Winners and Losers, Stage 3
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.