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Rebecca Burrell

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About Me

An award-winning producer/ director who will make television happen with style, imagination & heart

• Over 10 years experience in high-quality factual programming for all the major broadcasters, from history and presenter-led to human interest and observational docs.
• P/D of obs doc ‘My Baby, Psychosis and M... Read More

An award-winning producer/ director who will make television happen with style, imagination & heart

• Over 10 years experience in high-quality factual programming for all the major broadcasters, from history and presenter-led to human interest and observational docs.
• P/D of obs doc ‘My Baby, Psychosis and Me’ for BBC1 (winner of RTS and Mind documentary awards) as well as award-winning series' such as 'Hospital' on BBC 2 and 'Long Lost Family' on ITV
• Highly skilled at gaining access to hard-to-reach worlds, with the sensitivity and empathy to build trust with the most wary or vulnerable of contributors or institutions
• Clear editorial judgment both on location and the edit, shaping content and building a compelling narrative that gets you to the heart of the story
• Confident self-shooter on a variety of cameras (most recently FS7 and C300); Valid ivisa. Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 5th Feb 2019

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Producer/Director / Long Lost Family / ITV / Wall to Wall / Feb 2018 to Jun 2018 / Jo Clinton-Davis
Producer/DirectorLong Lost FamilyITVWall to Wall Feb 18 - Jun 18Jo Clinton-Davis
PD (Self Shooting) / Hospital / BBC 2 / Label 1 / Dec 2017 to present / Danny Horan
PD (Self Shooting)HospitalBBC 2Label 1 Dec 17 - to presentDanny Horan
Producer/Director / The World in 2018 / Online / Economist Films / Nov 2017 to Nov 2017 / The Economist
Producer/DirectorThe World in 2018OnlineEconomist Films Nov 17 - Nov 17The Economist
PD (Self Shooting) / We'll Meet Again / PBS / Blink / Jul 2017 to Aug 2017
PD (Self Shooting)We'll Meet AgainPBSBlink Jul 17 - Aug 17
PD (Self Shooting) / Gay Dads Forever/ Raised By Queers / E4 / Burning Bright Productions / Apr 2017 to Jun 2017 / Ralph Lee / Josh Buckingham / Lizzie Keene
PD (Self Shooting)Gay Dads Forever/ Raised By QueersE4Burning Bright Productions Apr 17 - Jun 17Ralph Lee / Josh...
PD (Self Shooting) / Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World / Channel 5 / Knickerbockerglory TV / Oct 2016 to Mar 2017 / Emma Westcott
PD (Self Shooting)Gypsy Kids: Our Secret WorldChannel 5Knickerbockerglory TV Oct 16 - Mar 17Emma Westcott
Edit Producer / Me and My Affair / Channel 5 / Knickerbockerglory TV / Aug 2016 to Sep 2016 / Emma Westcott
Edit ProducerMe and My AffairChannel 5Knickerbockerglory TV Aug 16 - Sep 16Emma Westcott
Edit Producer / GP's Behind Closed Doors - Series 4 / Channel 5 / Knickerbockerglory TV / Aug 2016 to Aug 2016 / Emma Westcott
Edit ProducerGP's Behind Closed Doors - Series 4Channel 5Knickerbockerglory TV Aug 16 - Aug 16Emma Westcott
PD (Self Shooting) / Me and My Body / Channel 5 / Knickerbockerglory / May 2016 to Jul 2016 / Emma Westcott
PD (Self Shooting)Me and My BodyChannel 5Knickerbockerglory May 16 - Jul 16Emma Westcott
Producer/Director / My Baby, Psychosis and Me / BBC 1 / Matchlight / May 2015 to Feb 2015 / Clare Paterson / Charlotte Moore
Producer/DirectorMy Baby, Psychosis and MeBBC 1Matchlight May 15 - Feb 15Clare Paterson /...
Producer / The Not So Secret Life of the Manic Depressive: 10 Years On / BBC 1 / Matchlight / Mar 2015 to May 2015 / Clare Paterson / Charlotte Moore
ProducerThe Not So Secret Life of the Manic Depressive: 10 Years OnBBC 1Matchlight Mar 15 - May 15Clare Paterson /...
Edit Producer / Episode 2 - Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power / BBC 2 / Matchlight / Nov 2014 to Dec 2014 / Martin Davidson
Edit ProducerEpisode 2 - Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and PowerBBC 2Matchlight Nov 14 - Dec 14Martin Davidson
Producer / Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power / BBC 2 / Matchlight / May 2014 to Jan 2015 / Martin Davidson
ProducerSuffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and PowerBBC 2Matchlight May 14 - Jan 15Martin Davidson
Shooting Producer / Russell Brand: End the Drugs War / BBC 3 / Matchlight / Nov 2013 to May 2014 / Samantha Anstiss
Shooting ProducerRussell Brand: End the Drugs WarBBC 3Matchlight Nov 13 - May 14Samantha Anstiss
Producer / JFK: 7 Days That Made a President / National Geographic Channel / Blast! Films / Dec 2012 to Sep 2013 / Hamish Mykura; Carolyn Payne
ProducerJFK: 7 Days That Made a PresidentNational Geographic ChannelBlast! Films Dec 12 - Sep 13Hamish Mykura; C...
Director / Queen Victoria's Children ('A Domestic Tyrant') / BBC 2 / Blakeway TV / Apr 2012 to Dec 2012 / Janice Hadlow
DirectorQueen Victoria's Children ('A Domestic Tyrant')BBC 2Blakeway TV Apr 12 - Dec 12Janice Hadlow
Development Producer / Social History Development / BBC 2 / Blast! Films / Aug 2013 to Sep 2013 / Emma Willis
Development ProducerSocial History DevelopmentBBC 2Blast! Films Aug 13 - Sep 13Emma Willis
Edit Producer / Margaret Thatcher: Prime Minister / BBC 1 / Blakeway TV / Jul 2010 to Jul 2010 / BBC
Edit ProducerMargaret Thatcher: Prime MinisterBBC 1Blakeway TV Jul 10 - Jul 10BBC
AP (self Shooting) / Network of Power ('New York' and 'LA') / Sky Atlantic / Wingspan Productions / Dec 2011 to Mar 2012 / Siobhan Mullholland
AP (self Shooting)Network of Power ('New York' and 'LA')Sky AtlanticWingspan Productions Dec 11 - Mar 12Siobhan Mullholl...
Assistant Producer / The Great British Property Scandal / Channel 4 / Tiger Aspect Productions / Sep 2011 to Nov 2011
Assistant ProducerThe Great British Property ScandalChannel 4Tiger Aspect Productions Sep 11 - Nov 11
Assistant Producer / Ancient X Files / National Geographic Channel / WAG TV / Jul 2011 to Sep 2011
Assistant ProducerAncient X FilesNational Geographic ChannelWAG TV Jul 11 - Sep 11
Assistant Producer / Tony Robinson's Gods & Monsters / Channel 4 / Wildfire Television Ltd. / Nov 2010 to Jun 2011
Assistant ProducerTony Robinson's Gods & MonstersChannel 4Wildfire Television Ltd. Nov 10 - Jun 11
Assistant Producer / Nobel Laureates 2010 / BBC Worldwide / Blakeway TV / Sep 2010 to Nov 2010 / Nobel Media
Assistant ProducerNobel Laureates 2010BBC WorldwideBlakeway TV Sep 10 - Nov 10Nobel Media
Assistant Producer / The Real... Cities / BBC Worldwide / Ten Alps plc / Sep 2010 to Sep 2010
Assistant ProducerThe Real... CitiesBBC WorldwideTen Alps plc Sep 10 - Sep 10
Assistant Producer / Renaissance Revolution / BBC 2 / Blakeway TV / Feb 2010 to Sep 2010 / Adam Barker
Assistant ProducerRenaissance RevolutionBBC 2Blakeway TV Feb 10 - Sep 10Adam Barker
Assistant Producer / Edward VII: Prince of Pleasure / BBC 2 / Blakeway TV / Dec 2009 to Jan 2010 / BBC 2
Assistant ProducerEdward VII: Prince of PleasureBBC 2Blakeway TV Dec 09 - Jan 10BBC 2
AP (self Shooting) / The Borough / Teachers' TV / Brook Lapping / Oct 2009 to Dec 2009 / Teachers TV
AP (self Shooting)The BoroughTeachers' TVBrook Lapping Oct 09 - Dec 09Teachers TV
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Professional Training

Course / QualificationTraining Provider / InstitutionYear
Shoot & Direct: Canon C300 / DV Talent / 2016
Shoot & Direct: Canon C300DV Talent 2016
Storytelling for Documentary / Kevin Hull / DV Talent / 2016
Storytelling for DocumentaryKevin Hull / DV Talent 2016
Storytelling for the Edit / Frontline Club / 2016
Storytelling for the EditFrontline Club2016
Commentary Writing for Factual TV / Patrick Uden/DV Talent / 2015
Commentary Writing for Factual TVPatrick Uden/DV Talent 2015
Shooting and Directing 360 Canon XF305 / DV Talent / 2014
Shooting and Directing 360 Canon XF305DV Talent2014
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Other Details
  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

  • Locations I can work in:

    Africa

    Asia

    Europe

    North America

  • Language:

    German (Conversational)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Driving Licence

    Casting

    Commentary Writing

    Safeguarding Trust

    I Visa USA

    Script Writing

    Storytelling

  • Technical Skills:

    Canon XF305

    Digitising Rushes

    Lighting

    Sony DSR-PD150

    Sony DSR-PD170

    Self Shooting

    Sound Recording

    Sony HVR-Z1

    Canon C300 Mark II

    Canon EOS C300

    Canon 5D

    Canon 7D

    Sony a7S

    Sony PXW-FS7

  • Awards:

    *Winner of RTS Scotland award and Mind Media Award for documentary - 'My Baby, Psychosis and Me'
    *Grierson Nomination (Best Arts Documentary) Renaissance Revolution: Bosch

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