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Android Employed is the first scripted comedy from TELUS Original. The four-part series is available on TELUS Optik TV on Demand and online.
The series stars Ryan Beil (iZombie), Sarah Canning (The Vampire Diaries), Andrea Bang (Kim’s Convenience), Sonja Bennett (Supernatural), Kalyn Miles, Dave Collette, Peter Benson, Veena Sood, Victor Dolhai, and Trevor Devall as the voice of the robot.
Filmed in Vancouver, BC, Android Employed is created, directed, and written by Jem Garrard, a four-time Leo award-winning filmmaker with global experience. Garrard writes and directs narrative films, TV shows, and music videos for artists such as Ringo Starr and Linkin Park.
Jem is also an alumna of the 2015 TELUS STORYHIVE Digital Shorts edition. Her short film Unit Bryan was picked up by TELUS, and was the start of Android Employed.