Australian filmmakers Werner Film Productions and Blackfella Films, Sydney, NSW, earned a Certificate for Creative Excellence in the 2016 US International Film & Video Festival for "Ready for This," a 14-part teen drama series with a largely indigenous cast.
Werner (“Dance Academy”) and Blackfella (“Redfern Now”) set the drama in inner city Sydney.
The series was produced by Big Chance Films for ABC, in association with Screen Australia and Screen NSW. Program creators are Joanna Werner, Darren Dale, Liz Doran and Miranda Dear. Producers are Werner and Dear. It won in Entertainment.