Come to a FREE Screening of Fighting Season

The first two episodes of Foxtel’s original drama Fighting Season, will screen at the Veterans Film Festival in Canberra on Saturday November 3 from 2.00pm at the Capitol Theatre in Manuka.


Saturday November 3 from 2.00pm

Free Screening of episodes one and two

at Veterans Film Festival Canberra

Followed by Q&A with cast and creatives

 Fighting Season continues SUNDAYS 8:30pm AEDT on FOX Showcase 


The screening is free to the public, to secure seats just go to http://veteransfilmfestival.com/ and look for the Fighting Season session.

There will be a Q&A straight after the screening with Producer Kylie du Fresne, Writer Blake Ayshford and cast members Julian Maroun (Pepsi) and George Pullar (Jarrod)  – pictured.

Fighting Season: set in 2010, a platoon of soldiers returns from Afghanistan after a controversial mission, one marred by bitter mistakes and cover-ups. Fighting Season is the story of these men, the unfolding mystery of what really happened, and the impact keeping this secret has on them and their families.

Starring Jay Ryan (Beauty and the Beast, Top of the Lake,) Ewen Leslie (Top of the Lake, The Cry) and Kate Mulvany (Secret City, The Great Gatsby), along with new and diverse talent including George Pullar (A Place to call Home), Marco Alosio, Julian Maroun, Paul de Gelder, Sarah Armanious and Sabryna Walters. While Rhys Muldoon, Lucy Bell, Lex Marinos, David Roberts, Camilla Ah Kin, Aruna Po Ching and Jay Laga’aia will play supporting roles.

Helmed by the award-winning Director Kate Woods (Looking for Alibrandi), who returns to Australia after a decade in the US working on shows such as Law and Order SVU, Nashville and Suits, along with dynamic Director Ben Lucas (Wasted on the Young).

Produced by Goalpost Pictures (Cleverman,The Sapphires) and written by Blake Ayshford (Barracuda, Devil’s Playground) is a compelling mystery regarding a possible cover-up, where the lines between killer and family man, between hero and victim, between truth and imagination, are constantly shifting.

Producers are Kylie du Fresne, Elisa Argenzio and Blake Ayshford. Executive Producers are Penny Win, Carly Heaton, Rosemary Blight and Ben Grant.

Fighting Season is a Goalpost Pictures production for Foxtel. Principal production investment from Foxtel in association with Screen Australia. Financed with support from Create NSW.


The six-part drama event is streaming and screening on FOX SHOWCASE, Foxtel’s premium On Demand drama destination,  on Sunday’s at 8.30pm AEDT.