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Steve Blears

Shooting Producer Director, PD / SP

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North West

Manchester

About Me

• Freelance shooting PD and Series Producer with a strong background in observational documentary, factual entertainment, current affairs television and presenter direction. I have edit producer experience. • Experienced camera director & operator on Sony FS7 / FS5 / A7S / PMW 200, 300, 500, Canon XF305, Canon C300, 5D. • Former ... Read More

• Freelance shooting PD and Series Producer with a strong background in observational documentary, factual entertainment, current affairs television and presenter direction. I have edit producer experience.
• Experienced camera director & operator on Sony FS7 / FS5 / A7S / PMW 200, 300, 500, Canon XF305, Canon C300, 5D.
• Former BBC national news senior broadcast journalist.
• HEM’S qualified, emergency helicopter trained camera director & crew member with more than 300 flying hours.
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Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 22nd Feb 2019

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Series Producer/Director / Bangers & Cash / Yesterday / Air Tv / Apr 2018 to Jan 2019
Series Producer/DirectorBangers & CashYesterdayAir Tv Apr 18 - Jan 19
Series Producer/Director / River Walks - Tees / BBC 1 / Air TV / Nov 2018 to Nov 2018 / Jacqui Hodgson
Series Producer/DirectorRiver Walks - TeesBBC 1Air TV Nov 18 - Nov 18Jacqui Hodgson
PD (Self Shooting) / Extreme Cake Makers / Channel 4 / Channel 4 / Boomerang / Aug 2017 to Dec 2017
PD (Self Shooting)Extreme Cake Makers / Channel 4Channel 4Boomerang Aug 17 - Dec 17
PD (Self Shooting) / Love It Or List It / Channel 4 / Channel 4 / Raise The Roof Productions / Oct 2017 to Oct 2017
PD (Self Shooting)Love It Or List It / Channel 4Channel 4Raise The Roof Productions Oct 17 - Oct 17
PD (Self Shooting) / The £1 Houses / Channel 4 / Channel 4 / Topical Television / Jan 2017 to May 2017
PD (Self Shooting) The £1 Houses / Channel 4Channel 4Topical Television Jan 17 - May 17
PD (Self Shooting) / BBC1 The One Show / BBC 1 / BBC / May 2015 to Dec 2016
PD (Self Shooting)BBC1 The One ShowBBC 1BBC May 15 - Dec 16
PD (Self Shooting) / Sky 1 The Force: Manchester / Sky1 / Shine / Apr 2015 to May 2015
PD (Self Shooting)Sky 1 The Force: ManchesterSky1Shine Apr 15 - May 15
PD (Self Shooting) / BBC 1 The Housing Enforcers - Series 2 / BBC 1 / TwoFour / Jan 2015 to Mar 2015
PD (Self Shooting)BBC 1 The Housing Enforcers - Series 2BBC 1TwoFour Jan 15 - Mar 15
PD (Self Shooting) / BBC 2 An Hour to Save Your Life - Series 2 / BBC 2 / FremantleMedia UK / Nov 2014 to Nov 2014
PD (Self Shooting)BBC 2 An Hour to Save Your Life - Series 2BBC 2FremantleMedia UK Nov 14 - Nov 14
PD (Self Shooting) / BBC1 The Wanted / BBC 1 / BBC / Jun 2014 to Sep 2014
PD (Self Shooting)BBC1 The WantedBBC 1BBC Jun 14 - Sep 14
PD (Self Shooting) / BBC1 The One Show / BBC 1 / BBC / May 2014 to May 2014
PD (Self Shooting)BBC1 The One ShowBBC 1BBC May 14 - May 14
PD (Self Shooting) / BBC The One Show / BBC 1 / BBC / Dec 2013 to Feb 2014
PD (Self Shooting)BBC The One ShowBBC 1BBC Dec 13 - Feb 14
DV Director / BBC Helicopter Heroes Series 7,8,9 / BBC 1 / BBC / Oct 2012 to Mar 2014 / Carla-Maria Lawson
DV DirectorBBC Helicopter Heroes Series 7,8,9BBC 1BBC Oct 12 - Mar 14Carla-Maria Laws...
PD (Self Shooting) / York Story (taster) / BBC / BBC / Feb 2014 to Feb 2014
PD (Self Shooting)York Story (taster)BBCBBC Feb 14 - Feb 14
PD (Self Shooting) / The Irishman (Feature length doc) / Kowalski TV / Oct 2013 to Oct 2013
PD (Self Shooting)The Irishman (Feature length doc)Kowalski TV Oct 13 - Oct 13
AP (self Shooting) / BT Sport Relief / Aurora / Aug 2013 to Aug 2013
AP (self Shooting)BT Sport ReliefAurora Aug 13 - Aug 13
PD (Self Shooting) / Fabrice Meets / Aurora / Jun 2013 to Jun 2013
PD (Self Shooting)Fabrice MeetsAurora Jun 13 - Jun 13
Broadcast Journalist / BBC Radio BC Radio 1 Newsbeat / BBC / BBC / Aug 2014 to Mar 2013
Broadcast JournalistBBC Radio BC Radio 1 NewsbeatBBCBBC Aug 14 - Mar 13
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Professional Training

Course / QualificationTraining Provider / InstitutionYear
Post-Grad NCTBJ Broadcast Journalism / Darlington College / 1992
Post-Grad NCTBJ Broadcast Journalism Darlington College1992

Steve covered the whole of the North for us and managed relationships with the councils we filmed with very effectively. He produced a stream of good stories that have all cut well in the edit. I wouldn't hesitate to work with him again.

Andrew Mullins, Series Producer

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  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

  • Locations I can work in:

    Europe

    Midlands

    North East

    North West

    Wales

  • Technical Skills:

    Canon EOS C300

    Self Shooting

    Single Camera Directing

    Sony PMW-200

    Sony a7S

    Multicamera Directing

    Sony PXW-FS5

    Sony PXW-FS7

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