The Jonathan M. Shiff series The Bureau of Magical Things is set for a second season, with production investment from ZDF Enterprises, Screen Queensland and Screen Australia.
Production will be from December 2019 to July 2020 with the original cast to return for the 20-part series. The Bureau of Magical Things season two is a Jonathan M. Shiff Productions project for Network 10, ZDF and Nickelodeon. It is distributed worldwide by ZDF Enterprises.
Shiff said: “Australian children, like children all around the world, love fantasy, mystery and adventure. It’s wonderful to build on the success of the first series with a story more magical and more epic as our young heroes seek answers to their mystery not only in Australia but across Southeast Asia. The extraordinarily talented Queensland cast and crew, plus the stunning local locations continue to help us to achieve the highest quality production values for a global audience.”
Fred Burcksen, president and CEO of ZDF Enterprises, said: “We have been working with Jonathan and his team for so many years, we consider them family. Side by side, we have managed to put smiles on the faces of children in almost every country on Earth. We are delighted that our extremely successful partnership with Jonathan M. Shiff Productions will now be continued with the second season of The Bureau of Magical Things.”