Susi Hollins HOP / Production Executive
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Susi Hollins

About me: As a very experienced Line Producer, Production Exec and HoP, I have worked in most areas of production including entertainment, factual, fact ent, children’s and comedy. I am a calm, organised and supportive team-player with excellent budgeting, scheduling and cost management skills and a strong understanding of business affairs.

20 years experience.

Genre: Childrens, Comedy, Current Affairs, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts, Reality

Additional skills: Archive, First Aid, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster

Other skills: Excellent knowledge of PMI cost management system. Extensive hidden-camera experience.

Overseas experience in: Australia, Germany, Korea (south), Netherlands, Spain, United States of America.

At the moment I'm working at: Appeal TV & Appeal Films

Willing to be based in: London / South East

Languages: fluent French, Basic German


Credits

Various

Production company: Appeal TV & Appeal Films; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Observational Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Various.

Head of Production for Appeal TV and Appeal Films, across all commissioned and development slates, including all 3 series of The Charlotte Show for MTV


Various

Production company: Optomen TV; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Current Affairs, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: Various.

Production Executive across commissioned productions and development slate


Hitched (Pilot)

Production company: Gameface Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Multi camera Studio; Broadcaster: ITV.

Line Producer on Primetime gameshow pilot featuring four married couples, filmed multi-cam on location in a stately home.


Various

Production company: Vice; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: Viceland.

Production Executive at Vice UK on new Viceland Channel supporting production teams across all in-house original programming.


Various

Production company: Remedy Productions; On-screen credit: Production Executive; Programme type: Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Multi camera Studio, Observational Documentary; Broadcaster: various.

Production executive at Remedy Productions supporting HoP with budgeting across entertainment and fact ent development departments.


VARIOUS

Production company: Lola Entertainment; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Comedy, Documentary, Light Entertainment; Broadcaster: various.

Commissions included John Bishop’s Xmas (1 x 60’ for BBC1, 2013 - 15), John Bishop’s Australia (3 x 60’ for BBC1/BBCWW), The John Bishop Show (8 x 45’ for BBC1/BBCWW), Detectorists series 1 & 2 (BBC4, co pro with Channel X, BAFTA award for Best Situation Comedy)


YOU'VE BEEN SERVED

Production company: Optomen; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy; Broadcaster: ITV.

1 x 30' Hidden camera pilot for ITV Primetime. Prank show-style, character-based comedy based around food and service.


DERREN BROWN SPECIALS 2012 (APOCALYPSE)

Production company: Objective Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

4 x 60’ "Apocalypse" and "Fear and Faith". In this series Derren convinces our contributor that the world has ended and is populated by infected zombies; he also looks what happens when people have the experience of fear removed through the use of a powerful new drug.


DERREN BROWN SVENGALI

Production company: Objective Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 90’ Televised version of Derren’s latest theatre show, filmed at Nottingham Theatre Royal


MAD BAD AD SHOW

Production company: Objective Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

6 x 45’ New comedy panel series for Channel 4 featuring a mix of specially shot VTs, archive and studio, all based on the exciting world of advertising, past and present. Archive and fair-dealing. Tapeless workflows and full HD delivery.


JOHN BISHOPS BRITAIN 2

Production company: Objective Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: BBC1.

7 x 30’ (with 45’ repeat) Second series of the popular comedy entertainment series presented by and featuring stand-up comedian John Bishop, including Christmas special. Tapeless workflows and full HD delivery.


THE REAL HUSTLE

Production company: Objective Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: BBC3.

10 x 30’ London-based long cons for Series 10 of the established hidden camera series, prior to production moving to Scotland


REMOTE CONTROL STAR

Production company: Cineflix Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: CBBC.

10 x 30’ hidden camera series. Three friends aged 9 – 13 take control of a celebrity for a day, egged on by presenters JK & Joel, with hilarious consequences. Tapeless hidden camera workflows and full HD delivery.


JOHN BISHOPS BRITAIN

Production company: Objective Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Comedy, LE; Broadcaster: BBC1.

6 X 30’ (with 45’ repeat) Studio-based Saturday night comedy series presented by comedian John Bishop, featuring his standup, celebrity interviews & comedy sketches.


ULTIMATE MOVIE TOONS

Production company: North One TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: LE, Music; Broadcaster: ITV1.

1 x 60’ The most popular, catchy and magical ‘Movie Toons’ of all time in a starry, feel good music & entertainment show. Artists from Mika to Craig David, Pixie Lott to the cast of the Lion King join host Dannii Minogue and a whole array of our favourite animated characters to celebrate our favourite "Toons".


TARRANT LETS THE KIDS LOOSE

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: UKTV Watch.

8 x 60` Series of pilot (My Little Soldier) featuring hidden camera VTs of kids completing adult tasks who are then surprised in studio by Chris Tarrant


MY LITTLE SOLDIER

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: UNIT MANAGER; Programme type: LE; Broadcaster: ITV1 (pilot).

Studio entertainment show featuring VTs of hidden camera "missions" undertaken unknowingly by children with the full backing of their parents.


SASHA: BEAUTY QUEEN AT 11

Production company: North One; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3 and BBC1.

1 X 60` Factual ob-doc following 11 year old Sasha Bennington en-route to a beauty pageant in America where she hopes to emulate her idol Jordan.


STREET CRIME LIVE

Production company: North One TV; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary, News, OB; Broadcaster: Five.

7 X 60` Live series exploring crime issues nationwide, presented by Donal MacIntyre. Location OB and studio


F**K OFF I`M GINGER

Production company: North One TV; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3.

1 X 60` Comedian Dan Wright wonders how much the colour of his hair has to do with his not getting a date and decides to explore the issue


THE C WORD: HOW WE CAME TO SWEAR BY IT

Production company: North One TV; On-screen credit: Unit Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3.

1 X 80` An exploration of our use of the most taboo word in the dictionary, presented by comedian Will Smith


FOOTBALL ICON SERIES II

Production company: North One TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Sky One.

10 X 60` Second series of the popular observational documentary series for Sky One.


FOOTBALL ICON SERIES I

Production company: North One TV; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary, Reality; Broadcaster: Sky One.

8 X 60` Observational documentary series exploring today’s teenage boys’ dreams. 10,000 hopeful young football stars battle it out for a pro-contract with Chelsea FC.


ADVERTISING’S GREATEST HITS

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

1 X 120’ Archive documentary exploring the stories behind the top 30 hits made famous by commercials in the UK.


GENERATION JEDI

Production company: Murfia Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3.

1 X 60’ Dermot O’ Leary looks at the history of the Star Wars films and contrasts them with his adolescence growing up as a member of Generation Jedi.


I`LL DO ANYTHING TO GET ON TV

Production company: At It Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 X 120` Archive documentary charting the history of the general public on TV.


SORTITOUT-MAN

Production company: Outline Productions; On-screen credit: Production Manager; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC3.

12 X 30’ Consumer-led factual comedy series with superhero Sortitout-man and his sidekick Dave. Each programme featuring hits on members of the public, predominant use of hidden cameras.


REALITY CHECK

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

3 X 60’ Ob doc series featuring motivational expert Kate Marlow, following three unlikely groups learning acting skills to help them with their self-awareness and team dynamics.


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