Lucy Freestone Flynn Production Exec / Line Producer / Snr Production Manager
11 March 2024
Lucy Freestone Flynn
Mobile telephone: 07780670074
Email: [email protected]

About me: Collaborative Production Exec / Line Producer happy to Snr Production Manager (for the right project) with a wide breadth of experience across Factual Entertainment, Ob Doc, Entertainment, Studio, Multicam, OB’s, Daytime, Quiz, Game Show, Light Entertainment, Live, Music, Digital Brand Content, Youth, and location filming. Expertise in setting up pilots, new formats, development and writing budgets. Excel keen and PMI friendly. Now a dab hand with extensive knowledge of writing detailed Covid protocols.

24 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Childrens, Comedy, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Online Content, Outside Broadcasts, Sport

Additional skills: Archive, File Based Formats, Health And Safety

Other skills: Successfully launching pilots.
Writing detailed Covid Protocols for broadcasters that enables the TV work practice.
Openly loves tech.
Secretly likes H&S.

Overseas experience in: United States of America.

At the moment I'm working at: CTVC

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

Languages: English


Credits

CTVC Production Executive TV, Digital and Radio

Production company: CTVC ; On-screen credit: Production Executive ; Programme type: Animation, Childrens, Current Affairs, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Multi Media Productions; Broadcaster: Various .

**Production Executive at CTVC, an award-winning production company making content for TV and Radio broadcast and Digital broadcast & platforms** Providing senior support for the production teams across TV, Radio and Digital commissions including factual, ethics, education, and religious content. Implementing best practice production systems in a successfully evolving and growing media company. Pilgrimage Series 5, BBC2, 3x 1hrs, Specialist Factual (post production, finance reporting) Pilgrimage Series 6, BBC2, 3x 1hrs, Specialist Factual (Line Production & Production Exec). Songs of Praise, BBC1, 53x 1hrs - support to production including commission transition to CTVC. Digital Production: multiple films & content incl. BBC Education, ‘True Tube’ and brand content. Radio Production: for BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service including factual and specialist factual programming being produced nationally and internationally featuring high risk, sensitive subject matter and contributors. CTVC Podcast.


Tonight with Target

Production company: Naked TV ; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: BBC Three.

6x 1hr eps, BBC Three * Weekly talent led music entertainment with as live music performances by international artists. * Multicamera studio record. * National filmed VT’s.


Key to a Fortune

Production company: Crackit ; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: C4.

New factual special series, 6x 1hrs for C4. Talent and Contributor led genealogy / property series featuring sensitive subject matter filmed across the UK.


Talkback - multiple

Production company: Talkback ; On-screen credit: Production Executive ; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: Sky.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks, S31 - 10x eps - Sky + Prod Exec support to HoP


Mutiple

Production company: Ricochet Ltd ; On-screen credit: Production Executive ; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Various .

The Bidding Room S1 & S2 x 30eps, BBC1 How To Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy at Home, x6 eps, C4 Fishing Scotland’s Lochs and Rivers, 8x eps, C5 Sun Sea Selling Houses S4 & S5, 25x eps, C4 The Repair Shop S5 Reversions, 20x eps, BBC1 Jay’s Yorkshire Workshop, 6x eps, BBC2 It’s Me or The Dog, 20x eps, Discovery Kings of The Woods, 8x eps, Discovery


Families Reunited

Production company: Curate Films ; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Commercials, Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: Various.

3x 15 minute fact ent films for VCCP for Cadbury. Includes branded content for online and social media campaigns. Casted contributors and experts found nationwide, VT’s and multicamera event.


Songland

Production company: Monkey Kingdom ; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: C4.

‘Songland’, C4 Pilot, 1x 60 mins Entertainment. Studio multicam with national location shot VT’s and live music set up. New NBC US format series for the UK. -Panel of 4x industry experts search for new songwriter talent. Exec Producer: Suzi Aplin Series Producer Holly Murray


Harry's Heroes: The Full English

Production company: Talkback ; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: ITV1.

‘Match Fit’ w/t: ITV, 2x 90 min Factual Entertainment Ob Doc  11x England football celebrity legends regroup to create a match fit team against old German rivals.  Observing men’s health and weight loss in over 40’s with health consultants & training over 12 wk period.  OB doc filming with training events and final stadium match multi cam mobile OB.


A&E Live

Production company: Optomen ; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: ITV1.

ITV1, 3x 1hr, live TX Ob Doc / Fact Ent from Leeds General Infirmary.  Multiple VT teams filming within Leeds Teaching Trust in LGI, St James & Yorkshire Ambulance Service.  Live TX multi-cam OB with fixed rig in a live A&E environment w presenter. EP: Nick Hornby & Tina Flintoff.


STV Productions London - Production Executive

Production company: STV Productions ; On-screen credit: Production Executive ; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: Various .

 Lead production management in London office across the non-scripted entertainment, fact ent, formats and specialist factual departments plus their associated development teams.  Includes: research and writing of budgets, negotiating with broadcasters and general financial management. Recruitment of staffing, contracts including talent. Management of PM’s overseeing productions, liaison across relevant national or international stakeholders, co-producers / funders ensuring successful delivery of productions from start to delivery.  Liaison across business requirements: H+S, digital activities, PR, office integration and company policy implementation.


Babushka

Production company: STV; On-screen credit: Snr Production Manager; Programme type: Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: ITV1.

20 x 45’ daytime game show. Multi-cam studio with presenter Rylan Exec: Gary Chippington.


Catchphrase / Safeword / Polar Bear Baby / Development

Production company: STV Productions ; On-screen credit: Snr Production Manager ; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Various .

- STV Development Snr PM: research and budget writing to successful commission. - ‘Polar Bear’, C4 / BB WW, 1hr specialist factual: location fixed rig / International RX. Exec: Peter Collins. - ‘Catchphrase S5: ITV, 10x 45’ prime time game show. Presenter + Celebrity, multi-cam studio. - ‘Safeword’ S2: ITV2, 6x 45’ comedy game show. Multi-cam studio w presenter.


Channel Us @ U72

Production company: Drum / Omnicom Media ; On-screen credit: Line Producer ; Programme type: Corporate, Factual Entertainment, Multi Media Productions, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: YouTube .

Fact Ent branded content YouTube Channel – weekly event x 18 wks.  Set up & management of finances, team & content in line w creative vision for global brand.  Weekly multi-camera large-scale national events shot under challenging time frame & budget.


King Richard III Internment

Production company: Darlow Smithson Productions ; On-screen credit: Production Manager (set up); Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: C4.

2 x 1.5hr live factual historic event.  Set up and prep for the television coverage of King Richard III reburial.  Cathedral and studio presentation OB set up and PSC VT insert shoots


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