Will they get a return?
SBS Australia has divested $320,000 in funding for four home made web series as part of a new initiative for original content. One of those being funding is a web series called Mining Boom.
Animated comedy series Mining Boom from Thirsty Head Productions, is an ensemble workplace comedy that follows an eclectic team of FIFO (Fly in, Fly out) miners as they slip up, cover-up and shortcut their way through remote Australian mine sites. Written, produced and directed by Peter Harris, alongside writer and producer Philip Denson the 5x6min series is for YouTube and Facebook. Harris has worked in the mining industry for the past 17 years and drew from his own experiences whilst developing this series.[h/t: Screen Australia]