Burberry Productions and South Pacific Pictures have formed a new Australian production company called Burberry Entertainment. Based in Melbourne, Burberry Entertainment will develop and produce a range of projects across many genres including drama, animation, children’s programs, comedy and feature film.
Ewan Burnett will be Chief Executive Officer of Burberry Entertainment and will attend MIPCOM in this new capacity.. For the past 10 years he has run Burberry Productions, producing over 165 hours of television including Animalia, Last Man Standing, Bootleg and the mini-series The Farm.
It is currently shooting a 13 part children’s co-production series for the ABC and BBC. Burberry’s programs have won an EMMY Award, a BAFTA, three AFIs, one Logie and four ATOM Awards.
South Pacific Pictures currently has a number of shows in production including Outrageous Fortune, Shortland Street, Spies and Lies and Go Girls.
Ewan Burnett said, “We are thrilled to be going into business with South Pacific Pictures. We have previously co-produced two shows together. We plan to build Burberry Entertainment into a dynamic production entity.”
John Barnett said, “We were attracted to Ewan’s production record and the quality of shows he has made. We believe we can assist in lifting Burberry to new levels of activity and further enhancing their reputation and potential.”