Beverley Ward Line Producer/Production Manager
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Beverley Ward
Home telephone: + 1310 245 5255
Mobile telephone: +44 (0) 7796 722276

About me: To give you a brief introduction/background - I am a seasoned Line Producer and EIC with an extensive portfolio of television and film typically requiring the daily oversight/management of complex budgets and a large crew payroll. I greatly enjoy the problem solving aspect of this business, keeping the multiple departments running seamlessly and collaboratively, supporting Producers and other Creatives.

I work in a range of genres, including docu-series, non-fiction, feature and documentary film programming working both in-studio and on location.

I am very experienced with budgeting and financial management - both in EP Movie Magic & Excel formats, forecasting, cost reporting, negotiation, cashflows, managing compliance/risk with legal, insurance and union issues etc.

19 years experience.

Genre: Corporate, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Online Content, Reality

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

Other skills: I am a British National with a dual citizenship with the United States. Working and living in the US has given me the experience necessary to understand the law, working practices and cultural sensibilities on both sides of the Atlantic including hands on experience working with US Broadcasters.

I’m a member and former director of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Los Angeles (BAFTA LA) and a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) in the US. Also, the Production Managers Association (PMA) and The Production Guild (PG) in the UK.

Overseas experience in: China, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Willing to be based in: Will consider any base, United States/Europe

Languages: Fluent English, Conversational French

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Production company: Zephyr Films, Scythia Films, Baral Waley Productions; On-screen credit: Production Supervisor; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: TBD.

Theatrical Motion Picture starring Viggo Mortensen, Lance Henriksen, Terry Chen and Laura Linney. An intimate drama about a son’s relationship with his ageing father. In order to satisfy the requirements of the international co-production, I sourced and hired a union crew that was local to LA, were European and/or Canadian Nationals, with the eligibility to work in the US. Supported both UPM and Producers. Shot on location in Toronto and Los Angeles. UPM - Philip Waley. Director - Viggo Mortensen.

Turn Ben Stein On

Production company: Ben Stein Productions; On-screen credit: Producer & Associate Producer; Programme type: Comedy, Current Affairs, Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: Comedy Central/Viacom Media Networks.

Episodic talk show hosted by Ben Stein with celebrity guests. i.e. Carl Reiner and Alexander Payne etc, etc. Shot at the Hollywood Center Studios in Los Angeles. A Multi-camera shoot. One of the mainstays of the show was Stein’s dog - Puppy Puppy. Always a production challenge as Ben allowed him free run of the set during shoot.

Vision Video

Production company: CMS Communications, Intl.; On-screen credit: Line Producer - no air; Programme type: Corporate, Multi Media Productions; Broadcaster: Varian.

Produced Branded content for Varian Medical Systems. These videos were distributed digitally and presented in a large industrial exhibition. Green-screen shoot with live action.

Various Projects - Listed below

Production company: Herzog & Company; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Various - Esquire TV, CNN/Playtone.

The Agent - an observational documentary following football agents. The Seventies - an archival retrospective with original content for HBO and Playtone, Inc. The Lost Ships of Pearl Harbor (development) - shot on location in Hawaii. Concert for Valour - we produced the background packages on the featured Veterans. Presented as a live multi-camera special in Washington DC for CNN and Playtone. El Monstruo (development) - prep for a location shoot in Cuba.

Dr. Jeff Rocky Mountain Vet

Production company: Double Act TV; On-screen credit: Production Consultant - non air; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Animal Planet.

Consulted for the Head of Production on U.S. financials, tax and payroll protocols.


Production company: Angel Productions WorldWide, Inc.; On-screen credit: Line Producer/Executive in Charge; Programme type: Documentary, Drama, Dramality, Light Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Spike TV/Viacom Media Networks.

Criss Angel shows the creative process behind his illusions, always dangerous, from conception to execution. For this series I had to manage the staging of large stunts that were dangerous, and street magic performed by Criss in front of large crowds. Prep and safety was all important. One such stunt had Mr. Angel climbing up the side of the Luxor Hotel at night. A multi-camera shoot and with helicopter. The series was shot on location in and around Las Vegas. I previously line produced two similarly structured series titled ’MindFreak’ with the same celebrity.


Production company: Montecito Picture Company; On-screen credit: Production Supervisor; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: Fox Searchlight Pictures.

Feature film staring Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Anthony Hopkins. We shot this film in Los Angeles at the Red Studios and on location in and around LA. I worked directly with the Line Producer - Richard Middleton and hence worked in a variety of production areas.


Production company: Keo Films Ltd.; On-screen credit: Budgeting Line Producer; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: US Broadcaster.

High-End Observational Documentary with website elements For a major US broadcaster. International locations, UK budget with US $ conversion and integrated American production protocols (6 x 60 min Eps.).

The Cromarties

Production company: Wilshire Studios; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Observational Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: USA Network.

The Cromarties is a comedic half-hour docu-series that follows former NFL all-star Antonio Cromartie and his wife Terricka, as they take on the everyday challenges of raising a blended family of five children. We filmed the birth of the 6th! Shot on location in New Jersey

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