Kirstin Kirstin Dryburgh Production Manager
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Kirstin Kirstin Dryburgh

About me: Currently Deputy Director of Icon Films, Production executive and Production Manager at Icon Films. Prior to this I worked as Department Manager for the BBC Post Production Unit (maternity cover whilst relocating to Bristol, Prior to that I was Head of Production for Prospero Productions (Australia) .Worked within Production Management for many companies including Pioneer Productions, Windfall, IMG, Darlow Smithson and Atlantic Productions.

12 years experience.

Genre: Documentary, Drama, Natural History, Online Content

Additional skills: 4K, Archive, Covid Supervisor, EP Budgeting, Extreme Filming Geographical, File Based Formats, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Willing to be based in: Bristol / South West

Languages: Fluent English


Return To Headston Hell

Production company: Icon Films; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary, Natural History; Broadcaster: Discovery Shark Week.

Shark Scientist Dr Riley Elliott returns to Norfolk Island, with underwater cinematographer Kina Scollay, to see what happens when the island’s Tiger Sharks go head to head with migrating Great Whites. Who will rule the waters of headstone hell?

Mysteries Of The Deep (season 1)

Production company: Icon Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Discovery.

The underwater realm is a hostile, unexplored frontier where the unknown is normal, and understanding is rare. In this extraordinary series, biologist and angler, Jeremy Wade, searches the globe for the most iconic and baffling underwater mysteries known to science, from ships disappearing without trace, to lost treasure and inexplicable undersea anomalies. Through incredible archive and expert analysis, each episode brings a variety of mystifying stories to life and explores how ground-breaking new research could cast new light on some of the greatest mysteries of all time. The world’s oceans are the source of thousands of unsolved mysteries, and Jeremy is on a mission for the truth lurking beneath the surface.

One Show

Production company: Icon Films; On-screen credit: Production Manaager; Programme type: Current Affairs, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Natural History; Broadcaster: BBC 1.

Live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.

Out Back Truckers

Production company: Prospero Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Discovery.

Outback Truckers is an Australian factual television series which looks at the Australian road-transport industry. It focuses on selected drivers and interesting personalities and shows the problems tackled by some sectors. The show is filmed mostly across Australia, but also takes detour in New Zealand (seasons 3–5) and Weno, Micronesia (season 4). It originally screened on the Seven Network in 2012 and currently airs on 7mate. It has aired around the world on networks such as Quest TV (UK) and Discovery Europe.[2] Season 8 is airing in Australia in May 2020.[3]

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