2020-2021 ONLINE development
CURRY ME HOME
Curry Me Home Web Series Pty Ltd
Genre Comedy, Romantic comedy
Writers Floyd Alexander-Hunt, Noah Vaz
Producer China White
Script Editor Adele Vuko
Synopsis Interracial millennial couple, Emily and Anand, are forced to move in with his eccentric Indian family and struggle to make their new life work under one roof.
StudioBento Pty Ltd
Genre VR, Drama, Mystery
Writer/Director Anna Brady
Producer Lester Francois
Synopsis In the style of German Expressionism, Remembrance is an interactive VR experience where the user explores the memories of a shell-shocked World War I veteran, in a quest to find the source of his repressed trauma.
West Street Sports Pty Ltd
Genre Comedy, Drama, Horror
Director Liam Fitzgibbon
Writers Patrick Durnan Silva, Honor Wolff
Executive Producer Jono Mastrippolito
Synopsis A sexy 90s sitcom-set comedy, centered around the dysfunctional Funkles family, as they navigate the horrors of a haunted home, and worse – suburban life.
DARK MATTER DON’T MATTER
Odd Pirate Productions
Genre Comedy, Science fiction
Writers Tamara Whyte, Isaac Lindsay, Warren Milera, Philip Tarl Denson
Producer Philip Tarl Denson
Synopsis After the mass evacuation of Earth, a small Aboriginal community is left behind and decide to take matters into their own hands… by launching themselves to the stars.
SINGLE: AN ANIMATED SERIES
Genre Action adventure, Romantic comedy
Creator Tilly Robba
Director Tilly Robba
Writers Ang Collins, Michael Costi
Producer Steph Jowett
Synopsis Dating isn’t easy, even for a cartoon character. ‘Single’ follows housemates Tilly, Luke and Bridie as they bamboozle their way through a trippy inner west kaleidoscope of blind dates, trendy pubs, casual hookups, gynaecologist appointments gone wrong and a bunch of other psychedelic encounters. Their hilariously unsuccessful quests for love in the Sydney cesspool of disappointment ultimately leads them to interrogate their own friendship.
Passionfruit Bites Pty Ltd
Genre Comedy, Drama
Director Logan Mucha
Writers Kate Darrigan, Adolfo Aranjuez, Logan Mucha
Producers Hayley Adams, Michelle Melky
Script Editor Anna Barnes
Synopsis It’s the day after Wil’s funeral and his three best friends have woken up with brutal hangovers and one less person — Wil — well his ashes that is. Over the series, Jules, Sami and Bo retrace their steps to find their friend’s ashes and give him the send off he deserves.
Genre Comedy, Drama
Director Mohini Herse
Writers Nina Oyama, Belinda Jombwe, Mohini Herse
Producer Jessica Murphy
Executive Producers Craig Anderson, Luke Eve
Synopsis After surviving an abusive relationship, stubbornly optimistic Cailtyn Atondo is tricked by her therapist into spending some time at a psychiatric hospital. During her stay, Caitlyn encounters an unlikely support system of colourful characters who help her come to terms with her past.
Funding for this project was revoked in March 2021.
ARGUMENTS WITH MY MUM
Matthewswood Pty Ltd
Genre Comedy, Family
Director Jason Christou
Writers Jason Christou, Zoe Carides
Producer Lee Matthews, Naomi Mulholland
Synopsis The first-born boy of a Greek-Australian household might always be revered, but it’s his Mi̱téra (his Mama) who always knows best, or so she thinks…
DRAGON FRIENDS: DREAM KILLERS
Edan Lacey & B Jenkins & N.s Khan & Grace Rein
Genre Action adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Director David Harmon
Writers Edan Lacey, David Harmon, Alexandra Lee, Michael Hing, Ben Jenkins, Simon Greiner
Producers Edan Lacey, Grace Rein, Ben Jenkins, Shakeera Khan
Synopsis When a group of friends is banned from their local trivia night, a strung-out dad must find a way to keep his splintering friendship group together. His solution: host a game of Dungeons and Dragons.
More Sauce Pty Ltd
Director Luke Eve
Writer Anna Lindner
Producers Luke Eve, Gina Carter
Synopsis A highly acclaimed London-based artist appears to have achieved the perfect life balance as mother, wife and creative, when at 48, everyone suddenly leaves her for better offers. Alone for the first time in her life, a new acquaintance, acute anxiety, is more than happy to fill every role available.
THE CASE OF THE DISPOSABLES
Dragonet Films Pty Ltd
Genre Action adventure
Directors Sonia Whiteman, Renny Wijeyamohan, Kate Riedl
Writers Renny Wijeyamohan, Keir Wilkins, Sonia Whiteman, Saman Shad
Producers Karen Radzyner, Renny Wijeyamohan
Synopsis Some secrets are toxic. When her father goes missing just hours before a crucial immigration hearing, 14-year-old Priya and her rag-tag group of friends set out to find him. But when their search leads them to a local recycling warehouse, they stumble upon a living, breathing secret buried in the dark that will endanger the entire community. Now that they’ve scratched the surface, there’s no going back.
Original article: https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/funding-and-support/online/funding-approvals/2020-2021-online-development-approvals