Eight authored, one-hour doc-drama films for Netflix – one of their first major factual commissions – telling the stories of some of the most dramatic hostage crises of recent years. Made by Lightbox (founded by double-Oscar-winning feature-doc producer Simon Chinn) in collaboration with Creative Executive Producer, Doug Liman & Hypnotic.
DR JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET
Creating the format for a 10 hour observational documentary series about a maverick vet in Denver, Colorado who offers pet care to those who would otherwise be unable to afford it. Hit series, recommissioned & series 2 now being made.
Animal Planet / Double Act TV
(Original Series Producer)
6 x 1 hr series - True stories from the dark history of science, from head transplants to the real Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Green screen / CGI drama documentary.
Discovery Science, UK & international co-producers / Wide-Eyed Entertainment
WHO WAS JESUS?
(Series Producer / Writer / Director)
3 x 1hr drama-doc series revealing the reality of life in 1st century Galilee and Judea - where Jesus was born, lived and was executed.
Discovery Channel US / Renegade Pictures
I SHOULDN’T BE ALIVE
(Original Series Producer)
10 x 1 hr high-end drama-documentaries modelled on Touching the Void, telling remarkable, true stories of survival.
US hit series with multiple recommissions.
Discovery Channel US / Channel 4 / Granada International / Darlow Smithson Productions
3 x 1hr high budget, landmark series - exploring the geology, anthropology and natural history of some of the world’s most dramatic regions - using extensive state of the art CGI
Discovery Channel US / Darlow Smithson Productions / IMG Media-Endemol
(Original Series Producer )
20 x 30 drama-documentaries about ordinary people who perform extraordinary acts of heroism
Discovery Channel US / Darlow Smithson Productions / IMG Media
(Series Producer / Director)
Three one-hour films reconstructing giant, ancient siege weapons - – The Ram, The Claw & The City Destroyer - and testing them in action - featuring CGI & battle reconstructions.
Discovery Channel US / Darlow Smithson Productions
SAS: THE REAL STORY – DESERT WAR & COUNTERTERRORISM
(Director / Writer / Producer / Lighting Camera)
Two films in a four x 1 hr series tracing the secret history of the special forces Regiment with exclusive access to former members & using extensive battle reconstructions. (Also)
C4 / Windfall Films
RED GOLD – MAGIC TO MEDICINE & BLOOD AND WAR
(Director / Writer / Producer)
Two films in a 4 x 1 hr series on the history of blood in science, commerce and culture, with dramatic recreations of episodes ranging from ancient history to World War Two
WNET / C4 / Optomen TV
GROW YOUR GREENS, EAT YOUR GREENS
Cooking and gardening series presented by Sophie Grigson
C4 / Wall to Wall TV
Current affairs magazine films on Albanian refugees, Marseilles cités, etc
C4 / Diverse / Baraclough Carey