Ready for This (TV series)
|Ready for This|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||13 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||23 minutes|
41 minutes (premiere)
|Original release||5 October –|
28 December 2015
Ready for This is an Australian teen-oriented television drama series that premiered on ABC3 on 5 October 2015. It follows five Indigenous teenagers who venture across the country to Sydney to pursue their dreams.
- Majeda Beatty as Ava Ban
- Christian Byers as Reece Scott
- Madeleine Madden as Zoe Preston
- Aaron L. McGrath as Levi Mackay
- Liam Talty as Dylan Brockman
- Leonie Whyman as Lily Carney
- Lasarus Ratuere as Mick
- Christine Anu as Vee
The 14-part series is written by Liz Doran, Jon Bell, Guila Sandler, Josh Mapleston, Kirsten Dunphy, Kirsty Fisher, Leah Purcell, Steven McGregor and Greg Waters. A joint venture between Werner Film Productions and Blackfella Films, it was produced by Big Chance Films for the ABC, in association with Screen Australia and Screen NSW, with international sales by the Australian Children's Television Foundation (ACTF). The series is produced by Joanna Werner and Miranda Dear and executive produced by Joanna Werner, Darren Dale, ABC's commissioning editor Simon Hopkinson and the ACTF's Bernadette O'Mahony.
Executive producer Darren Dale said: "A concept forged through mutual admiration and respect, Werner Film Productions and Blackfella Films are delighted to be producing Ready For This for the ABC through our joint venture Big Chance Films. This aspirational series highlights the challenges and adventures of elite teens brought together in pursuit of their dreams.
"Ready For This is the collaboration of two exceptional Australian producers and we're thrilled to bring this landmark new drama to our ABC3 audience. After the success of Dance Academy and Nowhere Boys, our audience is ready to be captivated by these exciting new characters and storylines," said ABC TV’s Head of Children's Television, Deirdre Brennan. 
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||1||"Brand New Me"||Daina Reid||Liz Doran||5 October 2015|
|2||2||"The Golden Sneaker"||Daina Reid||John Bell||12 October 2015|
|3||3||"The Solo"||Daina Reid||Liz Doran||19 October 2015|
|4||4||"Shadow Boxing"||Daina Reid||Giula Sandler||26 October 2015|
|5||5||"Blank Canvas"||Adrian Russell Wills||Josh Mapleston||2 November 2015|
|6||6||"Back On Track"||Adrian Russell Wills||Kristen Dunphy||9 November 2015|
|7||7||"Fresh Meat"||Adrian Russell Wills||Kirsty Fisher & Liz Doran||16 November 2015|
|8||8||"The Crocodile"||Tony Krawitz||Josh Mapleston||23 November 2015|
|9||9||"The Birthday Party"||Adrian Russell Wills||Leah Purcell||30 November 2015|
|10||10||"It's Not You"||Tony Krawitz||Liz Doran||7 December 2015|
|11||11||"A Wonderful Day"||Tony Krawitz||Steven McGregor||14 December 2015|
|12||12||"Stage Fright"||Tony Krawitz||Greg Waters||21 December 2015|
|13||13||"My Life"||Tony Krawitz||Liz Doran||28 December 2015|
|2016||International Emmy Kids Awards||Kids:Animation||Pending|
- "Ready For This". ABC3. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
- Perry, Kevin (17 March 2015). "Ready For This: New Indigenous Teen Drama Coming Soon To ABC3". DeciderTV. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
- "Spies, thrills and Blinky Bill: Screen Australia funding supports another 12 great stories that matter" (PDF). Screen Australia. 6 August 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2014.