ABC ME between comedy-horror series Crazy amusement park it was sold to the BBC and will be streamed on iPlayer in the autumn in the UK.
Crazy amusement park is the story of Chester, a teenager whose life is turned upside down after the death of his best friend Mapplethorpe in an abandoned theme park.
Writer/Director Nicholas Verso’s Werner Production series earned a nomination for Most Outstanding Children’s Program Up Next Logie Awards.
The series will premiere in several territories over the next few months after being acquired by broadcasters in Spain, Finland, Norway, Lithuania, Belgium, Slovenia, Taiwan and New Zealand, with more sales currently being finalized.
Bernadette O’Mahony, Head of Content at ACTF, said: “Crazy amusement park is full of fun, humor and horror, intertwined with a relatable and heartwarming story about friendship and heartbreak. Filled with bizarre characters and set in an extraordinary world full of ghosts and ghouls, Crazy amusement park it’s a life-affirming, visually stunning and light-hearted journey, and we can’t wait for UK audiences to experience it.
The series has a major production investment from Screen Australia and the Australian Children’s Television Foundation in association with ABC and VicScreen.