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Founded by producers David Maher and David Taylor PLAYMAKER is an Australian television production company specialising in authored and contemporary primetime drama.

Playmaker is committed to nurturing the original ideas and producer capabilities of Australia’s most talented established and emerging writers.

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Formed in 2009 and lead by award-winning producers David Taylor and David Maher, Playmaker has quickly established a track record of delivering high quality, awards winning primetime series in Australia.

Playmaker’s credits include popular returning dramas The Wrong Girl – Series 2 (TEN Network)Love Child – Series 4 (Channel 9), The Code and Hiding (ABC), SLiDE for Foxtel and House Husbands – Series 5 (TEN Network). Added to the slate in 2017, The Easybeats (ABC) based on the 60’s rock band and the Mandarin-language version of Chosen, made in Australia for China’s largest streaming service Iqiyi.

Playmaker’s ongoing Scribe program, an initiative to develop show-running talent, has produced four original commissioned drama series since it began in 2011 and the company was recently announced as the Media Super Production Business of the Year at the Screen Producers Australia Awards.