Derek Drennan Production Consulant/Head Of Production
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Derek Drennan
Home telephone: 07960 569 232
Mobile telephone: 07960569232
Email: derekdrennan1@gmail.com

About me: Head of Production / Production Consultant with vast experience of working across most genres including reality, entertainment, ob docs, drama and kids TV – most recently as Head Of Production for Lime Pictures.
Also have experience in HR, business affairs and finance from a business operational POV.
Interested in working with start-ups, production companies on an on-going consultancy basis.

20 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Childrens, Comedy, Commercials, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Online Content, Outside Broadcasts, Reality

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, 4K, Archive, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, File Based Formats, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Overseas experience in: Austria, Barbados, Chile, France, Germany, Guinea, Haiti, Italy, Kenya, Poland, Switzerland, United States of America.


Credits

True Love Or True Lies S1-2

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Reality.

TLOTL 2


Metropolis

Production company: Wise Owl Films; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary.

Factual series


Geordie OGs Series 1

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary.

Geordie Shore spin off


DIVA Espana and DIVA Forever (Gemma Collins)

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary.

DIVA


Geordie Shore Series 14-21

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Multi camera Studio, Reality.

Series 14-21


Celebs Go Dating Series 2-7

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Multi camera Studio, Reality.

Series 2-7


TOWIE (The Only Way Is Essex)

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Reality.

TOWIE Series 19-25


Production Executive - Monkey Kingdom

Production company: Monkey Kingdom; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Reality; Broadcaster: E4.

Production Exec for Monkey Kingdom Productions.


Made In Chelsea - Series 7/8/9

Production company: Monkey Kingdom; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: C4.

3 Series of MIC as LP.


THE 4 O’CLOCK CLUB

Production company: CBBC; On-screen credit: LINE PRODUCER; Programme type: Childrens, Comedy, Drama; Broadcaster: BBC / CBBC.

BAFTA Award winning Series 4 of this kids drama filmed on location in Swinton and around Manchester. http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/the-4-o-clock-club


SWASHBUCKLE SERIES 2

Production company: BBC; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Animation, Childrens, Comedy, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: BBC.

Set up Series 2 of this BAFTA nominated kids studio show. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04962fm


CBeebies Christmas Panto 2013 (Live)

Production company: BBC; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Childrens, Comedy, Light Entertainment, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: BBC.

CBeebies Christmas Panto - Live panto show filmed in The Crucible Theatre aired on BBC1 on Christmas Eve.


Old Jack’s Boat

Production company: BBC; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Animation, Childrens, Drama; Broadcaster: BBC.

Old Jack’s Boat is a kids drama set in North Yorkshire. Mixture of live action, animation and CGI filmed on location and in studios in London. RTS WINNER AND BAFTA NOMINATED. http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/old-jacks-boat


Swashbuckle Series 1

Production company: BBC; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Childrens, Comedy, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: CBeebies.

Series 1 of Swashbuckle - the first ever pre-school physical game show in the country. 15 X 20 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04962fm


HOW TO BE EPIC @ EVERYTHING

Production company: CBBC; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Childrens, Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: CBBC.

Brand new CBBC series involving filming over 40 experts across the UK. Quick turnaround involving animation and brand new graphics package. http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/how-to-be-epic-at-everything


THE MINISTRY OF CURIOUS STUFF

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

Childrens Comedy Sketch Show with Vic Reeves. Mixture of Factual and Entertainment. All filmed in Pinewood Studios. http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/the-ministry-of-curious-stuff


THE MOST ANNOYING PEOPLE OF 2012

Production company: Shine TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC 3.

Review show with celebrity talking heads discussing the most annoying people of the year. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00gh304


COACH TRIP

Production company: 12 Yard Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Light hearted Ob Doc/Reality series that provides a unique travel guide to Europe, as 14 tourists are brought together for an epic coach trip across the continent. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/coach-trip


EGGHEADS

Production company: 12 Yard; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC.

Quiz Show http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006z736


COMEDY ROAST

Production company: Monkey Kingdom; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

A Comedy Roast - a live comedy event show.


WHO DARES WINS

Production company: 12 Yard Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC.

Game show with Dale Winton


MADE IN CHELSEA - PILOT

Production company: Monkey Kingdom; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Ob Doc/Reality series following young millionaires around Chelsea.


IN IT TO WIN IT

Production company: 12 Yard Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Primetime Saturday night game show with host Dale Winton.


TALENT MANAGER - ENDEMOL UK

Production company: ENDEMOL UK; On-screen credit: Talent Manager; Programme type: Animation, Childrens, Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi .

Talent Manager for Endemol UK. Talent search, contracts, negotiations, career advice and general HR.


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