Simon Onwurah Production Executive/Line Producer
1 July 2019
Simon Onwurah
Mobile telephone: 07801067152
Email: sonwurah@gmail.com
Other: www.non-aligned.com

About me: I have been fortunate to work both as a executive / line producer / PM on projects that vary in size, budget and genre. I am a confident decision-maker who keeps calm under pressure. I have experience of running production dept, excellent communicator and excel at finance and budgetary control and/or reporting. I maintain a broad perspective whilst ensuring that the smallest details are not overlooked.

23 years experience.

Genre: Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Observational Documentary

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, First Aid, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Other skills: I have an MBA in Finance & Entertainment and have experience as HOP, setting up a production company from scratch, negotiating budgets with the broadcasters, negotiating film tax breaks and overseeing the marketing and distribution for a feature film.

Overseas experience in: China, Egypt, France, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Canada, Turkey, Nigeria, United States of America.

Willing to be based in: Brighton / South, Cardiff / Wales, London / South East


Credits

VALLEY OF THE KINGS

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

2 hrs Special


SECRETS V / ANCIENT MYSTERIES II

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Smithsonian / Channel 5 / BBC W.

6 x 60 mins


KING TUT’S TREASURES

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Nat Geo / Channel 5.

3 x 60 min


Secrets / Ancient Mysteries

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Smithsonian / Channel 5 / BBC Worldwide.

8 x 60 mins History / Archaeology drama-doc filmed in 4K, revealing recent discoveries in the world’s most revered archaeological sites.


FRONTLINE DOCTORS: WINTER MIGRANT CRISIS

Production company: Little Gem; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC ONE.

1 x 60 mins special


BRITAIN’S NEXT TOP MODEL

Production company: Thumbs Up Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Light Entertainment, Reality; Broadcaster: Lifetime TV.

10 x 60 mins


Mine Kings

Production company: RDF Television; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Nat Geo.

8 x 60 mins Series follows a group of international miners as they travel the world looking to collaborate with local miners to discover gems in ethical mines. Filmed in Sri Lanka, Australia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, Greenland and Brazil.


Arcade Fire

Production company: Pulse Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Feature Films; Broadcaster: Theatrical.

90 min feature film


View To A Kill

Production company: Nerd Tv; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Lifetime Movie Network.

1 x 60 mins special


Most Infamous

Production company: Sky Vision; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Discovery.

6 x 60 mins


Killers: Behind The Myth

Production company: Sky Vision; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Crime & Investigation.

6 x 60 mins


WWI: THE FIRST MODERN WAR

Production company: Impossible Pictures; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: The History Channel.

4 x 60 mins


SWANDOWN

Production company: Fly Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Feature Film; Broadcaster: Theatrical and Channel 4.

Feature length documentary following Andrew Kotting & Iain Sinclair as they travel in a swan shaped pedalo from Hastings to Hackney on the sea and inland waterways.


WRECKERS

Production company: Wreckers Ltd; On-screen credit: Producer; Programme type: Drama, Feature Film; Broadcaster: Theatrical and BBC.

90 min feature film starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy & Shaun Evans


MILIBAND OF BROTHERS

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: C4 & More4.

1 x 60 mins


PAUL MERTON IN CHINA

Production company: Tiger Aspect; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Documentary, Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 5.

4 x 60 mins


HANGTIME

Production company: Non Aligned; On-screen credit: Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: M-Net, South Africa & Theatrical.

30 min drama


SIREN SPIRITS

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

4 x 20 mins


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