Ocean Girl


78 x 30’

Year of Production

1994 – 1997

Production Company

Jonathan M. Shiff Productions

Commissioned By

Network Ten Australia



Ocean Girl is a fantasy live action adventure following the beautiful Neri and the young inhabitants of an underwater research colony. Set against the splendour of tropical Australia and the largest and most spectacular coral reef on the planet, Ocean Girl is a stunning international success and has been applauded as the world’s first new age family series encompassing environmental themes and high production values.

Series 1: 13 x 30’ 1994, Series 2: 13 x 30’ 1995, Series 3: 26 x 30’ 1996, Series 4: 26 x 30’ 1997

Winner (1998): Best International Children's Programme, BAFTA Award

Winner (1998): Best Original Children's Screenplay, AWGIE Award

Nominated (1998): Best Children's TV Drama, AFI Award