Susie Field Head of Production
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Susie Field
Mobile telephone: 07785 766165
Email: susiefieldproduction@gmail.com

About me: I am a highly experienced senior manager. most recently working in Leeds as HOP for Daisybeck Studios. I trouble shoot, sort out problems, set up systems, make financial savings and run tight project management. I am good at dealing with big personalities. I have considerable experience in running multiple series and enjoy all genres including documentaries, factual entertainment series, shiny floor shows, tv drama and feature films and drama documentaries for terrestrial and non terrestrial broadcasters.

20 years experience.

Genre: Corporate, Drama, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Online Content

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, Archive, 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 am a flexible worker and approach each project with a view to building on my existing skills, carrying that experience onto my next role or project.

Overseas experience in: Australia, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Honduras, Italy, Philippines, United States of America.

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


Credits

Springtime on The Farm

Production company: Daisybeck Studios Ltd; On-screen credit: Head of Production ; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 5.

Stripped ’as live’ across a week in Spring at Canon Hall Farm in Yorkshire, this wonderful series is all about the animals.


The Bushes

Production company: RAW TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: CNN.

This six part political history series about the Bush family, made up of archive, interviews with political historians and journalists and dramatic inserts, follows on from the hugely succesful series about The Kennedys made by RAW last year.


Parker’s Trail 2 - Guyana

Production company: RAW TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Discovery USA .

6x60 Parker Schnabel and his three pals trek across the rain-forests of Guyana to search for Gold. Shot entirely on location in Guyana with 45 cameras this series was challenging from the start


Culinary Genius USA

Production company: Studio Ramsay; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: Fox Television USA .

15 x 30 min Studio based cookery game show presented by American host Samantha Harris and Chef Ed Lee, overseen from a distance by Gordon Ramsay himself offering tips to the participants on a daily basis


Gordon on Cocaine

Production company: Studio Ramsay; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV 1.

2 x 60 minute celebrity led shows for prime-time television. Filmed overseas in locations deemed high risk. I have been responsible for creating and overseeing complex dynamic HRA in tandem with security experts and setting up HEFAT training and follow through for the team.


Taking Fire

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

5 x 60 Mostly filmed by the soldiers themselves, Taking Fire tells of the experience of war from the personal point of view of those US forces who fought on the front lines against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan during 2010.


Alphabetical

Production company: GameFace Productions Limited; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: ITV 1.

10 x 60 Presenter led 10 part game-show that takes quizzes back to basics. Recorded in Manchester at Dock10 Studios with loads of contestants and cameras and a fabulous new set, this series is fast paced intelligent television for a 5pm audience


Handsome Devils

Production company: Britespark Films; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Investigation Discovery.

Drama Documentary series shot in Canada for ID (part of Discovery). I oversaw this amongst a slate of series and singles as Prod Exec for Britespark Films including Did He Do it?, Nightmare Tenants and Slum Landlords and Gourmet Trains.


An Englishman in New York

Production company: Leopardrama Limited; On-screen credit: Executive Producer; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: ITV 1.

A 90 minute feature film made for ITV and shot on location New York with John Hurt reprising his role as Quentin Crisp


Missing Drama

Production company: Leopardrama Limited; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

15 x 45 drama shot entirely on location in Tunbridge Wells. Starring Pauline Quirke and Mark Wingett this series follow the work of a fictional Missing Persons unit in the UK


The Millenium Time Bomb

Production company: Stone City Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

1 x 40 minute drama with documentary inserts, exploring the effects of the Millennium computer bug over New Years Eve 1999. Shot on location in London with full drama crew.


Mysterious Creatures

Production company: Leopardrama Limited; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: ITV.

A 90minute drama based on a true story starring Brenda Blethyn and Timothy Spall shot on location in London and Spain.


Cash in the Attic

Production company: Leopard Films Limited; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Hit daytime series of over 700 episodes presented by Alistair Appleton and shot on location in the UK. The US version is in production in NYC.


Disaster Series 3

Production company: Stone City Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

6 x 30 minute dramas with documentary inserts, shot on film & tape exploring disaster management from the sinking of the Marchioness to the Windscale fire filmed on location in the UK, USA and Mexico with full drama crew.


Thunder Races

Production company: Leopard Films Limited; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Discovery International & C4 .

Mad 9 part series filming 3 teams with dozens of cameras in a race after converting old bangers into mean machines. Line Producer and AD. USA Version shot in Las Vegas.


Paul O’Grady’s America

Production company: Carlton Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: ITV Networks.

On Tour across six American cities with Paul OGrady (aka Lily Savage) to make a six part travel series transmitted Autumn 2001 filmed entirely in the USA.


Unzipped with Graham Norton

Production company: Rapido Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: C4.

6 x 1 hour light entertainment series presented by Graham Norton, unzipping the worlds of fashion, politics, movies, royalty, TV and Football shot mostly on location in the US, UK and Europe with masses of archive.


Lonely Planet

Production company: Pilot Productions Limited; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: C4.

13 part presenter led Adventure travel series shot on multi-formats in remote locations all over the world made in conjunction with The Lonely Planet books.


Crimestrike

Production company: Steel Bank Films; On-screen credit: Co- Producer; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: Channel 4 Television.

90 minute Comedy feature film shot entirely on location in Sheffield over 6 weeks with a full cast and crew based on a short story by Jaroslav Hasek.


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