Susan Lee Line Producer/Production Manager
2 January 2019
Susan Lee
Mobile telephone: 07971 676050
Email: susanlorrainelee@hotmail.com

About me: Originally from an OB background with vast experience in both live and recorded events, I’ve more recently been working primarily on factual programming, but have experience on other programme genres including magazine shows, multi-camera studio based programmes, light entertainment and music series’. Proficient in budgeting, scheduling, contracts and clearances. Recent experience covers several million pound Canadian co-pros for International broadcasters to very low budget series for UK terrestrial channels.

Genre: Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, News, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Sport

Additional skills: 4K, Archive, CGI Video FX, Extreme Filming Political, File Based Formats, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Overseas experience in: Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, United States of America, Vietnam.

Languages: conversational French


Credits

The Fast Fix: Diabetes

Production company: 7 Wonder Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: ITV.

2 x 60mins Presented by Anita Rani, five obese and overweight participants attempt to reverse their Type 2 diabetes by living on a radical liquid diet for 4 weeks. Also attempting diets are celebs Rosemary Shrager, Paul Sinha and Coleen Nolan.


No More Boys and Girls: Can our Kids go Gender Free?

Production company: Outline Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC2.

2 x 60 mins Dr Javid Abdelmoneim investigates -could turning childhood gender neutral be the real way to deliver greater equality for men and women.


George III: The Genius of the Mad King

Production company: Crux Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

1 x 60 mins As King George III’s private papers are opened to the public for the first time, Robert Hardman explores the King’s files to reveal the character of Britain’s longest-reigning King. Producer/Director John Bridcut


My Worst Job

Production company: Voltage Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

2 x 60 mins Celebrities reminisce about their earliest job experiences.


Paul O’Grady’s 100 Years of Movie Musicals

Production company: Spun Gold TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 90. Musicals aficionado Paul O’Grady embarks on a journey through the history of movie musicals


Great Canal Journeys Series 3

Production company: Spun Gold TV; On-screen credit: PM and Line Producer; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

6 x 60 mins. Timothy West and Prunella Scales continue their journey travelling along 6 canals in the UK, Ireland and Sweden


Barging Round Britain with John Sergeant

Production company: Alaska TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: ITV + worldwide.

8 x 30 mins . John Sergeant journeys along eight of Britain’s best canals. Exec Producer Paul Sommers


Ireland’s Oyster Clan

Production company: Alaska TV; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: TV3 + worldwide.

8 x 30mins Constructed reality series follows a family run Oyster Farm in Ireland Exec Producer Paul Sommers


Rise of the Machines

Production company: Windfall Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery/H2 and worldwide.

10 x 60 mins Rise Of The Machines uses CGI animations to ‘explode apart’ some of the world’s most extreme machines to reveal the extraordinary engineering at the heart of their design. Filmed in Canada, USA, Mexico, Singapore & Europe. Canadian co- production. SP Dan Kendall, Exc Producer Carlo Massarella


Poaching Wars with Tom Hardy

Production company: Burning Bright Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

2 x 60 mins Tom Hardy travels to South Africa, Botswana and Tanzania to report on the tragic toll poaching is taking on African Wildlife. Exc Producer Clive Tulloh. PD Ewen Thomson


Caroline Quentin’s National Parks

Production company: Burning Bright Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

3 x 60 mins Caroline Quentin visits 3 of Britain’s most popular National Parks to celebrate some of the areas outstanding natural beauty. PD Sam Grace


FISHING FOR TROUBLE

Production company: Bigballs Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 30 min Authored doc following Time Magazine’s Africa bureau chief Alex Perry fishing for the famous nile perch whilst learning about life in South Sudan, the world’s newest Country as it emerges from decades of war


THE STORY OF MUSICALS

Production company: Two Four Broadcast; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

3 x 60 mins How British musicals became a driving force behind musical theatre around the world. Series Producer: Stephen Franklin


TAMARA ECCLESTONE: BILLION $$ GIRL

Production company: Two Four Broadcast; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 5.

3 x 60mins Obs doc series following Tamara Ecclestone as she looks to break into the TV world. Executive Producer: Amelia Hann


100 GREATEST TOYS WITH JONATHAN ROSS

Production company: Two Four Broadcast; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 150 mins Heavily archived list show presented by Jonathan Ross. Producer Stephen Franklin


PETE & DUD: THE LOST SKETCHES

Production company: Hotsauce TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC Two.

1 x 60 min documentary/sketch show hosted by Jonathan Ross with comedians re-enacting the sketches erased by the BBC from the Not Only But Also Series. Multicamera studio shoot intercut with archive and interviews. Producer Charlie Hanson


THEO’S ADVENTURE CAPITALISTS

Production company: Tiger Aspect; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2/Open University.

3 x 60 mins Theo Paphits follows British businesses expanding into the new emerging overseas markets. Series Producer David Jeffcock


THE SEASONS WITH ALAN TITCHMARSH

Production company: Tiger Aspect; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

4 x 1 hr. Alan Titchmash looks at how all living things in Britain are affected by our Seasons Shot on HDcam and EX3. Directors:Grace Chapman/Jamie Muir. Exec Producer: David Jeffcock


DISPATCHES

Production company: WALL TO WALL; On-screen credit: LINE PRODUCER/PRODUCTION MANAGER; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: CHANNEL 4.

3 x 1 hr current affairs programmes for C4 Dispatches strand. Exec Producer Adam Vandermark


BORIS JOHNSON AND THE CLASH OF THE CIVILISATIONS

Production company: Finland Station; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

2 x 60` Boris Johnson sets out to study the history between Islam and Christianity to throw light on the tensions the cultures experience today. Directors: Grace Chapman/Frank Hanly. Series Producer David Jeffcock


STRICTLY ON WHEELS

Production company: Tiger Aspect; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC1 One Life Strand.

Obs doc following the intense rivalry between England and Scotland – played out at the International Wheelchair Dance Championships. Exec Producer: Paul Sommers


THREE MINUTE WONDERS

Production company: Tiger Aspect; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 4 Three Minute Wonders Moonwalkers - Graphic & archive vignettes of the 12 men who walked on the moon. Exec Producer Paul Sommers


TRUST ME, IM AN ECONOMIST

Production company: Tiger Aspect; Broadcaster: BBC2.

4 x 30 mins Economist turned agony uncle, Tim Harford, applies economic theories to everday life. P/D’s: Simon Chu/Gabi Kent. Exec Producers:Lindsay Shapero/Charles Brand


A TALE OF TWO DOGS

Production company: Tigress Productions; On-screen credit: Natural World; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC/WNET.

Obsv doc following 2 irredeemable dogs and the attempts to re-train them to their natural working lives. P/D Karen Walsh Exec Producer Jeremy Bradshaw


RSPCA: HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

Production company: Tigress Productions; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Discovery.

13 x 30 mins Obsv doc following trainee Inspectors throughout their course to graduation. P/D Neil Armstrong. Exec Producer’ Jeremy Bradshaw


TEST THE NATION

Production company: Talent TV; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC1.

2½ hr live & interactive quiz show hosted by Anne Robinson & Phillip Schofield. Multi camera studio shoot. Series Producer: Alexandra Henderson


THE BODY OF........

Production company: Tiger Aspect; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC/Discovery US/C4I..

LINE PRODUCER 3 x 60 Medical Biographic series uncovering how the health & bodies of JFK, Hitler and Marilyn Monroe affected their lives & visa versa. CGI/16mm, reconstructions & interviews/Digi Beta & DVC. Series Producers: Robert Chandler/David Jeffcock


JAMIES KITCHEN

Production company: Talkback Productions; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

5 x 50 min programmes Observational documentary series following Jamie Oliver training 15 unemployed kids to become chefs in his new restaurant. Digi Beta & DVC. Indie & Grierson Award winner & nominated for several other awards. Series Director:Sandy Scott. Series Editor:Peter Moore


WORLD OF LEISURE

Production company: World`s End Televsion; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC.

1 x 30 minute pilot. Johnny Vaughan hosts a comtemporary culture discussion show. Multi-camera studio production. Exec Producer: Gregor Cameron


MUHAMMAD ALI: THROUGH THE EYES OF THE WORLD

Production company: TWI; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV + DVD sales.

1 x 74 mins Heavily archived documentary on Alis life story shot on Digi Beta in US & UK and DVC around the world. P/D:Phil Grabsky. Exec Producers: Rick Thomas/Stuart Watts


WHATEVER HAPPENED TO FOOD

Production company: Brook Lapping Productions; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 37 mins John Cole investigates politiciansand societys handling of food since the BSE crisis. P/D: Rob Coldstream Series Producer: Jane Bonham Carter


THE REAL DEAL

Production company: Keo Films; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

6 x 30 mins. Young entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to potential investors. P/D’s: David Tibbals/Angel Jain Series Producer: Matthew Cole


SOLDIER POETS

Production company: Lion Television; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 50 mins. Tom Paulin explores the life and work of two World War 11 poets. Shot on Digibeta & Super 8mm in the UK and on location in Normandy and Egypt. Producer/Director Richard Bradley


DRIVERS WHO KILL

Production company: Lion Television; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 50 mins Documentary recounting peoples experiences of being responsible for causing fatal road accidents. Exec Producer Nick Catliff


MILLENIUM EVENT

Production company: TWI/NOW; Programme type: Music; Broadcaster: BBC.

Live segment insert into BBC worldwide millennium coverage featuring Whitney Houston. Filmed on location in Hong Kong


ALPHA ZONE

Production company: Roger Bolton Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Five.

10 x 30 min contemporary Christian music series. shot in the USA, Holland and throughout the UK. Series Producer: Nick Stuart


CONFESSIONS OF......A RALLY CAR

Production company: Lion Television; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Discovery Europe.

1 x 30 minute Entertaining look at the workings of a rally car. Shot on DVC


MY SUNDAY

Production company: Roger Bolton Productions; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Five.

14 x 30 min "day in the life" documentary series featuring celebrities who have srong religious beliefs. Series Producer: Nick Stuart


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