After her secondary education at Genazzano FCJ College in Melbourne, Jane Kennedy started her career in radio and television as producer at 3UZ Melbourne. She has won several AFI and Logie awards.
Those who have had a formative influence on her career include her parents and her colleagues, Rob Sitch, Michael Hirsh, Tom Gleisner and Santo Cilauro. She has also collaborated with Gleisner and Cilauro to write TheFunky Squad Annual (1995), based on the ABC Television programme Funky Squad.
The Hollowmen2008single work film/TV satire 'The Hollowmen focuses on the workings of an internal think tank, set up by the Prime Minister, whose responsibility is long-term policy vision. The unit's task is to stop worrying about tomorrow's headlines, and to start worrying about next week's.'