Lil Cranfield Production Manager
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About me: Iím proud to have worked with some of the best talent in British television production over the past twenty years. I am a highly motivated and experienced Line Producer in a broad range of programming; from natural history to current affairs to quiz shows. Iíve set up a company from scratch, and run a department within a large and complex global organisation. I have a reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget, and am expected to deliver within complex financial deals for domestic and international partners in return for input at a senior level. I am technically minded and keep pace with changing media environments. I am currently Head of Production at Wingspan Productions.

28 years experience.

Genre: Commercials, Current Affairs, Documentary, Factual Entertainment, Feature Films, Light Entertainment, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Outside Broadcasts

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm, Archive, CGI Video FX, Extreme Filming Geographical, Extreme Filming Political, File Based Formats, Health And Safety, Negotiating a contract with a broacaster, Underwater Filming

Overseas experience in: Australia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Namibia, Russian Federation, Singapore, Syria, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Yemen.

At the moment I'm working at: Wingspan Productions Ltd

Languages: Fluent French, Good Italian

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Credits

Beyond the Fence - musical staged in West End

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Drama, Multi camera Studio, Outside Broadcasts; Broadcaster: Sky Arts.

Production, staging and filming of a West End musical written as the result of the tv science experiment, Computer Says Show


Computer Says Show

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Sky Arts.

A bold experiment to try to get computers to write a hit musical with a big question at its heart: can human creativity by coded?


DON'T PANIC: How to end Poverty in 15 years

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

Prof. Hans Rosling looks forward at the UN’s sustainable development goals for the next 15 years. Studio, live audience, specialist holographic projections and VTs shot in Malawi and Cambodia.


How to be Bohemian

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

On art, life and excess with Victoria Coren Mitchell


Great American Love Songs

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: ITV.

Six of the best songs ever written. Presented by Nicky Campbell


The Real Tom Thumb

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

Presented by Michael Grade, this is the history of the world’s smallest superstar.


EVERYDAY EDEN: A POTTED HISTORY OF THE SUBURBS

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

1 x 1hr - a history of the suburbs and its gardens. Presented by Michael Collins.


IAN HISLOP'S OLDEN DAYS

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC2.

3 x 1hr looking at the relationship the British have with their past.


Our Gay Wedding: The Musical

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Music, OB; Broadcaster: Channel 4.

1 x 1hr A real wedding, and a real musical. Filmed on the first day that same-sex marriage became legal in England and Wales.


The Joy of Logic

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

1 x 1hr presented by Prof. Dave Cliff considering logic.


Cathedrals

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC4.

3 x 1hr. Directed by Richard Alwyn looking at the role of Cathedrals today.


DON'T PANIC: The Truth About Population

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, OB; Broadcaster: BBC2.

Using 3d graphics and Musion screen. Shot as live at Riverside Studios. Presentation on the future of human population growth with Prof. Hans Rosling


Tails You Win: The Science of Chance

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

1x1hr looking at chance and probability. Presented by Prof. David Spiegelhalter


IAN HISLOPíS STIFF UPPER LIP

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

3 x 1hr. Presented by Ian Hislop. An historical view of the emotional character of the British. Series Producer: Deborah Lee


NETWORKS OF POWER

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: Sky Atlantic.

6 x 1hr. Presented by Sir Christopher Meyer - the UK’s longest serving Ambassador to the US. Visiting six of the world’s major cities to discover who and what makes them tick. Mumbai, Moscow, Rome, New York, Los Angeles, London.


CATHOLICS

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

Three films about Catholicism in Britain today. Director: Richard Alwyn


ANGELIC VOICES: THE CHORISTERS OF SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

A year in the life of the child choristers at Salisbury Cathedral. Director: Cesca Eaton


WHEN BANKERS WERE GOOD

Production company: Wingspan Productions; On-screen credit: Head of Production; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC.

BBC2 - Presented by Ian Hislop


FRY ON LAURIE ON FRY (W/T)

Production company: Tiger Aspect Productions; On-screen credit: LP; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: UK TV.

30 years after they first met, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie meet up for a day to catch up and reminisce....


WHERE IS MODERN ART NOW?

Production company: Tiger Aspect; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC 4.

Examination of the state of Modern Art post the adjustments in the financial market. Presenter, Gus Casely-Hayford asks how the fall in the financial value of their work has affected artistsí approach.


JAMES BROWNS CELEBRITY SALON

Production company: Tiger Aspect; On-screen credit: PM; Programme type: Reality; Broadcaster: C4/E4.

Hair stylist, James Brown, best known as Kate Mossís best friend and hair dresser opens a new salon in London. Including contributions from Kate Moss, Lily Allen, Sienna Miller.


DARE FILMS

Production company: Dare Films; On-screen credit: Line Producer; Programme type: Documentary, Feature Film.

Head of Production and Commercial Director. I produced a feature documentary called A VERY BRITISH GANGSTER with Director Donal MacIntyre for Theatrical release in UK, France, Australia and USA. Official selection at Sundance and winner at Gijon (Spain) and Cognac (France)


DISCOVERY

Director, Production Management. Discovery Communications, Inc. Responsible for assessing pre-contract viability and budget approval on commissions and co-productions with British, European and Asian producers. Liasing with Independents throughout production and delivery compliance.


FIGMENT FILMS

Production Manager, TX, BBC 2 Feature length documentary on the life and death of director, Donald Cammell.


PARTRIDGE FILMS

Head of Production - Responsible for budgeting, scheduling and managing total output


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