As a key player of the Australian film industry, Hopscotch has a responsibility to nurture local talent, both emerging and established. Their continuing commitment to Australian talent is manifest in their involvement in the development and production of homegrown projects.
Hopscotch has produced a range of formats through the production arm Hopscotch Productions - from television series My Family Feast to interactive DVDs Spicks and Specks and Talkin' ‘Bout Your Generation. Click the tab on the left to learn more about Hopscotch Productions and the various projects.
Hopscotch Features is the newly formed joint venture with Hopscotch and industry stalwarts John Collee (screenwriter Master and Commander, Happy Feet) and Andrew Mason (producer The Matrix trilogy, Swimming Upstream). The new venture will see the development of narrative feature films from concept stage through to production. Click the tab on the left to learn more about Hopscotch Features and for information on the submissions process.
Hopscotch has also had a hand in executive producing (Mao's Last Dancer) as well as investing in local productions (Bra Boys, Bright Star, The Boys are Back).
From Emma Magenta
Brand new from Hopscotch Productions comes the gradual demise of phillipa finch, a whimsical animation series of 17 two minute episodes from acclaimed artist Emma Magenta. Magenta's newest character is Phillipa Finch, and the series follows her as she delves into her emotional history to solve the mystery of how she "died."
Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actress Toni Collette, the gradual demise of phillipa finch airs on ABC1 every Tuesday at 10pm from February 15, and on every Sunday at 9.55pm from February 20 on ABC2.
Hopscotch acquires films to distribute throughout Australia and New Zealand. The Acquisitions department is responsible for the selection of these films - for both theatrical and DVD release. Hopscotch does accept submissions - projects at all stages of completion.
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