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Sabrina Scollan

Researcher

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About Me

I am a hardworking, creative and bubbly shooting and editing researcher, with experience working in development and on production. I am a real team player with a passion for television and generating ideas for a range of genres and channels. I am always interested in new opportunities so please get in touch.

Here are some of my key ski... Read More

I am a hardworking, creative and bubbly shooting and editing researcher, with experience working in development and on production. I am a real team player with a passion for television and generating ideas for a range of genres and channels. I am always interested in new opportunities so please get in touch.

Here are some of my key skills:

Development
• High volume idea generation and research for documentary singles, factual series and formats for UK and international broadcasters such as: BBC1, 2, 3 and 4, ITV1, Channels 4 & 5, ITVBe, Nat Geo, Discovery, UKTV, Netflix and Amazon
• Writing radio times billings, snappy paras and programme proposals
• Casting and building relationships with contributors for development projects including great characters for travel formats and sourcing sensitive contributors for topical documentaries
• Scripting and cutting tasters for UK and international commissioners (Premiere, Final Cut & Avid)
• Working up treatments and posters (Photoshop & Powerpoint)
• Identifying new talent for a range of genres and channels
• Critical analysis of ratings, with an eye for trends, knowledge of the industry and keen interest in watching a range of programming
• Pitching within a team and to commissioners
Production
• Great team player able to work closely with directors and producers to get the best out of the tight knit and large scale productions
• Competent shooting interviews and doings second camera actuality
• Ability to maintain relationships with contributors and experienced working with a-list talent on high pressure live shows and performances
• Very organised, able to creatively problem solve on set and assist with release forms, sound, lighting, negotiating location fees, and setting up shoots abroad
• Archive and music sourcing and clearing for UK channels and international reversions
• Experience doing post production paperwork for BBC, Channel 4 and Nat Geo

Also
- Currently working on my first short film to hopefully screen at festivals next year Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 10th Jul 2018

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Development Researcher / BBC Studios / BBC / BBC Studios Events / Nov 2017 to present
Development ResearcherBBC StudiosBBCBBC Studios Events Nov 17 - to present
Digital Producer / The Sun / The Sun / Sep 2017 to Oct 2017
Digital ProducerThe SunThe Sun Sep 17 - Oct 17
Researcher/AP / Edinburgh International TV Festival / Edinburgh International TV Festival / May 2017 to Sep 2017
Researcher/APEdinburgh International TV FestivalEdinburgh International TV Festival May 17 - Sep 17
Researcher / Utopias (WT) / BBC 4 / Clearstory / Mar 2017 to May 2017 / Diene Petterle
ResearcherUtopias (WT)BBC 4Clearstory Mar 17 - May 17 Diene Petterle
Development Researcher / Development / Renegade Pictures / Jan 2016 to Mar 2017
Development ResearcherDevelopmentRenegade Pictures Jan 16 - Mar 17
Researcher / Generation Jihad / ARTE / Ventana Films / Mar 2016 to May 2016
ResearcherGeneration JihadARTEVentana Films Mar 16 - May 16
Researcher / The Town That Took On The Taxman / BBC 2 / Renegade Pictures / Aug 2015 to Jan 2016 / Gian Quaglieni
ResearcherThe Town That Took On The TaxmanBBC 2Renegade Pictures Aug 15 - Jan 16Gian Quaglieni
Casting Researcher / Development / Renegade Pictures / Feb 2015 to Aug 2015
Casting ResearcherDevelopmentRenegade Pictures Feb 15 - Aug 15
Researcher / Idiots Guide to Politics / BBC 3 / Renegade Pictures / Jul 2014 to Feb 2015 / Darren Kemp
ResearcherIdiots Guide to PoliticsBBC 3Renegade Pictures Jul 14 - Feb 15Darren Kemp
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Other Details
  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

  • Locations I can work in:

    London

    Manchester

    New Delhi, India

  • Language:

    Hindi (Conversational)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Archive Clearance

    Casting

    CRB Check

    Music Clearance

    Script Writing

    Secret Filming

  • Awards:

    2015 Broadcast Hotshot

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