We follow roboticist Marita Cheng as she builds a complex robot arm to help disabled people and discovers that what they really want is help with the simple things like drinking a glass of water, scratching their face or shaking someone’s hand.

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Black Leaf Films made 3x25 films for this observational documentary series about the women in STEM fields.

Ecuador's Hidden Treasure
Directors – Ana Naomi de Sousa / Kata Karath
Camera – Peiman Zekavat
Editor – Adam Thomas
Local assistant producer/translator – Kata Karath

Robo Gal
Directors - Dan Davies / Juliette Pearce
Camera - Justine Kerrigan, Richard Kickbush, Juliette Pearce
Editor - Adam Cassidy

The Dolphin Sanctuary
Director – Theopi Skarlatos
Camera Operator: Dave Aspinall
Editor: Adam Thomas

Series Staff
Researcher/Production Manager – Jessica Morris
Production Co-ordinator - Stuart Watson
BLF Series Executive Producer – Dan Davies
AJE Executive Producer – Farid Barsoum