Sarah Ross Mcclean Line Producer
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Sarah Ross Mcclean
Home telephone:
Mobile telephone: 07984 935 777
Email: sr.mcclean@hotmail.com

About me: I returned to the UK in 2017 after six years working as a Line Producer in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; initially alongside Red Earth Films, where I Produced local Documentary Treatments for Discovery Latin America and then as a Line Producer with FSR Produções, a high profile Brazilian Events & Television Services Production Company. My role with FSR involved facilitating International TV Clients; developing and producing Broadcast Documentary Productions, ranging from individual episodes, inserts, orginated content, and live Event Broadcasts and streaming.

Productions produced and supported in Brazil - ranged from the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 with Done & Dusted, BBC Sports FIFA 2014 World Cup Title Sequence & BBC Sports The Beautiful Game with Gary Linekar – to Productions for Discovery, Nat Geo, BBC Childrens’s, BBC Current Affairs, Columbia Global, Gravitas Films, Trio Orange Films, Cineflix, Bader Media Group for Shell The Power of Sport and Refresh Films.

20 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, News, Observational Documentary, Online Content, Outside Broadcasts, Reality, Sport

Additional skills: Archive, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, File Based Formats, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Other skills: My background is as a Production Manager, with 15 years as staff at BBC Factual London. Developing, scheduling and Managing Documentary productions through to delivery, from single programmes to high volume new strands.

Overseas experience in: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Sierra Leone, United States of America.

At the moment I'm working at: D-Fuse - Social & Environmental Immersive VR Productions, installations, film, experimental documentary, photography & architectural projects.

Willing to be based in: London / South East

Languages: Basic Portuguese (Brazilian) English & Portuguese


Credits

GREAT INVENTIONS

Production company: WORLD MEDIA RIGHTS LTD; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ZDFE, N-TV-Germany, Planète+ Canal+ .

Great Inventions – May to September 2019 - 10x 50 min Episodes The story behind all the things we can’t imagine the world without. This series will show how these inventions were made and how they operate today. Episodes exploring, Jet Engines, Satellites, TV, Computer Games. With interviews from their major operators – and demonstrations of how they work now from those who run them combined with Archive and Actuality filming.


Greatest Events of World War 2 in Colour

Production company: WORLD MEDIA RIGHTS LTD; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Netflix, ZDFE, N-TV-Germany, Discovery UK, Planète+ Canal+ .

A follow up 10 part Documentary Series to the BAFTA nominated Netflix 2009 Series WW2 In Color. Greatest Events of WW2 In Colour is 10x 50 minute Episodes, exploring Events such as The Bombing of Stalingrad, Hiroshima, Liberation of Buchenwald, Battle of Midway, D-Day Operation Overlord - an Archive heavy Series combined with I/V’s from International Historians and Experts and over 400 minutes of rare and unseen Black & White Archive footage from across 45 Worldwide Archive Libraries to then be colourised.


FIGHT FOR LIFE

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

6x 60 Min Episodes - BBC1 - BBC Worldwide/ Discovery /DCTP (Germany) Co Production Series combining powerful human stories & advanced CGI to show from inside our bodies battle to keep us alive. RTS Award for Best Digital Graphics, BAFTA VFX & VFX Awards. Complete Series research & development, planning, scheduling & contracting. Extensive developmental Research into effective filming, Post & CGI technology.Recruiting, scheduling & managing a large Editorial staff of 43. Complex filming & Postproduction scheduling. Negotiation & scheduling with Co-producers securing adaptable contracts to enable extensive deliverables. Groundbreaking CGI technology combined with OB’s Doc style shooting on HDV - FCP on location. Implemented extensive H&S &, trauma counselling, compliance & legal requirements. Tendered, negotiated & secured flexible copyright deals & contracts with CGI Producers.


Are we Changing Planet Earth & Can we Save Planet Earth

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

2x 60 Min Eps. - BBC1 & 1x 60 Min EP. for Discovery – BBC WW/OU/Discovery Co-Pro. Sir David Attenborough looked to establish whether human beings were having an adverse effect upon our climate. Schedule planning, contract & workflow negotiation with Discovery Executives to meet a five month production turnaround. Filming across continents in extreme & hazardous locations – Glacial ice flows in Patagonia to the jungle canopy in South America. Ambitious CGI carbon realisation models created in very short time scale to work with archive and GFX.


A CHILD AGAINST ALL ODDS

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

6x 60 Min Eps. - BBC1 - BBC WW/Discovery Co Production. Two years in the making, Professor Robert Winston’s series looks at the amazing fertility treatments & the lengths couple go to. A series involving a 2-year complex filming & Post production schedule, capturing a vast amount of Producer/Director self shot actuality of IVF stories from inception to birth.


TEEN TERRORS TO TEEN ANGELS

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

6 x 60 Min Eps. BBC3 - BBC/WW Building on the effective management of the highly successful Little Angels Strand where child Psychologist Dr Tanya Byron delivered peace to harassed parents, the Executive Producer & myself originated the format, schedule & budget for another hugely successful strand - Teen Angels.


DEATH DETECTIVE

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

5x 30 Min Eps - BBC3 Forensic pathologist Dr Dick Shepherd investigates the mysteries of the dead – Drama reconstruction of police cases & autopsies.


TEEN ANGELS

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

6 x 60 Min Eps - BBC/WW Co-Pro. Complete Unit Management.


MEDICAL MYSTERIES

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

4x 60 Min Eps - BBC/WW Co-Pro Complex long form films – combining Drama Recon with archive - exploring extraordinary medical cases that have baffled the experts. The Awakening, The Madness of King George III, Lorenzo`s Oil & Mystery Of the Forgotten Plague.


LITTLE ANGELS SERIES 2 & 3

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

32 x 30 Min Eps. BBC3 - BBC/WW Co-Pro. Complete Unit Management.


THE GUINEA PIG CLUB

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

1 x60 min Ep - BBC4 - BBC/WW Co-Pro - Exploring the story behind The Guinea Pig Club – a social network for horrifically disfigured WWII pilots. Drama Recon with Archive.


AFRICAN ER

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

2 x30 Min Eps - BBC3 - BBC/WW Co-Pro - Where people with terrible disfigurements trek thousands of miles - to a war ravaged port , for surgery aboard a floating hospital run by Christian missionaries. Ob’s Doc shot entirely on location in the high risk region of Sierra Leone in West Africa.


MUTANT MOUSE

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

1 x60 Min Ep - BBC3 - BBC/WW Co-Pro - A story combining drama recon with archive - looking into how research carried out on mice played a crucial part in treating disease.


MONEY PROGRAMME

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

18 x 30 Min Eps & 3 x40 Min Specials - BBC/WW Co-Pro - Spring, Summer & Winter Series – BBC 2 Factual Investigative Business Series.


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