SBS 2024

New series funding announced by Screen Australia include

Our Medicine :

A 6 x 30-minute documentary series for NITV following First Nations professionals working on the medical front-line as they try to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and communities. The series examines how these professionals navigate the medical system with their culture and identity at the forefront and look at the strategies necessary to close the unacceptable gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous health outcomes. Attached is series director Kimberley Benjamin (Family Rules), co-director Karla Hart (Yokayi Footy , Family Rules) and post director Jeremy Thomson, with Karla Hart and Sam Bodhi Field of Our Law producing. It has received major production investment from NITV with support from Screenwest, Lotterywest and the WA Regional Screen Fund.

The Jury Project :

From Northern Pictures, The Jury Project is a four-part series for SBS that puts the jury system on trial and explores the challenges and intricacies of the justice system. The Jury Project is directed by Tosca Looby and executive produced by Karina Holden, whose credits include Asking For It and See What You Made Me Do. It has received major production investment from SBS.

“Our audiences love historical dramas with a thrilling edge and we are sure they will be seduced by the impressive scale of the production, evocative setting of wartime Switzerland and the thrilling tale of espionage that unfolds,” said Haidee Ireland, channel manager for SBS On Demand and SBS World Movies.

SBS has taken Marlon Brando: In Paradise (1×52’, ZDF/Arte), The Exiles: Secretly Deported (2×48’), and Music Voyager (60×30’), all for the pubcaster’s daytime slots.

SBS Viceland bought sex and relationships series F*ck Berlin (4×30’), while SBS Food acquired Paula McIntyre’s Hamely Kitchen (16×30’), and Taiwan Bites (8×42’).

SBS Food has already shown Hamely Kitchen and Taiwan Bites.

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