,

total spend on Australian theatrical feature films reached a record A$786 million — an increase of 59%

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