2011 Channel 4 Super Scrimpers
I'm responsible for producing two episodes of this returning series for Channel 4. Main duties include working with the SP- re-working the format- to take it from a half hour to an hour long programme, working with the directors to tweak all shooting scripts,
stylising the show's master classes which feature throughout the series, and the usual script writing and working to extremely fast turnarounds in the edit.
2011 Channel 4 Coach Trip
I returned to 12 Yard to Series Producer a celebrity series of Coach Trip. I was responsible for all editorial output -over-seeing each day on location throughout Europe and ensuring the right tone was set for the entire series. I talent managed and directed multi camera shoots-following storylines and producing them throughout the run. I oversaw four edits and delivered the final shows to the channel. 12 Yard
2011 Channel 4 Coach Trip
As the only PD, I directed an episode per day for 30 consecutive days travelling throughout Europe. Each day consisted of filming14 contributors and the presenter doing two activities per day followed
by a formatted vote. I directed three main crews each day, as well as gallery produced on the coach throughout every journey.
2011 Discovery My Secret Body
I produced two programmes for this brand new series for Discovery-
looking at people with secret body issues such as male breasts or unusual growths. The edit consisted of helping to shape the format - including voiceover tone, graphics and general style points as well
as developing the storylines and handling sensitive subject matter with regards to the individual contributors. I also presented medical information in a correct and informative manner whilst maintaining an entertaining feel to each showEndemol
2011 Channel 4 Gok's Clothes Roadshow
The role entails edit producing for this prime time returning series for Channel 4. Turnaround in the edit is brutal. Each day involves cutting various packages to run across the series as well as putting together one episode in it's entirity. Quick thinking, ploughing effectiviely through vast amounts of multi-camera tapes, creative script-writing and the ability to get through executive and channel changes in a very short amount of time are all key to the role
2010/2011 Channel FIVE -The Restaurant Inspector
Working on this brand new format for FIVE, I'm responsible for
helping to formulate the overall style of the series and focussing in
on my particular episode drawing out enticing storylines with humour
and jeopardy whilst working to a tight turnaround in the edit.Splash Media
2010 UKTV -Fantasy Homes By the Sea
I directed two episodes of this returning format with Jenny Falconer. The job entailed working with the presenter on location and directing a multi-camera crew to a very tight schedule. One of the episodes involved setting up for and filming abroad. Scripted and cut in eight days.
2010 Channel FIVE - Street Market Chefs
<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-weight: normal; ">I was the sole Director on this brand new prime time feature for FIVE. I was heavily involved with formatting the programme including writing and directing various VTs for the show and directing a multi camera, outside "as live" cook-off in various locations across the country. I managed a team of 6 researchers and APs and took 4 programmes through the edit.</span>
2010 UKTV - Celebrity Fantasy Homes 2 x 1/2hr
Returing to Splash, I directed two celebrity versions of this format with Gaby Roslin. The job entailed working with high profile talent on location and directing a multi-camera shoot to a very tight schedule. Each show had just an eight day edit, which required quick script writing and organisational skills throughout.
2009/10 CHANNEL 4 - How to Look Good Naked. 4 x 1hr
Having worked across 4 series of this hour-long primetime show, I have returned to PD (self shooting) the latest series. I'm responsible for all script-writing, multi-camera directing and liaising with C4 execs as well as creating new packages and format points for the rest of the new series to follow. Winner of RTS Award 2009.Lion TV
2009 BBC-1 - House Swap. 4 x 3/4hr
With house swapping the latest trend to hit the property world, this new format for BBC1 aimed to inform. I was responsible for formatting and scripting in the edit -simplifying legal information whilst maintaining an entertaining narrative with jeopardy.Cheetah TV
2009 CHANNEL 4 - The Sex Education Show. 1 x 1hr
Returning for its 2nd series, the programme aimed to deliver hard-hitting facts and information regarding the current state of sex education in the UK. Working to an extremely tight turnaround, I was responsible for producing and scripting sensitive material in both an emotional and informative way. I developed storylines with contributors from porn stars to private school teenagers. Maverick TV
2009 CHANNEL 4 - Ten Years Younger. 1 x 1hr
In it's 6th series, I helped refresh the format. I scripted to incorporate not 1 but 2 contributors and a new presenter, plus established the new concept of the show being a competition. This involved regular script re-working in the edit and producing for a tight deadline.Endemol
2008 CHANNEL 4 - Super Size VS Super Skinny. 1 x 1hr
As well as cutting 1 episode, I formulated several new strands within the show including an in-depth VT following the lives of 4 girls with anorexia, which involved handling material of a very sensitive nature. Splash Media
2008 UKTV - Fantasy Homes by the Sea. 1 x 1 hr
This was a multi camera shoot -shot abroad -which I scripted and cut in 7 days. The tight turnaround meant utilising efficient writing skills along with the ability to adhere to the series format whilst interpreting the vision of the director -picking out enticing, key material quickly.Ricochet
2008 E4 - Supernanny. 1 x 1/2hr
I directed this multi camera shoot on location working with children and parents under difficult, emotional circumstances. I balanced writing a factually correct script with one that entertained and informed the viewer. I also took the programme through a 2-week, fast turnaround edit.ITV
2008 CHANNEL 5 - The Property List. 1 x 1hr
I produced and directed this new format for Five with an extremely tight turnaround. I was responsible for crewing up my team, securing contributors and experts as well as a vast amount of properties for the show. I filmed on location across the UK for 3 weeks directing a multi camera crew including steady-cam, followed by a 3-week edit.
Producer / Director
2007 CHANNEL 4 - A Place in the Sun. 4 x 1/2hr
This primetime series presented by Amanda Lamb involved creatively moving on a tried and tested formula. Following the action with a multi camera crew, I filmed across Europe over 6 months and edited with particular emphasis on drawing out character traits and conflict between the contributors and presenter. RDF
Location Director CHANNEL 4 - Celebrity Wife Swap. 1 x 1hrRuggie Media
LIVING TV - Jade's PA. 2x 1hr.
Producer / Director DISCOVERY - Build, Buy or Restore. 2x 1/2hrPrincess Productions
Producer / Director
CHANNEL 4 - Watching You. 1x 1hr
BBC1 - How to Live Longer. 2 x 3/4hr
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Producer / Director ITV-2 - The Unlikely Lovers. 4 x 1/2hr
Channel M Television
. Guardian Media Group.Staff AP promoted to Staff PD.Moonbeam Films.
Researcher. Silk FM & Wish FM
. Broadcast Journalist.