Aftertaste, Closer Productions, and the road to a dynamic story

Closer Productions does television development very well. Aftertaste taught them to test the limits of patience in search of excellence.
Erik Thompson and Natalie Abbot in Aftertaste

Adelaide‚Äôs Closer Productions is a well-sorted tribe bound by a shared idea of quality. They are known for Fucking Adelaide, The Hunting and Aftertaste, with their clear characters wound up by clever stories, and a sure sense of modern people. Torn not from the headlines but the Facebook posts we should have erased. 

They presented to the Mercury CX Screenmakers 2021 conference, handily streamed online, to explain How to Make a Hit Series. As in, we are going to tell the truth about our development methodology.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.