I'm a highly experienced producer & director with first-rate self -shooting skills.
I have a track record with production credits for many UK & US broadcasters.
I own a HD/4K camera with full sound equipment, mini cameras and a drone.
I specialise in observational docs and features, & primetime specialist factual much of which has been self-shot.
Production credits include: Property, cookery, engineering, science, history & archaeology, wildlife, adventure /reality, engineering, travel, human interest, teams , weapons, sport, wildlife.
I'm very experienced at working with high profile presenters, & new talent.and have a reputation for getting the very best from contributors and on-screen talent.
I've Filmed in North and South America, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa, Japan, Korea, China, Middle East. Used to filming in challenging locations.
I live in France, speak French and have extensive experience filming all over the country.
A NEW LIFE IN THE SUN
36 X 60' Channel 4.
Just completing filming Season 6 of this popular Channel 4 series. working relationships with families facing the challenges of setting up and running business in a foreign country. Entirely self-shot across the whole of France, this was a challenging experience working within strict Covid health & safety requirements. I was required to manage filming on location, shoot, & record sound with only remote production support.
4X60 FYI USA
This is a US-based property/adventure/reality series. I directed & managed production on location. The show follows American families as they experience off-grid living in remote locations. It involved planning the shoots in detail before heading out to location for one month at a at time.
the locations were often challenging because of their remoteness. Locations included Hawaii, Arizona & Maine..
GRACE"S AMAZING MACHINES
Fast-paced children's engineering series involving management of a small production team, scripting & location filming with full crew. Including drone operator. Moulded in the style of BBCs 'Top Gear' the shoots involve test-driving watercraft, planes, cars & heavy plant machinery of various types in the UK and the US. Requires comprehensive understanding of safety & insurance on location.
THE PIONEER WOMAN
10X30 FOOD NETWORK US
Top U.S. location-based cookery series. Responsible for shooting action actuality films on a large ranch in Oklahoma with multiple crews following fast-moving developing storylines.
10X45 DISCOVERY US
Responsible for developing storylines & directing multiple crews in challenging locations. Filming
regularly involved delivering highly charged dramatized action-driven stories with up to 3 filming units on location. Sequences frequently incorporated live-firing weapons and demanded an acute knowledge of health & safety requirements.
A PLACE IN THE SUN
20X30 CHANNEL 4
Long-running property series. Responsible for directing multiple cameras on location across Europe. Scripting shows and leading team on location delivering 50’ presenter-led episodes. Some presenter-led sequences self-shot.