Sue Innes Production Manager
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Sue Innes
Mobile telephone: 07813 324 267
Email: sue_innes@hotmail.com

About me: I am a very experienced Production Manager. I have worked over a wide range of projects ranging from low budget programmes for BBC 4 to high end Arts specials for Channel 4. I have also worked on a few format reality shows and programmes with a lot of archive clearance. I have managed programmes shot all over the world and have many contacts. I am happy to manage quite a few projects simultaneously.

24 years experience.

Genre: Corporate, Magazine Programmes, Reality

Additional skills: Archive, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Other skills: I can prepare budgets and negotiate contracts with broadcasters. I can set up cash flows, schedules and cost managers and then work creatively with the Producer and Director to keep the programme on budget. I stay very on top of my cost manager. I usually get on with my team very well and I try to keep things as calm as possible when it gets stressful. I have a good sense of humour and know that most things can be resolved by a supportive chat.

I have a lot of experience with working with presenters, drama reconstruction, archive clearance, fairdealing and health and safety issues - risk assessments are of vital importance. I have worked with children and am familiar with the procedure that needs to be followed. I am very comfortable with negotiating with agents over fees and contracts.

I love a challenge and am happy to work over a lot of projects simultaneously which is what I did at World of Wonder. My bases are in London and Brighton but I am happy to relocate for the right job and am happy to do full or part time work.

Overseas experience in: Australia, Austria, Egypt, Fiji, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Nepal, Philippines, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Uganda, Ukraine, United States of America.

Languages: Reasonable - conversational Italian

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Credits

RESTORING ENGLAND'S HERITAGE (BBC SOUTH AND BBC SOUTH EAST)

Production company: Pier Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Two 30 minute programmes for BBC Regional - (South and South East). Looking back at the BBC2 Restoration Series looking at sites featured there and also new sites that are on the critical list. Made on a very tight budget and to a very tight schedule.


CARS THAT ROCK WITH BRIAN JOHNSON

Production company: Back2Back Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery Quest.

A series of 6 x 60 minute programmes presented by Brian Johnson of ACDC. Brian looked at 6 of his favourite makes of car, 3 from the UK and 3 from Europe. Brian raced some of the cars in professional races and he also drove other cars at high speed. It was therefore very necessary to draw up very detailed risk assessments and to make sure all possible safety precautions were put in place along with any extra insurance.


JOHN OGDON : LIVING WITH GENIUS

Production company: Back2Back Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

A one off 60 minute documentary for BBC4 about the troubled life of Classical Pianist and Composer John Ogdon.


ONE BORN: MULTIPLE BIRTHS

Production company: Dragonfly; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

A 60 minute ’One Born’ special on the challenges faced by parents leading up to multiple births.


THE MAN WHO MAKES THINGS FROM SCRATCH

Production company: Dragonfly; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

A series of 4 x half hours with inventor/designer Thomas Thwaites. In each programme he takes apart a different item ranging from a toaster to a light bulb and builds his own equivalent from the raw materials.


ONE BORN: PLUS SIZE MUMS

Production company: Dragonfly; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

A 60 minute ’One Born’ special focusing on the challenges faced by the growing number of clinically obese women having babies at the moment.


RAISED WILD

Production company: Dragonfly; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Animal Planet.

Series of 3 x hour documentaries for Animal Planet looking into the stories of 3 feral children who have lived part of their childhood with animals. Mary Ann Ochota travels to Uganda, Fiji and Ukraine to investigate these stories.


DAD'S HAVING A BABY/MY DAD IS PREGNANT

Production company: Firecracker Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four / MSNBC.

60 minute Body Shock Special.


WRONG TURN - THE KATI KIM STORY

Production company: Firecracker Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: ABC Network / Animal Planet.

A 90 minute Docu-drama.


MY BIG FAT GYPSY WEDDING PROGRAMME 1

Production company: Firecracker Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

Series of 5 x 60 minute programmes. Helped PM over part of filming period.


THE FAST LADY

Production company: Pier Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

60 minute documentary for BBC4 shot on HD and presented by Penelope Keith. She follows the trip made by an Edwardian lady - Dorothy Levitt who was the first lady to drive solo from London to Liverpool in a De Dion Bouton car in 1905.


DAVID OGILVY: ORIGINAL MAD MAN

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

60 minute programme to accompany the "Mad Men" series. It was shot in the UK, France and the USA and shot on Digi Beta. It was a very tight budget and schedule.


ON THE BALL

Production company: Pier Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC1.

2 x 30’ documentaries telling the story of sports commentary. These were made up of interviews with sports commentators, celebrities and sports archive and commentary archive. It was shot on Digi Beta.


SUPERNANNY - SERIES 4

Production company: Ricochet; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Channel Four and E4.

5 x 60’ programmes which included 3 new families and 2 revisits to families from Series 1. 3 x 30’ follow on programmes for E4 with challenges for the new families.


DICTATORS BY DESIGN

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery USA.

60 minute programme about Imelda Marcos featuring the buildings she designed and built in the Philippines. It was shot in the Philippines on Digi Beta.


FROM RANCH TO RAUNCH

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

An archive heavy programme about 70’s architecture in Los Angeles. Shot on DV and filmed in the USA and England.


MY CRAZY LIFE - SERIES

Production company: Ricochet; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

Series of 8 x 30’ documentaries made by young first time directors about teenage lives. (Low budget)


WORLDS TOUGHEST TRIBES PILOT

Production company: Ricochet; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery UK.

1 hour pilot (became a series) shot on HDV and edited on HD. Shot with presenter Ben Anderson working in the gold mines of Australia.


LEAVE NO TRACE - SERIES

Production company: Ricochet; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC1 - daytime.

5 x 30’ programmes about Forensics. Made on a very tight budget


IMPRESSIONISM - REVENGE OF THE NICE

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

A 2 hour Arts special - shot on Digi Beta in Europe and the USA presented by Mathew Collings.


OOH EH MISSUS

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

A 60 minute documentary about the British ’blue’ films of the seventies - narrated by Jaques Peretti. There was a lot of fair dealt archive so I had to deal closely with the C4 legal department.


THE ART SHOW - SERIES

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

7 x 30’ and 1 x 60’ Arts documentaries made by young directors on a tight budget. Shot on DVCAM.


BABEL

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

A 30’ illustrated Rap poem written and read by Patrick Neate. It was shot and directed by the feature film director Bill Eagles. Shot on DVCAM on a very tight budget.


WHAT LEONARD COHEN DID FOR ME.

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

Low budget 30’ documentary shot on DVCAM. One of three. See below


JOSEPH BEUYS AND ME

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

A low budget 30’ documentary shot on DVCAM. One of three.


H G WELLS AND ME

Production company: World of Wonder; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

Low budget 30’ documentary shot on DVCAM. One of three.


5 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU - SERIES

Production company: Wall to Wall; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Series of six 30’ reality programmes about couples with a light entertainment twist. Used self shooting directors, hidden cameras and diary cams.


TRAVEL SERIES

Production company: Atlantic; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: The Travel Channel.

A series of 8 x 50’ programmes. Comprising of Shot footage and archive. Shot in The Holy Land, Egypt, Greece, Jordan and Israel.


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