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Emma Carroll

PD (Self Shooting)/ Edit Producer/ Studio Director

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Manchester

London

About Me

Experienced Producer/Director and BAFTA nominated Studio Director (2018). I've specialised in Hidden Camera, Comedy, Entertainment and Fact Ent shows over the last 13 years; spending the last 8 of those as 'Staff' for the BBC in their Children's department (CBBC). I'm now freelance again after taking voluntary redundancy in... Read More

Experienced Producer/Director and BAFTA nominated Studio Director (2018). I've specialised in Hidden Camera, Comedy, Entertainment and Fact Ent shows over the last 13 years; spending the last 8 of those as 'Staff' for the BBC in their Children's department (CBBC). I'm now freelance again after taking voluntary redundancy in February (2019).

Before joining CBBC I worked on entertainment shows such as, Dragons Den, The Big Finish with Graham Norton, Street Doctor, Comedy Map of Britain, The Speaker and Honey We're Killing the Kids.

I'm a passionate, creative, personable, hardworking and self shooting PD/Director who has worked on a variety of programmes which has made me very versatile when it comes to role/genre.

I have experience of working on a variety of programme genres including:
Studio (inc Live & As Live)
Location
Foreign filming
Hidden Camera Rigs/Filming & Directing
Ob Docs
Comedy
Entertainment
Factual
Fact Ent
Interactive

Key Skills
• Multi & Single Camera Directing – PSC & large crews, studio and location, studio and multi camera directing inc. music performances
• Self Shooting – Filmed for broadcast (FS7, PMW500, Canon C300 & XF305, DSR) Lighting (up to 2KW) & Basic Sound
• Edit Producing – 30-60 min episodes, Insert edits for Live & As Live, 5-10 min VT specials
• Programme and VT Scripting from 5 – 60mins
• Team management & leadership, extensive contributor casting, vast experience in location sourcing and music/stills/archive clearance & copyright
• Editorial Compliance and thorough knowledge of H&S and Safety Management on a variety of shoots including completion of RAs
• Multi-Platform knowledge & experience – CBBC Website Content - iBroadcast, iSite, Basic Photoshop and edit skills, use of Script Writer & Adobe Read Less

Professional Training

Course / QualificationTraining Provider / InstitutionYear
Working with Children: Face to Face / BBC Training / 2018
Working with Children: Face to FaceBBC Training2018
Safe Management of TV Productions / BBC Training / 2018
Safe Management of TV Productions BBC Training 2018
Mental Health & Well-being / BBC Training / 2018
Mental Health & Well-beingBBC Training 2018
Working With Children (Online) / BBC Training / 2018
Working With Children (Online)BBC Training 2018
Data Protection & Cyber Security / BBC Training / 2018
Data Protection & Cyber SecurityBBC Training 2018
Getting the Right Person:Fair Selection / BBC Training / 2017
Getting the Right Person:Fair SelectionBBC Training 2017
Accuracy:Finding and Verifying Contributors / BBC Training / 2016
Accuracy:Finding and Verifying ContributorsBBC Training2016
Diversity: Out of the Box / BBC Training / 2016
Diversity: Out of the BoxBBC Training 2016
Harm and Offence: Imitative Behaviour / BBC Training / 2016
Harm and Offence: Imitative BehaviourBBC Training 2016
Fair Trading Online (Tier 2) / BBC Training / 2015
Fair Trading Online (Tier 2)BBC Training 2015
Anti-bribery UK / BBC Training / 2015
Anti-bribery UKBBC Training 2015
Media Law Online: England and Wales (Old 2015 version) / BBC Training / 2015
Media Law Online: England and Wales (Old 2015 version)BBC Training 2015
Media Law Online: England, Wales & Northern Ireland / BBC Training / 2015
Media Law Online: England, Wales & Northern IrelandBBC Training 2015
Multi-Camera Directing / Wood Norton BBC Training / 2015
Multi-Camera DirectingWood Norton BBC Training2015
BBC Children's Child Protection Workshop / BBC Training / 2015
BBC Children's Child Protection WorkshopBBC Training2015
Working with Children Online / BBC Training / 2015
Working with Children OnlineBBC Training 2015
iBroadcast / BBC Training / 2014
iBroadcastBBC Training 2014
PMW 500 Conversion Course / BBC Training / 2014
PMW 500 Conversion CourseBBC Training 2014
Accuracy - Accessible Version / BBC Training / 2014
Accuracy - Accessible VersionBBC Training 2014
Gathering Material - Accessible Version / BBC Training / 2014
Gathering Material - Accessible VersionBBC Training 2014
Copyright Online / BBC Training / 2014
Copyright OnlineBBC Training 2014
Data Protection Online (old version) / BBC Training / 2014
Data Protection Online (old version)BBC Training 2014
Sound Skills for Self Shooters / BBC Training / 2014
Sound Skills for Self ShootersBBC Training 2014
TV Production Safety Refresher / BBC Training / 2013
TV Production Safety RefresherBBC Training 2013
Safeguarding BBC Values - BBC North / BBC Training / 2012
Safeguarding BBC Values - BBC NorthBBC Training 2012
Safety at Work / BBC Training / 2012
Safety at WorkBBC Training 2012
Lighting & Safety Workshop / BBC Training / 2012
Lighting & Safety WorkshopBBC Training 2012
Emergency First Aid at Work / BBC Training / 2012
Emergency First Aid at WorkBBC Training 2012
Office XP / BBC Training / 2012
Office XPBBC Training 2012
Windows XP / BBC Training / 2012
Windows XPBBC Training 2012
Dealing with Difficult People / BBC Training / 2012
Dealing with Difficult PeopleBBC Training 2012
Legal Online / BBC Training / 2012
Legal OnlineBBC Training 2012
BBC Children's Child Protection Workshop / BBC Training / 2012
BBC Children's Child Protection WorkshopBBC Training 2012
Data Protection Face to Face / BBC Training / 2012
Data Protection Face to FaceBBC Training 2012
Harm and Offence - Accessible Version / BBC Training / 2012
Harm and Offence - Accessible VersionBBC Training 2012
Imitative Behaviour - Accessible Version / BBC Training / 2012
Imitative Behaviour - Accessible VersionBBC Training 2012
Conflicts of interest / BBC Training / 2012
Conflicts of interestBBC Training 2012
Children and Young People as Contributors: Children in Drama / BBC Training / 2012
Children and Young People as Contributors: Children in DramaBBC Training 2012
Children and Young People as Contributors: Safeguarding the Welfare of Under 18s / BBC Training / 2012
Children and Young People as Contributors: Safeguarding the Welfare of Under 18sBBC Training 2012
Children and Young People as Contributors: Informed Consent for Children and Young People / BBC Training / 2012
Children and Young People as Contributors: Informed Consent for Children and Young PeopleBBC Training 2012
Reporting Statistics - Accessible Version / BBC Training / 2012
Reporting Statistics - Accessible VersionBBC Training 2012
Privacy: Privacy and Consent / BBC Training / 2012
Privacy: Privacy and ConsentBBC Training 2012
Fairness, Contributors and Consent / BBC Training / 2012
Fairness, Contributors and ConsentBBC Training 2012
Impartiality / BBC Training / 2012
ImpartialityBBC Training 2012
Safeguarding Trust / BBC Training / 2012
Safeguarding TrustBBC Training 2012
Editorial Values at the BBC / BBC Training / 2012
Editorial Values at the BBCBBC Training2012
PIT and iBroadcast for Programme Pages / BBC Training / 2011
PIT and iBroadcast for Programme PagesBBC Training 2011
PIT and iBroadcast for Programme Pages / BBC Training / 2010
PIT and iBroadcast for Programme PagesBBC Training 2010
Working with Children Face to Face / BBC Training / 2008
Working with Children Face to FaceBBC Training 2008
Safe Management of TV Productions / BBC Training / 2008
Safe Management of TV ProductionsBBC Training 2008
Production Safety / BBC Training / 2005
Production SafetyBBC Training 2005
Safety at Work / BBC Training / 2005
Safety at WorkBBC Training 2005

Emma is a talented producer, director and writer with a flair for smart and on-point storytelling. She has a breadth of experience which informs all aspects of her work and she's an effective and calm leader who inspires her teams. Emma has a strong vision which she communicates succinctly to her crews on set and she knows how to keep a tight reign on complex shoots making sure she stays on schedule and on budget. She has an open and friendly style with contributors who like and trust her. In the edit, Emma has a clear direction but is open to experimenting creatively and has a fluid and funny writing style which puts her own personal mark on her work. She's a great team player as well as strong leader, has a strong sense of responsibility and a real pride in getting everything right, both organisationally and creatively.

Putul Verma

I have employed Emma on two series of Marrying Mum and Dad where she was brilliant. Extremely creative; a great self shooter, good at managing her team, writing scripts and working with multiple PSC crews and cutting her episodes. I would love to work with her again!!

Johnny Perks

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Other Details
  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Live Events

    Online Content

  • Locations I can work in:

    Work Anywhere

  • Language:

    English (Fluent)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Access Negotiation

    Archive Clearance

    Casting

    Commentary Writing

    Driving Licence

    Heath And Safety Training

    I Visa USA

    Music Clearance

    Safeguarding Trust

    Script Writing

    Secret Filming

    Underwater Helicopter Escape Training

  • Technical Skills:

    Adobe Photoshop

    Canon C300 Mark II

    Canon XF100

    Canon XF105

    Canon XF300

    Canon XF305

    DJI Osmo

    DSR

    GoPro

    Lighting

    Lighting Camera Person

    Multicamera Directing

    Multiplatform Experience

    Self Shooting

    Single Camera Directing

    Sony DSR-450

    Sony PMW-500

    Sony PXW-FS7

    Sound Recording

    Studio Experience

    Underwater Helicopter Escape Training

    Avid

    Sony PMW-200

    Sony PMW-300

  • Awards:

    BAFTA Nominated Director
    RTS NW Awards

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