Gus Hurdle Head of Production
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Gus Hurdle

About me: HOP/Production Executive/Short Form Producer with a wide variety of experience in Factual and entertainment; everything from Cooking to Live OB`s. Very adaptable and unfazed by the making of TV in today`s climate. Lot’s of Branded content experience having overseen numerous pieces of Red Bull content.
Familiar with many of today’s tapeless formats in most camera’s from the FS7 to the Arri Alexa.

21 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Comedy, Corporate, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Reality, Sport

Overseas experience in: Australia, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Qatar, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, United States of America.

At the moment I'm working at: Redbull Media House UK

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Credits

Various on Red Bull TV

Production company: Red Bull Media Network; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Multi Media Productions, Outside Broadcasts, Sport; Broadcaster: Red Bull Media Network.

I oversee a number of pieces of Content per year from 2 minutes of Branded content to 120 minutes of Live TV (like Soapbox Race) and everything in between. Filming in Multiple countries around the world and working across 3 different subsidiaries of the brand.


Various

Production company: Red Bull Media House; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Sport; Broadcaster: Red Bull TV.

Managing a slate of short form content, Live Content and UK Commissions. 20-25 projects annually.


Various

Production company: Think Make Create; On-screen credit: Producer; Programme type: Corporate.

Various budgets, strategy and consultancy work on short form projects.


Britains Got Talons

Production company: Handsome Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: BBC3.

1 x 10 min Topical comedy based in a Vietnamese nail shop.


Arsenal FC Spots

Production company: Sports on Screen; On-screen credit: Producer; Programme type: Commercials, Sport.

5 Spots of Arsenal FC Branded content. Filming with some of Arsenal FC’s highest profile Footballers.


Spring Break With Grandad

Production company: Handsome Productions Ltd; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: MTV.

8 x 60 mins of Reality TV. 8 Twenty somethings take a Grand Parent to Mexico and Party like they have never partied before. Under the watchful eye of the Grand Parents, the cast exerience a number of activities and beach parties. We took a 70 strong team to Mexico during Spring Break and had a very short period of time to sort time to put this monster together.


Confidential Project

Production company: So Television; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Outside Broadcasts, Reality; Broadcaster: ITV.

Pilot Filming in an entirely different way with technology that is new to the industry. Apologies that I can’t give you more info.


GK

Production company: Sports on Screen; On-screen credit: Producer; Programme type: Commercials, Corporate, Sport; Broadcaster: N/A.

1 x 2 min corporate video for for a tech company.


Truly, Madly, Wembley

Production company: Handsome Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Sport; Broadcaster: BBC1 and BBC3.

1 x 60 minute following 8 sets of fans watching the FA Cup final from various locations. The match was on Saturday and the programme was on air Wednesday forcing a 3 day turnaround of some 80 hours of footage.


Ladies of London

Production company: BBC Worldwide; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Bravo US.

10 x 60 min Structured reality for Bravo US, shot in the UK with US creatives.


VARIOUS TALENT LED IDEAS

Production company: Electric Ray; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: Various.

Setting up the company systems and managing the slate of development projects within the company.


NONE OF THE ABOVE

Production company: Renegade Pictures Ltd; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: National Geographic.

6 x 30 min science show. Tim Shaw travels North America explaining science to the public in interesting ways using experiments that will blow you away!


VARIOUS TALENT LED IDEAS

Production company: CP Entertainment; On-screen credit: Development Executive; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Various.

To come up with various ideas for the talent associated with the company. This sometimes included filming taster tapes and submitting to Broadcasters.


DYNAMO: MAGICIAN IMPOSSIBLE 2 & 3

Production company: Phil McIntyre TV Ltd; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: UKTV - Watch.

Magic series of 4 x 60 mins, filmed in the UK, USA, Italy and Brazil.


HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Production company: Can Associates TV Ltd; On-screen credit: Head Of Production; Programme type: Documentary, LE, Music, Reality; Broadcaster: ITV.

Next Chapter for both: Peter Andre 4, 8 x 60 mins Kerry Katona 1 & 2, 8 x 60 mins Here 2 Help: 6 x 60 mins. Make a change: Development. Secret Documentary: Development.


PRODUCER

Production company: Serious Pictures; On-screen credit: N/A; Programme type: Corporate; Broadcaster: N/A.

1 x 30 minute Promo tape. Representing a days worth of programming.


MAD ABOUT THE HOUSE

Production company: Renegade Pictures; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, LE; Broadcaster: BBC.

6 x 60 minute Obs Doc/Features show. Both location & studio based. A couple are given money to make over their property while their relationship is examined.


Birth of a Band

Production company: Nemo Entertainment; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality.

Devise a budget for a BB style reality show.


LET`S CELEBRATE

Production company: In-House BBC; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: CBeebie`s.

15 x 15 minute shows. The Series is a mixture of location PSC, location multi-camera & Studio. I was brought in to help the PM get the show back in shape.


Meet The Hasselhoff’s

Production company: Summer Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Living TV.

6 x 60 mins for Living. A follow up series for the successful "Living With My Idol" Strand.


NO SIGNAL

Production company: You Me `n` Him Ltd; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: Fox Int UK.

10 x 30 Min Scripted Comedy for FX Channel. A satirical look at the poor TV today.


ALEX ANIMATION

Production company: Breakthru Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Multimedia; Broadcaster: Negotiations in progress.

1 x 45 min DVD. `Alex` the comic strand in the Telegraph will be transformed from print to the screen in a adaptation for DVD and Online.


IN YOUR EAR

Production company: Fox TV Studios UK; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: FIVE - Pilot.

1 x 30 min Comedy pilot for FIVE. Studio based sit com remake of a German format where the actors are asked to improvise instructions given in their ear by another actor on-set - fellow actors are unaware of what is being said!


UNANIMOUS

Production company: Fox TV Studios UK; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

8 x 60 mins. This Reality/Gameshow is a US format which asks 10 people to agree to give a cash prize of £1 Million only 1 of their fellow players.


X-BOX CUP - BERLIN

Production company: Done & Dusted; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Corporate, Multimedia; Broadcaster: Microsoft Online.

1 x 15 min Corporate video for X-Box. Using the World Cup format 16 players play a Fifa football game to win the X-Box cup. The games are transmmitted to a big screen before major games for entertainment for the crowds and dailies are cut and sent back to be uploaded online.


SOCCER AID

Production company: Initial; On-screen credit: Event Manager; Programme type: OB; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 150 Live TX of a celebrity football match @ Old trafford. England v ROW.


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