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Brigitte Scheffer

Producer, Director, Reporter

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About Me

I have worked as a foreign correspondent and film maker for most of the top international TV stations and news agencies. I speak eight languages fluently and have worked extensively in West Africa, North Africa, the Gulf, the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe. With a strong background in working on sensitive issues, negotiating delicate access a... Read More

I have worked as a foreign correspondent and film maker for most of the top international TV stations and news agencies. I speak eight languages fluently and have worked extensively in West Africa, North Africa, the Gulf, the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe. With a strong background in working on sensitive issues, negotiating delicate access and gaining the trust of contributors, I pride myself on my ability to portray intimate human stories in some of the world’s most challenging environments. Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 7th Sep 2018

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Producer / News & Current Affairs / ARD German TV / Sep 2018 to present
ProducerNews & Current AffairsARD German TV Sep 18 - to present
Casting Producer / BRANDED - JAGUAR LAND ROVER / YouTube / Sundog Pictures / Jul 2018 to Aug 2018
Casting ProducerBRANDED - JAGUAR LAND ROVERYouTubeSundog Pictures Jul 18 - Aug 18
Producer / Dope / Netflix / Wall To Wall / Mar 2018 to Apr 2018 / Netlfix
ProducerDopeNetflixWall To Wall Mar 18 - Apr 18Netlfix
Producer / Manchester Arena Bombing - a year on / BBC 2 / Amos Productions / Dec 2017 to Feb 2018 / BBC
ProducerManchester Arena Bombing - a year onBBC 2Amos Productions Dec 17 - Feb 18BBC
Reporter / The Voodoo Bank Heist / BBC / BBC / Jan 2014 to Feb 2018 / Liz Gibbons
ReporterThe Voodoo Bank HeistBBCBBC Jan 14 - Feb 18Liz Gibbons
PD (Self Shooting) / The Voodoo Bank Heist / BBC / BBC / Jan 2014 to Feb 2018 / Liz Gibbons
PD (Self Shooting)The Voodoo Bank HeistBBCBBC Jan 14 - Feb 18Liz Gibbons
Reporter / Sheltered from Harm File On 4 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Nov 2017 to Jan 2018
ReporterSheltered from Harm File On 4BBC Radio 4BBC Nov 17 - Jan 18
Producer / Newsnight / BBC 2 / BBC / Oct 2017 to present
ProducerNewsnightBBC 2BBC Oct 17 - to present
Producer / Panorama / BBC 1 / BBC / May 2017 to May 2017 / Diana Martin
ProducerPanoramaBBC 1BBC May 17 - May 17Diana Martin
Series Producer / Whose side are you on? / OR Media / Jun 2017 to Sep 2017 / Al Arabiya
Series ProducerWhose side are you on?OR Media Jun 17 - Sep 17Al Arabiya
PD (Self Shooting) / Behind the Scenes / OR Media / Jul 2017 to Aug 2017 / Al Arabiya
PD (Self Shooting)Behind the ScenesOR Media Jul 17 - Aug 17Al Arabiya
Associate Producer / Newsnight / BBC 2 / BBC / May 2017 to May 2017 / Innes Bowen
Associate ProducerNewsnightBBC 2BBC May 17 - May 17Innes Bowen
Development Producer / Giving Birth in Dangerous Places / BBC 3 / The Connected Set / Dec 2016 to Jan 2017 / BBC 3
Development ProducerGiving Birth in Dangerous PlacesBBC 3The Connected Set Dec 16 - Jan 17BBC 3
Senior Producer / Exodus: Our Journey to Europe / BBC 2 / Keo Films / Mar 2015 to Feb 2016 / BBC, CanalPlus
Senior ProducerExodus: Our Journey to EuropeBBC 2Keo Films Mar 15 - Feb 16BBC, CanalPlus
Producer / Exodus: Our Journey To Europe / PBS / Keo Films / Mar 2015 to Feb 2016 / PBS
ProducerExodus: Our Journey To EuropePBSKeo Films Mar 15 - Feb 16PBS
PD (Self Shooting) / Our World Libya: Last Stand against Jihad / BBC News / BBC Worldwide / Sep 2014 to Oct 2014 / Diana Martin
PD (Self Shooting)Our World Libya: Last Stand against JihadBBC NewsBBC Worldwide Sep 14 - Oct 14Diana Martin
Reporter / News and Live News / Bloomberg / Bloomberg TV and newsagency / Dec 2011 to Apr 2013 / New York office
ReporterNews and Live NewsBloombergBloomberg TV and newsagency Dec 11 - Apr 13New York office
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  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Live Events

    Radio

    Short Film

    Feature Film

    Online Content

    Corporate Communications

    Mobile Content

  • Locations I can work in:

    Work Anywhere

  • Language:

    Arabic (Fluent)

    Catalan (Fluent)

    English (Fluent)

    French (Fluent)

    German (Fluent)

    Italian (Fluent)

    Portuguese (Fluent)

    Spanish (Fluent)

  • Skills/Permits:

    First Aid

    Hostile Environment

    I Visa USA

    PADI Diving Licence

    CRB Check

    Secret Filming

    Storytelling

    Access Negotiation

    Script Writing

    Casting

    Driving Licence

    Work Permit EU

  • Technical Skills:

    Canon EOS C300

    Canon XF105

    Canon XF305

    4K

    Canon 5D MKII

    Digibeta

    Panasonic AJ-HPX2000

    Sony PXW-FS7

    Underwater Filming

  • Awards:

    *International Emmy Awards 2017 Best Doc
    *Grierson Award 2017 Best Doc series
    *Emmy nominated 2017, *BAFTA Winner Factual Series 2017
    *RTS 2017 Best Doc Series Exodus
    *Broadcast Awards 2017 Best Documentary Series "Exodus"
    *Keo Films wins Prix Italia 2016 award for: Exodus: Our Journey to Europe.
    Best Documentary Series and President's Special Prize.
    * Premio Rey de Espana 2009
    *Nomimated at MonteCarlo Film Festival 2008

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