Jackie Chivers Production Manager
5 June 2019
Jackie Chivers
Mobile telephone: 07714049013
Email: jackschivers@hotmail.com

About me: A freelance Production Manager/Line Producer for over 15 years working on a wide variety of programmes:- including factual, entertainment, archive, magazine, studio, OB, documentary and observational.

Used to managing productions from development through to delivery and have extensive experience preparing budgets, schedules and cashflows. Have worked on both large series and smaller one-offs.

Companies I have worked for include:- Pioneer Productions, Blink Films, Raw TV, World of Wonder, Darlow Smithson, Lion Television, ITV, Kudos and Agenda TV.

27 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Corporate, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Reality

Additional skills: Archive, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Other skills: Worked for BBC, C4, ITV, Discovery, National Geographic, Nova, PBS, Smithsonian, HGTV, Canadian Co-Pro, Foreign filming. Health and safety training. Word, Excel, PMI

Overseas experience in: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Korea (south), Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States of America, Zambia.

At the moment I'm working at: Blink Films

Willing to be based in: London / South East

Languages: basic spanish


Credits

GOLD RUSH SEASON 09

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Discovery US .

25 Episodes (26.5 hours). Filming for 6 months on location in Yukon Canada, simultaneous editing in the UK over 10 months


RAISED HUMAN S2

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Animal Planet, Channel 4, Sky Vision .

3 x 1 hours. Location filming in US, Canada, Indonesia, plus drama recon and archive.


VOLATILE EARTH

Production company: Blink Films (French Co-Pro); On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Nova, Channel 4, International Distribution.

Science series about 3 historic mega-disasters - Volcanoes, Floods and Hurricanes. Location filming in US, UK, Caribbean, Iceland, Indonesia. CGI and archive.


ANCIENT MYSTERIES/SECRETS

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Smithsonian, Channel 5, BBCWW, SBS, France 5.

6 x 1 hours Historical series, with drama reconstruction, archive and CGI. Location filming in Egypt, Israel, Greece, Spain, Italy.


RAISED HUMAN S1

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Animal Planet / Sky .

3 x 1 hours Personal stories about wild animals raised by humans. Filmed in US, Turks and Caicos, and Kenya. Also with drama recon and archive.


THE TROJAN HORSE MYSTERY

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: WNET/Thirteen, Channel 4, France 5, SBS.

1 x 1 hour. Documentary looking at new evidence which suggests the Trojan War did happen and explores the real possibility that a Trojan Horse could have been used to take Troy. Location filming in Turkey, archive, CGI and drama reconstruction.


TREASURES DECODED S2

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Shaw Television, Smithsonian, Channel 4, BBC WW, France 5, SBS.

6 x 1 hours. Canadian Co-production for Multi-broadcasters. Factual series, with dramatic reconstruction, archive and CGI. New forensic science is used to unlock the secrets of six of the world’s greatest treasures. Locations filmed in include Egypt, Israel and Easter Island.


WORLD'S TOP 5

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

10 x 60 mins. World's Top 5 travels the globe to find the best of engineering in the biggest, fastest, strongest, longest and tallest machines. Shot in over 50 locations worldwide.


EXTREME HOMES

Production company: Pioneer Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: HGTV.

26 x 1 hours. Extreme Homes is an international, architectural series that features some of the most fabulous, exciting and extreme homes on the planet. Very fast turnaround series with crews shooting simultaneously around the world.


CHOP SHOP - SERIES 2

Production company: Raw Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Discovery Europe.

10 x 1 hours: Set in a working garage in east London and featuring car designer Leepu Awlia and garage boss Bernie Fineman and their team of welders, panel beaters and mechanics. The Chop Shop team are commissioned by 5 different celebrities to design and make their dream cars. Can the team pull off this extraordinary challenge?


PETE`S PA

Production company: World of Wonder; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Living TV.

10 x 1 hrs. Controversial 80’s pop singer Pete Burns is on the hunt for a PA. Ten candidates compete to prove to Pete and his panel of experts they have got the patience, humour and fashion sense to take on the job – but there can only be one winner. Fast paced series, shot on location in London.


SECONDS FROM DISASTER

Darlow Smithson Productions - National Geographic - 13 x 60 mins Series 3 of one of Nat Geos most popular shows. Famous disasters are re-examined using a mix of interviews with survivors, dramatic recon, archive and CGI. Shot on location on HD.


HISTORY OF ITV

LWT/Granada Media - ITV - 5 x 1 hours. Series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ITV. Presented by Melvyn Bragg.


GOLD: HISTORY OF AN OBSESSION

Agenda/Tinopolis - S4C/RTE 3 x 1 hours A historical documentary series examining man’s obsession with Gold. Shot in South Africa, Italy, Spain, France, Peru, Turkey, USA and Mali.


HIV/AIDS ALLIANCE 10TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO

Lion Television – 1 x 20 mins and 1 x 5 mins A short film to highlight the work of the Charity in developing countries over the past 10 years. Shot in Senegal, Zambia, Ukraine and Cambodia.


E-LIFE

Lion TV - FBC/CNBC - 13 x 30 mins A series looking at new developments in internet technologies that can affect the way we live. Shot in the UK and Europe.


SO SOLID CREW

Lion Teleivion - Channel 4 1 x 50 min The truth behind the hype. The story of the UKs largest and most controversial garage band - told in the Crews own words.


HIDDEN LOVE - SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY

Agenda Productions - Channel 4 - 1 x 50 min Set in Berlin during the cold war this film tells the story of Romeo spies from the east who obtained secrets by seducing women working for western government. Shot in Germany.


TONY BENN-FREE AT LAST

Lion TV - BBC Four - 1 x 60 min Filmed in front of a live audience - the programme has some of the highlights from one night of Tony Benns 2002 UK tour.


LAHORE LAW

Agenda Productions - Channel 4 - 3 x 50 mins An observational series set in the law courts of Lahore. With such extraordinary access we gain an insight into Pakistans justice system and the lives of ordinary people. Shot in Pakistan.


SHOOT OUT

Agenda Productions - Channel 4 - 1 x 50 min One night in 1994 a young French couple with no history of crime went on a shooting spree in Paris that left five people dead. The film examines the couples lives and the events leading up the killings. Shot in France.


SECRET HISTORY - ORPHANS OF THE AIRLIFT

Agenda Productions - Channel 4 - 1 x 50 min The story behind the Daily Mails campaign to rescue Vietnamese orphans during the fall of Saigon in 1974. Shot in England and Vietnam.


DRIVEN (SERIES 1)

Ideal World/Darlow Smithson - Channel 4 - 8 x 30 mins A fast paced, weekly magazine programme with news and reviews of all the very latest motor cars. Shot in the UK and Europe.


WHOS APING WHO

National Geographic - 3 x 50 mins A series which examines the amazing similarities in social behaviour between humans and apes. Shot in UK, Europe, US and Uganda.


ROALD DAHLS REVOLTING RECIPES

Kudos Productions - BBC1 - 13 x 15 mins A studio based childrens cookery series based on the popular book and presented by Gary Rhodes.


DESPERATELY SEEKING SOMETHING (SERIES 3)

Kudos Productions - Channel 4 - 6 x 30 mins The search for alternative belief systems and lifestyles travels to Australia, the US and Iceland. Presented by Pete McCarthy.


MIAMI SPICE

Kudos Productions - Channel 4 - 1 x 30 min Andi Peters interviews the Spice Girls in Miami as they embark on their US tour.


SCREAMING REELS (SERIES 4)

Kudos Productions - Channel 4 - 6 x 30 mins The popular fishing series presented by Nick Fisher goes to the US, Bahamas and New Zealand.


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