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Arts and Public Life Breakfast 'Inside the Passionate Industry.'
Penny Chapman, Producer, Matchbox Pictures
What does it take to survive in TV drama? American and British series are sold to our TV channels every day for a fraction of their cost of production, while the old free-to-air business model is confronting massive challenges. How do you know that you’re any good? What are the benchmarks? Veteran television producer Penny Chapman (Brides of Christ, Blue Murder, The Slap, The Straits) shares the drive, imagination, ingenuity, persistence and hard-won knowledge that have turned Matchbox Pictures into one of the most dynamic forces in Australian television.