Cleverman cast and crew Deborah Mailman, Frances O'Connor, Hunter Page-Lochard, Tasma Walton, Stef Dawson, Wayne Blair, Ryan Griffen, Rosemary Blight and Angela Littlejohn have walked the Berlinale's red carpet ahead of a screening of the show's first two episodes.
The series tells the story of two estranged brothers, Koen (Hunter Page-Lochard) and Waruu West (Rob Collins), who are forced together to fight against terrifying enemies, both human and not. But can Koen, a man bestowed with a powerful gift and destined to become the Cleverman, learn to harness his power before everything around him crumbles?
Directed by Wayne Blair and Leah Purcell, the ensemble cast includes Scottish actor Iain Glen (Game of Thrones), Rob Collins (The Lion King) as well as O’Connor, Mailman, Page-Lochard and Dawson.
Creatures and effects are by Jacob Nash (Bangarra Dance Theatre) and Weta Workshop.
Cleverman is based on an original concept by Ryan Griffen, and was written by Michael Miller, Jon Bell and Jane Allen.
The show was produced by Goalpost Pictures and Pukeko Pictures for ABC TV in a co-production with SundanceTV and Red Arrow International, with the assistance of Screen Australia, Screen NSW and the New Zealand Screen Production Grant.