News 27.08.19


The highly-anticipated feature is an adaptation from Bradley Trevor Greive and Cameron Bloom’s award-winning novel, directed by Glendyn Ivin.

Sydney’s Northern Beaches have been home base for The Walking Dead’s Andrew Lincoln and Academy Award-nominees Jacki Weaver and Naomi Watts, who are in town to shoot Penguin Bloom, the touching story of a young family struggling to come to terms with a near-fatal accident that left their mother paralysed.

Penguin Bloom is scripted by Shaun Grant and Harry Cripps and produced by Naomi Watts, Emma Cooper, Bruna Papandrea, Jodi Matterson and Steve Hutensky.

Ausfilm members Fox Studios Australia provided production offices along with art and wardrobe department workshops; Soundfirm Sydney is providing post-production and Panavision supplied cameras and lenses.

Screen Australia provided major production investment with support from Create NSW. Roadshow will distribute in Australasia and Endeavor Content is handling worldwide sales.