Cian O’Clery – Series Director
Jenni Wilks – Series Producer
Karina Holden – Executive Producer
Entry: Employable Me
Organisation: Northern Pictures NSW
DESCRIPTION OF ENTRY
‘Employable Me’ follows people with Neuro diverse conditions such as Autism, OCD and Tourette Syndrome as they search for meaningful employment.
This uplifting, warm and insightful series draws on experts to uncover people’s hidden skills and to match jobseekers to roles that can harness their strengths.
We all deserve a role in society. That’s what this show is about: striving to belong and play your part. The series looks beyond first impressions to reveal there’s always more than meets the eye.
Participants are warm, funny and generously open. Each story is told from their own perspective. Neuro-psych testing by experts substantiates their skill sets, revealing an astounding cognitive brilliance in some. The job searching results in some truly surprising results.
DESCRIPTION OF ORGANISATION
Established in 2010, NP has produced some of Australia’s most awarded and recognized documentary content and children’s programming for the global market. Our slate includes blue chip natural history, social issues series, comedy and factual entertainment, theatrical documentaries, children’s factual and scripted drama.
Its factual division delivers large-scale factual television and feature documentaries with a focus on wildlife and social issues. It is known for innovation, priding itself on documentary series underpinned by journalistic values, unique access and cinematic sensibilities. Our critically-acclaimed and award-winning productions include Kakadu (ABC), Changing Minds (ABC), Life on the Reef (ABC, PBS, Arte), Outback (PBS, Network Nine), Employable Me (ABC), Whiteley and Blue (Transmission Films), and Outback (ABC, BBC, PBS).