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Tessa has extensive experience in television drama having worked as a line producer and production manager on over 35 drama & comedy productions with artists including Vanessa Redgrave, Olivia Williams, Anna Massey, Mark Gatis, Ewen Bremner, Peter Capaldi, Andrew Lincoln, Douglas Hodge, Nicholas Jones, Deborah Findley, Neil Stuke, Paterson Joseph, Lorcan Cranitch, Danny Sapani and Tim Bentink to name a few.



OUR STORY: THE GREAT WAR Drama Line Producer

ITV STUDIOS for ITV (2013)

4 part period First World War drama/doc filmed on location across the UK over 8 weeks with Alison Steadman, Adrian Scarborough, Brian Cox, Daniel Mays, Romola Garai, Claire Foy, Myanna Buring, Matthew McNulty and Lily Loveless.

Director: Paul Copeland


THE GREAT ESCAPE Line Producer

MAGIC LANTERN PRODUCTIONS

45’ Interactive children’s detective drama for BBC Jam.  

Director: Rupert Harris


THE BOY IN THE DRESS Line Producer, budget and schedule

HATTRICK PRODUCTIONS

Budgeting and scheduling for 90' Sky TV drama with theatrical release.  Adaptation of David Walliams' children's novel of the same name.


ALIVE - CRASHED IN THE DESERT Line Producer click to see video clip

DARLOW SMITHSON PRODUCTIONS 

1 hour drama for Channel 4 and Discovery USA telling the true story of five survivors of a light aircraft crash in the Kalahari desert in 2000.  Filmed on location in South Africa and Botswana. 

Director: Samira Osman


AGATHA CHRISTIE - A LIFE IN PICTURES Line Producer click to see video clip

WALL TO WALL TELEVISION 

90’ period drama for BBC2 based on Agatha Christie’s autobiography. 

Director: Richard Curson Smith


MARGO LEADBETTER – LIFE BEYOND THE BOX Line Producer

WALL TO WALL TELEVISION 

1 hour comedy drama for BBC2.  Christmas Special spoof documentary about the life and times of Margo (from The Good Life) before and after Jerry. 

Director: Margy Kinmonth


FISH AND CHIPS Line Producer

SEAHORSE PRODUCTIONS, CYPRUS

Budgeting & scheduling for Cypriot feature film about a Greek Cypriot family leaving their life in England behind and returning to live in Cyprus.


SECONDSON Line Producer

SHOOTING MOVIES

Budgeting and scheduling for 90' feature film


MELROSE FILM PRODUCTIONS & VIDEO ARTS

Full time Producer, Line Producer and Head of Production

Working on over 30 drama & comedy productions, see selection below


THE KINGDOM WAS LOST, Producer click to see video clip

Director: Stephen Whittaker, Photography: James Aspinall

  1. BulletIVCA BEST DRAMA SCRIPT, (Gold)

  2. BulletIVCA BEST GENERIC TRAINING, (Gold)

  3. BulletINTERCOM, (Gold Hugo Award)

  4. BulletINTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARDS, (Silver)

  5. BulletUS INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL,(Silver)

  6. BulletNEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, (Finalist)


SUPERSALESMAN

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: James Aspinall (Special effects drama in the style of Superman)

  1. BulletINTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARDS, (Finalist)

  2. BulletWORLDFEST HUSTON, (Bronze)


NO PROBLEM

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: Patrick Duval

  1. BulletIVCA BEST DRAMA, (Bronze)

  2. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS, (Silver)


THE GREAT COMMUNICATOR

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: Patrick Duval

  1. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS, (Gold)

  2. BulletWORLDFEST HOUSTON, (Silver)


IF YOU DON’T ASK…

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: Patrick Duval

  1. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS, (Gold)

  2. BulletINTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARDS, (Bronze)


THE APPRAISAL INTERVIEW

Director: Morris Baker, Photography: Richard Branczik

  1. BulletWORLDFEST HOUSTON, (Silver)

  2. BulletINTERCOM (Silver Plaque)


BEING EMPOWERED: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: David Scott

  1. BulletIVCA BEST DRAMA (Gold)

  2. BulletIVCA GENERIC TRAINING (Silver)

  3. BulletINTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARDS (Gold)

  4. BulletUS INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL


TOO LATE…

Director: Moira Armstrong, Photography: Simon Kossoff

  1. BulletIVCA (Bronze)

  2. BulletINTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARDS (Silver)


KEEPING THE CUSTOMER COOL

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: Patrick Duval

(Shot on location in Mallorca, Spain)


A TERMINAL CASE

Director: Peter Markham, Photography: David Feig


TEAM PLAYER

Director: Graham Dixon, Photography: Simon Kossoff

  1. BulletIVCA GENERIC TRAINING (Silver)

  2. BulletINTERNATIONAL MERCURY AWARDS (Gold)


THE COACH

Director: Vincent Thompson, Photography: Patrick Duval

  1. BulletIVCA GENERIC TRAINING (Bronze)

  2. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS (Gold)

  3. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS (Grand)

  4. BulletNEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, (Bronze)


A WIDOW’S STORY

Director: Moira Armstrong, Photography: Elmer Cossey

  1. BulletIVCA BEST DIRECTION (Winner)

  2. BulletIVCA BEST PERFORMANCE – Deborah Findlay (Winner)

  3. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS (Silver)

  4. BulletUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

  5. BulletINTERCOM (Silver Hugo Award)

  6. BulletTHE NEW YORK FESTIVALS (Silver) and Best Performance – Deborah Findlay (Silver)


MAKING INCOMING CALLS COUNT

Director: Jan Sargent, Photography: Mike Coles


FOR STARTERS Director: David Penn, Photography: Andrew Dunn

  1. BulletQUESTAR AWARDS (Silver)

  2. BulletMERCURY AWARDS (Bronze


TARGETING FOR PERFORMANCE

Director: Morris Baker, Photography: Richard Branczik

  1. Bullet FILM & TV FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK (Gold)