News in Brief: Cameras roll on Total Control 2 while US version gets piloted

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SBS cooks up its biggest commission, Megan Riakos leaves WIFT to get creative, and Australian films selected for Hot Docs. Our fortnightly round-up of industry news and reviews.

Cameras are rolling on Series 2 of the critically acclaimed ABC and Blackfella Films political thriller Total Control. Deborah Mailman and Rachel Griffiths are stepping back into their award-winning roles as women navigating the corridors of power, with Wayne Blair joining the cast as well as directing all six episodes. Filming is taking place in Sydney, Canberra and Broken Hill.

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