Western Australia Shipwreck Documentary Premiered at Disney +

The story of a shipwreck from the Western Australia (WA) coastline will be brought to the world when the documentary shipwreck Hunter Australia premiere on Dysney + within the next few months.

In the first Australian documentary commissioned by an entertainment giant, viewers combine new evidence, the latest technology and archive research to explore one of the world’s most spectacular seascapes and some of the coastline. Join a team of ocean adventurers to uncover an estimated 1,600 shipwrecks.

The six-part WA series was unveiled as one of Australia’s nine originals at The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Local Content Presentation event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney on Friday.

Brendan Hutchins Producer and Director VAM media He said he was excited to work with such a talented team of divers, master mariners, marine filmmakers and marine archaeologists to share these interesting WA-based stories with the world. rice field.

“We’re over the months to bring Shipwreck Hunters Australia to Disney +. We appreciate the support from our production funding partners and the efforts of our excellent production team,” he said.

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A yacht that broke a mooring at Victon’s Blackwall Reach on May 25, 2020 in Perth, Australia can be seen towards the rock wall. (Paul Kane / Getty Images)

“Partnering with the Western Australia Museum brings another level of expertise to these expeditions, which is action-packed and adventurous. It will be an epic.”

Meanwhile, Kylie Watson Wheeler, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company ANZ, said he was excited to announce the first local production of Dysney +.

“Our Disney + viewers know they’re amazed by some of the world’s most fearless shipwreck hunters. Everything was shot at our amazing Australian gateway,” she said. Said.

Shipwreck Hunters Australia is produced by VAM Media and Terra Australia Productions and is supported by the Government of Western Australia through the Western Australia Screen Foundation, Screenwest and Lotterywest.

Western Australia Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTieran said the documentary would create an economic opportunity by “viewers adding their Western Australia destinations to the bucket list.”

Steve Milne


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