Maria Christina Livesey Production Manager
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Maria Christina Livesey

About me: Maria has over 20 years experience in broadcast television the majority of which have been spent working on a wide-range of programming including documentary, factual, music, science as producer, line producer, production manager on location all over the world including Bangladesh, Peru, Thailand, USA and Europe on all formats. The last 7 years she has been working directly with broadcasters both as Programme Finance Manager in Science & Education at Channel 4 and at Discovery Channel where she was Acting Director of Production Management based in the UK working across all the Discovery Networks in the US, UK, Europe and Asia. She was Director of Production at Parthenon Entertainment until April 2006. She then took on a short consultancy stint with ITN acting as a Consultant to assist a new Greek terrestrial channel SKAI TV based in Athens in setting up a production unit. Maria is Head of Production at Renegade Pictures based in Primrose Hill.

Genre: Drama, Light Entertainment, Outside Broadcasts

Languages: c French, Modern - bilingual Greek, c Italian



Head of Production - November 2006 ongoing.


Director of Production Sept 2005 - April 2006


Acting Director/Supervisor - Discovery Communications Inc. Working with UK/European independent producers on all commissions and co-productions and responsible for budget/schedule approval throughout production and delivery compliance.


Diverse Productions Limited - Channel 4 2 part documentary on the experience and treatment of anxiety and depression as presented by clinical psychologist Oliver James.


Oxford Television Co - Channel 4/NVC Arts A 3 part documentary series revealing the contemporary country music industry filmed in Nashville and Texas.


Touch Productions - C4 - Producer 3 x 50 minute documentaries about British women who married Greek men and settled on the idyllic Greek island of Zakynthos, filmed on location.


Oxford Television Co/Channel 4 - The Learning Channel/ITEL 3 x 1 hour films exploring the realms of the universe below the oceans. Filmed in the USA and UK. (16mm)


Channel 4 - Holmes Associates A drama documentary filmed on the Greek island of Rhodes, to commemorate Channel 4s Bite The Ballot series.


BBC - Barraclough Carey 11 x 40 minute monthly programmes with live studio audio and specially recorded television inserts. Presented by Sue Lawley.

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