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Michael Rees

Producer / Director

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London

About Me

I am an experienced and driven Producer Director who thrives on telling thought provoking character led stories that are compelling and stylish.

Specialised in Obs Docs, Documentaries and Factual programmes, and experienced at scripting and directing Drama Reconstructions, I also have a strong journalistic background.

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I am an experienced and driven Producer Director who thrives on telling thought provoking character led stories that are compelling and stylish.

Specialised in Obs Docs, Documentaries and Factual programmes, and experienced at scripting and directing Drama Reconstructions, I also have a strong journalistic background.

With a strong variety of credits, I have produced, directed, scripted and edited short VTs through to hour long programmes for broadcasters including BBC1, BBC2, ITV1, Channel 5 & MTV. Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 20th Aug 2018

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Series Producer / Inside the Factory / BBC 2 / Voltage / Aug 2018 to present / Abigail Priddle
Series ProducerInside the FactoryBBC 2Voltage Aug 18 - to presentAbigail Priddle
Series Director / Inside The Factory / BBC 2 / Voltage / Feb 2017 to Jun 2018 / Abigail Priddle
Series DirectorInside The FactoryBBC 2Voltage Feb 17 - Jun 18Abigail Priddle
Producer/Director / I Escaped to the Country / BBC 1 / Boundless / Sep 2016 to Jan 2017 / Julie Shaw
Producer/DirectorI Escaped to the CountryBBC 1Boundless Sep 16 - Jan 17Julie Shaw
Producer/Director / World's Busiest Cities: New York / BBC 2 / BBC Studios / Mar 2016 to Aug 2016 / Tom Mcdonald
Producer/DirectorWorld's Busiest Cities: New YorkBBC 2BBC Studios Mar 16 - Aug 16Tom Mcdonald
Producer/Director / Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration On Earth / BBC 2 / Lion Television / Oct 2015 to Feb 2016 / Donna Clark
Producer/DirectorChinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration On EarthBBC 2Lion Television Oct 15 - Feb 16Donna Clark
Producer/Director / Escape to the Country / BBC 1 / Boundless / May 2015 to Sep 2015 / Damian Kavanagh
Producer/DirectorEscape to the CountryBBC 1Boundless May 15 - Sep 15Damian Kavanagh
Producer/Director / World’s Busiest Railway 2015 / BBC 2 / BBC Studios / Nov 2014 to Apr 2015 / Tom Mcdonald
Producer/DirectorWorld’s Busiest Railway 2015BBC 2BBC Studios Nov 14 - Apr 15Tom Mcdonald
Edit Producer / Lambing Live (series 3) / BBC 2 / BBC Studios / Mar 2014 to Apr 2014 / Claire Patterson
Edit ProducerLambing Live (series 3)BBC 2BBC Studios Mar 14 - Apr 14Claire Patterson
Producer/Director / Conned, Fleeced and Left for Broke / Channel 5 / Silver River / Dec 2013 to Feb 2014 / Jason Wells
Producer/DirectorConned, Fleeced and Left for BrokeChannel 5Silver River Dec 13 - Feb 14Jason Wells
Producer/Director / Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun / Channel 5 / Shiver / Aug 2013 to Nov 2013 / Emma Westcott
Producer/DirectorGibraltar: Britain in the SunChannel 5Shiver Aug 13 - Nov 13Emma Westcott
Development Producer / Dispatches / Channel 4 / Matchlight / Jun 2013 to Jul 2013 / Daniel Pearl
Development ProducerDispatchesChannel 4Matchlight Jun 13 - Jul 13Daniel Pearl
Producer/Director / Airport Live / BBC 2 / BBC Studios / May 2013 to Jun 2013 / Charlotte Moore
Producer/DirectorAirport LiveBBC 2BBC Studios May 13 - Jun 13Charlotte Moore
Producer/Director / Your Money, Their Tricks (Episode two) / BBC 1 / BBC Studios / Nov 2012 to May 2013 / Tom Edwards
Producer/DirectorYour Money, Their Tricks (Episode two)BBC 1BBC Studios Nov 12 - May 13Tom Edwards
Edit Producer / You've Been Scammed / BBC 1 / Flame TV / Sep 2012 to Oct 2012 / Gerard Melling
Edit ProducerYou've Been ScammedBBC 1Flame TV Sep 12 - Oct 12Gerard Melling
Producer/Director / A Town and Country Murder / Crime and Investigation Network / Flame TV / May 2012 to Sep 2012 / Koulla Anastasi
Producer/DirectorA Town and Country MurderCrime and Investigation NetworkFlame TV May 12 - Sep 12Koulla Anastasi
Producer/Director / Rogue Traders / BBC 1 / BBC / Dec 2011 to Apr 2012
Producer/DirectorRogue TradersBBC 1BBC Dec 11 - Apr 12
Producer/Director / Geordie Shore (Series 2) / MTV / Lime Pictures / Oct 2011 to Dec 2011 / Kerry Taylor
Producer/DirectorGeordie Shore (Series 2)MTVLime Pictures Oct 11 - Dec 11Kerry Taylor
Producer/Director / Watchdog / BBC 1 / BBC / Aug 2011 to Oct 2011
Producer/DirectorWatchdogBBC 1BBC Aug 11 - Oct 11
Producer/Director / The One Show / BBC 1 / BBC / May 2011 to Jul 2011
Producer/DirectorThe One ShowBBC 1BBC May 11 - Jul 11
Producer/Director / Watchdog / BBC 1 / BBC / Feb 2011 to Apr 2011
Producer/DirectorWatchdogBBC 1BBC Feb 11 - Apr 11
DV Director / Missing Millions / ITV1 / Flame TV / Jan 2011 to Feb 2011
DV DirectorMissing MillionsITV1Flame TV Jan 11 - Feb 11
Producer/Director / Watchdog / BBC 1 / BBC / Sep 2010 to Dec 2010
Producer/DirectorWatchdogBBC 1BBC Sep 10 - Dec 10
DV Director / Heir Hunters / BBC 1 / Flame TV / Mar 2010 to Aug 2010
DV DirectorHeir HuntersBBC 1Flame TV Mar 10 - Aug 10
DV Director / A Night of Heroes - The Sun Military Awards / ITV1 / TwoFour / Oct 2009 to Jan 2010
DV DirectorA Night of Heroes - The Sun Military AwardsITV1TwoFour Oct 09 - Jan 10
DV Director / Vice Squad / Channel 5 / TwoFour / Jun 2009 to Sep 2009
DV DirectorVice SquadChannel 5TwoFour Jun 09 - Sep 09
Producer/Director / See Hear / BBC 2 / BBC / Sep 2008 to Apr 2009 / Gerard Melling
Producer/DirectorSee HearBBC 2BBC Sep 08 - Apr 09Gerard Melling
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Professional Training

Course / QualificationTraining Provider / InstitutionYear
Writing for Television / BBC / 2010
Writing for TelevisionBBC2010
Directing for Television / BBC / 2008
Directing for TelevisionBBC2008

Michael is a responsive and talented producer director. Whether working with crew or self shooting he delivers narrative driven pictures and synch. He fosters great working relationships with contributors, production teams, fixers and presenters. He delivers on brief, on time and was an asset to my production.

Amanda Lyon, Series Producer

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Other Details
  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

  • Locations I can work in:

    Europe

    London

    South East

    South West

    Wales

  • Language:

    English (Fluent)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Driving Licence

    Casting

    Commentary Writing

    CRB Check

    Heath And Safety Training

    Safeguarding Trust

    Script Writing

    I Visa USA

  • Technical Skills:

    Avid Express

    Canon EOS C300

    Digitising Rushes

    ESQN

    Final Cut Pro

    Lighting

    Adobe Photoshop

    Self Shooting

    Single Camera Directing

    Sony PDW-800

    Sony PMW-500

    Canon 5D

    Sony PMW-F5

    Sony PMW-F55

    Sony PXW-FS7

    4K

    GoPro

    Canon XF305

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