Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners, Come Dine With Me, The Apprenctice, No Place Like Home (ITV1), Badger or Bust (SkyOne), Say No to the Knife, Spendaholics (BBC3), Wife Swap USA, Shipwrecked (C4), Who Rules the Roost (BBC2), Britain's Next Top Model and much more...
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE CLEANERS, C4
New series in which someone obsessed with cleaning takes on their polar opposite and a journey of mutual discovery
COME DINE WITH ME, C4
THE APPRENTICE, WHY I FIRED THEM, BBC1
Producer/Director and Edit Producer
NO PLACE LIKE HOME, Series presented by Catherine Gee on ex-pats struggling to decide on whether to return home or not. Filmed 1 and cut 6 x 60 mins. Fever Media for ITV
Diverse Productions for C4, Spring 2008
BADGER OR BUST, Ex-Apprentice star Ruth Badger fronting her own business reality series, bringing ailing companies back from the brink. 2 of 6 x 1hrs. Diverse Prods. for SKY ONE. TX May/June 2007
DATING THE ENEMY, Series of half hours, pitching young people against their worst nightmare dates to see if they can overcome stereotypes to find love. 1 X 30' for ITV1. TX Nov. 06
SAY NO TO THE KNIFE, 1 x 60'
Formatted presenter-led doc. series trying to change the minds of vulnerable young people who want plastic surgery by giving them style advice and psychotherapy. Silver River for BBC3. TX Sept. 2006
SHIPWRECKED, Battle of the Islands
Reality series set in the Cook islands. Cut 1 x 60' from 146 hours of rushes! rdf for T4 TX Jan. 2006
SPENDAHOLICS, 1 x 60' Presenter-led formatted ob. doc. on young people in debt learning to turn things around with life- and psychological coaching. Crew directing and self-shooting.
betty tv for BBC 3 TX Oct. '05
BRITAIN'S NEXT TOP MODEL, Thumbs Up for LIVING TV
Series one of the UK version of the hit US show. 1 of 2 series directors, I directed and cut 4 x 1 hours. Multi-camera location and studio direction plus management of a team of DV directors and lots of celebs. Tx Sept. '05
WIFE SWAP USA, rdf for ABC and C4
Directed an episode of the award-winning US version of this series, pitching a conservative Kentucky hunting family against liberal Arizona animal rights activists. High-stress, highly formatted and humorous programme. Managed a large US and UK crew across 2 locations. TX May 2005.
WHO RULES THE ROOST, Ricochet Digital for BBC.1 x 60'. A working couple with 2 small children each grapple with being stay-at-home parents for the first time. Directed DSR 570 crew and self-shot on PD170. TX Dec. 2004
GET A NEW LIFE, Overseeing 2-3 simultaneous edits in very fast-turnaround schedule. Responsible for cutting 6 x 60 min programmes and shaping several more of these observational follow-ups to the prime-time relocation show. Brighter Pics. for BBC 2
ANN SUMMERS UNCOVERED, Produced, directed and edited 7 x 30 min. programmes about the sex toy and lingerie chain. (Also filmed some of them) These pop doc. programmes were fast turnaround and low budget but incredibly well received, peaking at 22% share. Narrator: Jenny Éclair. Went mini-network in other ITV regions. For ITV 1. tx Sept./Oct. 2003
THE BABY WHISPERER,
Observational docs. following the work of baby health guru, Tracy Hogg.
Produced/Directed 7 x 30' episodes of this observational documentary series following the work of presenter and baby guru, Tracy Hogg.. I helped shape this series from the start, selecting stories and formatting the first shows. Cut a further 2 episodes shot by other directors, making a total of 9/15. For Discovery Health Europe. Tx Summer/Autumn 2003 and still tx'ing!
FAQ, Science series for 8-12 year olds. Distilling complex info into engaging VTs C5. Nov. '02 - March '03
BORN TO PERFORM for C4 Cast and filmed this pilot on recent drama school graduates seeking their first big break in showbiz. Developed an experimental drama-doc. style. Carlton TV
e-LOVE, documentary series (13 x 30 mins)on international Internet dating for Cineflix Canada (TX: WTN Canada,Oxygen USA and UK Living). Worldwide locations as couples met in person for the first time. Directed and filmed 5 of the 13 episodes. Sept. 2001 - March 2002
A SECOND CHANCE, Pepper Productions for C4. On excluded schoolchildren starting at new schools. Sept. 2001 (Short-term)
2nd Director (DV)
CAN YOU LIVE WITHOUT MOBILE PHONES?, Fulcrum TV for C4, July 2001
THE REAL BIRTH SHOW, for C4. I filmed solo with several women before and during the births of their babies. I had to maintain access in hospitals and contributor participation through medically difficult labours. 6 x 10' VT inserts for this studio-based show hosted by Zoe Ball. TX 2001
CRIMEWATCH DAILY, BBC 1
Directing VT inserts(IV plus abstract reconstrucion) for this daytime crime appeals programme, preparing scripts for studio and supervising comp role assembly for live tx. 2000/2001
Assistant Producer /DV Director
NO ENTRY, Community Programmes, BBC TV A commission I secured. 30' fly-on-the-wall fast-turnaround doc. on life on both sides of the divide in Portadown, N.Ireland, at the height of the Orange Order's marching season. I researched, found all of the contributors and secured/maintained access to film (very tricky!). Filmed and recorded sound on DV with Garvaghy Road residents. TX July '99
ONE DAY IN SCOTLAND
50' documentary on the lives of 6 Scots on the day of the elections to the new Scottish parliament. tx May '99
VIDEO NATION, BBC TV. Finding new contributors from dukes to down-and-outs, in Britain and N. Ireland. Training new contributors to film and cutting their material into 2-minute Shorts. July -Dec. '98
10 x 2' Video Nation Shorts, Glastonbury festival '98
Finding, and filming with, characters at the festival.
VH-1 On-Air Dept., MTV Networks Europe.
Finding unusual contributors and setting up shooting schedule for 10 short and quirky promos featuring members of the public who are passionate about hit music. Sept. - Oct.'97
PRISON WEEKLY, BBC Community Programmes
6 x 30' series. Magazine programmes on life in prisons. July - Aug.'97
and much more...