Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows.

Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows will premiere on ABC3 on March 6.

“ABC3’s Nowhere Boys is a smash hit drama that has captured the imagination of young Australians and audiences around the world", Head of Children’s TV Deirdre Brennan said. 

"I’m thrilled that, together with Matchbox Pictures, we’ve been able to expand the adventurous stories and fantastic characters onto the big screen and now a television event Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows, premiering on ABC3 next month. I know fans of all ages will love it”.

The show was awarded the Kidscreen Award for Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series in the Tweens/Teens category at Kidscreen in Miami earlier this week.

Matchbox Pictures Managing Director Chris Oliver-Taylor said: "Matchbox is thrilled that Nowhere Boys Series 2 has won this very prestigious award, following on from its Best New Series win at Kidscreen for series 1". 

"The imagination of the amazing Tony Ayres has been brought to life by our fabulous production team and stellar cast, led by the producer Beth Frey. We cannot wait to show audiences the movie next month".

Filmed in Melbourne, Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows was produced by Frey for Matchbox with the assistance of the ABC, Screen Australia and Film Victoria. 

The film was directed by David Caesar (Dirty Deeds, Idiot Box, Mullet) and written by Tony Ayres, Rhys Graham and Craig Irvin, and has earned $48,186 at the local BO.

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  1. Whoever wrote that press release, nothing but mutual backslapping. Why would the public want to read how wonderful we think our friends are? Makes me wonder how self-interested the film must be.

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