WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? 
2007 - 2013

BROADCASTER: SBS
PRODUCTION COMPANY: ARTEMIS INTERNATIONAL & SERENDIPITY PRODUCTIONS

Jane has written and directed 7 episodes of this popular and acclaimed series, where well-known Australians uncover their family history: CATHERINE FREEMAN, CHRISTINE ANU, TINA ARENA, PAUL MERCURIO, SHAUN MICALLEF, VINCE COLOSIMO and ANDREW DENTON.


ANDREW DENTON EPISODE

An extraordinary opening episode. One of the most powerful hours of television this year
- Holly Byrnes, The Daily Telegraph

“8/10 - Show of the Week.” - Melinda Houston, The Sun Herald

VINCE COLOSIMO EPISODE

“Pick of the Day” - The Australian

SHAUN MICALLEF EPISODE

“This is gorgeous. … a particularly great episode.” - Michael Idato, The Sydney Morning Herald

“8/10 - Great opener to a new Australian season… As touching as it is instructive.” The Sun Herald

 "Moving, heartfelt and instantly relatable.” - The Sydney Morning Herald

PAUL MERCURIO EPISODE

 “Best Show of the Week - Great stuff indeed.”The Sun-Herald

TINA ARENA EPISODE

“Sunday Best - An emotional roller-coaster ride, one that both fans and non-fans will enjoy.”  - The Sunday Telegraph

“Sunday Pick - Another engaging instalment of a wonderful series.” The Sun Herald

CHRISTINE ANU EPISODE

“Best Show of the Week”  - The Sun-Herald

"An exquisite program, sensitively directed, emotionally powerful and wonderfully enlightening. Jane has a way of getting her subjects to feel at ease in front of the camera, quite extraordinary. Loved it."
- Franco di Chiera, filmmaker

Catherine Freeman Episode

“Inspiring stuff” - The Daily Telegraph

“Cathy Freeman cemented an everlasting place in our hearts… go along with her as this terrific program investigates her genealogical heritage.” - The Sydney Morning Herald
 

Series Awards

- Winner, Screen Producers of Australia award for Outstanding Documentary Television Production of the Year, 2014.

- Nominated, Logie for Most Popular Series, 2011

- Nominated, Logie for Most Outstanding Factual Series, 2009

- Winner, Sydney Morning Herald Couch Potato Award, Critics’ Category, 2009

- Winner, Sydney Morning Herald Couch Potato Award, Readers’ Category, 2009

- West Australian Screen Awards Inaugural Award for Outstanding Production in a locally produced film or television production, 2009

Catherine Freeman Episode Award

- Finalist, China International Conference of Science History Producers, 2009
 

SELECTED VIEWER FEEDBACK ON JANE'S EPISODES:

 “The best show I have ever seen.”

“Had me riveted, crying and laughing to the end of the show.”

 “The most moving documentary I have ever seen.”

“This particular episode blew me away.”

“It was such an interesting episode that I found myself unable to leave and make the usual cup of tea after dinner.”

“One of the most deeply emotional TV stories I have ever seen!”

“Deeply moving, informative and impossible to stop watching.”

“What amazing, inspiring, emotional television!!! I had goosebumps and tears.”

“I was riveted from start to finish.”

“I've watched every episode of the English show and most of the Australian shows but have to say this is the most inspiring and moving one I've seen.”

 “Moved me in a way no other programme has.”

 “A very emotional and moving experience, and so beautifully done.”