Filming of the third season of Mako: Island of Secrets has wrapped this week on the Gold Coast by the award-winning Jonathan M Shiff Productions. SQ invested $800,000 into the popular children’s program which has provided approximately 400 jobs and injected over $7 million into Queensland.
It will screen in Australia on Network Ten, plus the Disney Channel, ZDF Enterprises in Germany and Netflix Worldwide.
The three series of Mako: Island of Secrets have also been supported by Screen Australia and the Gold Coast City Council’s Business Gold Coast.
Jonathan Shiff’s productions have sold to more than 170 countries and are performing well in the US, Germany, Canada, England, Ireland, Scandinavia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Latin America. The first series of the Mako mermaid fantasy adventure series which aired two years ago, had an estimated 150 million worldwide viewers and achieved a world-first as the ‘first live-action Netflix Original children’s series’ in the US.