Lingo Pictures


Production begins on SBS Australia’s female boxing drama

The Ropes, a four-part drama for Australian broadcaster SBS, has gone into production today (May 21) in Sydney’s western suburbs. Produced by Lingo Pictures, The Ropes follows the story of aspiring Iraqi-Australian female boxing trainer Amirah Al-Amir who dreams of transforming the prospects for women’s boxing. The show features Australian acting legend Jack Thompson alongside […]

Matchbox’s Bowden, ex-Fremantle exec form Lingo

The founder of Matchbox Pictures and a former FremantleMedia Australia creative director have created a Sydney-based production company, Lingo Pictures. Helen Bowden, who was NBCUniversal-owned Matchbox’s managing director, and Jason Stephens have partnered to create the firm, which will produce scripted and unscripted content for the international and Australian markets. Bowden counts ABC drama The […]