2012 - PRESENT, SENIOR PRODUCER CREATIVE SERVICES
The Walt Disney Company: Disney Channels Nordic.
Pitching, writing, presenting, producing and directing promos, idents and commercials. Directing live action shoots and overseeing complex and visual effects-heavy projects. Produced and directed commercial spots for Toys R Us and in-house brands such as Star Wars. Overseeing and guiding the work of producers, junior producers, and interns.
2010 - 2012, PROMO PRODUCER
Viasat Broadcasting UK: Viasat 4, TV3
Pitching, scripting, music research and editing. Commissioning and overseeing graphics and producing the audio mix and voice over sessions. Promotions in various scandinavian languages for Viasat 4, TV3 Norway, TV3 Sweden and TV3 Plus Denmark.
2008 - 2010, SENIOR EDITOR
Viasat Broadcasting UK: TV3, TV6.
Brought the compliance edit process in-house by setting up two dedicated final cut suites and trained screeners and junior editors.
Cinnamon Entertainment: ‘Pilots’ Online, 2 x 3 mins.
Two pilot films for a project in development. Directors: Tim Tait and Marion Milne. Executive producer: Anthony Bouchier.
Vera: ‘Dispatches: The Westminster Gravy Train' Channel 4, 1 x 45 mins.
Director: Louise Turner.
Blakeway: ‘1929: The Great Crash' BBC 2, 1 x 60 mins.
Director: Joanna Bartholomew.
Dog House Media: ‘Eating in the Sun’ BBC 2, 15 x 30 mins.
Executive producer: Mark Adderley.
Dog House Media: ‘County Secrets’ Channel Five, 8 x 10 mins.
Executive producer: Mark Adderley.
RED 14: Market research on Consumers in Oslo. 1 X 9 Mins.
Executive Producer: Giles Johnson.
St Martin-in-the-Fields: Visitors' centre video.
Executive Producer: Andrew Caspari.
ITN Factual: The World's Richest People, Discovery, 8 x 45 mins.
Ob doc series looking at the aspirational stories behind the glamorous lifestyles of some of the world's richest people. Negotiating access, steering clear of ready-made PR plans and heavy-handed attempts at product placement. Writing scripts, conducting shoots and in-depth interviews with very busy and bossy people. Overseeing my stories in the edit and several self-shooting days on DSR 570, 450 and Z1. On location in France, Denmark, The Netherlands, Poland, Florida, Bahamas and the Netherlands Antilles.
2007, Assistant Producer
Wildcard Productions: Channel 4 pilot
Following a group of girls on a wild night out. Executive Producer: Narinder Minhas.
Brook Lapping: Head Business with Jo Owen, Teachers' TV, 4 x 30 mins.
A businessman and leadership expert tackles head teachers' troubles with a provocative look at 'planet education'. Together they visit companies from Land Rover to London Underground to see what schools can learn from business. I found the presenter, wrote his script, did second camera on location and produced the edit. Teachers' TV were very happy with their most lavish series to that date. Executive Producer: Jim Franks.
2006, Camera operator
Blakeway Productions: Pilot: Hidden Treasure Houses III
A presenter led tour of Sir John Soane's Museum. Camera, lighting and sound. Director: Joanna Bartholomew.
3BM Television: Inside America's Empire PBS, 1 x 60 mins.
Maps in the form of an animated globe showing the countries presenter George Kaplan visits on his tour of American military bases. Director: Tim Pritchard.
3BM Television: The Homeless World Cup, Channel 4, 4 x 3 mins.
A mini-series of four 3 Minute Wonders following the England homeless football team. On location at Manchester United's training grounds and on the streets of Edinburgh. Self-shot on a DSR 570. Described as: "sensitive, thought-provoking and beautifully understated". Executive Producers: Peter Nicholson and Marion Milne.
Blakeway Productions: The War of the World, Channel 4, 6 x 50 mins.
Professor Niall Ferguson's take on the 20th century. Sweeping rostrum moves over dramatically lit period maps. Director: Adrian Pennink.
3BM Television: Warlords, Channel 4, 4 x 50 mins.
A close look at the relationship between the four major leaders of WWII. Title sequence and hundreds of colourised and 3d layered stills. My work was RTS Nominated - Craft & Design. Director: Simon Berthon.
3BM Television: The Boy with a Tumour for a Face, Channel 5, 1 x 50 mins.
Animated maps. Director: Evy Barry.
General office admin and graphics for Channel 4's 'Ten Days to D-day' and art assistant for Discovery's 'Zero Hour: Terror in Tokyo'.
Rooftop Productions Rooted, Channel Five, 13 x 30 mins.
Children's factual series where UK kids experience what it would be like to grow up in their parents home country. Finding participants and general research documents on each country. Executive Producer: Mark Galloway.
2000 – 2003: University of Central Lancashire / Cumbria Institute of the Arts – 2:1 BA (Hons) Journalism.
Producer/Director: Music Idents, Disney Junior Nordic.
Producer/Director: Commercial for Toys R Us and Star Wars.
Producer/Director: XD VIP BOOM Ident, Disney XD Nordic.
Producer/Director: Super Fredag Ident, Disney Channel Nordic.
Producer/Director: Club DC Idents, Disney Channel Nordic.
Producer/Director: Jean-Claude Van Damme movies on Viasat 4.
Producer: Ice Road Truckers Launch Promo, Viasat 4.
Camerawork on the summer spot, Viasat 4.
Graphics for 'Eating In The Sun', BBC 2, 15 x 30 mins.
'The World's Richest People', Discovery, 8 x 45 mins.
'Head Business with Jo Owen', Teachers' TV, 4 x 30 mins.
'The Homeless World Cup', Channel 4, 4 x 3 mins.