Becoming Superhuman (Catalyst)

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Becoming Superhuman (Catalyst)



Biomedical engineer Dr Jordan Nguyen tries to make a boy’s wildest dreams come true with cutting-edge technology. He’s promised 13 year old Riley Saban he will invent a device to help Riley achieve the impossible… and even have a super power.

Will Riley be able to train his brain to use Jordan’s technology? Will Jordan’s technological vision become reality? And will Riley get his superpower?

In the second episode of this 2-part series, biomedical engineer Doctor Jordan Nguyen and 13 year old Riley Saban aren’t content to just develop cutting edge technology that gives Riley superhuman powers, they want to know if young Riley can drive a car.


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Awards / Reviews

Winner 2016 ATOM Award Best Factual Television series Australia
Winner Gold award for NSW ACS awards Australia
Winner Best Documentary 2017 Picture This International Disability Film Festival, Canada.
Winner Gold REMI Award 50th Annual International Independent Film Festival, WorldFest, USA.
Winner 2017 ROCKIE Award Best Science and Technology, BANFF World Media Festival, Canada
Winner Australian Museum Department of Industry, Innovation and Science EUREKA Prize for Science Journalism.
Official Selection SUPER GEEK Film Festival Florida Supercon USA
Official Selection SCINEMA International Science Festival, Australia
Official Selection ASSIM VIVEMOS International Disability Film Festival, Brazil