Val Campbell Head of Production
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Val Campbell
Mobile telephone: 07887 481 673
Email: vallycampbell@hotmail.com

About me: Head of Production with 20 years production experience in factual documentaries. Previously Head of Production at Ronachan Films from 2010-2016. Former jobs include Head of Production at EOS Films.TV, Acting Head of Production at Yipp Films and Head of Production at Blink Films.

24 years experience.

Genre: Commercials, Current Affairs, Documentary, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, Archive, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Overseas experience in: Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru.

At the moment I'm working at: World Media Rights Ltd


Credits

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Production company: WORLD MEDIA RIGHTS; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Various.

World Media Rights is one of the largest factual programme producers in the UK, supplying drama documentary and archive-based series to fifty-five countries around the world. Its programmes are regularly shown on Discovery (USA & UK), UKTV’s Yesterday channel, Planete and RMC Decouverte (France), ZDF (Germany), CCTV 9 (China), Amazon and Netflix. Landmark series include World War 2 in HD Colour, Mafia’s Greatest Hits, Ancient Assassins, Secrets of the Bible and CIA Declassified.


PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE

Production company: AL JAZEERA ENGLISH; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Current Affairs.

Production Executive in Factual Programming Department


HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Production company: RONACHAN FILMS; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary.

Head of Production at Ronachan Films. Documentary production company founded by Angus Macqueen, former Head of Documentaries at Channel 4. Produced current affairs and factual documentaries for BBC, Channel 4, ITV, HBO, PBS, WGBH Frontline, Al Jazeera, Discovery, Discovery Latin America, MSNBC, France TV, ARD Germany and RCN Colombia.


ACTING HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Production company: YIPP FILMS; On-screen credit: Producer/Acting Head of Production; Programme type: Commercials.

Maternity cover for HoP including working as producer on commercials for NatWest Bank/M&C Saatchi


HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Production company: BLINK FILMS; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Various.

Head of Production at Blink Films. Responsible for all budgeting, scheduling & financial management across a range of programming.


TRUE STORIES

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Five / Discovery Canada / Smithsonian Networks / History Channel / BBC Worldwide.

5x60mins archive & drama doc series basesd on real-life stories behind five successful feature films.


WAYS TO SAVE THE PLANET

Production company: Impossible Pictures; On-screen credit: Series Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

10x60mins factual doc science series developing ground-breaking geo-engineering experiments to reduce global warming.


CODEX

Production company: Diverse; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: OB; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1x60mins non-tx pilot & 6x60mins multi-cam OB history quiz filmed on location at night in British Museum.


RESTORATION SERIES 2

Production company: Endemol; On-screen credit: Line Producer / Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2 & BBC4.

1x60min launch programme, 7x60mins main series & 1x75mins live OB final. Landmark architectural heritage series. Included managing large production team of 20-30 production staff based in London & Glasgow.


NATIONAL TRUST

Production company: Oxford Film & Television; On-screen credit: Unit Manager / Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2 & BBC4.

5x60mins & 10x30mins BAFTA award-winning observational documentary series about the National Trust. Included working as company Unit Manager at Oxford Film & Television


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