The Nature of Invention (2019)

Practically everything that exists has been invented - TV, phones, trains, planes and automobiles. Broadcaster and author Britt Wray talks to inventors about their inventions, their inspiration and what makes them tick.


Liam O'Rinn


Liam O'Rinn, Britt Wray (additional writer)
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Credited cast:
Garrett Brown ... Self - Inventor
Lisa Seacat DeLuca Lisa Seacat DeLuca ... Self - Inventor
Mike Dixon Mike Dixon ... Self - Inventor
Amit Goffer Amit Goffer ... Self - Inventor
Robert Greenberg Robert Greenberg ... Self - Inventor
Donald Ingber Donald Ingber ... Self - Inventor
Jeffrey Karp Jeffrey Karp ... Self - Inventor
Amy Lu Amy Lu ... Self - Inventor
Twinkle Metha Twinkle Metha ... Self - Inventor
Ann Mokosinski Ann Mokosinski ... Self - Inventor
Anupam Pathak Anupam Pathak ... Self - Inventor
Kate Nicole Sanchez Kate Nicole Sanchez ... Self - Inventor
Omolara Soyinka Omolara Soyinka ... Self - Inventor
Dan Watson Dan Watson ... Self - Inventor
Katherine Woods Katherine Woods ... Self - Inventor


It may sound obvious, but every single thing we encounter in everyday life had to be invented - TV, phones, furniture, trains, planes and automobiles. And behind every invention is a fascinating story. Broadcaster and author Britt Wray wants to meet inventors to find out what inspires them and what makes them tick. For starters, there's Israeli doctor, Amit Goffer. He was left quadriplegic following an ATV accident. Frustrated with life in a wheelchair he invented ReWalk - a wearable robotic exoskeleton that enables individuals with spinal cord injury to stand upright, walk, turn, and climb and descend stairs. Ironically, Amit cannot benefit from ReWalk as it requires upper body strength to balance with crutches. So he invented a device that would help people like him. There's Dan Watson who wants to stop the practice of bycatch - that's when fishermen catch unwanted fish that end up dead and are dumped back in the sea. Ann Makosinski was inspired to solve her friend's problem. The ...

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The reason Rocky runs up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is because director John G. Avildsen saw Garrett Brown's demo film showcasing his new invention - Steadicam. Brown filmed his girlfriend running up and down the iconic steps and Avildsen was so impressed he replicated the scene with Sylvester Stallone. See more »

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27 January 2019 (Canada) See more »

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Tel Aviv, Israel See more »


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CAD500,000 (estimated)
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