David Maher

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David Maher began his career in development and production with Tiger Aspect Productions in the UK. Prior to launching Playmaker in 2009, he and fellow Playmaker principal David Taylor, headed Fox’s Australian TV production arm and produced a diverse range of programming including drama series, telemovies, sitcoms and international unscripted formats.


Playmaker’s multi-awarded credits include TV series: The Wrong Girl, House Husbands, Love Child, The Code, Hiding SLiDE, telemovies Wicked Love and Blood Brothers. In December 2014, Playmaker was awarded the Media Super Production Business of the Year at the Screen Producers Australia Awards. In 2017, Playmaker produced returning series of The Wrong Girl, Love Child, Friday On My Mind, as well as Chosen, a Mandarin language action thriller movie series for Chinese streaming platform iQIYI. David Maher and David Taylor now work with Sony to develop and produce content for both the local and international markets.