Nicholas Franklin Production Manager
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Nicholas Franklin

About me: I am a calm, organised and self-motivated Production Executive with 13 years of experience across multiple genres from observational documentaries, current affairs, arts and history, live OBs and studio shows, delivered to a range of UK and overseas broadcasters.

12 years experience.

Genre: Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Reality

Additional skills: Archive, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, File Based Formats, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Willing to be based in: Birmingham / Midlands, London / South East

Languages: English, French


Sas: Who Dares Wins

Production company: Minnow Films; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Factual Entertainment, Reality; Broadcaster: Channel4.

1 civilian series of 6 x 60’ and 1 celebrity series of 4 x 60’. Mixed a fixed rig of 36 cameras on a purpose built base with an off rig crew of 50 people filming tasks at various locations. Filming in the Andes.

The Murder Detectives

Production company: Films of Record; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

3 part observational documentary filming a murder investigation and the consequences of the murder on the victims family. Winner of 3 Baftas and Grierson Award for Best Documentary Series.

Britain And The Sea

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

4 part History and Arts series presented by David Dimbleby as he sails around the British coastline.

Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped By Boko Haram

Production company: Blakeway Productions; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Current Affairs, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: HBO, BBC and Arte.

Feature length documentary filmed in Nigeria over a year as we follow some of the released Chibok Girls as well as some of the thousands of "Forgotten Girls" who were kidnapped by Boko Haram but have not made the news.

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