Ian Douglas Head Of Production Management
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Ian Douglas
Mobile telephone: 07736 386059
Email: idouglas3@icloud.com

About me: A great team-worker, I exert a calming influence by showing tolerance and understanding in all aspects of the role. Financially astute, I enjoy the overall challenge of preparing, approving, negotiating and the management of production budgets and overseeing of the entire production process. I am methodical, well-organised and strive to achieve the highest level in all that I undertake.

Genre: Commercials, Corporate, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Observational Documentary, Online Content, Outside Broadcasts, Reality, Sport

Additional skills: Archive, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Political, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Other skills: I have spent 5 years working as Head of Production Management helping to establish & grow a successful Online Content Department (approximately 50 staff) within a large Advertising Agency. Prior to this, I worked for 15 years as Unit Manager & Production Manager in Broadcast Television for a number of Independent Production Companies.
Prior to this, I spent 3 years working for a broadcaster (Carlton Television/ITV) within the Drama/Production Finance department.
CRB Checked.
6 years experience of PMI Budgeting/Cost Manager system.

Overseas experience in: Afghanistan, Croatia (Hrvatska), France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United States of America.

Willing to be based in: London / South East


Credits

Various

Production company: AMV Flare; On-screen credit: Head Of Production Management; Programme type: Corporate; Broadcaster: Various.

Managing teams of Producers, Assistants & Production Managers across a variety of short films/branded online content for a wide range of Agency brands including Mercedes Benz, Mars, Guinness, Bacardi, BT Sport, Nicorette, Pepsi Max, Smart Energy & Walkers.


GADGET MAN

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

6 x 30’ Factual Entertainment Series presented by Richard Ayoade with guest appearances from major celebrities including Noel Fielding and Jimmy Carr. Filmed with multiple crews across various locations in UK and France, the series features "big build" set-ups, robotics, cutting-edge gadgets and classic archive.


WHEELER DEALERS

Production company: Attaboy; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

12 x 60' classic car make-over series. Filmed in workshop/studio and a variety of locations throughout the UK, Poland, Italy and USA.


STEPHEN FRY: GADGET MAN

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

6 x 30’ Factual Entertainment Series presented by Stephen Fry with guest appearances from major celebrities including Jonathan Ross and Jeremy Clarkson. Filmed with multiple crews across various locations, the series features "big build" set-ups, robotics, cutting-edge gadgets and classic archive.


BOMBER BOYS

Production company: Lion Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC1.

1 x 90’ Documentary. Colin and Ewan MacGregor follow up their BBC One “BATTLE OF BRITAIN” with a film exploring BOMBER COMMAND, a gripping, dramatic and rarely told story of WW2. Featuring filming in Afghanistan plus aerial filming of a WW2 Lancaster & DC3, this film was made with the assistance of the MOD/RAF plus a number of World War 2 Veterans.


LIVE CELEBRITY WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE: MOTHERS DAY SPECIAL

Production company: Sony Pictures Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: ITV1.

1 x 75’ (HD)live studio/outside broadcast primetime quiz show presented by Chris Tarrant. The show features celebrities and their mothers with surprise VT inserts of audience members.


ROYLE FAMILY SEASON

Production company: Jellylegs Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: UKTV.

2 x 120’ Factual Entertainment series presented by Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash with contributions from fellow cast members of The Royle Family plus various celebrity talking heads. The two shows re-united the cast and formed a retrospective of the cast’s favourite "Royle Family" moments.


JAMES CORDEN’S WORLD CUP LIVE

Production company: Amigo Television/Fulwell 73 Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: ITV1 & ITV2.

14 x 60’ (HD) Live Studio Entertainment series presented by James Corden with celebrity guests and studio interaction set around the main matches of the 2010 World Cup. VT Inserts were filmed featuring the presenter in various activities with members of the England squad.


HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT

Production company: Carbon Media Limited; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, LE; Broadcaster: Sky One.

8 x 60’ Factual Entertainment HD series presented by three experts of body language, social science and neuroscience. The series is a mix of archive analysis of celebrities, politicians and sportsmen plus psychological experiments involving presenters and the general public. Filming was a mixture of studio and locations.


THE NOUGHTIES...WAS THAT IT?

Production company: Carbon Media Limited; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC3.

2 x 150` archive-based factual entertainment programme narrated by comedian, Karen Taylor. An archive based retrospective detailing some of the highs and lows of the first decade of the 21st Century. The show featured specially shot talking heads, licensed archive and other third party material.


ENGLAND EXPECTS

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 60` authored documentary presented & narrated by ex-England football manager, Graham Taylor, exploring the national team`s lack of success and subsequent pressures of managing the team.


8 MINUTES TO DISASTER

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60` "Cutting-Edge" documentary filming over 5 weeks on-board with an emergency Ambulance crew based in Reading.


GANGSTER WIVES

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Sky One.

1 x 60` HD documentary filming with the wives/partners of notorious gangsters plus the gangsters themselves in the UK and Spain.


BNP WIVES

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Sky One.

1 x 60` HD documentary filming with the wives/partners of BNP party activists & the activists themselves.


ONLY FOOL & HORSES TOP 40 MOMENTS

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: UKTV.

1 x 120` archive-based countdown of viewers web-based chart listing favourite moments from Only Fools & Horses.


ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES GREATEST MOMENTS

Production company: North One Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: UKTV.

1 x 90` archive-based show listing a selection of favourite scenes from Only Fools And Horses which would form the basis for a web-based vote by viewers.


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PMA members benefit from the information and services that our sponsors can provide, while sponsors gain access to the upper echelon of Production Managers in the UK who are major purchasers for the industry.

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