34 posts about Producer on this blog
Monday 29 September 2014, 10:37
'I was biting my nails right up until filming started, hoping this time it would work out.' David Morrissey on getting the right acting talent for his three-part BBC One thriller.
Thursday 28 August 2014, 14:11
'He introduced me to one of his best mates as his "second mum."' How filming every seven years for BBC One's documentary series builds long-term relationships with contributors.
Thursday 1 May 2014, 11:29
'Building up trust and understanding over not just weeks, but months, was essential to filming.' Series producer Alice Perman on the sensitivities of filming the elderly care system for the BBC Two documentary.
Thursday 20 March 2014, 14:46
'Although it actually does rain in Afghanistan, nobody really knows or believes that.' The production team faced unusual weather filming series two of the BBC Three comedy.
Monday 17 February 2014, 10:06
'The heat from our television lights meant the clock was ticking' - Discover some of the unexpected filming challenges the team faced when making the BBC Four series.
Thursday 16 January 2014, 12:05
'The search for small animals leading dramatic lives began in iconic locations.' Producer and director Simon Bell on how the animal stars were cast for BBC One's dramatised natural history series.
Thursday 5 December 2013, 10:18
How to film some of the least studied forests in the world? "Without roads or helicopters, our only option was to walk."
Friday 18 October 2013, 13:02
'A new place for aspiring comedians... and a potential route for them to work in television.' Producer Jon Aird reveals how a short online video became a pilot episode on BBC Three.
Thursday 17 October 2013, 11:32
'A sequence of the Northern Lights which we didn’t dare hope to achieve, became possible.' How passionate amateur photographers contributed to the BBC One natural history series about the British seasons.
Monday 22 July 2013, 15:29
Discover what was so special about the dysfunctional love story between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor for Lachlan MacKinnon, producer of the BBC Four film.
Thursday 20 June 2013, 10:25
Who are the larger than life characters behind the low cost airline rivalry? Journalist Charles Miller explores the ethos of Ryanair and easyJet in BBC Two's documentary.
Thursday 16 May 2013, 10:18
Discover the filming and special effects techniques used to bring extinct animals to life for BBC Two's natural history series.
Thursday 18 April 2013, 09:58
I was keen to get a sense of what life was like for Victorian explorer Alfred Russel Wallace.
Thursday 11 April 2013, 15:10
The challenges of co-ordinating over 100 camera crews and editing 1,217 hours of footage for BBC Two's documentary series about a day in the NHS.
Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:28
Learn how interviewing people who experienced the early 20th Century helped create a drama that feels like the present.
Tuesday 26 March 2013, 11:27
How I discovered the glamorous, and at times shocking, footage of Formula 1's early days in the BBC's archives.
Monday 25 February 2013, 08:15
How I convinced a kitchen team to open its doors to James Martin and the cameras for the second series of BBC One's Operation Hospital Food.
Friday 22 February 2013, 10:42
Drawing together classic and surprising new images of Arabia for BBC Two's documentary series.
Thursday 21 February 2013, 11:44
"Glass invents new sonic torture" Go behind the scenes of BBC Four's 20th Century classical music series to meet Philip Glass and fellow minimialist composers Arvo Pärt and Steve Reich.
Wednesday 30 January 2013, 10:58
Why turn your back on what most people think are the best bits of being young? The producer of BBC Three's documentary on how she persuaded five twentysomethings to reveal why they converted to Islam.
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