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July 5, 2011#

Credits

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Below are a selection of my credits. It doesn’t cover everything – and aren’t in any particular order. For a copy of my CV please click the contact link above and drop me a line and I’ll fire one over.
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[wheel]“Caught In The Web” – Producer Director[/wheel]
Nominated: 2010 BAFTA Children’s Awards – Best Factual
Described by the judging committee as “A special show, delivering a hard-hitting issue with flair, imagination and passion. Engaging and brilliantly realised.”

1x 30’ factual drama highlighting the dangers of the Internet (Also created as 1x 15 min cut-down).
Follows the story of ‘LostPrincess’ on a virtual and real-life journey to meet a boy she’s been chatting to on the Internet. Features extensive commissioned animation and music to create a layered effect that reflects the multi-platform world of the Internet.

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[wheel]“Whose Side Are You On?” – Producer Director[/wheel]
1x 15 minute factual drama examining the role of bystanders to bullying.
Upon witnessing his friend, Liam, being bullied, Jack finds himself being visited by five celebrities who recount their experiences of being picked on. Jack decides to stop being a bystander, and to help Liam. Features Aston Merrygold (JLS), Joe Calzaghe, Patsy Palmer (EastEnders), George Sampson (Britain’s Got Talent), Gemma Hunt (CBBC). Worked closely with graphics company to create dynamic visual effects.

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[wheel]“Andy’s Big Splash” – Producer Director[/wheel]
1x 30’ special for CBBC following Andy Akinwolere as he goes from non-swimmer, to taking on a huge overseas deep-ocean swim. Final challenge was a 5-mile swim over some of the deepest water on Earth in the waters around Pacific island of Palau.

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[wheel]“Joel’s Journey” – Producer Director[/wheel]
1x 30’ programme for Holocaust Memorial Day in which Joel Defries finds out about his family’s past and what it means to be Jewish. He meets a Holocaust survivor and visits Auschwitz with her for the first time since she left 60 years ago. Features thoughtful animation to help illustrate this difficult subject to children.

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[wheel]“Crimewatch” – Director[/wheel]
Working closely with the police to write and direct dramatic reconstructions of unsolved crimes. Producing films that were visually interesting and engaging to watch without compromising the legal process.

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[wheel]“Fee Fi Fo Yum” – Commercials Director[/wheel]
Created 40 spoof adverts and 26 additional sketches for a new CBBC comedy game show. Fee Fi Fo Yum was a project I was involved in developing earlier in 2009. Set in the land of giants, it’s a game show in which contestants compete against each other to save themselves from being eaten. Hosted by Les Dennis. Commercials featured spoof products aimed at giants.

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[wheel]“Hai! Karate” – Self-Shooting Director[/wheel]
10x 30’ observational format. One of three self-shooting HD directors filming on location in Japan for a month following 5 children and their parents learning Karate from top karate masters.

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[wheel]“Expedition Alaska” – Director[/wheel]
One of two PDs responsible for making two hours of content on location in a month-long trip to Alaska involving extreme activities: glacier camping; ice climbing; descending into a moulin (600m deep hole in a glacier); white water rafting; several helicopter and float-plane trips and encounters with wildlife (including camping in bear territory).

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