Thanks to Screenwest, today I visited the set of The Heights, a TV drama filmed here in Perth, Western Australia. I got to watch a little bit of filming, undertake a set tour and then have lunch with some of the producers, directors, crew and Screenwest staff. It was great to get a behind-the-scenes look and see how it all comes together.

I’ve been watching the show and have to say that it’s a wonderful, grounded, diverse drama that encapsulates life in the gentrifying suburbs of Australian cities. Not only is it entertaining, but the show also provides a fantastic growth opportunity for members of the WA screen industry.

If this sounds like your bag, check it out on ABC iview (Australia).

 

About Amanda Bridgeman

Amanda is an author and screenwriter. She is Tin Duck Award winner, an Aurealis and Ditmar Awards finalist and author of several science fiction novels, including THE SUBJUGATE which has been optioned for TV. She is also a two-time pitch finalist for Universal (AU) and AACTA.

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