Lorraine Silberstein Production Manager
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Lorraine Silberstein
Mobile telephone: 0790 0601479
Email: lori_silberstein@yahoo.co.uk

About me: Extensive experience in Management, Logistics & Finance and a strong knowledge in all aspects of production. Worked as Head of Production/Line Producer/Production Manager at Oxford Scientific Films for over 6 years on award winning documentaries and series for a variety of broadcasters across a selection of different genres. I have returned to the freelance world and interested in working both full time or part time. Excellent Organiser, Communicator, Negotiator and Strategist with strong budgetary skills.

Genre: Current Affairs, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Natural History, Online Content, Reality

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

Other skills: Knowledge and experience working in 3D, Branded/Online/Digital content.
Dual nationality (British/American), so can work in US without a visa.

Overseas experience in: Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea (south), Madagascar, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Russian Federation, South Africa, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Willing to be based in: London / South East

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Credits

TFR (The Football Republic) strands

Production company: Shotglass Media (part of Fremantle Media Ltd); On-screen credit: N/A; Programme type: Sport; Broadcaster: Online Content.

Ongoing Football online content various strands & commercial specials for Virgin, etc.,


EATING WITH MY EX

Production company: Shotglass Media (Part of Fremantle Media Ltd); On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC-3 Digital.

10 x 4 min. Digital Online Series


THE JOY OF TECH

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: UK TV.

10 x 30 min series with technophile Alexis Conran and comedian Marcus Brigstocke who are on a mission to put the world’s top gadgets to the test. We follow Alexis and Marcus as they trial all manner of tech in a variety of challenges and environments.


7UP TRUE ORIGINALS (FEELS GOOD TO BE YOU)

Production company: VICE UK LTD; On-screen credit: N/A BRANDED CONTENT; Programme type: Multi Media Productions; Broadcaster: ONLINE (NEW MEDIA).

4 x 3 to 5 min documentaries for 7UP (soft drink) - branded content for Online usage. Set up filming in Beirut, Johannesburg, Argentina and London.


DAVID STARKEY'S MUSIC AND MONARCHY

Production company: Oxford Film and Television; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Music; Broadcaster: BBC TV & BBC WORLDWIDE.

4 part series (with an additional 5th compilation episode). Filming at high profile locations e.g. Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, Chapel Royal Hampton Court, Eton, etc., with well known Orchestras and Musicians. Direct contact and dealings with David Starkey, Presenter/Writer of the Series during the whole production schedule. Dealt with complex Location and Musician Contracts (including MU session fees) and Copyright issues for Worldwide Clearances for TV and DVD sales.


INFOMERCIAL WITH STYLIST PICK

Production company: Mighty Fine Productions; On-screen credit: N/A; Programme type: Commercial; Broadcaster: ITV 1.

Worked on a 10 min. Infomercial for ITV 1 with Stylist Pick. Set up, budgeted and filming on location.


DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Production company: Renegade Pictures; On-screen credit: N/A; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Various.

10 week contract working on various sizzle/casting tapes for various broadcasters.


HEAD OF PRODUCTION/LINE PRODUCER (VARIOUS PROGRAMMES)

Production company: Oxford Scientific Films Ltd; On-screen credit: Head of Production/Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Feature Film; Broadcaster: BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Channel Five, Discovery, Animal Planet, National Geographic and Sky Television.

Working across a variety of genres - Natural World, Science Documentaries, Current Affairs and Factual Entertainment. Programmes worked on include - Meerkat Manor (4 award winning series); Meerkats 3D (60 min. feature); Meerkat Manor - The Story Begins (75 min. feature film); Dispatches (1 of them BAFTA winner for Best Current Affairs Programme & Emmy Award); Science and Islam; Perfect Weapon; History of the Safari with Richard E Grant. Plus many other programmes during my 6 years at Oxford Scientific Films


RAPPIN AT THE ROYAL

Production company: Blast! Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Music; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

2 hr Performance Documentary made in collaboration with the Theatre Royal, Stratford East. Follows the inspiring work of this theatre in the nurturing of new musical theatre talent.


CAN YOU PULL? ........

Production company: Planet 24 (Carlton TV); On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: E4.

Planet 24 Productions for TX on E4 6 x 30 min. series in which a fan gets to meet & interview their no. 1 celebrity/idol


THE REAL SLIM SHADY

Production company: Endemol/Initial; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Music; Broadcaster: Sky One.

Definitive TV biog. of the most controversial star in the world Eminem.


VINNIE

Production company: Carlton TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: BBC TV (for BBC 3).

BBC 3 / Carlton TV (Launching series for BBC 3 - TX Feb. 2003) 20 part fly-on-the-wall documentary series on Vinnie Jones covering a 6 month period in his life


DISPATCHES - HOW TO BREAK INTO BRITAIN

Production company: RDF Media; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel Four.

Documentary examining the routes into Britain for illegal immigrants.


GENRE

Production company: Creatvty.com; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: FilmFour.

Six-part documentary series looking at various film genres - Romance,Epics,Westerns,Science Fiction,Heists and War.


KIMONOS FOR GOALPOSTS

Production company: Avalon Television Ltd; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

Documentary with Frank Skinner about the 2002 World Cup.Travelling through Korea and Japan, Frank examines how two countries with a history of rivalry and limited football experience are preparing for the big event.


ALL THE RUSSIAS

Production company: Directors Cut Ltd; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Music; Broadcaster: BBC4.

A five-part documentary series about Russia and its music with Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky/Kirov Company


BOOKWORM

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

Gryff Rhys Jones presents five programmes (last in the series) profiling books,authors and whos reading what in the celebrity world.


CLOSE-UP END OF THE AFFAIR,GRAHAM GREENE

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

The story of the passionate relationship that inspired Graham Greene’s 1951 novel The End of the Affair.


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