It’s been a bumper year for Docklands Studios – with productions lining up to use our sound stages and a major expansion on the horizon.

Here are our Top Ten highlights from 2019.

#1  (above) Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley toured our workshop in February to see sets being made for US TV Series Preacher.

#2  (above) March saw Preacher building a made-to-measure water facility.

#3  (above) In April, Preacher star Dominic Cooper got a taste for heights.

#4  (above) In May, TV quiz show The Chase took over Stage 3 for its celebrity series.

#5 June 6 was one of our busiest-ever days with various productions on the lot at once (above).

#6 (below) Preacher wrapped filming with an all-night shoot In June.

#7 In June (above) Preacher showrunner Sam Catlin bid farewell to our stages, declaring his stint in Melbourne ‘one of the best times of (his) life’.

#8  (above) In August, news that Paramount TV would film a TV series of best-selling novel Shantaram at Docklands (sharing the lot with another TV series, Clickbait).

#9  In October (above) the Victorian government unveiled plans for our new super stage.

#10  (above) Hollywood veteran Dick Cook visited in October to announce plans to set up his Asia-Pacific headquarters here.