John Palfery-smith Production Manager
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John Palfery-smith

About me: Ive enjoyed work on a huge variety of projects across many platforms, experienced in managing the challenges and opportunities presented by high-quality, cost-sensitive production in more than twenty countries. Taking challenging television and film projects from concept to screen is my speciality.

11 years experience.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Commercials, Documentary, Feature Films, Observational Documentary

Additional skills: 4K, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broadcaster, Underwater Filming

Other skills: Experienced delivering to major broadcasters and international distributors.

Willing to be based in: Will consider any base

Languages: Fluent English



Production company: Rabbit Track Pictures & The Development Partnership; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Feature Films.

This is the extraordinary and chilling true story of career conman Robert Freegard and the woman who brought him down

Brian & Charles

Production company: Mr Box Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: Film4, BFI, Bankside.

After a particularly harsh winter Brian goes into a deep depression; completely isolated and with no one to talk to, Brian does what any sane person would do when faced with such a melancholic situation. He builds a robot.

The Bystanders

Production company: Waggon & Horses; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: Carnaby International.

An off-the-wall comedy set in the world of the Bystanders - invisible immortals who watch over their human subjects and intervene in (or interfere with) their lives.

To Be Someone

Production company: Archangel Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Feature Films; Broadcaster: TBC.

A light-hearted adventure movie set in the world of mods.

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