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Acorn TV & All3Media team for Aussie drama

Acorn Media Enterprises (AME) has partnered with All3Media International to distribute ABC Australia six-part drama Mystery Road.

AME has secured rights to Mystery Road in North America and will have available secondary rights in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Mystery Road will make its North American premiere on Acorn TV, AME’s streaming service to distribute British and international drama to the US. It will premiere in August.

All3media has profiled the series with an extensive calendar of festival screenings, including upcoming screenings at Denver’s SeriesFest, the Munich Film Festival, and Saint-Tropez Film Festival. Previous screenings were held at the BANFF World Media Festival ‘Master Class Series’, MIP-TV and Series Mania.

Directed by Rachel Perkins, Mystery Road is produced by David Jowsey and Greer Simpkin, alongside executive producers Sally Riley and Ivan Sen.

It is a Bunya Production for ABC, Australia in association with All3media International with funding from Screen Australia’s Indigenous department, Screenwest and Lotterywest.

Shane Murphy, MD at AME, said: “Acorn Media Enterprises and Acorn TV are thrilled to partner again with our friends at All3media International on another high-quality international production.

“With its remote landscape, intriguing mystery and award-winning cast led by Aaron Pedersen and Judy Davis, Mystery Road is right in line with the first-rate international dramas we’re bringing to our subscribers every month.”

Louise Pedersen CEO at All3media, added: “We would like to thank Acorn TV/AME for their long-standing commitment to securing the very best television from around the world for their viewers.

Mystery Road is a beautifully crafted television series which has just launched to widespread acclaim and ratings success in Australia. We are delighted by the great response from our clients around the world and will be announcing more launches in the coming months.”