Kris Wyld has been involved in the creation, scripting, show running and producing of a number of Australia’s landmark television scripted drama series.

Kris has enjoyed a long and fruitful association with both the ABC and SBS networks, and was part of the Roadshow Coote and Carroll writing team that, under Sue Masters, created the award-winning series GP (1989-1996) which ran on the ABC prime time for nine years.

Kris joined forces with Steve Knapman and Mike Jenkins to work on the creation of the landmark, multi award winning ABC crime drama series Wildside. Together they have created, written, and produced a number of successful drama series; including White Collar Blue, The Strip, and East West 101 (SBS 2007-2011).

Other writing credits include ‘Dangerous Remedy’ – a telemovie for the ABC, commissioned by Carole Sklan, and produced by Ned Lander, which was broadcast in 2015.Deep Water’ was a  4 x 1 hr SBS mini series commissioned by Sue Masters and produced by Blackfella Films and screened in 2016.

Kris started working with fellow producer, Tony Ginnane, on a gangster feature film that soon blossomed into the creation and development of television projects. They formed Clandestine TV and joined forces with David Ogilvy and Beyond Entertainment to create and produce Pulse for ABC.



CRIME PAYS – The true crime genre boom and why audiences are obsessed with the dark side of human nature

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

From TV docos, docu-dramas, scripted, podcast and streaming we can’t get enough of bad blood, evil deeds and injustice. This panel uncovers how the true crime genre, scripted and factual, has grown and matured from late night fringe content to a prime time, broadcast, streaming and podcast phenomenon. We’ll peer into the dark recesses of […]