Helen Kelsey Production Manager
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Helen Kelsey
Mobile telephone: 07711 782 238
Email: helenkelsey21@gmail.com

About me: I am a highly experienced Line Producer /PM/Location Manager with knowledge of all aspects of production including animation, commercials, Fact Ent, documentaries, drama and the arts. With both creative skills and a good reputation for bringing productions in on time and within budget.

38 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Childrens, Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary

Additional skills: 4K, Archive, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, Extreme Filming Geographical, File Based Formats, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Other skills: I have a lot of experience with, and enjoy creating dramatic reconstructions, both low and high budget

Overseas experience in: Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Micronesia, Myanmar, Peru, Russian Federation, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, United States of America.

At the moment I'm working at: Looking for work

Willing to be based in: London / South East, East Anglia

Languages: working knowledge French

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Credits

Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Production company: Blakeway ; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: NGC.

5 x 60 mins - Archaeology /Technology filmed worldwide


Mimi On A Mission

Production company: Peggy Pictures ; On-screen credit: Production Manager ; Programme type: Childrens; Broadcaster: CBBC.

Young Persons Sex Education Series for You Tube 5 x 15 mins filmd in Holland and UK


What Makes A Woman

Production company: Antidote Productions; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Following transgender model, Munroe Bergdorf in a quest to find out what it really means to be a woman and if she herself, can ever truly feel “female”? 60 mins


The Jazz Ambassadors

Production company: Antelope South; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: WNET, ARTE, ZDF, BBC.

Combining music, archive, drama and interviews. We relive the worldwide Cold War tours of US musicians "selling The American Way" 90 mins


China's Mega Tomb Revealed

Production company: Brook Lapping; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: NGC/BBC.

Filming Drama at Hengdian Studios and documentary in China and US. NGC (90 mins) and BBC (60 mins)


With Love From Suffolk - The Compliment

Production company: Create Films; On-screen credit: Unit Manager/1st AD; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: Cinema.

Short Film to be part of a full length feature. Love Story Shot in Aldeburgh, Suffolk


End of the World Night

Production company: Oxford Film and Televsion; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

90 minute "Special" . A countdown to possible way the "End of the World" will happen. Using interviews, archive and feature film clips (Fair Dealing)


Noah’s Ark

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4, PBS, Shaw, NGC.

90 min, Co-production. Following construction of huge coracle in Kerala India, using instructions found on a 4,000 year old Babylonian tablet.


INSIDE FLIGHT 1549

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

Docu-Drama 2hr - Shot on location in NY and UK


NATION’S BEST AM DRAM

Production company: Oxford Film & TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Sky Arts.

OB Doc series, 11 x 1hr tapeless, amateur dramatics competition culminating in a performance at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Ave.


GOLD RUSH

Production company: Raw Television; On-screen credit: Series Line Producer; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery Channel -USA.

10 x 1hr Ob Doc, Following amateur miners, as they dig for gold in Alaska


AFTER ARMAGEDDON

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: History Channel.

90 minute - Drama/Doc Special Filmed in NY, LA and Pheonix


BREAKOUT

Production company: Raw TV; On-screen credit: Series Line Producer; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: Nat Geo,Discovery CA, ITV 4.

8 1hr drama-docs. Filmed in USA and Canada


LIFE OR DEATH

Production company: Firefly; On-screen credit: Series Line Producer; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: DCI.

6 x 50 minute programmes. Filmed in UK/US/Canada


IS IT JUST ME

Production company: Liberty Bell; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Pilot for Comdey Series - 30 minute


ATLAS ITALY

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

Part of Series -90 minute HD travel/culture programmes


MUNICH: MOSSADS REVENGE

Production company: Atlantic; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: C4/DCI.

60 min programme on the killing of Israeli athletes at Munich Olympics and the assasinations that followed. Filmed in Israel, Jordan, Norway and UK


WHY WE WENT TO WAR (IRAQ)

Production company: Liberty Bell; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: More 4/Channel 4.

90 minute programe investigationg the decisions that brought the UK to war with Iraq.


ZERO HOUR

Production company: 3BM; On-screen credit: Series Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: DCI/History Channel.

6 x 60 min programmes shot in Toronto


S CLUB 7 GO WILD

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

7 x 30 min programmes shot on Digi/DV/Super 8 world wide


CONNECTIONS 3

Production company: Connections Co.; On-screen credit: Series Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: TLC.

10 x 60 min science/history programmes shot world wide.


HOLOCAUST ON TRIAL

Production company: 3BM; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: C4.

90 minute programm following the Irving versus Lipstadt Libel Trial


OSCAR WILDE

Production company: Lupus Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: C4.

Animated Christmas Series


THE ROLY MO SHOW

Production company: Novel Entertainment; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC.

100 x 15 min Childrens programmes


DOG OF MY DREAMS

Production company: Arts Council; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Drama.

12 min, Short - Fantasy of little girls and their pets


5 A DAY

Production company: COI; Programme type: Commercial.

Promoting healthy eating (35mm)


BIN LADEN - THE EARLY YEARS

Production company: 3BM; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: C4.

1 x 30 min. programme depicting Bin Laden`s childhood. shot in UK/USA and studio reconstructions.


CARLOS ACOSTA

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

The life of the Cuban Ballet Dancer


LITTLE WOLF

Production company: Lupus Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: C4.

Animated Childrens Christmas Special


HEAR`SAY

Production company: Scream; Programme type: Music.

15min Promo (16mm)


C4 DIGITISATION

Programme type: Multimedia.

Web site for schools and academics


STRESS MANIACS

Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: C4.

Animation/Live Action Game Show Pilot "Outrageous Evening"


DESIGNER FOR A DAY

Production company: Endemol; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: C5.

4 x 30 minute Make-Over shows (Digi/DV)


GEISHA

Production company: Optomen; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

1 x 50 minute documentary on the life of a Geisha. Shot in Osaka, Japan on 16mm.


WITHOUT WALLS: TINA MODOTTI

Production company: Antelope; On-screen credit: Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: C4.

50 minute Shot in the UK, USA and Mexico. 16mm.


NOTMAN

Production company: IPA; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Feature Film.

WW11 Drama 35mm


TALES FROM THE MAP ROOM: BURMA, ( PARTS 1 & 2)

Production company: Catalyst; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: BBC.

2 x 30 minute programmes following the World War Two Burma Campaign. Shooting in Burma and UK, plus studio reconstructions. Beta SP.


GLOBAL RIVALS

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

WNET/BBC - Antelope 3 x 50 minute documentaries shot in the UK, Europe and USA (Beta SP).


TERROR

Production company: Antelope; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

3 x 50 minute programmes shot in Peru, Middle East, Europe and USA


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