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Paul Denchfield Producer/ Director +447958 922 311 email@example.com I am a very experienced shooting producer/ director having built up a wealth of work shooting on XD CAM, DSR 570 & Z1 as well as editing to a very high standard on FCP & Avid Xpress Pro systems. Numerous productions have been award-winning programmes and to date I have filmed in over 25 different countries. Work History Producer/ Director Paul Denchfield Productions Ltd 2007 Became a company due to repeat clients. The Royal Bank of Scotland – Immediately commissioned five films, one for the RBS National Conference and four films for their Awards Ceremony in Boston. A Place in the Sun LIVE! Re-commissioned an advert, Brooklands Publishing commissioned three short adverts. I am also leading an ARG / viral marketing campaign for BBC Radio 1’s ‘The Big Weekend’. www.pauldenchfield.com Award Winner - CiB - Best Corporate Film 2006 – For film that I Directed, Scripted and Edited for The Royal Bank of Scotland. Edit Producer This Morning / I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here ITV1 2006 Editing I/Vs, Behind the Scenes and highlight packages for the live show as well as preparing VTs for the shows live reports for Australia. Producer/ Director Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate 2006 Produce and Directed five films, the longest of which has a running time of 25mins. Presented by Craig Doyle to showcase the destination for the RBS awards ceremony in ’07, namely Boston, Massachusetts. Shot on HD 900R & subsequently edited by me on my FCP system. Producer/ Director A Place in the Sun LIVE! Commercial Presentation 2006 Pitched, won and produced a 30” advert for ‘A Place in the Sun LIVE!’ exhibition held at the NEC. Producer/ Director Royal Bank of Scotland (Global) Corporate 2006 Produce and Directed a film to explain their multi-billion pound restructuring of their entire Global Operations – Filming in New York, Singapore & London. Edited by me on my FCP system. Series Producer London’s Hollywood (6 x 30) Lab Broadcast for ITV1 2006 Series produced a six-part documentary on making of feature films at Pinewood and Shepperton Studios. Edited by me on my FCP system. Producer/ Director Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate 2006 Produced and directed three films for their £2.5 million Awards Ceremony in Monte Carlo. Alan Dickenson CEO RBS was so taken with the films I received a cash bonus. Edited by me on FCP system Producer/ Director Gene Genie Freeform Productions Pilot of BBC 1 2006 Produced and directed three films focusing on bringing a family together that had been separated at birth. Dealing with very emotionally charged contributors was especially rewarding. This has now been commissioned. Producer/ Director Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate 2005 Three films shot on HDC & HDV hosted by Craig Doyle covering a range of events in Monte Carlo including Catamarans, Helicopters and Powerboats amongst others. Edited by me on my on FCP system. Producer/ Director South African Airways (4 x 60 seconds) Commercial Presentation 2005 Personally shooting in Brazil, Angola, India, Hong Kong, Tanzania and South Africa as well at editing two of the films myself on FCP system. Producer/ Director Britain’s Worst Teenager (1 x 60) Mentorn TV for Five 2005 Directing two units for Five’s prime-time flagship hour-long programme hosted by Quentin Wilson. Producer / Director Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate 2005 Two short films for RBS Awards, both shot in a James Bond style. Edited by me on FCP system. Director Short Film: Wish You Were… 2005 Produced, directed, shot and edited a short film for ‘Quick Flick’ a showcase for Advertising Directors based in London, Buenos Aries, Sao Paulo, Berlin and Barcelona. Edited on my FCP system. Director 20 Best Places to Buy in The Sun (1 x 60) Freeform Productions for C4 2004 Selected to direct the one-hour prime time special to celebrate 5 years of ‘A Place in the Sun’. Personally shooting in 7 different countries including Dubai, Morocco and South Africa as well as European locations. Hosted by Amanda Lamb - Rating: 3 million. Personally edited a rough cut on Avid. Producer/ Director Moving Day (2 x 60 & 13 x 30) RDF for ITV1 2004 Directing two units, two presenters in an ITV1 daytime production with tight deadlines. I also personally shot footage. Producer/ Director K9 Boot Camp (3 x 60) Granada Bristol for Discovery USA 2003 An observational documentary following, from the first day to the last, 16 Military recruits from across America attending Lackland Air Force Base Texas Canine Training programme. Directing a crew over 4 months developing unfolding storylines of the characters; focusing on the trust that builds between handler & dog facing life-threatening missions. Producer/ Director A Place in the Sun (12 x 30) Freeform Productions for C4 2003 Produced and directed this award winning life style programme around the globe: France, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, USA and the Caribbean. Shooting with a Beta crew. Series Producer Street Crime (15 x 30) LWT for Bravo 2002 This commission was a direct result from the phenomenal success of Crimefighters. Having filmed with the police over the previous two years I was given a team of eight to re-establish contacts, clear all the legal requirements and personally contact next of kin of fatalities filmed. Bravo has since re-commissioned the series. Producer/ Director The London Programme – Spend, spend, SPEND! (1 x 30) LWT 2002 LWT’s premier current affairs programme to investigate the alarming rise in house prices, posing the question ‘Are we returning to a boom bust economy?’ I shot, edited and produced the programme. Producer/ Director The London Programme – Is London Safe? (1 x 60) LWT th 2001 After the events of September 11 this hour special examined if London was safe? Part of a two man team that filmed and edited the entire programme including interviews with Ken Livingston & Richard Rogers amongst others to discuss London’s ability to respond to the new dimension of terrorist attacks. Series Producer Crimefighters (6 x 30) LWT 2001 Lead a team of seven continuing the success of the previous series of this police actuality programme – given greater access to more crime hotspots having established good working relationships with police forces across the Capital and Home Counties. Shot and edited across the series. Series Producer This London (6 x 30) LWT 2001 My own concept commissioned and nominated for an RTS award. Concentrating the diversity of life through unifying moments be it: Love, sleep, ambition etc... Shot and edited two programmes, as well being in charge of a team of six to complete the series. Producer Autosport International (1 x 60) LWT 2001 Filming Formula One Drivers: Button, Montoya, Raikkonen and host of other autosport stars from Super bikes, World Rally Championship and Formula 3000. In charge of a team of 12, running five edit suits simultaneously to turn the programme round in six days. Picked up by ITV regional broadcasters and aired on 62% of the network. Series Producer Crimefighters Casebook (6 x 30) LWT 2001 Having transformed ‘Crimefighters’ from an archive programme LWT decided to re-open their archive to capitalize on its success. Heading up a team of four, ‘Crimefighters Casebook’ cherry picked and re-edited past footage to make a new hard hitting police actuality brand. Series Producer Beyond Boiling Point (6 x 30) LWT 2000 ‘A year in the life’ of the notorious chef Gordon Ramsey, following his relentless mission to obtain the elusive three Michelin stars for his restaurant in Royal Hospital Road. I was part of a team of three that shot and edited the whole series. Series Producer Crimefighters (6 x 30) LWT 2000 Having viewed disappointing archive I pushed to establish fresh police contacts and make the entire series from new material. This resulted in a 42.5% audience share one of the highest viewing figures ever achieved by LWT. I shot and edited the series with a team of three. Series Producer Dinner Dates (6 x 30) LWT 1999 In charge of a team of ten to repackage and update the successful restaurant review programme, as well as being the main cameraman and editor. Series Producer The Borough (6 x 30) LWT 1999 Researching new strands, shooting and editing a documentary based on the Borough district in London as it underwent massive transformation both culturally and environmentally. Associate Producer Churchill & SOE (2 x 30) Arts & Entertainment Channel - USA 1999 Carried out research and shot interviews looking at how Churchill was a man waiting for his call to office, as well as interviews with SOE operatives. Director The East meets The East End (1 x 30) Heartfelt Films 1999 Directed a pilot for Channel 4 looking at Kosavan that had escaped the war but found an ever-growing hostility to them in London’s East end. Producer TV Travel Shop (24 X 120) Pearson Television 1998 Producing between four and eight hours of live studio television a week linking in and out of holiday VT packages. Associate Producer The Young, Talented and Paid Disney Channel - USA 1998 Setting up a shopping trip in a chauffer driven Bentley for Dani Behr to interview Victoria Beckham whilst shopping for baby items, as Brooklyn Beckham was due in two months. VT Producer/ Director The End of the Week Show (6 x 60) Hewland International for LWT 1998 Shooting and producing four minute VTs for a Friday night LIVE LE show based on the Classic: The Six O’clock Show. Presenter/ Director Dot TV/ Master Class Hewland International for Computer Channel 1998 Produced, directed and presented 3 min VTs called ‘Money No Object’. Also the main presenter on a twice-weekly studio show called Master class. Consultant/ Presenter Catch Me if you Can (1 x 60) Bunim –Murry – USA for ABC 1997 Singled out from the UK production of ‘Wanted’ to work in LA making a pilot with a new format for ABC prime time. I was also selected to be a presenter on the programme. Associate Producer The Big Breakfast (Every weekday on alternate weeks) Planet 24 for C4 1997 Produced and directed daily fifteen-minute news reactive Outside Broadcasts. Presenter WANTED (8X60) Hewland International for C4 1997 Directing, presenting and tracking contestants across the UK on this prime time action reality series. Also presenting a Live OB once a week. 4 million viewers. Presenter Global Village(1x30) Hewland International for Computer Channel 1997 Presented a review on a Robotics Exhibition in Glasgow. Presenter WANTED (8X 60) Hewland International for C4 1996 The first series won The Montreux Silver Rose in LE category. Development Race Around the World - (1996) Hewland International Celebrity Booker The Geeks - (1996) Hewland International Development/ Pres. WANTED - (1996) Hewland International Senior Researcher Watch This Space - (1995) Hewland International Researcher Games World III - (1995) Hewland International Researcher Games Master - (1994) Hewland International SKILLS Trained editor in Sony ES3 and very competent in FCP 5 & Avid Xpress Pro. Trained DV/ HDV/ XD CAM camera operator, including DSR 500, 570, Z1 and also proficient with Digibeta cameras. LWT course, Legal and Compliance issues in programme making. Full Driving License. OTHER INTERESTS Further Qualifications: Shorebased Yachtmasters – Royal Yachting Association. Sports Leadership Award. Sailing: Seychelles to South Africa via Kenya & Comoros Islands. (Nationally selected for Operation Raleigh Expedition) Two Trans-Atlantic crossings. Caribbean Sea crossing. Mediterranean and English Channel crossings. Over 14,000 nautical miles by sail of which over 8,000 on Square Riggers. Rowing: Rowed 125 nautical miles in a reconstructed Long boat from Seattle to Vancouver and back. Overland: Raised sponsorship and Co-Lead expedition to the Western Sahara. Recently travelled around Cambodia but extensively travelled around South America for a year including Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela and spent 3 months in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala & Costa Rica.
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