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Hollywood veteran hails Melbourne’s arts hub

Former Disney boss Dick Cook said Victoria’s “fantastic talent” had swayed his decision to set up his Asia-Pacific base at Docklands Studios Melbourne.

US Showrunner’s Love Affair With Melbourne

Preacher showrunner Sam Catlin admits he knew nothing about Melbourne until he landed at Docklands Studios to film the final season of the cult TV series.

Studio expansion positions Melbourne as world competitive screen city

A new super sound stage and a partnership with Hollywood veteran Dick Cook will supercharge Victoria’s screen industry, injecting millions of dollars into the economy and supporting hundreds of new jobs.

Busy times ahead for Victoria’s screen crew

Just days after the announcement that Docklands Studios will house a ten-part production of Shantaram for Apple TV, comes news that our five sound stages will also see action on a streaming series for Netflix.

Victoria wins as major US series commences production

Having recently farewelled US TV series Preacher, Docklands Studios Melbourne welcomesanother major US series – this time a 10-part adaptation of best-selling novel Shantaram.

Melbourne on show in cult US series

“Super professional” is how Preacher showrunner Sam Catlin has described Victorian film crew who worked on his sprawling production at Docklands Studios this year.

End of a TV Era

The demise of The AFL Footy Show in May this year marked the end of a chapter for Docklands Studios.

It’s a Wrap For US TV Series

Still on the subject of saying goodbye to long-running screen productions, July sees the departure of US TV Series Preacher (Season 4), which has clocked up more 100 days on the lot.

Language No Barrier For Co-pro

With more films for a Chinese audience being shot in Australia, we find out how production crew work together if they don’t speak the same language.