Will Poole Production Manager
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Will Poole
Other: www.willpooleproducer.com

About me: I am a versatile Production Manager/ Head of Production working on short and long-form film and television. From 2003 to February 2014 I worked for the broadcaster Nickelodeon UK, During this time I worked on award winning promos, rebrands, interstitials, commercials and children’s entertainment shows. I have set up location and studio-based shoots around the world, in places such as the outer Hebrides, Iceland, Los Angeles, France, and even aboard a cruise ship. I have worked with numerous workflows including HD, Film and 3D. Since going freelance in February I have produced commercials and idents for Disney and Channel 5 and am currently production managing the new 60 part series (reboot) of Teletubbies.


16 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Childrens, Commercials, Light Entertainment

Other skills: I have worked closely with Creative Directors to develop creative and advise on budget. Testimonials from directors show they really appreciate my creative input and problem solving abilities.

At the moment I'm working at: Darrall Macqueen

Willing to be based in: Birmingham / Midlands, Cardiff / Wales, Glasgow, London / South East, Will consider any base

Languages: Fluent English


Credits

Teletubbies - 2015

Production company: Darrall Macqueen; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Childrens; Broadcaster: BBC and worldwide broadcasters.

New reboot of Teletubbies 60x 14 minute episodes


Disney channel idents

Production company: The Walt Disney company; On-screen credit: No credit but was PM; Programme type: Commercial; Broadcaster: The Disney Channel.

A series of 18 indents for the Disney Channel in the UK


Channel 5 idents

Production company: five creative; On-screen credit: No credit but was producer/ PM; Programme type: Commercial; Broadcaster: Channel 5.

55x 20 second indents airing on Channel 5


100S OF PROMOS AND INTERSTITIALS

Production company: Nickelodeon UK; On-screen credit: No credit as short-form; Programme type: Commercial; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon UK.

Over my time at Nickelodeon I PM'd hundreds of short-form content across 4 channels - working on studio and location shoots, in the UK and abroad.


NICK TOONS BRAND COMMERCIAL

Production company: Nickelodeon UK; On-screen credit: No on-screen credit as short form (role was PM); Programme type: Commercial; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon UK.

A commercial which launched Nick Toons new identity


NICK TOONS REBRAND

Production company: Nickelodeon UK; On-screen credit: No credit as short-form; Programme type: Commercial; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon UK.

A channel rebrand featuring live action backgrounds and animated characters.


BEDTIME STORIES WITH ARNIE AND BARNIE

Production company: Nickelodeon UK; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon UK.

A series of 11 minute episodes featuring children, puppets and a celebrity reading a bedtime story.


NICKELODEON FRUIT SHOOT SKILLS AWARDS 2012

Production company: Nickelodeon UK; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon UK.

A 90 minute Award Show, aimed at rewarding Skilled Children, featuring celebrities and live performances.


KIDS CHOICE AWARDS COUNTDOWN

Production company: Nickelodeon UK; On-screen credit: This 30 minute show did not carry credits. I would have been listed as Production Manager if it had; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Nickelodeon UK.

This is a 30 minute Orange Carpet show, leading into the main awards event. It was filmed in Los Angeles and involved working with UK and International crew, live feeds and a 15 hour turnaround for transmission. I Production Managed this show four years running - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.


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