Louise Dew Production Manager
6 May 2019

About me: Louise has broad experience in production from Documentaries in Hostile Environments to OB`s and Drama. She’s calm, organised and flexible and is committed to maximising budgets to produce quality programming. Happy to work in either Line Producer, Production Manger or Location Producer roles. She enjoys taking on a challenge while retaining a sense of humour.

22 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Reality

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

Other skills: Enhanced CRB check 2010
First Person on Scene First Aid (Intermediate) & High Threat Trauma and Remote Medics Course (2014)

Overseas experience in: Afghanistan, Antarctica, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States of America.

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Credits

The Bush Years

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: CNN.

6 x 60 mins: A factual series looking at the collective impact of the Bush family and their administrations on 20th and 21st century politics and American public life. Shot in the US, with drama reconstruction shot in Canada.


Gold Rush White Water

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Discovery.

A 12 part series following amateur Gold Miners in Alaska. Filmed over 20 weeks with crews based in remote camps.


Charles Manson: The Lost tapes

Production company: Naked Entertainment; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Fox.

Fast turnaround feature length documentary based on an archive of 16mm unseen footage shot inside the Manson Family cult. Archive heavy with new interviews and drama recon.


Three Identical Strangers

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: CNN Films/ Channel 4/ Sundance/ Wellcome Trust.

Feature documentary telling the story of triplets separated at birth, who find each other by coincidence aged 19.


Gold Rush Trail (working title)

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Discovery.

Following a group of 4 as they track an original Klondike Gold Rush trail from the coast of Alaska, over a mountain pass and up a series of lakes and rivers 600 miles into the Yukon.


Conviction

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

2 part series following charity Inside Justice which investigates potential miscarriages of justice.


Captive (working title)

Production company: Lightbox; On-screen credit: Drama Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Netflix.

Location Producer for drama segments for 3 episodes: A couple taken hijacked by Somali Pirates, a business woman kidnapped in Brazil, and Christian Peacemakers taken in Iraq.


BACK IN TIME FOR THE WEEKEND

Production company: Wall to Wall; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC2.

Living history series exploring how leisure time has changed since the 1950s.


Breaking Point

Production company: betty TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Discovery Networks.

6 x 60 mins. Bear Grylls helps people overcome their fears and phobias by taking them on journeys into the wilderness.


BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL

Production company: betty; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery Networks.

6x60min Survival expert Bear Grylls brings to life real survival stories from across the world.


FRONTIER

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: History Channel.

Pilot for a drama series set in the wild west.


THE FLAG

Production company: Oxford Film & Television; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Al Rayyan.

1 x 60 minute documentary on the history of Qatar and the origins of its flag. Produced in Arabic.


JUNGLE GOLD

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Discovery.

10x60 minutes: Having lost everything in the US financial crash two US estate agents risk everything they have left to mine gold in Ghana.


SHACKLETON EPIC

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

3 x 60 minutes: An expedition team attempt to recreate Shackleton’s famed sail from Elephant Island to St Georges Island and then cross the island on foot, using replica clothing and equipment.


NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCHED

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

4x60 minutes: Obs doc series following the daily lives of Housing Association Officers and their tenants in Manchester.


WORLD’S TOUGHEST DRIVE

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

2x60 Minutes: Following a record breaking speed attempt to the South Pole.


STRICTLY SOULMATES

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 3.

4x 60 minutes: Documentary following young people trying to find a partner of the same faith.


PENNY PINCHERS

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 minutes: Cutting Edge on the UK’s most spend thrift.


www.battlefront.co.uk

Production company: Raw Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Multimedia; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Emmy award winning online & on TV project: Young people campaign about issues important to them via social media.


THE TAKING OF PRINCE HARRY

Production company: Juniper Communications; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 90 minutes. Drama documentary based around the hypothetical kidnapping of a high profile target in Afghanistan.


THE EXECUTION OF GARY GLITTER?

Production company: Juniper; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 90min. A fictional documentary in which the death penalty has been bought back by popular demand in Britain.


MADE WITH MAGIC

Production company: Fresh One Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon.

Pilot for a childrens drama, set in a magical CGI woodland wonderland.


EXTRAORDINARY ANIMALS

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Five & BBC Worldwide.

17x30 mins. Science based series on animal behaviour. Filmed internationally.


WAR ORATORIO

Production company: Oxford Film and Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Music; Broadcaster: More 4 & BBC Worldwide.

1 x 90 min. A film about conflict in the 21st century. Using first hand accounts and music to bind their experiences together. Shot in conflict zones in Uganda, Afghanistan and Kashmir. Plus a 30 min Making of..


I SHOULDN’T BE ALIVE: TRAPPED UNDER A BOULDER

Production company: Darlow Smithson; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Channel 4 & Discovery.

1x60min. 2 men are hiking on a remote island when one becomes trapped under a fallen boulder. His companion makes it to civilisation to raise the alarm and rescuers endanger their own lives attempting to save him. Shot on location in Australia.


I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE: ESCAPE FROM THE AMAZON

Production company: Darlow Smithson; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Channel 4 & Discovery.

1 x 60 min. Escape from the Amazon 4 men set off into the uncharted Bolivian rainforest dreaming of adventure, with disastrous consequences. Against all the odds 2 men survive. Shot in Costa Rica.


MUSICALITY

Production company: Diverse Production; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Music, OB, Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

5 x 60 min & 1 x 90 min. An opportunity for an amateur to appear in a west end musical. The series explores what it takes to succeed in musical theatre. Climaxing with an as live production of Chicago.


WHO YOU CALLIN NIGGER

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

1 x 60 min. Darcus Howe takes a controversial look at inter ethnic prejudice in Britain.


DEPORTED

Production company: Diverse Production; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC Storyville/ ARTE.

1 x 60 min. Five stories following people as the are deported to their country of origin. From Britain to Afghanistan, from France to Mali.


THE ART SHOW : 48 PEOPLE WHO SHOULD BE DEAD IN HOLLYWOOD

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

1 x 30 mins. The unauthorised autobiography of Vincent Gallo - Director/ Actor/ Artist/ Hollywood bad boy. Told using his own words, illustrated using his own work.


STATUS ANXIETY

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

1 x 120 min. Alain De Botton contemplates why we suffer from anxiety about our status, how it came to be and what, if anything, we can do about it.


TYLERS ULTIMATE

Production company: Optomen Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Food network.

13 x 30 mins. Food series shot on location in Europe and North America


THE ART SHOW: REVOLT IN FASHION & REVOLT IN HOMES

Oxford Film and Television - C4 2 x 30 min Wayne Hemmingway takes on the fashion world and interior design industry


THE NAKED CHEF

Optomen Television - BBC 2 9 x 30 min Third series including a Christmas special shot in New York and Series promos.


TELLY SALES: A HOME SHOPPING STORY

Swing Productions - C4 1 x 60 min Documentary charting the hectic creation of a shopping channel in 6 weeks.


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