Studio Director CITV Special and itv.com Live Stream,December 2012 (ITV)
Live 45-minute CITV Special, presented by Jeff Brazier and Laura Hamilton.
I also directed the 3-hour live stream on itv.com. Our interactive coverage formed an important ‘second screen’ experience to support the main show.
Presented by: Jeff Brazier, Laura Hamilton, Matt Littler, Darren Jeffries Producers: Mark Cohen & Madeline Broadbridge
Exec Producers: Guy Freeman and Nic McNeailis
Live OB Director, December 2011 (ITV1)
Live multi-camera OB segment for ITV’s Christmas Eve charity fundraiser.
Executive Producer: Guy Freeman
Stand Up for Sport Relief
Director, TX March 2012 (BBC Entertainment for BBC Three)
Hosted by Claudia Winkleman. Sport stars performed a three-minute comedy set based on their sporting lives in front of a live audience at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London.
Presented by: Claudia Winkleman
Producers: Jim Hickey and Cameron Banks Executive Producer: Derek McLean
Big Olympic Tour
Live OB Director, Summer 2012 (BBC Two and CBBC Channel)
Live, multi-camera OB, simulcast on BBC Two and CBBC Channel every Saturday morning leading up to the Olympic Games.
Presented by Helen Skelton and Barney Harwood Executive Producer: Tim Levell
Friday Download Christmas Special
Studio Director, December 2011 (Saltbeef TV for BBC)
Hit studio entertainment show hosted by six of the UK’s hottest teenage talents. Featuring music performances, dance, games and chat.
Series Producer: Melony Smith Executive Producers: Jeremy Salsby, Jed Leventhall
Comic Relief, 24 Hour Panel People
Live Streaming Director, March 2011 (BBC Entertainment)
For David Walliams game show marathon I was responsible for setting up and directing the live web steam and editing for compliance using an EVS delay. Our 24-hour live broadcast included message board chat and interviews with the game show panellists during the studio resets.
Presented by Greg James, Laura Jackson, Matt Edmondson, Jameela Jamil Producer: Keith Cotton
Director, August & November 2010 (Wise Buddah for BBC)
Live music performances and chat with Sir Terry Wogan, broadcast from the BBC Radio Theatre. I directed and vision-mixed the television coverage of the show which formed an important part of the BBC’s Interactive output. Shown on the ‘red button’ plus edited highlights on the Radio 2 website.
Presenter: Sir Terry Wogan
Executive Producer: Russ Williams, Series Producer: Gary August
Basil and Barney’s Swap Shop
Studio Director, Summer 2010 (The Foundation for BBC Two)
Basil Brush’s fast and funny, live Saturday morning entertainment show with comedy, games and sketches as well as the famous swaps.
Presenters: Basil Brush, Barney Harwood
Executive Producers: Ged Allen and Vanessa Hill Series Producer: Amanda Westwood
Keep Your Enemies Close
Studio Director, Summer 2009 (CBBC)
Top-rating, fast-moving, physical game show. Pairs of best friends had to work cleverly with their opponents to solve various physical and mental challenges. Produced at Teddington Studios to a very tight schedule.
Presented by Joel Defries
Executive Producer: Annette Williams Series Producer: Anne Dixon Producer: Keith Cotton
Studio Director, Series 11, 12 & 14 (CBBC)
As well as directing the studio recordings of this top-rating children’s art programme, I was responsible for overseeing the extensive post production requirements, including finishing in Smoke.
Presented by Kirsten O’Brien, Mark Speight, Mike Fischetti
Producers: Caroline Norris, Anne Dixon, Hugh Lawton Executive Producer: Joe Godwin
OB Director, Spring 2007 (CBBC/BBC Natural History Unit)
A major BBC event, broadcast live from a farm in Devon, daily for three weeks. The programme was produced in collaboration with the BBC Natural History Unit, enabling me to make full use of the latest technology and cutting-edge techniques.
I had over 60 live cameras available at my control to capture the nesting and fledging of the wildlife.
Presented by Kirsten O’Brien and Steve Backshall with Bill Oddie
Producer: Ewan Vinnicombe Series Producer: Lynne Jones Executive Producer: Claire Zolkwer
Keep Your Hair On!
Studio Director, November 2006 (Endemol for CBBC)
Daily, LIVE, fast-moving, gameshow produced by Endemol as part of the 2006 Children in Need appeal.
Presented by Reggie Yates and Gina Yashere
Producer: Ilia Ralphs Executive Producer: Christopher Pilkington
Grandstand / Sunday Grandstand
Studio Director, Autumn 2005 (BBC Sport)
A highly complex studio operation; coordinating feeds from various live sporting events, studio interviews, VT replays and computer graphics.
Presented by John Inverdale Producer: Richard Carr
Junior Great North Run
OB Director, September 2006 (BBC Sport / CBBC)
Live, multi-camera outside broadcast from Tyneside, as part of the annual marathon. As well as links for the CBBC Channel, I directed the actual race coverage using radio-cameras, remote reporters and GPS mapping graphics.
Presented by Anne Foy and Simon Grant Producer: Jeremy Davies Editor: Gary August
Senior Studio Director, Spring 2005 (CBBC)
As the Senior Director on the team I was responsible for setting the directing style of the programme.
Series Producer: Tanya Motie Executive Producer: Annette Williams