International Recognition for Mystic
Protecting the environment and solving mysteries are all in a day’s work for Issie and the horse-mad Kauri Point gang in this multi award-winning family action adventure with a supernatural twist. Set against the backdrop of New Zealand’s wild and beautiful landscape, Mystic explores the fundamental themes of friendship, growing up and self-discovery whilst tackling head-on the key issue for young people today: what are we doing to our planet and is it too late to save it?
Mystic is based on New Zealand author Stacy Gregg’s internationally bestselling book series Pony Club Secrets and is showrun by writers Amy Shindler and Beth Chalmers.
- In October 2021, Mystic won Best Children’s Programme New Zealand, in the Asian Academy Creative Awards.
- In November 2021, Mystic won both the special Jury Award and the Audience Award for Best Drama Series at the prestigious Festival Jeunesse D’Ecran in France.
- In November 2021, Mystic received two nominations at the NZ TV Awards – one for Best Children’s Programme and the other for Best Cinematography.
- Best Children’s Programme: One Off/Series for the Asian Academy Creative Awards in December 2021.
Mystic is a co-commission by UK children’s channel, CBBC and TVNZ with investment from NZ On Air and is distributed by Daro Film Distribution. Series 3 commenced shooting in New Zealand in January 2022. The series has sold in over 40 countries worldwide.
Available on: CBBC and BBC iPlayer (UK), TVNZ (New Zealand), Super Channel (Canada), ZDF (Germany), Canal + (France), Netflix (Benelux).