Netflix and Eureka Productions making Byron Baes

Corrupted paradise Byron Bay will host an influencer-fest Netflix docu-soap called Byron Baes. The town is already divided.

You can’t fault Eureka Productions in the good idea stakes. Netflix has now formally announced that Eureka is producing its docu-soap Byron Baes with this:

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Byron Baes is a soapy series that will follow the lives of young Instagram stars living in the seaside town. Netflix describes it as ‘A love letter to Byron Bay,’ which the press release describes as ‘the playground of more celebrity-adjacent-adjacent influencers than you can poke a selfie-stick at.’ 

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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.