Michael Robins Production Manager
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About me: I have worked across a range of genres, locations and on a variety of budgets. My experience means that I offer imaginative problem solving skills within budget and on schedule. I am sensitive to a show’s vision and ambition, always aiming to utilise resources available and bring the best out of the crew and on screen talent. I have managed productions from single broadcaster commissions to multi- party, international co-productions.

24 years experience.

Genre: Documentary, Drama, Feature Films

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, Archive, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, File Based Formats, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Overseas experience in: France, Ghana, Latvia, Lithuania, South Africa, Spain, United States of America.


Credits

THE MALLORCA FILES

Production company: Clerkenwell Film/Cosmopolitan Pictures; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: BBC1.

10 x 60 mins, Prod: Dominic Barlow. Exec Prod: Murray Fergusson/ Ben Donald. Dirs: Bryn Higgins, Charlie Palmer, Gordon Anderson.


LOVE

Production company: Cuba Pictures; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: BBC Films/BBC 2.

1 x 60 min Film, Prod: Caz Lawrence, Dir:Alexander Zeldin, Exec Prod: Dixie Linder, Nick Marston, Rufus Norris,David Schimmer, Emma Cahusac.


PURE

Production company: Drama Republic; On-screen credit: Co-Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

6 x 60 mins, Prod: Jen Kenwood, Dir: Aneil Karia, Alicia MacDonald, Exec Prod: Roanna Benn


HOWARDS END

Production company: Playground Entertainment; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: BBC 1/Starz.

4 x 60 mins, Prod: Laura Hastings-Smith, Dir: Hettie Macdonald, Exec Prods; Colin Calender, Sophie Gardiner BAFTA NOMINATION – BEST MINI SERIES


THE LAST KINGDOM S2

Production company: Carnivall; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: BBC.

2 x 60 Mins


MR SELFRIDGE SERIES 4

Production company: ITV Studios; On-screen credit: Co Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: ITV.

10 x 60mins, Ser Prod: Dominic Barlow, Exec Prod: Kate Lewis, Dirs: Robbie Del Maestro, Bill Anderson, Fraser MacDonald, Joss Agnew, Rob Evans


The Great Fire

Production company: Ecosse Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: ITV.

4 x 1 hour, Period Drama, Exec Producers; Douglas Rae, Lucy Bedford; Producer; Gina Cronk; Director; Jon Jones.


THE MIDNIGHT BEAST 2

Production company: Warp Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Drama; Broadcaster: E4.

6 x 30min Comedy Drama series. Exec Prod; Mary Burke, Prod; James Dean, Dir; Al Campbell


TALKING TO THE DEAD

Production company: Warp Films/Bonafide Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: Sky.

2x1hour drama. Dir; China Moo-Young, Producer; Elwen Rowlands, Exec Prods; Robin Gutch & Margery Bone.


YOUNGERS

Production company: Big Talk Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: E4.

8 x 30min Youth comedy drama series. Producer Radford Neville, Director Anthony Philipson


THE SNIPIST/THE MINOR CHARACTER/THE DISTRICT NURSE

Production company: WARP FILMS; On-screen credit: LINE PRODUCER; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: Sky.

3 x 30min dramas. Writers; Matt Holness, Will Self, Chloe Moss. Producers; Ally Gipps, Laura Hastings-Smith, Kate Crowther. Directors; Matt Holness, Richard Curson Smith, Amanda Boyle


INSIDE THE TITANIC

Production company: Dangerous Films; On-screen credit: PRODUCER; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: Discovery US, Discovery Canada and France2.

90min special scripted drama and CGI UK/Canadian/Latvian Treaty Co-Production.


LAST DAY OF THE DINOSAURS

Production company: Dangerous Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Broadcaster: Discovery US, Discovery Canada and France2..

3D & 2D 90min animated special. UK/Canadian Treaty Co-Production.


MOONSHOT: THE FLIGHT OF APOLLO 11

Production company: Dangerous Films; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: ITV/History Channel/TF1/Prosieben.

PRODUCER - 90min drama chronicling the preparation and journey of Apollo 11.


ROCKETMEN

Production company: Dangerous Films; On-screen credit: PRODUCER; Programme type: Documentary, Feature Film; Broadcaster: Sony Entertainment Japan.

35mm cinema release documentary chronicling the history of American space exploration.


WHEN WE LEFT EARTH

Production company: DANGEROUS FILMS; On-screen credit: LINE PRODUCER; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery US.

6 x 60min HD documentary series celebrating NASA’s 50th anniversary. Series Producer: Kate Botting, Exec Producer: Richard Dale.


SUMMER

Production company: Sixteen Films; Programme type: Feature Film; Broadcaster: Cinema Release.

LINE PRODUCER - 35mm Feature Film, starring Robert Carlye, Steve Evetts and Rachael Blake


DIANA:LAST DAYS OF A PRINCESS

Production company: Dangerous Films; On-screen credit: Co-Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Discovery/TF1/Proseiben & Channel 5.

90min factual drama chronicling the last 6 weeks of Diana & Dodi Fayeds life. Shot in the UK & France. Exec Prod, Richard Dale, Producer, Rebecca Hedderly.


9/11:THE TWIN TOWERS

LINE PRODUCER - 100min Drama/Documentary following the events of the day. Shot in US and Lithuania. Dangerous Films for BBC1/Discovery/RTL/France2. Exec Producer, Richard Dale


7/7: ATTACK ON LONDON

LINE PRODUCER - 1 x 90min fast turnaround documentary/drama focusing on testimonies of survivors of the day. Mentorn for C5 & National Geographic. Directed by James Erskine & Joanna Burge, Produced by Don Jordan, Exec Producer, Sam Collyns.


HOLBY CITY VII - EP 38

PRODUCTION MANAGER - Single episode shot in Ghana as part of the BBC Africa 2005 season. Producer; Emma Turner, Director; Simon Massey. DigiBeta.


DOWN TO EARTH SERIES V

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - 10 x 60mins of the popular Sunday night BBC 1 series. Henley, Devon & Mallorca. BBC Drama Series. Production Exec; Jo Newbery. Super 16mm


ZERO HOUR II - THE ESTONIA

LINE PRODUCER - Drama/Documentary investigation into the sinking of the Blatic ferry. Shot in Latvia. 3BM Television, UK/Canadian Co-pro for Discovery Europe. Director; Clive Maltby. Digibeta, DV Cam, Super 8mm.


HOLBY CITY VI - EP29

PRODUCTION MANAGER - Single standalone episode. Directed by James Erskine, Produced by Huw Kennair-Jones. DigiBeta


THE ALAN CLARK DIARIES

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - 6 x 30min Dramatisation of the of the diaries. With John Hurt & Jenny Agutter. BBC Drama Serials/BBC4. Directed by Jon Jones, Produced by Kate Lewis.DigiBeta


HOLBY CITY V

PRODUCTION MANAGER - 12 x 1hr Episodes for Series V of the popular hospital drama series. Series Producer - Richard Stokes. Producers; Simon Massey, Emma Turner, Rebecca Hedderley. BBC Drama Department.DigiBeta


THE BONE SNATCHER

LINE PRODUCER - 35mm action/horror/thriller feature film. A UK/Canadian/South African co-production.Directed by Jason Wulfsohn for Focus Films. Executive Producer- David Pupkewitz. Bonded by Film Finances.35mm


BLABBERMOUTH & STICKYBEAK

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - One hour childrens drama for Channel 4. Executive Producer; Andrew Bethel. Directed by Julian Kemp for Double Exposure Ltd. INTERNATIONAL EMMY 1998 - BEST CHILDRENS PROGRAMME AUSTRALIAN FILM INSTITUTE 1998 - BEST CHILDRENS DRAMA BANFF 1999 - BEST CHILDRENS DRAMA


TELETUBBIES EVERYWHERE

PRODUCTION MANAGER - 20 x 10min eps of the new look, new series of the popular childrens series. Shot at Pinewood Studios. Executive Producer; Ann Wood. For Ragdoll Ltd. BAFTA 2002 - PRE-SCHOOL LIVE ACTION


JEREMY ISAACS PRODUCTIONS

PRODUCTION MANAGER. 3 x 1 hour specials and various 30 min documentaries for the launch of the ARTSWORLD satellite station.


GROUND FORCE MANDELA SPECIAL

PRODUCER. BBC 1 50min Millennium Special. For Bazal Productions. Line Producer-Series 5 & 6


DOG SQUAD

PRODUCTION MANAGER - ITV 6 x 30min primetime observational documentary series. Executive Producer; Andrew Bethel. For Double Exposure Ltd.


SOUTHERN AFRICA 2000

LINE PRODUCER - BBC Schools 4 x 20 minute documentaries. Shooting across the region, including twenty hours of aerial photography from both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. Double Exposure Ltd.


JOSEPH LOSEY: THE MAN WITH FOUR NAMES

LINE PRODUCER - Cinema Exhibition 90 minute personal biography of the exiled American Director. Directed by Hideo Nakata for Trifield Productions


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