Drone series exploring hard to access and hidden parts of Britain. Negotiated difficult/sensitive access and developed visual style and editorial tone of this new ambitious new show. Access includes, London Gateway Mega-port, Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers and an ASDA dark store! Presented by Tony Robinson.
1X60 for BBC 2 at 9pm.. Obs Doc about the Red Arrows aerobatic team. Unprecedented access to, 2014 ‘springhawk’, training camp. Developed and maintained key relationships with pilots and backroom team over 6 months. Designed inflight-filming system to illustrate the intricate manoeuvres of the aeroplanes. Self-Shooting and crew.
Specialist Factual, 2X60 documentary and accompanying 1X60 Slow TV version of Sean Conway’s attempt to run 1000 miles, off road, from John O Groats to Lands End. This ambitious (mini) series required us to embrace new technology and engineer creative solutions to a unique filming scenario. Sean is a major new talent for the network and helping him to develop confidence and personality ‘on-camera’ was a key focus for me. The series has been a huge success for Discovery, doubling the slot average and generating rave reviews. Self-Shooting and crew.
Specialist Factual 4X60. I negotiated access to sensitive government agencies in the USA including NOAA, FAA etc. I led a large team on location in the US and Europe and took responsibility for writing and directing all presenter-led sequences and complex scientific experiments.
Specialist Factual 1X60 documentary for BBC 2 at 9pm. Presented by John Sergeant and featuring a full WW2 Lancaster Bomber crew we examined the roll of the ‘heavy bomber’ during the war. Visiting key locations in the UK and Germany, including the crash site of a previously ‘lost’ crew.
2X60, access led documentaries, about the busiest places in the world Led large teams on location in hazardous environment. Built relationships and negotiated access to highly sensitive areas, including Las Vegas casinos, US/Mexico border. Self Shooting role.