Pippa White Production Manager/HOP/Line Producer
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Pippa White
Mobile telephone: 07703 438 892
Email: mobilepippa@gmail.com

About me: 25 years experience working in many genres but my heart lies in documentary, ideally those which affect people deeply and make them think. In the perfect words of my recent employer: ’Films that make a Difference’. I am experienced and happy working on a single film or several concurrently as a Head of Production within a company.

27 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, News, Observational Documentary

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

Other skills: I have worked on productions filmed in territories worldwide, including hostile environments, often involving sensitive content and vulnerable groups of people. My experience includes delivery of films and series to all the major UK and US Broadcasters, contract negotiation, dealing with Talent/Agents, challenging clearances, technical delivery and, of course, keeping on budget. I am praised for calm and collected operation throughout and the reassurance that my extensive experience brings. Course Leader 2018, Documentary Production Management at the National Film & TV School, Beaconsfield.

Overseas experience in: Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Congo, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Russian Federation, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe.

Willing to be based in: London / South East

Languages: fluent but rusty French, Basic Spanish

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Credits

The Big Ice Age Dig

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

Scientific team travel to Siberia investigating ancient animal remains and the impact for the future.


Working with Weinstein

Production company: Tigerlily Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Former employees speak out, explaining how Weinstein managed to keep his accusers silent for decades. 50mins, tx Feb 2018


Dispatches: Undercover in Premier Inn

Production company: Tigerlily Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Undercover reporter at Central London chain hotel exposes working time and hygiene malpractice. Secret filming complian ce.30mins, tx: Feb 2018


Catching A Killer

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

In Oxford, in a doorway to a house, a man lies dead. No suspects, no witnesses, no sign of forced entry. Like a real-life episode of Morse, Adrian Greenwood was an antique dealer stabbed over thirty times in his own home. With unprecedented access to Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, this film follows all the twists and turns of this real-life whodunit. tx. July 2017, 60’


Clean Eating’s Dirty Secrets

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC1, BBC3.

Vlogger and body-positive internet queen Grace Victory tries clean eating on for size. Is this the lifestyle change we all need, or another fad diet in disguise – a fad diet with potentially dangerous consequences? BBC3, tx July 2016 / BBC1, tx Aug 2016 35’


Behind Closed Doors.

Production company: True Vision Aire; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Unprecedented access to the Thames Valley Police Domestic Abuse Teams and the victims of violence they are helping, Behind Closed Doors gives an extraordinary insight into the most common violent crime to take place in the home. Shot over 12 months, and starting from the moment a 999 call is received, the film follows three brave women who each waive their right to anonymity to show how insidious and terrifying domestic abuse can be. tx Mar 2016 60’


Sex In Strange Places

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3.

In this three-part investigative series, presenter Stacey Dooley travels to Turkey, Brazil and Russia to meet young people who are trading on their looks and sexuality for a living and investigates the darker side of sex work. tx Mar 2016, 3 x 52’


My Son the Jihadi

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

In 2011, Sally Evans made a devastating discovery - her eldest son, Thomas , aged just 21 had left their home and travelled to Somalia join a deadly Islamist terrorist group. This powerful film documents the daily struggle Sally and her youngest son, Michael, face as they try to reconcile the Thomas they knew - a loving mild-mannered ‘normal teenage lad’ with Abdul Hakim, the jihad-preaching Islamist he has become. tx Oct 2015, 48’ Winner – BAFTA Television Awards 2016 – Single Documentary Category Winner – Broadcasting Press Guild TV & Radio Awards 2016 – Best Single Documentary Winner – Sandford St Martin Award for Television 2016 Winner- Association of International Broadcasters 2016- Best Documentary


Forced Marriage Cops

Production company: True Vision Aire; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

In June 2014 it became illegal in the UK for someone to force a person to get married. The problem is how difficult this is to police. Director Anna Hall spends 18 months with Greater Manchester Police Public Protection teams whose job it is to investigate this hugely culturally sensitive areatx Sept 2015, 48’


Raining In My Heart

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

Three extraordinary children at the forefront of cancer research. The decisions they make, and the risks they take with their own lives, will benefit countless children and adults affected by cancer in the future. tx April 2015, 47’


Kids in Camps – A Comic Relief Special

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

The South Sudnese civil war has displaced over 1.5 million people. This film follows the lives of children living in temporary camps in South Sudan and refugee camps just across the border in Northern Ugnda, giving a heart-wrenching and personal glimpse into their lives. tx Mar 2015, 59’ Highly Commended– AIBs 2015 – International Current Affairs Documentary Category


Surviving Sandy Hook

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

A film about grief, hope, love and guns. Surviving Sandy Hook follows the people of Newtown as they rebuild their lives after the tragedy of December 2014. tx Mar 2015, 59’ Winner of 2nd Place Documentary Feature at Knoxville Film Festival 2015


No Place to Call Home

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Record numbers of low-income tenants are being evicted by private landlords. As a result, over 80,000 children are now living in temporary housing in the UK, three-quarters of them in London. This sensitive film brings home just how damaging that experience can be. tx Mar 2015, 59’


Rich, Russian and Living in London

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

Taking us into the lives of the uber wealthy Russians who have made London their home. How do they see themselves, how do they see us, what does money mean to them, and who they are. tx Jan 2015, 58’


Looking After Mum: A Children in Need Special

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Every day across the country an army of unsung child heroes faces extraordinary challenges that most adults would struggle to cope with. They are Britain’s 700,000 young carers. In this film we get to know four young carers, giving us a rare chance to see into their world – a world that can lurch between joy and heartache in an instant. tx Nov 2014, 59’


Curing Cancer

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

With unprecedented access to the new Macmillan Cancer Centre at University College Hospital, Curing Cancer follows four patients taking part in trials of some of the most advanced cancer treatments in the world. tx Oct 2014, 47’ Winner – The Grierson Awards 2015 – Best Science or Natural History Documentary. Wellcome Trust grant for CGI.


Breadline Kids

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Food Poverty and UK Children .Over 300,000 children were given food aid in the UK last year. While politicians argue about why so many kids are experiencing food poverty, we ask the children themselves to tell us why they think the cupboards are bare. tx June 2014, 48’


15,000 Kids and Counting

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

With unparalleled access to the entire adoption process, this three part documentary series follows social workers, foster carers, birth parents and adopters as heart-wrenchingly difficult decisions are made about the future of some of Britain’s most vulnerable children. tx April 2014 – 3 x 48’ Winner – EVCOM Clarion Awards 2014 – Broadcast Programmes Category


TB: Return of the Plague

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

Multi Drug Resistant TB in Swaziland, following victims from two families battling with its crippling effects over the course of a year. tx Mar 2014, 90’ . Global Health and Diplomacy Award presented to Director, Jezza Neumann recognizing the importance of his work on this film


God’s Cadets: Joining the Salvation Army

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

Inside the closed community of the Salvation Army’s training college. tx Jan 2014, 78’


Our Soldiers: Return to Civvy Street

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: More 4.

Ex-Military returning to the Civilian world tx Nov 2013, 55’


The Hunt for Britain’s Sex Gangs

Production company: True Vision North; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

The Telford child abuse case with unprecedented access to a live police investigation, showing just how difficult it is to secure justice for victims of sexual abuse. tx May 2013, 48’ Winner – AIB Awards 2013 - Investigative documentary categories Winner – Asian Media Awards 2013 – Best Investigation Award Winner - Anti Slavery Media Award - Best Documentary Winner – RTS TV Journalism Awards 2012/13 – Current Affairs, Home Category Winner - Royal Television Society Yorkshire Awards 2014 – Freelance Award for Anna Hall


America’s Poor Kids

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

With over 16 million American children now affected by poverty, we meet three children whose families are struggling to get by, asking them to tell us what life in modern America really looks like through their eyes. tx Mar 2013, 59’ Winner – RTS Craft Award for Photography in documentary / factual & non drama 2012/2013 – Jezza Neumann


Growing Up Poor

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3.

Teenagers entering adulthood in poverty. tx Jan 2013, 2 x 57’


PBS Frontline: Poor Kids

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: PBS.

In the wake of the USA’s financial crisis, the impact of unemployment, foreclosure and financial distress as seen through the eyes of the children affected. TX Nov 2012, 53’ Winner – Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award 2013 Nominee – News & Documentary Emmy Awards 2013 – Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story – Long Form category


Dispatches: Chinese Murder Mystery

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Investigating the death of Neil Heywood: virtually unnoticed at the time, which has since gone on to the shake China’s Communist Party to the core. A tale of sexual intrigue, betrayal and corruption. tx Nov 2012, 47’


Golden Oldies

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Affectionate portrayal of Seniors in the UK today. Dir: Nick Poyntz, Winner – Older People in the Media Awards 2013 – Best Factual TV programme about older people’s issues. tx Oct 2012, 59’


Kashmir’s Torture Trail

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Brave Kashmiri Lawyer and his work under constant threat. tx July 2012, 47’. Winner – Amnesty International Media Awards 2013 – Best Documentary category


Ukraine’s Forgotten Children

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

What ‘in care of the state’ means for disabled, abandoned children in Ukraine. tx June 2012, 90’


Britain’s Sex Gangs

Production company: True Vision North; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, News, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Presenter-led: Tazeen Ahmad on child grooming in the UK Pakistani community, tx Nov 2011, 47’


Poor Kids

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Moving, enchanting and tragic - Kids in poverty today in the UK. tx 2011, 60’ Winner – Gold Plaque, Hugo Television Awards 2011 – Social/Political Documentary Category


Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children: Comic Relief update

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, News, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

Follow up on the progress of children supported by Comic Relief, tx March 2011, 60’


War Child

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, News, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: More4.

Portrait of kids living under the blockade in Gaza, tx Feb 2011, 74’ Winner – Silver Hugo Television Award 2011 – Social/Political Documentary Category


The Nurture Room

Production company: True Vision North; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: More4/ Scottish Screen.

Glasgow children prove that miracles can happen. Directed and filmed by Matt Pinder over a year. tx Jan 2011, 90’ Winner – Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival – Best Long Documentary


City of Fear

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, News, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

A year with the Islamabad Police force in Pakistan . tx Nov 2010, 48’


Britain’s Street Kids

Production company: True Vision; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Homeless children fending for themselves on the streets amongst conflict and risk. C4, tx Nov 2010, 53’


QATAR MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART

Production company: Oxford Film & TV; On-screen credit: PRODUCTION MANAGER; Programme type: Corporate, Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Quatar TV.

3 x beautiful promo documentaries for the museum. Shot on RED camera.


FEASTS

Production company: PLUM PICTURES; On-screen credit: PRODUCTION MANAGER; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

Three part series presented by Stefan Gates. He immerses himself in feasts and festivals around the world with a special interest in the food. Episodes in Japan, Mexico and India


HARDCORE PROFITS

Production company: PLUM PICTURES; On-screen credit: PRODUCTION MANAGER; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

Two-part documentary presented by Tim Samuels investigating companies who profit from pornography.


HIGH SOCIETY: DALE TRYON (KANGA)

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

60mins Profile of Australian Socialite and friend of Prince Charles. Archive-heavy.


CLOSE UP: DEATH ON THE NILE

Production company: Juniper; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC Arabic.

45min single documentary about dam building in Northern Sudan and the effect on the native people of the region.


This World: BRITAIN`S MOST WANTED

Production company: Mentorn; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, News; Broadcaster: BBC/BBCWW.

60` doc profiling Andrei Lugovoy, suspect in the poisoning of Aleksander Litvinenko. Shot in Russia.


HIGH SOCIETY: THE QUEEN`S WEDDING

Production company: Mentorn; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

60` archive-heavy doc with drama inserts. Charting the romance and marriage of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their 60th wedding anniversary.


ENGINEERING THE WORLD RALLY

Production company: The Gamma Project; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary, Sport; Broadcaster: Discovery Europe.

6 x 1hrs motorsport/engineering/observational documentary following the Subaru team. Also working as Development Producer for new projects.


SAMUEL JOHNSON, THE DICTIONARY MAN

Production company: October Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

Oct-Dec 2005. Drama Documentary marking the 250th anniversary of one of the most influential works in the English language.


DISPATCHES: THE BIG HEIST

Production company: Many Rivers Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Channel 4. Many Rivers Films. Feb to Sept 2005. London PM. Kevin Toolis, terrorism and IRA expert, investigates the Northern Bank Robbery. Dramatic reconstructions.


CULT OF THE SUICIDE BOMBER

Production company: Many Rivers Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, News; Broadcaster: C4.

2 x 60mins. Feb to Sept 2005. News Emmy nomination. Ex CIA Agent Robert Baer travels to Iran, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel following the intelligence trail to uncover the ultimate weapon of the new world war. High profile series, high risk shoot.


VARIOUS, GUARDIAN FILMS

Production company: Guardian Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, News; Broadcaster: C4 News, BBC Newsnight, RTE.

June 04/Sept 04-March 05 Holiday & Maternity cover for Head of Production and Business at the film production company affiliated to The Guardian newspaper. Working on ongoing projects and new project development. News items from Iraq, China, Ghana, Uzbekistan and a full documentary from Brazil for RTÉ.


VARIOUS

Production company: Glasshead; On-screen credit: Production Manager/ Assistant Producer; Programme type: Corporate, Documentary; Broadcaster: Arts Council.

June 2004 Working on new project budgets for educational output, and PM/AP duties for ongoing projects for the Arts Council


EXTRA IN ENGLISH

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager/Director of Production/Associate Producer; Programme type: Childrens, Comedy, Drama, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: RAI Italy .

30 x 25mins. Sit-com format language-learning series. Large studio-based production with all the challenges of working with a co-Producer and a foreign crew in another country. General casting, setting up and script breakdowns. Adapting our working practices to those required by RAI. Demanded multi-skilling on my part, in Associate Producer role at the same time as being language adviser, wardrobe buyer, design and props adviser and auntie to the UK team!


WORKING WEEKS

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4 LEARNING.

6 x 25mins, Following 6 young people in Bristol as they considered career progression. DVCam ob-doc with set interviews on digi. Keeping track of 2 busy crews and associated production demands.


EXTRA IN FRENCH, GERMAN & SPANISH

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager/Director of Production/Associate Producer; Programme type: Childrens, Comedy, Drama, Multi camera Studio, Multi Media Productions; Broadcaster: C4 LEARNING.

39 x 25mins. Language-learning sit-com from scratch on a restricted budget. I sourced the 3 native-speaker casts (French, Spanish and German) and production team. Extensive dealings with artists and agents. I also saw the project through interactive website and CD-ROM production. RTS winner and BAFTA nominee.


KEY SKILLS: THE CONTENDERS

Production company: Catriona Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Childrens, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

6 x 30min. This series followed 6 young people and their first experience in the workplace. Their experiences were recorded in observational style, with their performance judged in a studio feedback environment.


To the Ends of the Earth: THE SEARCH FOR KING SOLOMONS MINES

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

50mins. Tahir Shah takes a small crew to Ethiopia to follow an obsession passed on from his father.


FILM FOCUS

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4 LEARNING.

8 X 30mins. Two series, the first dealing with Bond films and Baz Luhrmann. The second series dealt with the use animation in feature films and advertising. Both series were challenging regarding clearances, involving extensive legal negotiations, especially use of the Bond film clips and EPK footage. One episode won a BAFTA, and another a BAFTA nomination.


CLASSIC SHORT PROSE

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: C4 LEARNING.

3 x 30mins. Study of 3 texts by Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allen Poe and Michele Roberts. Drama reconstructions, narrated by Edie Falco, Joss Ackland and Siobhan Redmond.


BRAIN CHILD / SMART BABIES

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4 & DISCOVERY TLC.

2 x 50mins Investigating IQ and EQ in early child development. Also took up AP role and travelled to the States for filming.


STOLEN GOLD

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Sport; Broadcaster: HISTORY CHANNEL / CANAL+.

50min. Winner of Italian Sports Documentary Film Festival. Special Award from Italian Olympic Committee. Filming in UK and USA.


INSIDE THE CHANNEL TUNNEL

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery TLC.

50mins. Simple re-edit of existing footage with a small amount of extra filming.


PUZZLE MATHS

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Childrens; Broadcaster: C4 LEARNING.

(2 series) C4, 2 x 5 x 15mins. Studio based puppet show for pre-school maths.


MAKING OUT

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

6 X 30mins. Docu-soap about twenty-somethings in Nottingham. This series had a dedicated full time Producer so there was less hands-on work for me. However, this led to other special challenges in keeping track of spending where I learned valuable lessons about the relationship between Producer and Production Manager.


TOURIST TROUBLE

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

6 x 30min Tourists visiting the UK. This series was produced concurrently with Making Out, so it was a pretty busy time. At any given time, there could be six crews out filming all over the country. Cost control was the main challenge.


TROUBLE AT THE HOUSE

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

50min. Keith Cooper presenting the follow-up to Double Exposures BAFTA award-winning series The House. Shot on 16mm.


TX: JUST ENOUGH DISTANCE

Production company: Double Exposure & Illuminations; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

50mins. A beautiful high-end documentary following the tragic story of a young photographer who was murdered. Required sensitive dealings with the family of the photographer. Filmed on 16mm - soundtrack by Jocelyn Pook.


MAFIA WOMEN

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery & Channel 5.

50min The main challenge on this programme was dealing the legal aspects of the subject matter together with a US Broadcasters awareness of potentially litigious material.


ON THE TRAIL OF THE NEW TESTAMENT

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery TLC.

90mins Filming in Israel, Egypt, this involved the usual obstacles of tricky foreign shoots. Filming permits, carnets, complicated travel arrangements, and high demand for paperwork for Discovery.


PLEASURE BEACH

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

6 x 30min Popular ob-doc-soap set in Blackpool.


FIRST EDITION

Production company: Double Exposure; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Magazine Programmes, News; Broadcaster: Carlton.

3 x 30mins. Probably the lowest budget programmes on which I have worked! Very proud that they were still great programmes.


FILMS OF FIRE: GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER?

Production company: Force 10 Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

Filming in UK and Northern Ireland dealing with a very sensitive issue of murder in the gay community and a legal loophole. I very much enjoyed working with experienced journalists watching them get to the heart of a story in a different way to the television research route.


THE MYSTERY OF TWINS

Production company: Optomen; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery TLC.

50mins. Shot in UK, USA and Belgium. Also undertook general budget preparation for Anatomy of Desire (C4), Orson Cart (Animation for Carlton), Three Science Frontiers for Discovery, re-working budgets for Two Fat Ladies (BBC) and Police, Camera, Action!


COMPANY PRODUCTION MANAGER

Production company: RDF ; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, News, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: VARIOUS.

RDF. 1994-1996. PM on all documentaries for Cutting Edge, Dispatches, Equinox, Money Programme, Witness, High Interest. Also managed output of short news and entertainment reports for international sales. Setting up and managing busy production office in rapidly expanding company. co-ordinating output from offices in London, Singapore and Los Angeles.


ANCIENT HISTORY

Production company: Various; On-screen credit: Runner, Researcher, Producer, Information Officer, Journalist; Programme type: Commercials, Corporate, Documentary, Magazine Programmes.

Information manager for London events database which included script writing for LWT London Tonight and Captial Radio’s Kidsline. Producer of advertising items for Selfridges in-store video network, Presenter and Producer on in-house staff video film, Radio Journalist with Oui FM in Paris, interviewing British bands and translating interviews for broadcast. Researcher in sports TV. Runner on Tour de France (C4)


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