Victoria Madden

Sweet Potato Films - Producer, Writer and Showrunner

Victoria Madden is a Producer, Writer and Showrunner with over 25 years experience in the television Industry both in Australia and overseas. She has worked as Writer and Showrunner on such shows as Halifax fp (Aust) The Bill, (UK), Trial & Retribution (UK) The Clinic (Ireland), Water Rats (Aust) and K9 (UK) to name a few. She was also the writer of Blood Brothers, a 90- minute true crime telemovie for the 9 Network and Playmaker media.

Vicki runs her own Production Company, Sweet Potato Films, a small boutique film and TV company in Tasmania, her home state, and co-created, co-produced and wrote the critically acclaimed TV series, The Kettering Incident and followed recently by The Gloaming.

The Kettering Incident was a $15 million elevated supernatural-thriller for Foxtel, set in the dramatic landscape of Tasmania and is the first adult TV drama to be set there. Critics worldwide have described it as ground breaking, bold and confident storytelling that subverts and elevates the crime genre.

TKI has enjoyed stunning award success both in Australia and overseas, winning the Special Jury Prize at the prestigious Series Mania Festival in Paris, with David Chase (Sopranos) as head Juror, four AACTA awards, the SPAA award for most outstanding telemovie or mini-series and two LOGIE awards for outstanding telemovie or mini-series. Madden was short-listed for an Australian writer award (AWGIE) for excellence in writing and for the prestigious NSW Premier’s Literary Award.

TKI has been Foxtel’s highest rating drama ever and been critically acclaimed in Australia and is currently showing in the US and the UK to rave reviews. BBC worldwide has distribution rights.

The recently released supernatural crime series, The Gloaming set once more in her beloved state of Tasmania has been an 18 million-dollar production in collaboration with John Molloy from 2Jons, STAN and ABC Studios US/Disney.

The Gloaming was released on STAN in January 2020 to excellent reviews and is being distributed world-wide by ABC (US)/Disney.

Madden is represented by Ted Miller at Creative Artists Agency in the US and Georgina Carrigan at United Agents in the UK.

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