Liz Seymour Line Producer
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Liz Seymour
Home telephone:
Mobile telephone: 07803 006 822
Email: lizmseymour@yahoo.co.uk

About me: Line producer / production manager, most recently working mainly in the fields of entertainment and comedy. I have worked on a variety of programme formats including large OBs, scripted comedy, sketch shows and studio shows and have worked for a range of broadcasters and producers. Thorough knowledge of production from development, budgeting & scheduling through to delivery. Experience of working with all sizes of budget. Foreign filming experience. I have also previously worked as a fixer for US producers working in UK and Ireland and as a development producer.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Outside Broadcasts

Other skills: Before TV I worked in theatre.
I have taken the NFTS Head of Production short course.
Based London / Isle of Wight

Overseas experience in: Ireland, Martinique, United States of America.

Languages: basic French


Credits

How Europe Stole My Mum - 2019

Production company: Guilty Party Pictures ; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: Channel 4 .

1 x 60 mins. Kieran Hodgson’s take on the UK in Europe


The Mr Swallow Show - 2019

Production company: Guilty Party Pictures; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: Channel 4 .

Studio show pilot for Channel 4


Kevin Bridges: The Brand New Tour

Production company: Universal Pictures; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: DVD release .

Kevin Bridges as recorded on tour in Glasgow 2018


Out There - 2018

Production company: Angst Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x location stand-up show tx pilot


CHANNEL 4’S COMEDY GALA AD BREAK 2016

Production company: Open Mike Productions ; On-screen credit: N/A (Commercials); Programme type: Comedy, Commercials; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Ads hijack with current known commercials being taken over with a comedy slant. A public vote selected the favourite ad.


CHANNEL 4’S COMEDY GALA 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Commercials, Light Entertainment, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Annual show: two and a half hours of stand up comedy recorded at the 02 Arena, Greenwich in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital Charity and incorporating prerecorded vt sketches & specially shot advert versions shown during commercial breaks. There is a unique grand opening to the show each year. The 2011 show also included a behind the scenes show ’Dermot’s Big Fat Comedy Gala’)


LIVE AT THE APOLLO - series 3, 5, 8, 9 & 11

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: BBC1/2.

The best from the world of stand up comedy perform live at Hammersmith Apollo. HD. 6 x 30 & 6 x 45 mins (most recently worked on the series in 2015 including additional Xmas Special)


THE LAST LEG & THE LAST LEG OF THE YEAR

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

9 x 45/30 mins live studio shows and 1 x 60 min recorded special


SHOWTIME

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, OB; Broadcaster: n/a.

Michael McIntyre’s DVD release 2012 shot at the O2 Arena, London


JON RICHARDSON A LITTLE BIT OCD

Production company: Open Mike Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

60 min documentary on OCD


TRENDING TOPICS

Production company: Hot Sauce; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Studio show pilot


RULE OF 3

Production company: Avalon; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC1.

30 min studio panel show pilot (non broadcast)


TUCKER’S LUCK TOO

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Drama; Broadcaster: Sky1.

11 minute short for the ’Little Crackers 2’ series shot on location in London


LEAD BALLOON - Series 4

Production company: Open MIke; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Drama; Broadcaster: BBC2.

6 x 30 mins comedy drama series shot on location in London. 2010/11 (LP on pilot & all 4 series)


STAND UP FOR THE WEEK

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, OB; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Pilot and 6 x 30 minute first series of topical stand up show. OB record in front of a live audience. 2010


HELLO WEMBLEY

Production company: Open MIke; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, OB.

Michael McIntyre DVD release.2009


MICHAEL MCINTYRE`S COMEDY ROADSHOW

Production company: Open Mike Manchester; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, OB; Broadcaster: BBC1.

First series. 6 x 45 mins - stand up comedy recorded at 6 venues around UK in front of live audences. HD. 2009


RAMSAY`S GREAT BRITISH NIGHTMARE

Production company: Optomen Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

95 mins for the Great British Food Fight season 2009


MICHAEL MCINTYRE`S TIME OF YOUR LIFE

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC1.

Studio recorded game show pilot - 2008


LEAD BALLOON - Series 3

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Drama; Broadcaster: BBC2.

Series Three - 6 x 30 & 1 x 40 mins comedy drama - HD - 2008


CHIKIPEDIA

Production company: Objective; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: C4.

Sketch show pilot - shot at various London locations 2008


LEAD BALLOON - Series 2

Production company: Open Mike; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, Drama; Broadcaster: BBC2.

Second series of comedy drama. HD. 8 x 30 mins


DARA O BRIAIN TALKS FUNNY

Open Mike Productions for BBC1 Pilot studio/loc entertainment show. 2006


LEAD BALLOON - Series 1 (inc pilot show)

Production company: Open Mike Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, Drama.

Open Mike Productions for BBC 4 6 x 30 mins comedy drama. HD. 2005/6


COMEDY STORE

Open Mike Productions for Paramount Comedy Multi camera OB shoots producing 23 x 30 min programmes. 2006/7


LEE EVANS XL

Open Mike Productions. No 1 selling DVD. Multi camera OB shot at Cardiff International Arena. HD & SD. Also spin off behind the scenes doc for Paramount Comedy. 2005


HANNAH GLASSE

Optomen Television for BBC 4 1 x 30 mins food history programme with drama inserts. digital beta. 2006


RICH HALLS CATTLE DRIVE

Open Mike Productions for BBC 4 6 x 30 comedy drama shot on location on digital beta 2005


THE EXORCISM

Optomen Televsion for Channel 4. 76 mins as live multi camera OB event 2005


PRINCE CHARLES THE BACHELOR YEARS

Diverse Productions for Channel 4. 50 mins documentary with drama reconstructions, commercial music and archive. Digibeta, super 8, dv. 2004


RUBY WAX WITH ...

Waxworks for BBC1. Six x 30 mins. Ruby Wax i/vs with celebs on location in USA and Europe. Digibeta. 2003


OPERATUNITY

Diverse Ltd for Channel 4. Series covering search for new opera talent culminating in as live multicamera OB. Digibeta/dv. 2002/3


MUGABES SECRET FAMINE

Juniper Productions for Channel 4. 50 mins documentary shot in Zimbabwe. DV. 2002/3


THE ENTITY

Optomen Television for Channel 4 and TLC. 1 x 50 min documentary with reconstruction sequences Digital beta/Super 16. 2001


MESSIAH XXI

Messiah XXI Productions and RTE for RTE, Ireland 92 min multicamera OB. As live recording of ambitious millenium musical event. Beta SP. 1999


TRADING PLACES

Lion Television for BBC2 8 x 30 min documentary series about the world of work. DV/DVcam. 2000


SEARCHING FOR A STAR

Lion Television for Channel 4 50 min documentary on the music business including 60 plus musical compositions. DV/Beta SP. 1999


THE SCIENCE OF STRESS

Lion Television for Channel 4 Equinox/Discovery Channel. 50 min documentary with drama element. Digibeta. 2000


RAGING PLANET

Pioneer Productions for Discovery Channel ( & reversioned for Channel 4 ) 10 x 50 mins on natural disaster. Filmed worldwide over a two year production period. 16mm ( and other formats ) 1998


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