Biography

Personal Profile Having many years experience as a director, I am creatively minded and highly skilled with a broad base of production knowledge. I am able to professionally manage a production, and crew, effectively and enthusiastically. My involvement in producing successful programme’s with exciting content shows my passion and commitment to programme making. I feel that my most recent work on Strange Hill High has borne this out. 2013- Present Senior Director Strange Hill High (Series 2) • Live action rod puppet children’s entertainment series. A ground breaking show mixing vinyl toys and blockbuster aesthetics. Covering all aspects of scripts, preproduction, filming and post production, to deliver an outstanding programme. (BBC) 2011- 2012 Director Strange Hill High • Kidscreen Award winner. • BAFTA nominated. • Broadcast Award nomination. (BBC) 2010- 2011 Studio Director Raa Raa the Noisy Lion • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. Taking episodes through the production process within the studio, while overseeing and managing departments to deliver a high quality programme, also dialogue and script editing; and camera scripting of episodes. (Chapman Entertainment) 2008- 2010 Studio Director Roary the Racing Car • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. During this period I also animated segments of ‘Peter Kay’s All Star Animated Band’. (Chapman Entertainment) 2007- 2008 Animator Roary the Racing Car • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. Taking directors instruction and animating to a high standard to achieve the requirements of the shot, while giving character and emotion to puppets. (Chapman Entertainment) 2007 Director Bob the Builder ‘Race to the Finish’ • Stop motion Bob the Builder feature length special. Oversaw all aspects of pre production, from initial story discussions to shooting in studio: instructing all departments, directing camera and animators; through to post production using facilities on and off site. (Hot Animation) 2007 Storyline Writer Bob the Builder ‘The First Snow’ • Bob the Builder 30 minute special. Contributed story content: storylines, characters, situations and premise. (Hot Animation) 2006 Director Life on Mars intro • Stop motion opening sequence to an episode of the critically acclaimed, BAFTA winning BBC drama series. Worked closely with Kudos Productions to ensure that as a client their aims were achieved while surpassing their expectations. (BBC/Kudos) 2005 – 2006 Director Bob the Builder ‘Built to be Wild’ • Stop motion hour long Bob the Builder feature length musical special. Of note on this project was working with a chorographer for the musical segments. • Theatrically released. (Hot Animation) 2006 – 2007 & 2004 – 2005 Series Director Bob the Builder • For series 10, 11 and 12 of the stop motion children’s series. (Hot Animation) 2003 Animator Koala Brothers • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. Taking directors instruction and animating to a high standard to achieve the requirements of the shot, while giving character and emotion to puppets. (Spellbound Productions) 2002 – 2004 Senior Animator Bob the Builder • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. Overseeing and advising other animators within the production. (Hot Animation) 2000 – 2002 Animator/ Assistant Director Doctor Otter • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. Animating, storyboarding, directing. (Ealing Animation) 1999 – 2000 Director El Nombre • 2 series of stop motion children’s programme. Wide ranging responsibilities for all aspects of filming and pre/post production. Storyboards, props, sets, camera, lighting. (Ealing Animation) 1997 – 1998 Animator / Puppet Maker The Number Crew • Stop motion education programme. (Ealing Animation) 1997 Animator El Nombre • Stop motion children’s entertainment series. (Ealing Animation) 1997 Assistant Animator Old Bear Christmas Special • Stop motion entertainment programme. Animating secondary characters, setting and loading cameras. (Ealing Animation) 1996 – 1997 Director/ Animator Nickelodeon Idents • 5 inter programme idents. Originated ideas, designed and made sets, puppets and props. Lit, shot, animated and edited each ident. (Nickelodeon U.K.) Awards/ achievements 2014 Strange Hill High. Kidscreen Award winner. Broadcast Award nomination. 2013 Strange Hill High. BAFTA nominated for Best Children’s Programme. 2010 Roary the Racing Car. RTS award winner for best children’s series. 2007 Life on Mars. ‘Camberwick Green’ style opening sequence for BAFTA award winning series. 2007 Bob the Builder. Finalist- New York Festivals Children’s Programmes category for compilation of Bob the Builder episodes. 2007 Bob the Builder ‘Built to be Wild’. Winner of Children’s Best Programme Award at Home Entertainment Week Awards of Excellence. 2006 Bob the Builder ‘Built to be Wild’. Only theatrically released Bob the Builder special. Winner of iParenting Awards Excellent Product- DVD category. 1997 Nickelodeon Idents. 2 Promax International Silver Medallion Awards. 1996 Old Bear Stories. BAFTA award winning series. 1994 Paul McCartney, Buddy Holly Pop Promo Competition. 1st Prize (joint winner). Stop motion animated promo for the song ‘Everyday’. Screened on national television and at various festivals.

Credits

Bob The Builder 22 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Series 10, Episode 5   Director 2004
Series 10, Episode 6   Director 2004
Series 10, Episode 9   Director 2004
Series 10, Episode 12   Director 2004
Series 10, Episode 4   Director 2003
Series 10, Episode 7   Director 2004
Series 11, Episode 10   Director 2005
Series 11, Episode 9   Director 2003
Series 11, Episode 11   Director 2004
Series 11, Episode 3   Director 2004
Series 11, Episode 7   Director 2004
Series 11, Episode 6   Director 2004
Series 11, Episode 1   Director 2004
Series 11, Episode 8   Director 2004
Series 13, Episode 5   Director 2006
Series 13, Episode 9   Director 2006
Series 14, Episode 4   Director 2006
Series 14, Episode 10   Director 2006
Series 15, Episode 3   Director 2006
Series 15, Episode 7   Director 2006
Series 15, Episode 12   Director 2007
Series 15, Episode 14   Director 2004
El Nombre 10 episodes View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
-   Director 1999
Roary The Racing Car 2 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Series 2, Episode 46   Director 2008
Series 2, Episode 44   Director 2009
Bob The Builder: Race To The Finish 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2007
Bob The Builder: Built To Be Wild 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2006
Strange Hill High 35 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Episode 19   Director 2016
Episode 18   Director 2016
Episode 17   Director 2016
Episode 16   Director 2016
Episode 15   Director 2016
Episode 14   Director 2016
Episode 20   Director 2016
Episode 21   Director 2016
Episode 22   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 2   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 12   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 5   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 6   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 9   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 8   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 1   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 3   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 11   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 7   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 4   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 10   Director 2012
Series 1, Episode 13   Director 2012
Series 2, Episode 1   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 2   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 3   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 4   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 5   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 6   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 7   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 8   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 9   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 10   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 11   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 13   Director 2013
Series 2, Episode 12   Director 2013
Bob The Builder - On Site 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2008
Scream Street 51 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Series 1, Episode 1   Director 2014
Series 1, Episode 2   Director 2014
Series 1, Episode 3   Director 2014
Series 1, Episode 4   Director 2014
Series 1, Episode 5   Director 2014
Series 1, Episode 6   Director 2014
Series 1, Episode 7   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 8   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 9   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 11   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 12   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 13   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 10   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 14   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 15   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 16   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 17   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 18   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 19   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 20   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 21   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 22   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 23   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 24   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 25   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 26   Director 2015
Series 1, Episode 27   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 28   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 29   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 30   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 31   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 32   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 33   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 34   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 35   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 36   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 37   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 38   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 39   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 40   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 51   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 50   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 49   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 48   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 47   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 46   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 45   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 44   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 43   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 42   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 41   Director 2016

Awards

Skills

  • HD
  • CGI
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