Ian Syder Head of Production
17 June 2019
Ian Syder
Mobile telephone:
Email: ian@iansyder.co.uk
Other: iansyder.co.uk

About me: Experienced Line Producer / Production Exec / Head of Production - Experienced in filming in remote locations (100 Different Countries at last count), well versed in Visa/Challenging permissions sourcing. Experience of filming on a range of formats including (4K / 6K & 8K & VR) ,Negotiation of Commissions with Broadcasters, including high profile contributors and locations.

9 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Childrens, Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, News, Observational Documentary, Online Content, Outside Broadcasts, Reality, Sport

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, 4K, Archive, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, File Based Formats, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Other skills: My experience is largely in foreign filming and Natural History having setup and managed productions filming around the world. Currently 100 separate countries. Experienced in negotiating complicated access with remote tribes/hostile environments (weather/wildlife). Very used to budgeting in multiple currencies and with finance departments based in non UK locations.

Overseas experience in: Angola, Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russian Federation, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Willing to be based in: London / South East, Will consider any base

Languages: Fluent English

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Credits

Engine Addicts

Production company: Maverick Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery Channel.

Engineering


Fright Club

Production company: Maverick; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Sky One.

6 x 1 Hour - Primetime SkyONE series following 10 people undergoing group immersion therapy as they face their biggest fear. 60 Contributors filming across the UK at Height in Confined Spaces with Birds,Dogs,Spiders and on water.


COLOMBIA : A LIVING MOSAIC

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Feature Film; Broadcaster: Feature Film.

Feature about the people and Wildlife of Colombia.


WILDEST INDO-CHINA

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

5 x 60' Series about the wildlife and people of the Indo-China region. Filming in Cambodia/Malaysia/Vitenam/Thailand/Loas


WILDEST ISLANDS

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

10 x 60' - Series about the wildlife and people of Islands around the world. Filming in - Brazil/Falklands/Hebrides/Canada/Zanzibar/Trinidad/Jamaica/Japan/Brazil/Sri Lanka/Galapagos


WILDEST ARCTIC

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

4 x 60' About the wildlife and people of the Arctic Region Entirely Archive based series dealing with Cameramen,Fixers and archive houses to source material.


WILDEST AFRICA

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

13 x 60' - Wildlife Series shot across Africa celebrating the diversity of both its people and wildlife


WILDEST LATIN AMERICA

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

5 x 60' Discovery Channel - About the wildlife of Latin America Filming in Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, Argentina


STAN LEE'S SUPERHUMANS

Production company: Off The Fence; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: History Channel.

Presenter lead 13 x 60' Filmed across the world looking for people with Superhuman abilities.


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