EDUCATING YORKSHIRE PROG 8

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“EDUCATING YORKSHIRE” – TwoFour Productions for C4. Ser. Dir. David Brindley/Grace Reynolds July 2013

  Space Dive 2012

Space Dive 2012

Programme 8 (Musharaf overcomes a crippling stammer to pass his GCSE exam with the help of start English Teacher Matthew Burton)

Programme 5 (Stephen Moses is the head of Year 9, the year when puberty hits hard`)

WINNER: Best Documentary Series, RTS Awards 2014

 

“Rachel Bruno – My Dad & Me” – BBC3, Dir. Dan Child March 2013. 1 x 60min

In a highly personal account concluding BBC3’s Mental Health season, Frank Bruno’s daughter comes to terms with the Bipolar Disorder that has devastated their family and effects a reconciliation with Frank himself.

 

“From Romania With Love”  - ITV, dir. Charlie Russell. Dec 2012 1 X 50 min.

3 orphans brought to Britain in 1990 amidst the media furore following the fall of Ceausescu go back to Romania in search of their birth mothers and the country they left behind.

 

“Space Dive” - BBC 2, Nat Geo dir. Colin Barr, prod. Graeme McAulay, Nov 2012. 1 x 90 min.

The whole 4 year story behind Felix Baumgartner’s freefall through the sound barrier.

WINNER: 2013 Emmy Awards – Best Science Programme, Winner: US RealScreen Award, Best Science Prog 2012

 

“OUR WAR Series 1: Caught in the Crossfire” – BBC3 dir. Stuart Bernard, Exec. Colin Barr. 2011. 1 x 60min

Prog 3 of 3. Groundbreaking series telling the history of 10 years of the War in Afghanistan through unmitigated footage from soldiers’ headcams Winner – BAFTA ‘Best Factual Series’ 2012, ‘Best Factual Series’, Broadcast Awards 2012, Nominated for Grierson

 

LOUIS THEROUX: Extreme Love – Autism”  - BBC 2, dir. Jamie Pickup 2012. 1 x 60 min.

Louis meets children and families affected by Autism and spends time in a specialist school for the condition.

 

 “THE MIDWIVES: Fighting for Life” - The Garden for BBC 2, dir. Grace Reynolds 2012. 1x 60min

Series following midwives. This programme looks at high risk pregnancies.

 

“LOUIS THEROUX: The Ultra-Zionists” – BBC2, dir. Andy Wells 2010. 1 X 60min.

Louis turns his attentions to the West Bank, and examines the motivations of some of the controversial Jewish settlers, as well as those who support and oppose them. Shortlisted for Grierson Award 2011

 

 “THE TUBE” –Blast! Films for BBC2 – 2 x 60 min, dir. Danny Horan 2012

Unique series covering every aspect of the London Underground and the staff who work on it. Nominated for Broadcast Award 2013

 

“FIRST CUT: Superheroes of Suburbia”  - C4, dir. Christian Watt, Exec. Zac Beatty 2011. 1 x 24 min.

Examines the surreal yet steadily growing cult of real-life superheroes and their motivations.

 

 “WONDERLAND: The Kids Who Play With Fire” – BBC2, dir. Vanessa Stockley 2010. 1 X 60min

Documentary following 3 young potential arsonists and the efforts of the Fire Service to curb their compulsion.

 

“LOUIS THEROUX: America’s Medicated Kids”- BBC2, dir. Danny Horan  2010 1 x 60min

Louis investigates the growing phenomena of kids put on psycho-active medication to control behavioural disorders in the US.

 

“HORIZON: Man’s Best Friend”- BBC2, dir. Dan Child 2009. 1 X 60 min

An examination of the significance of the relationship between humans and dogs.

 

THE FAMILY SERIES 2”Dragonfly for C4, Series Director David Clews. 2009 (BAFTA nominated series)

 

Two Feet in the Grave” – BBC1, dir. Dan Child.  2009. 1 x 60min. Richard Wilson explores the taboo of death and the way we die in Britain today, arguing for more openness and understanding around this issue.

 

WONDERLAND: Bus to the End of the World”* –BBC2 for Nick Mirsky, dir. David Clews 2007. 1 x 40min

An unusual package tour round Israel for Christians who believe Armageddon is imminent. *Foreign Press Award – ‘Best Travel Film’ 2008

 

“Eunuchs” – Form Media for C4 dir. Danny Horan, 2007 1 X 50 min

An investigation of the growing phenomenon of voluntary castration, following several eunuchs, including one 20yr old about to undergo surgery.

 

“Kirsten O’Brien’s Topless Ambition” – Talkback Thames for BBC3 dir. Hannah Brownhill. 2008.  1 x 60min. Children’s presenter Kirsten O’Brien embarks on a personal journey in order to decide whether to do a lads’ mag shoot to further her career.

 

“The World’s Tallest Woman and Me” – Firefly for C4, dir. Kate Townsend  2008 1 x 50min.

Comedian Mark Dolan goes in search of female giants.

 

HIDDEN LIVES – Sweaty Betty” – RAW for C5 dir. Katherine Hagan 2007, 1 x 50min

The phenomenon of hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating & how it impacts on women’s lives.

 

 “Intervention” – betty for C4 dir. David Clews, 2006 1 x 50min

2 heroin addicts are helped out of addiction using a revolutionary method.

 

“First Love Second Chance” – Yorkshire for ITV dir. Wendie Ottewill, 2004

1 x 50 min - 2 people revisit their first romance and try to make love last

 

ARTS/EDUCATIONAL DOCS

 

“No More to Say & Nothing to Weep For” Optic Nerve for C4, 1997

50 min obituary documentary on Allen Ginsberg.

*Silver Award in ‘Arts’, US Film/TV Festival ‘98

 

“Modern American Poets” Optic Nerve for C4, 1996-97

4 x 30min docs on William Carlos Williams, Frank O’Hara, Gary Snyder, Amiri Baraka

 

“Letters From the Trenches” - Optic Nerve for C4 Learning, 1999

2 x 20 min doc series on WW1 – actors reading letters against archive footage

 

FORMATS / SERIES

 

“ROAR” – Cheetah for CBBC, AUG 2007 4 x 1hrs - Series of magazine animal progs for kids

 “The Secret Millionaire” pilot / prog 2 - RDF for C4 dir. Emily Jones, JAN-MAR 2006

“You Are What You Eat series 3” – Celador for C4 dir. Adeline Ramage DEC-JAN 2005/6

 “Make Me A Million” – RDF for Channel 4 dir. Danny Horan, 2005

 “Holiday Showdown” – RDF for ITV dir. Caroline Antscherl 2005

 “Wife Swap series 2” – RDF for Channel 4 dir. Simon Davies, 2003 (BAFTA-winning series)1 x 50 min

“Big Brother Series 1, 2 &3”

 

INDEPENDENTS/SHORT FILMS:

 

 “1’30’ – Piano Magic” – DIRECTOR & EDITOR, 2002

Pop promo for 4AD / Beggars Banquet Records

Alexander McQueen fashion show 1998

“Dust” - CO-PRODUCER, EDITOR, 2001 – animation about cleaning          

“Surface” - short film starring Chloe Sevigny, dir. Michael Cleary 1998