Finch & Partners Promo

Nothing Happens By Accident

Director & Exec Producer

Commercial 90 secs
Jolt Films
Client: Finch & Partners
Online commercial and branded content film for international brand strategists Finch and Partners. Featuring a bespoke solo performance by jazz drummer James Chappell, and highlights of upcoming projects including Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton.

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Cradle to Grave

Cradle to Grave

Writer Producer Director

Drama 1 x 2 hour
Pioneer/National Geographic
Com Ed: Tim Pastore/Allan Butler
Fictional biopic telling the whole story of a human life, inside and out. Narrated by the lead character, Adam, at the end of his life, following his biography and his biology as they interweave with American history, from his birth in 1950 to his death in 2040. 40 speaking roles, including 10 actors seamlessly morphing from Adam at birth to Adam aged 90. With interior body models from David Barlow, Shot on location in Canada. Budget $2 million.

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Web Of Lies - The Sick Boy

Web of Lies – The Sick Boy

Producer/Director

Drama Doc 1 x 1 hour Blast Films for Discovery ID
EP: Nick Cory Wright
Personal testimony true crime story. Telling the shocking and tragic story of Lacey Spears – a mother with Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy who slowly poisoned her son Garnett whilst blogging about his illnesses to garner internet fame.

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Web Of Lies - Blast From The Past

Web of Lies – “Blast from the Past”

Producer/Director

Drama Doc 1 x 1 hour
Blast Films for Discovery ID
EP: Nick Cory Wright
Personal testimony true crime story, investigating the stalking and murder of Texas woman Michelle Reiter by her ex-boyfriend using a fake Facebook profile claiming to be an old flame from school.

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Quarx

Quarx

Series Writer Director

Drama 26 x 11 mins.
Screen Glue for Discovery/ France 4
EP: Jasper James
Children’s comedy drama about three thoroughly irresponsible children with the power to change the laws of physics. Writer of 13 episodes and director of the first seven. Big CGI set pieces as if shot by kids on their phones. Shot in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Metropolis

Metropolis

Series Drama Director

Drama Doc 6 x 1 hour
Nutopia for Travel Channel
EP: Sam Starbuck
Historical drama sequences spanning the histories of 6 iconic cities. London, Paris, Rome, New York, San Francisco and New Orleans. Shot in Romania on a very fast turnaround with a large cast and numerous stunt and action sequences.

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Plantagenets by James Tovell

Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets

Series Drama Director/PD

Drama Doc 4 x 1 hour.
Channel 5 Productions for Channel 5
EP: Dan Gold
Ground breaking C5 history series presented by Dan Jones. Documentary filmed on location across the UK with full drama scenes in ancient French and Latin, with a cast of 40 principles, horse chases, and battle sequences all filmed on location in Romania.

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The Ministry of Physics

The Ministry of Physics

Writer/Director

Drama 1 x 5 mins.
Screen Glue Ltd for BBC Vision.
EP: Jasper James
Pilot episode of physics comedy series starring Ben Miller and Charlotte Ritchie.

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Autopsy The Last Hours of Whitney Houston

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Whitney Houston

Series Director

Drama Doc. 3 x 1 hour.
ITV Studios (Potato) for Channel 5
EP: Ed Taylor
Slot busting C5 forensic pathology series reexamining the autopsies of Michael Jackson, Whitney
Houston and Anna Nicole Smith. A tight budget, a short schedule, and a legal minefield were
overcome to tell complicated and sensitive stories in a compelling way.
BAFTA Longlisted & NTA Longlisted 2015

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Locked Up Abroad - Mexican Prison Escape

Locked Up Abroad: Mexican Prison Escape

Writer/Director

Drama Doc 1 x 1 hour.
Raw TV for National Geographic Channel
EP: Richard Bond
Shot in Colombia. Personal testimony and recreation of the improbable story of five hippies
shipwrecked whilst smuggling a tonne of weed in 1971, and then successfully tunneling out of a
Mexican prison. Challenges included a shipwreck and tunnel escape.

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Quarx

Quarx

Writer Director

Drama. 1 x 5 mins.
Screen Glue Ltd for Eurovision/CERN
EP: Jasper James
Pilot episode that went on to spawn a 26 part series slated for 2015. Science comedy about three kids with power to bend the laws of physics. Delivering big CGI sequences as if self-shot by kids on their phones, explaining fundamental physics to teens in a totally new way.

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Dark Matters

Dark Matters – Twisted But True

Series Director

Drama Doc.
13 x 1 hour. Wide-Eyed TV for Discovery Science Channel
EP: Dan Gold
39 separate 20 min films telling weird & terrible stories of the dark side of science. Shot entirely on green screen, with a budget of £4.4million, 150+ speaking roles, and 5500 graphics shots. Stars included Rupert Evans, Peter Guinness, & Geraldine Alexander.

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The Lizard Boy Image

The Lizard Boy

Director/Producer/Co-writer (with Phil Porter)

Drama. 1 x 20 mins.
Jolt Films
Starring Ron Moody, Julian Rhind-Tutt & Crispin Bonham-Carter
After witnessing the death of his parents, 11 year-old Brian goes into an institution insisting that he’s a lizard. Each failed attempt to reach him makes him more anti-social & withdrawn. Is he a lost cause? Or can a sinister late night visitor get to him before it’s too late?

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Britain’s Secret Homes

Drama Producer

Drama Doc. 5 x 1 hour.
ITV Studios (Potato) for ITV1
EP: Ed Taylor
Historical drama reconstructions from across the past 500 years of British History on location in great houses around the UK.

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Crusaders - Back from the Dead

Crusaders: Back from the Dead

Producer / 2nd Unit Director

Documentary. 1 x 1 hour.
October Films for Nat Geo/Channel 4
EP: Adam Bullmore
(Titled Warrior Graveyards: Crusaders by Nat Geo). Shot in Morocco, telling the story of the massacre at Jacob’s Fort by Saladin’s army and reconstructs the lives and deaths of the fallen Crusaders from their skeletal remains using forensic archaeology.

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Nightmare High

Director

Drama. 1 x 3 mins.
Somethin’ Else for Channel 4
EP: Jo Roach
Fast-paced comedy about a kid’s disaster-filled first day at school for BAFTA winning C4 multi- platform project.

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Nelsons Navy Back from the Dead

Nelson’s Navy: Back from the Dead

Producer / 2nd Unit Director

Drama Doc. 1 x 1 hour.
October Films for Nat Geo/Channel 4
EP: Adam Bullmore
Mini-action epic drama-doc in graphic CGI style reconstructing the real deaths of sailors from
Nelson’s Navy from skeletal remains.

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Gladiators Back from the Dead

Gladiators: Back from the Dead

Producer / 2nd Unit Director

Drama Doc. 1 x 1 hour.
October Films for Nat Geo/Channel 4
EP: Adam Bullmore
Mini-action epic drama-doc in graphic CGI style reconstructing the real deaths of British gladiators from an extraordinary discovery of skeletal remains in Yorkshire.

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Filthy Cities Paris London New York

Filthy Cities: Paris, London, New York

Drama Producer / Production Designer

Drama Doc. 3 x 1 hour.
BBC Vision Productions/Discovery Channel
SP: Sam Starbuck
Primetime CGI-led drama-documentaries presented in the UK by Dan Snow. Exploring the dark and grubby history of three of the world’s most iconic cities.

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SuperMe

Producer / Director

Documentary/Drama/Animation 7 x Various mins.
Somethin’ Else for Channel 4
EP: Joe Roach
BIFA winning multimedia project – encompassing 7 short films about the psychology of happiness and key concepts of resilience theory, particularly in relation to the well-being of teenagers.