Alison Roberts Production Manager
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Alison Roberts

About me: Alison is a highly experienced Production Manager with many years broadcast experience. She started her career in production at the BBC and then moved to the independent sector, working for many of the major TV companies. Alison has a wide range of experience and projects include complex international documentary series, large scale events, Docudrama (16mm) and New Media web based projects. She is fully competent in all aspects of production including Budgeting and Scheduling, contract negotiation, Health & Safety, Compliance, Foreign Filming and Music & Archive clearances. Alison has consistently managed tight deadlines and budgets and approaches each job with a sense of humour whilst keeping a careful eye on the figures!
After many years living overseas in Australia and running a family hotel in Indonesia, Ali is now based in Cornwall and available for any kind of remote production work, just ask!

16 years experience.

Genre: Drama, Light Entertainment, Reality

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, Archive, EP Budgeting, EP Scheduling, First Aid, Health And Safety

Overseas experience in: China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Languages: Conversational Indonesian


Credits

THE CHARLOTTE SHOW s2

Production company: Appeal TV; On-screen credit: Post Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: MTV.

Overseeing final post production, compliance checks and archive. Fulfilling PACF deliverables for 8 episodes and 4 versions.


THE BACHELOR

Production company: Ricochet Ltd; On-screen credit: Post Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: five.

Overseeing post production on series I with Gavin Henson. HD CAM 10 x 60 for five


SPACE SHUTTLE: THE FINAL MISSION

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

Fast turn around authored doc with Presenter Kevin Fong. US filming at NASA. HD CAM 1 x 60


VARIOUS PROJECTS

Production company: August Productions; On-screen credit: Production Exec; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Various.

Working on a consultacy basis for this small Independant company. Liaising with execs and planning budgets and schedules.


SEXPERIENCE

Production company: Endemol UK; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Multimedia; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

Website to accompany Sex Education Series. Produced video content for site both talking heads and studio films with Endemol Digital and external Web Building company Mint Digital. Uploaded content for site launch in 8 weeks.


DISPATCHES - SAVING AFRICA'S WITCH CHILDREN

Production company: Oxford Scientific Films; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 Doc filmed in Nigeria and UK examining and exposing abuse, torture and murder of children. Involved undercover filming in Hostile Environment in Nigeria with churches and officials. DVCam


THE CASTRATION CURE

Production company: Electric Sky; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 Observational Doc following stories of paedophile’s in the US. Powerful film exploring real stories. Digibeta


MY SHOCKING STORY

Production company: Electric Sky; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: DNE/ DCI / ES.

8 x 60 Following stories that include, Coma patients, Foetal surgery, Deep Brain Surgery, and other shocking syndromes. Digibeta.


FAT DOCTOR

Production company: Electric Sky; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: DNE / ES.

5 x 60 Following patients undergoing extensive weight reduction surgery. Digibeta


TEEN TYCOONS

Production company: Endemol UK; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

8 x 30 Observational format series for C4 Education. 3 teenage tycoons transform failing businesses. DVCam


THE WORLD’S GREATEST ACTOR

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 4hr Top 50 Actor’s list show with A list celebrity IV’s. Filming in UK + USA. Archive and Film Clip clearances. Digibeta


THE CURSE OF BIG BROTHER

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: five.

1 x 60 Updated 2005 with archive


THE MADNESS OF JONATHAN KING

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 Observational film following Jonathan King’s release from prison, with exclusive access, balanced with IV’s with victims. HDVCam


MY 100,000 LOVERS

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: five.

1 x 60 Observational Documentary following 3 sex addicts. Sensitive exploration into sexual addiction. HDVCam


JANET STREET - PORTER’S DESPERATE WOMEN

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary, LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 60 Authored list style programme presented by Janet Street - Porter Celebrity IV’s shot on location. Archive and actuality. Digibeta


10 MINUTES WITH...

Production company: Monkey Kingdom; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Music, LE; Broadcaster: Trouble.

7 x 3 Music Ent shorts where fans meet their Celebrity Idols. Location based low budget with Music, VPL and film clip clearances. DV Cam.


CONSPIRACIES ON TRIAL

Production company: Outline Productions; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary, Drama; Broadcaster: Discovery.

5 x 30 Documentaries with scientific tests and reconstructions. Shot on location and in studio. Foreign filming in France + Norway. Archive clearances. Digibeta


CELEBRITIES UNCENSORED

Production company: Outline Productions; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: five.

5 x 30 Re-versioned Clip Show with Presenters. Links Shot in studio. Digibeta


MIND BODY & KICK ASS MOVES

Production company: August Productions; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary, LE; Broadcaster: BBC3.

3 x 30 Documentary series about Martial Arts. Presenter led series, with fight sequences and stunts. Foreign shoots in Japan, Philippines + China/ Hong Kong. Digibeta


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