A self shooting, self editing, self sufficient, creative and flexible Producer/Director experienced in a variety of genres. A consistently reliable, versatile and resourceful programme maker who has worked across some of BBC1’s key brands as well corporate and online productions. Experienced in the live, studio and recorded environment.
- Produced long and short form films.
- Experienced at making both presenter led, and observational films.
- Extensive script writing experience in a wide range of styles and moods.
- Experienced at self shooting and self editing as well as using a wide range of post production software (Motion, After Effects, Soundtrack Pro).
- Used to rapid turn around of material and longer term projects.
- Experienced at shooting observational material; staged interviews; music performances; studio items; drama reconstructions; promos.
- Worked in a variety of genres including factual, entertainment, news. Current Affairs and specialist factual.
- Directed 2 man and 2 camera crews.
- Excellent people and Team Management skills. Have dealt tactfully with contributors on sensitive subjects and
- Foreign Filming; filmed in Europe, US, Africa and the Middle East.
- Managed budgets up to £100K.
Researcher & Production Skills
- Story finding skills; finding suitable contributors, booking guests, briefing guests and presenters; Writing cues and questions.
- Excellent journalistic skills; note taking, fact checking etc.
- Archive skills; sourcing suitable archive clips (video and stills) to illustrate stories, rostrum material, copyright clearance.
Radio Production Skills
- Experienced network/local radio reporter/producer.
- Written for factual and comedy programmes.
- Worked on Sony Award winning Mark Radcliffe Show on Radio 1.
- Produced documentaries for Radio 1 and Radio 5 Live.
- Experienced in authoring of DVD’s and other multiplatform formats e.g. web design, web streaming, podcasting. Vodcasting, blogs etc.
- Mac and PC literate in Final Cut Studio, Avid Xpress, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, In Design, Cool Edit, Pro Tools.
2008-09 Producer/Director Songs of Praise BBC1
2007 Director The One Show BBC1
2007 Director Country File BBC1
2002-07 Directing AP Heaven and Earth BBC1
2005 Directing AP James May’s Top Toys BBC2
2002 Researcher Heaven and Earth BBC1
2001 Researcher This is…. BBC2
2001 Researcher Class of…. BBC2
2001 Researcher Radio 1 – Turn it up Loud BBC3
2001 Acting AP The Cheat (Pilot) BBC 1/2
2001 Researcher A Question of TV BBC1
2001 Researcher I Love 1990’s BBC2
2001 Researcher Entertainment Development BBC
1999-00 Producer Documentaries Radio 1
1999-00 Broadcast Asst Mark Radcliffe Radio 1
1999 Researcher Religion Development BBC
1999 Researcher The Message Radio 4
1998 Broadcast Assistant The Media Show 5 Live
1993-98 Broadcast Journalist BBC Local Radio BBC
Videography/editing, Visual Communication, TV Producer/Director