Shortlisted

Karl Beatson-Smith, Luke Wilkinson and the Locations Team - Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth is a dystopian series following 10-year-old boy-deer hybrid Gus travelling a post-pandemic, wasteland America, looking for safety in n a world ravaged by a mysterious disease. Based on a DC Vertigo comic series by Jeff Lemire, the production filmed the pilot in Auckland in 2019, and when picked up in 2020, chose to shoot the series in New Zealand for the proximity of many varied hyper-real landscapes to represent the fantasy world of the comics.