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BrainCraft Studios is a boutique studio producing content & campaigns to educate, inspire & entertain.

We bridge the gap between scientific research & people's daily well-being, empowering audiences to live healthier & happier lives. We’re advocates of making research accessible.

A popular educational presence online, our flagship YouTube channel has more than 600,000 subscribers & 40 million views to date. BrainCraft ran as a series with PBS for five seasons & we’ve produced short and long-form content for PBS, ABC, Screen Australia, Nebula & YouTube Originals. 

Want to work with us? Check out the consulting page – we work with brands on brand & content strategy, campaign development & video production in the science, tech + health space. 


Vanessa Hill is an Australian behavioural sleep scientist and producer. Vanessa's work on YouTube and in collaboration with public broadcasters in the US and Australia has helped make her one of the leading female voices in science media.


Vanessa began her career with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, working to connect the public with the latest research as an educator and spokesperson. After spending six years in the public sector, Vanessa turned to YouTube to bridge the gap between scientific research and people’s daily well-being. 


Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from the University of New South Wales, a Masters of Science from Australian National University and is a PhD Researcher at CQ University. She lives between New York City and Sydney.

Photos: Zaza Weissgerber

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