Sarah Davies Production Manager
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Sarah Davies

About me: I am an experienced Production Manager with over 15 years experience in predominantly in factual programming. , lots of network credits and experience in travel, history, science, wildlife and music. I am Cardiff based but happy to work along the M4 corridor.

19 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Corporate, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Natural History, Observational Documentary

Additional skills: Archive, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Other skills: I have experience of child performance licensing in order to film with children outside of the UK. I have completed a chaperone training course and the NSPCC child protection course. I have organised shoots in over 30 countries - in some hazardous terrains including north and south poles and in countries requiring significant security measures. Recent experience of applying successfully for CAA drone license and permissions for UAV use.

Willing to be based in: Bristol / South West, Cardiff / Wales


Credits

Call the Midwife : The Casebook

Production company: Midnight Oil Pictures Ltd ; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

Doc about the real stories behind the drama Call the Midwife - presenter led by Stephen McGann


Geordie Shore Why Aye Love You

Production company: Lime Pictures; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: MTV.

3 x 1 hrs clip show featuring the memorable moments of the GS series over the last 5 years


Story of Indie (music)

Production company: Telesgop; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

3 part series about the indie music industry in the 80’s. Presenter led Broadcast November 2015


Meat Loaf : In And Out Of Hell

Production company: Telesgop; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

Documentary about the life and career of Meat Loaf including an interview with Meat in Las Vegas in 2014 along with comment from industry pundits and friends.


John Denver : America's Everyman

Production company: Telesgop; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

Documentary about the life and career pf John Denver - his meteoric rise to fame and fortune, his public image and persona and the man outside of the public eye.


Edward Viii's Murderous Mistress

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

A documentary based on the book of the same title by author Andrew Rose. A scandalous tale of murder, prostitution and links with the Royal family and the journey that Andrew Rose took to discover the details of these events in the early part of the 20th Century. The programme included dramatic period recons.


Wallis Simpson - The Secret Letters

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

Based on the book ’That Woman’ by Anne Sebba, the documentary reveals another side to Wallis Simpson from her letters to her former husband Ernest Simpson. The programme follows the author’s journey in her research on Wallis Simpson and the extraordinary cache of previously unknown letters that she discovered in the home of a relative in the Simpson family


Parasites : Eating Us Alive

Production company: Telesgop; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery US .

A science documentary on the life cycle of many parasites which affect human beings and medical advances to prevent their devastating effects. Filmed on location in the Dogon country in Mali and throughout Ghana.


The Otters Of Yellowstone

Production company: Partridge Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Natural History; Broadcaster: WNET .

Filmed and directed by Bob Landis, the documentary follows a year in the life of an otter family in Yellowstone Park.


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