Mary Keevil Production Manager
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About me: A Production Manager /Line Producer with over 15 years experience in most programme genres , most recently working with Ad funded programmes. I am comfortable with new technologies & HD Formats and my work has led to returning series, new commissions and awards. Available for full or part time work.

21 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Commercials, Corporate, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm

Other skills: My specialism is to be able to think “Outside the Box" to enable original ideas to become top end series within the challenges thrown by budgets, time and expectations with a friendly & effective manner.

Overseas experience in: Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Mexico, Spain, United States of America, Zimbabwe.

Languages: basic French, basic Spanish


Credits

DRIVING WARS

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Dave/ITV Global/Cineflix.

Presented by Colin Murray & co-hosted by Abi Griffiths, 2 teams of contestants take on the ultimate driving game. Chased by Stunt Drivers they rac remote-controlled life size cars around 8 specially constructed sets in an old airfield, all from a specially constructed car simulator. State of the art technology & set construction is pulled together to achieve a remarkable new series.


MEXICAN FOOD MADE SIMPLE

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 5, Food Network, ITV Global.

8 x 30 minutes. Chef Thomasina Miers unearths magical Mexican dishes and brings us step by step through the recipes back home in her kitchen


HOW TO TAKE STUNNING PICTURES

Production company: Blink Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Five.

6 x 30 mins for Five/ITV Global.Six of Britain’s leading photographers show us how to Take Stunning Photographs


FAT FAMILIES

Production company: Outline Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Sky One.

6 x 44 mins . New presenter Steve Miller challenges Britain’s fattest families to kick obesity.


BIRDS OF PARADISE

Production company: Tigress; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2 Natural World/WNET/BBC Worldwide.

1 x 1hr Natural World programme about the Birds of Paradise. Shot in New Guinea, presented and narrated by David Attenborough.


A WINTER IN PARIS

Production company: Gemini Pictures Ltd; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery. HD Theater.

3 x 1 hrs on classic cars. Presenter led factual shot in Paris at Retromobile & features a Bugattti sold for £3.7 million.


PRESCOTT: THE CLASS SYSTEM & ME

Production company: Tiger Aspect; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 2.

(C4 2008 Award Best Politics pg in Media) (Nominated for BAFTA - Best Director) 2 x 1 hrs following John Prescott on his journey to discover if there is still a Class System at the heart of British Society.


THE BIG EXPERIMENT

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

Flagship 6 part Science Series. We filmed an explosive mix of 2 Cambridge Scientists and a Physicist challenged with the tasks of teaching a class of teenagers in the East End of London. The aim was to get the teenagers interested in learning Science through a series of High Risk Challenges and then to pass their GCSE!


WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER

Production company: Boa Ltd; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

1 x 50 min science doc on brain stem cells. Shot Worldwide.


EXTREME UNIVERSE

Production company: Pioneer Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

3 x 50 mins with major special effects, Shot worldwide


SCHRODERS LONDON BOAT SHOW

Production company: Televisionary; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: OB; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 1hr as live funded programme produced on site.


THE DAY THE EARTH WAS BORN

Production company: Pioneer Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: C4.

2 x 1hr Science Doc on how life came to earth. Shot Worldwide in extreme places


STORMFORCE II

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

5 x 1hrs on Global Extreme Weather Conditions.


OUT OF AFRICA

Production company: Clockhouse FIlms; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, News; Broadcaster: C4.

1 x 1/2 hr on Massacre in Sierra Leone. BAFTA 2001 Best News Doc. Developed into the Film "Blood Diamonds" starring Leonardo de Caprio


HORIZON WEEKEND SPECIAL

BBC 2 - 2 x 1 hr 16mm on Life & theories of Darwin. Shot on location with CGI graphics. 1 x 1 hr as live studio debate with Melvyn Bragg.


FORK TO FORK

C4 - 6 x 30 mins organic Cookery and Gardening series .Filmed in studio and on location. Bronze Award Jacobs Creek


WATERSTORIES

C4 - 15 x 10 min shorts Fully funded programmes.


UK INDOOR WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS

ITV - 1 x 1/2 hr - 1st UK Indoor windsurfing - Fully Funded Programme.


TAINTED LOVE/SEX BOMB

C4 - 2 x 1/2 hr docs on Sexual Health. (Sex Bomb - RTS 2003 Award)


HYPOTHETICALS

BBC - 3 x 1 hr as live studio based political discussion programme.


MULTIMEDIA

Production of various non broadcast projects for CD Roms & Websites.


GOD BLESS IBIZA

C4 1 x 50 min - Fly on the wall documentary filmed on Ibiza


BRITAINS WORST SERIES

FIVE - 6 x 1hr factual Britains Worst - Mother in Law, Neighbour, Home, Wife, Parent. Factual entertainment Series presented by Quentin Wilson


WATER STORIES

Advertiser funded series of short fillers about Britains waterways funded by environment agendcy


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