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Thalu is Doing it for the Kids

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Producer Tyson Mowarin talks about the extreme labour of love involved in making a 10-part Indigenous kids' show in the Pilbara.

Red dust, blue skies and slightly feral-looking kids in crazy costumes go up against marauding intruders. This isn't Mad Max Beyond the Thunderdome, but there's a touch of the steampunk vibe in Thalu, NITV's new 10-part live action Indigenous kids' show debuting this week on the network, and also on SBS On Demand. It's NITV's second foray into the live action kids' space (after Grace Beside Me) and comes in the wake of the successful animation Little J & Big Cuz.

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