House Husbands

Sony acquires Code prodco Playmaker

Sony Pictures Television has acquired Australian drama producer Playmaker Media, which is behind series including House Husbands, Love Child and The Code. The deal, financial terms of which were not released, means Sony Corp.-owned SPT will now distribute Playmaker’s programming internationally. Formed in 2009 by producers David Taylor and David Maher, Playmaker has quickly established […]

Australia and NZ take a seat at the drama table

Producers in Australia and New Zealand are creating a new wave of international-friendly scripted series for their distribution partners to take to market, but the popularity and lower cost of formats and reality shows poses a threat to the sector, report Dan Barrett and Stewart Clarke. Expectation. Its shadow carries considerable weight across Australia and […]