A candid documentary series that follow six ambitious young Aussie actors as they embark on one of the toughest journeys of their lives with a clear challenge in mind - to score a TV role in Hollywood, during the frenzied and chaotic US TV pilot season.
THE STRAITS is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama set in the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia's Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait. The Montebellos are a family of modern day smugglers. They transport drugs into Australia and guns and exotic wildlife out, making use of ties of blood and loyalty in the Islands.
How does an unsentimental family get through the most sentimental time of year? Such is the ordeal Dan Moody must face when he journeys home from London to spend each Christmas with his overbearing family.
With burning desire to bring Keith and 'Swift and Shift Couriers' to a bloody end, Amanda sets up a rival courier depot that books jobs through a call centre in India and imports their cheaper drivers.