Ian Mcginty Production Manager
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Ian Mcginty

About me: Experienced production manager with a background in prime time factual and factual entertainment television and previous experience in development and post production. Currently running a Branded Content production company producing content for some of the world’s biggest brands.

12 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary, Online Content

Additional skills: 4K, File Based Formats, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Other skills: For the past six years I have run a Branded Content production company and have overseen both the growth of the company and also hundreds of individual pieces of content for clients including Virgin Media, McDonald’s, Unilever, American Express, Thompson Reuters, SAP, Morgan Stanley, National Trust, Claridges, Virgin Money, Gap and LinkedIn

Willing to be based in: London / South East

Languages: Native English, Basic Italian, Basic Spanish


Credits

Balderdash And Piffle

Production company: Takeaway Media; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC2.

8 x 30 min series for BBC2. Victoria Coren, with the help of the public, goes in search of the origins and earliest usages of words with the aim of updating the Oxford English Dictionary


Griff Rhys Jones On Anger

Production company: Modern Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC2.

2 x 60 mins for BBC2. Griff Rhys Jones explores his own anger issues and meets with friends, colleagues and celebrities who have their own takes on and experiences of anger.


Dispatches: Why Kids Kill

Production company: First Frame TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 mins for Channel 4. Investigating the increase of child on child murders taking place throughout the country. Talking to those involved in teenage gangs and those who were friends with the victims


Greatest Cities Of The World

Production company: Modern Television; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: ITV.

Series 1 and 2 - 6 x 60 mins for ITV. Following Griff Rhys Jones as he travels to some of the greatest cities in the world to immerse himself in their daily culture.


Great British Waste Menu

Production company: Optomen; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Factual Entertainment; Broadcaster: BBC1.

1 x 90 mins for BBC1. Four celebrity chefs are set a challenge to prepare a banquet using only ingredients which would otherwise be going to waste and in the process examining the culture of food waste and possible alternatives to it.


Dispatches: The Children Britain Betrayed

Production company: First Frame TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Current Affairs; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 mins for Channel 4. Exploring the stories behind cases of parents who have murdered their own children.


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