Richard Walker Production Manager
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Richard Walker

About me: I have more than 20 years experience of production, working in a number of different roles including researcher, editor and producer. I use this experience to manage productions effectively and efficiently.

9 years experience.

Genre: Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Natural History

Additional skills: 4K, Archive, CGI Video FX, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, File Based Formats, Health And Safety

Other skills: I am an experienced, multi-skilled and innovative production manager of internationally distributed feature documentaries and long form documentary series.

My main strengths are calmness under pressure, excellent communication skills with all colleagues and foresight in anticipating problems.

Willing to be based in: Bristol / South West, London / South East


Credits

Earth: One Amazing Day

Production company: BBC Earth Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Feature Films, Natural History.

This is the first film to begin production under the Film Co-Production Agreement between the United Kingdom and the People’s Republic of China (April 2014), which encourages co-productions between the two countries. I am responsible for the day-to-day control and reporting of a multi-million pound budget, all areas of scheduling, and ensuring the film is delivered in time for its summer 2017 release. Reporting to Head of Production Laura Aviles, Executive Producer Neil Nightingale, Producer Stephen McDonogh, and Supervising Producer Myles Connolly I have sent crews to China, Kenya and Hungary for the film, managed the multi-edit post-production and overseen the acquisition of footage from a variety of sources.


Animal Black Ops

Production company: WMR Productions; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery Animal Planet.

10xTV60 for Discovery Animal Planet and ITVS GE. This series investigated the illegal trade in animals and animal products and shows what lengths the world’s law enforcement agencies have to go to to catch the criminals. Filming locations include South Africa, Thailand and the USA. Filmed on C300 and FS7. File delivery.


Fugitive Black Ops

Production company: WMR Productions; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery AHC.

10xTV60 for Discovery AHC and ITVS. Each episode tells how one of the world’s most notorious criminals was captured. Filming locations included USA, Mexico and Columbia. Filmed on C300 and FS7. File delivery.


Evolution Of Evil

Production company: WMR Productions; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery AHC.

10xTV60 for Discovery AHC and ZDF Enterprises. Each episode examined how some of the most vicious dictators in history came to power and stayed there. Filming locations included South Korea, USA and Japan. Filmed on C300. File delivery.


Wwii In The Pacific

Production company: WMR Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery AHC.

3xTV60 for Discovery AHC and ZDF Enterprises. 100% archive series that told how the Pacific War evolved and eventually ended World War 2. File delivery.


Secrets Of The Bible

Production company: WMR Productions; On-screen credit: Senior Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Yesterday.

13 x TV60 for ZDF Enterprises and IMG Media. This series investigates what truth lies behind the most fascinating stories of the Old Testament. Did the Red Sea really part? Is the Turin Shroud real or a mediaeval forgery? Filmed on Sony F55, Canon C300 and Canon 5D. File delivery.


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