More Winners

Synopsis

More Winners includes six action-packed telemovies, featuring fantasy, fun, mystery, historical drama and suspense.

The one-hour dramas deal with challenging, contemporary stories for children.

Episodes

Episode 1 Mr Edmund

Cherry and her brother, Sam, live in a boarding house run by their mother.  Mum is so busy that she forgets how to dream. But, things change when Mr Edmund comes to stay. He believes that dreams can come true and he’s going to show them how to make sure they do.

Episode 2 Second Childhood

Mark and his friends discover they’ve lived before. Not only that, they were famous and important people. Then they discover they are responsible for several of the world’s big problems. So Henry Ford, Queen Victoria, and Albert Einstein set out to make up for what they’ve done.

Episode 3 The Big Wish

Prince Wilton from the Enchanted Realm of the Faeries must grant seven wishes in the human world before sundown, or the Faeries will lose their powers. The only human who will believe him and make any wishes is Christopher Walter Pratt. But C.W. doesn’t realise that the final wish lasts forever.

Episode 4 The Journey

Twelve-year-old, Ada, is orphaned when her father is killed in a fall. Before he dies, he tells Ada to journey south to find her true inheritance. Together with Agnes, the housekeeper’s stepdaughter, Ada sets out on a journey full of adventure.

Episode 5 Boy Soldiers

In 1910, the Australian Government passed a law requiring all boys between 14 and 17 to register for compulsory military training. Fourteen-year-old, Will Barnes, is a conscientious objector, sentenced to three months training at Fort Queenscliff. There he meets opposition, but also wins admirers by sticking to his beliefs. 

Episode 6 His Master's Ghost

Flea is spending his vacation at a music camp in a spooky old mansion. But he is more interested in scaring people with practical jokes, than in music. When tales of a ghost start to surface, Flea is determined to track it down, and finds himself in a horror story better than anything he could invent.

More Winners: Boy Soldiers - Trailer

In 1910, the Australian Government passed a law requiring all boys between 14 and 17 to register for compulsory military training. Fourteen year old Will Barnes is a conscientious objector, sentenced to three months training at Fort Queenscliff. There he meets opposition, but also wins admirers by sticking to his beliefs.

More Winners: His Master's Ghost - Trailer

Flea is spending his vacation at a music camp in a spooky old mansion. But he is more interested in scaring people with practical jokes than in music. When tales of a ghost start to surface, Flea is determined to track it down, and finds himself in a horror story better than anything he could invent.

More Winners: Mr Edmund - Trailer

Cherry and her brother Sam live in a boarding house run by their mother. Mum is so busy that she forgets how to dream. But things change when Mr Edmund comes to stay. He believes that dreams can come true and he's going to show them how to make sure they do.

More Winners: Second Childhood - Trailer
More Winners: The Big Wish - Trailer

Prince Wilton from the Enchanted Realm of the Faeries must grant seven wishes in the human world before sundown, or the Faeries will lose their powers. The only human who will believe him and make any wishes is Christopher Walter Pratt. But C.W. doesn't realise that the final wish lasts forever.

More Winners: The Journey - Trailer

Twelve year old Ada is orphaned when her father is killed in a fall. Before he dies, he tells Ada to journey south to find her true inheritance. Together with Agnes, the housekeeper's stepdaughter, Ada sets out on a journey full of adventure.

Running Time
6 x 48 mins (titles also available individually)

Production Company
Australian Childre's Television Foundation

Language
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Genre
Drama Telemovies and Features

Awards

Australian Writer’s Guild Awards (AWGIE)
Winner

Chicago International Festival of Children’s Films
Winner

Australian Teachers of Media Awards (ATOM)
Winner

Australian Film Institute Awards
Nominated

International Emmy Awards (USA)
Nominated

CableAce Awards
Nominated

Banff Television Festival (Canada)
Selected