Company

Founded in 2009 and led by award-winning producers David Maher and David Taylor, Playmaker is an Australian television production company specialising in high quality authored and contemporary primetime drama.  

Playmaker is currently producing Reckoning, a suburban psychological thriller for Sony Channels. Prior to this Playmaker produced the much anticipated Bloom for Stan Originals which premiered in January 2019 to wide popularity on the SVOD network.

In 2017, Playmaker delivered over thirty hours of high-quality, diverse and compelling drama for both local and international markets including the AACTA award nominated mini-series Friday On My Mind and Chosen, Australia's first Mandarin-language premium drama for Chinese streaming platform iQIYI.

Playmaker productions continue to receive critical and popular recognition. The Code Series 2 was nominated for three AACTA Awards for Best Television Drama Series, Best Director (Shawn Seet) and Best Actor in a Drama Series (Ashley Zukerman) as well as a Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama Series. it also won the AWGIE Major Award in addition to the AWGIE for Best Television Mini-Series. Most recently this series has also claimed the Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.  

Coming up in 2019 and 2020 is an incredibly interesting and diverse slate set to excite audiences locally and around the world.