TV Production Management: The Unsung Heroes of TV Production

TV Production Management: The Unsung Heroes of TV Production

Wednesday, 17 November, 2021
7.00PM

Location

Online
United Kingdom
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What is TV production management? This webinar will shine a Spotlight on the different roles available in TV production management and the skills required. 

These roles are in high demand and many don’t even know they exist!  If you’re interested in a career in TV production or are looking for a career change then this is the webinar for you.

 

PRODUCER & CHAIR

Jeannot Hutcheson, Talent Manager, Raise the Roof Productions

Jeannot joined Raise the Roof in 2010 and is now Talent Manager, responsible for talent and HR. She has recently completed an MSc in Human Resource Management at Strathclyde University and is a member of the CIPD.

Jeannot brings a wealth of television production experience to her role. As well as stints in Raise the Roof’s development and production departments, she worked as a producer and writer, during which time she was responsible for two books, including ‘Kirstie’s Vintage Home’. She also spent four years working in the Production Executive team, helping to oversee the running of all aspects of productions and the business.

 

PANEL

Paul Prendergast – Freelance Junior Production Manager

Paul started out in bar and restaurant management before completing an Honours degree in Event Management and working in the Events industry for over 12 years.

In 2017, Paul took the leap into the TV industry starting as a Runner and working his way up in different genres such as entertainment & quiz, drama, factual entertainment and documentary.

Paul is currently working as a freelance Junior Production Manager on BBC's premier Current affairs show, Question Time. 

 

Nan Gourley – Production Executive, Red Sky

Nan has over 20 years’ experience as a production manager in factual television, commercials, corporates and more recently drama.  She has worked as a freelancer for most of her career. After leaving university, Nan worked for 4 years in theatre, mainly in stage management.  She then landed a job in a commercials production working across a huge range of productions from low end ads to high end underwater commercials.  After moving to Glasgow, there was a stint in corporate film production then a move into factual broadcast working for the BBC and numerous indies across arts, documentaries, and fact-entertainment.  Recently Nan worked in TV drama after securing professional development support from Creative Skillset’s Make A Move To Drama. Since 2018, Nan has been Production Executive at Red Sky Productions, based in Glasgow and producing a diverse range of factual content.

 

Sandy Robertson - Head of Production, Raise the Roof Productions

Sandy joined Raise the Roof in 2011 and heads up the Production Management team, overseeing every aspect of the production process from initial budgeting and scheduling through to the smooth, safe running and delivery of all productions.

Sandy has vast experience working in broadcast production on a wide range of shows for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Discovery and UKTV.

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