New – Holly’s Heros

holly’s heroes

Television Series
Producers: Ann Darrouzet, Jenni Tosi and Dave Gibson
Format: 26 x 1/2 hour

Holly’s Heroes is a 26 x half hour children’s television series. The central character in Holly’s Heroes is Holly McKenzie, a 14 year old Kiwi whose family move for 12 months from Wellington New Zealand to the rural seaside town of Woolich in Australia.

The series traces a year in the life of Holly, and celebrates the importance of friendship, belonging, and the rewards that come from participation and a simple love of sport. With basketball as a backdrop HOLLY’S HEROES is a funny and light-hearted exploration of being the new kid on the block.

The series explores “tween” issues of friendship, self-esteem, confidence, parental pressure, sibling rivalry, teamwork, identity as well as illuminating the ups and downs that come from being a member of a small community. The series was financed with the participation of Channel 9 and Nickelodeon Australia and TVNZ. Investors include Film Finance Corporation Australia, Film Victoria and NZ On Air.

A Westside Films/Day For Night Production with the Gibson Group.

International & Australian Sales Australian Children’s Television Foundation,

Roger Hodgman

Yvonne Mackay
Marcus Cole
Geoffrey Cawthorn
Jeffrey Walker
Pino Amenta

Dominique Crawford
Kane McNay
Greta Larkins
Michael Harrison
Jared Daperis
Jessica Jacobs
Ben Schumann
Nicholas Colla
Virginia Ryan
Stephanie Avila
David Roberts
Michele Amas
Alan Hopgood

David Phillips
Sam Carroll
Kathryn Burnett
Miranda Wilson
John Reeves
Meaghan Smith
George Tosi
Alix Beane