Michael Grenville

1st Assistant Director

Floor Manager


34 years in the television, film, corporate video, commercial and streaming working across the world as a Floor Manager, Stage Manager, 1st Assistant Director together with lecturing in Film and Television.

Freelance Floor Manager/First Assistant Director (1990 to present)
Michael has managed over 2000 hours of television, feature films, commercials and corporate video ……from “Golden Mummy Tomb” in the Egyptian desert for Discovery to The London Olympics, Royal Weddings & Wimbledon to managing Spinal Tap for ITV, Jack Dee for Channel 4 and the NFL…clients include BBC, CBS, Channel 4, Channel 5, Discovery, Disney, Fox, ITV, NBC, Sky to Norwich Union, Royal Mail, Shell and TATA & more.

Middle Eastern Broadcasting Company (MBC) (1994 – 1996) Freelance (1996 – 2001)
Senior Floor Manager for MBC studios transmitting entertainment, films, news (reaching 40 million people daily) and sport programmes included ‘Dialogue with the West’, interviews with Yasser Arafat, lifestyle with Rania Bagout, Razan Moghrabi and Nashwa Al Ruwaini (Forbes Top 20 most important Arab Businesswoman). “Michael is a creative and hard working individual. He has a creative edge organising events related to the music industry” Nashwa Al Ruwaini, CEO and Board member, Pyramedia.

Illustra Films (1989 & 1990)
Studio Manager, Production Assistant, Assistant Director for commercials, corporate video and television. Clients include Alliance and Leicester, Bradford and Bingley, British Airways, British Rail, Central Office of Information, Jacobs Kraft Suchard and Phillip Morris. Worked with producers: Douglas Kentish and Barry Palin and actors: Catherine Zeta Jones, John Hurt and Sir Richard Attenborough.


London NFL - Live

Live from Tottenham, Twickenham and Wembley.

for CBS and Fox Sport
SportFloor Manager
Munich/Frankfurt NFL - Live


EMGSportFloor Manager
NBA Basketball

Live OB Manchester & London from 2015-2023.

EMGSportFloor Manager
American Baseball

Live OB London.

EMGSportFloor Manager
GB News – Live Audience Panel Show
Vivid BroadcastNewsFloor Manager
Panorama: Credit Crunch Special

Filmed actors on location across The City of London.

BBCNewsFloor Manager
Simply Money

Live breakfast series – Multi camera transmissions from Newman St Studios.

SKYNewsFloor Manager
The Pub Channel Launch

Multi camera OB live from The QE2 Hall.

SKY/Carlton/021NewsFloor Manager

Including Daily News, Gulf War and interviews with President Arafat, Colonel Gadafi – MBC Studios.

MBCNewsFloor Manager
Marjan (Manoto) TV – Live Magazine, Current Affairs, News


Marjan (Manoto)Light EntertainmentFloor Manager
E Entertainment

Live OB, Royal Wedding from Windsor,
Harry and Megan.

NBCLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
Royal Wedding from The Palace

Live OB, 1 week of programming.

NBCLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
London Olympics
NBC/ESportFloor Manager
Live Tennis, Football & Speedway
BT SportSportFloor Manager

From The O2, London & Dublin.

BT SportSportFloor Manager
Champions League Finals

From Wembley & Munich.

Fox SportsSportFloor Manager

UEFA Champions League, Olympics, Football World Cup and King Fahd Cup.

MBCSportFloor Manager
World Darts

Live OB Lakeside.

BBC/ESPN SportSportFloor Manager
BTCC Motor Racing

Live OB Scotland, Brands Hatch.

ITV SportSportFloor Manager
Wimbledon Tennis Finals – 3D
BBC/ESPNSportFloor Manager
Wimbledon Tennis
ESPNSportFloor Manager
World Indoor Athletics Championships

Live OB, World Feed from Istanbul.

IAAFSportFloor Manager
England v Spain
RTVESportFloor Manager
BAMMA Cage Fighting
Sci – Fi/Bravo ChannelSportFloor Manager
Horse Racing & Athletics
BBC Sport/ Sunset & VineSportFloor Manager
International King of Sports
Channel 5/EndemolSportFloor Manager
David Haye Live World Title Coverage
Setanta SportsSportFloor Manager
Chelsea TV & Arsenal TV

Pitch side and studio at Stamford Bridge & Emirates Stadium.

Input MediaSportFloor Manager
Egypt Week Live

Live transmissions from the Egyptian Desert.

Discovery USFactualFloor Manager
Golden Mummy Tomb

Live OB with 200 crew from the Egyptian Desert.

Fulcrum TV
for Channel 5
FactualFloor Manager
QVCFactualFloor Manager
Christies TV – Live from London
CTVCorporateFloor Manager
Glasgow Games 3D
DesignhiveCorporateFloor Manager
The Foods Standards Agency
Jacararanda ProductionsCorporateFloor Manager
Charter UKCorporateFloor Manager
Start Design
Start DesignCorporateFloor Manager
CBFCorporateFloor Manager
TTLCorporateFloor Manager
Norwich Union
CBFCorporateFloor Manager
Barry Palin AssociatesCorporate1st Assistant Director
Corporate Videos
Illustra FilmsCorporate1st Assistant Director
W ProductionsCorporateFloor Manager
Ladette to Lady
RDF/USDrama1st Assistant Director
Bad Behaviour
Parrallax PicturesDramaAssistant Director
Zenith North/ITVDramaAssistant Director
Great Food Live

Celebrity cooking programme from Capital Studios.

Prospect Pictures
Light EntertainmentFloor Manager
The Jack Dee Show

Mark Lamarr (compare), music/comedy.

Channel 4
Open Mike Productions
Light EntertainmentFloor Manager
Amnesty International
ITV/Central TV/Working Title TVLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
Inch Loss
ITV/GMTVLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
Magic DVD
Paul McKennaLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
The Footy Show
Channel 9 Australia/021Light EntertainmentFloor Manager
Screen Nations Film Awards
Bow TieLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
Virtual Reality Quiz Show
ECMLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
Wipeout and Spellbound
Action Time/MBCLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
MBCLight EntertainmentFloor Manager
Arts and Music
BBCMusicFloor Manager
ITV/CarltonMusicFloor Manager
Rania Live
RMIMusicFloor Manager
D Influence – Pop promo for “Falling”
Digital BroadcastMusic1st Assistant Director
MBCMusicFloor Manager
Channel 4/
Hewland International
ChildrensFloor Manager
Children’s Cookery Series
ITV/CarltonChildrensFloor Manager
Continuity Links
NickelodeonChildrensFloor Manager
Daily Shows
Disney ChannelChildrensFloor Manager
On The Make
TROUBLEChildrensFloor Manager
The Fun Factory
AP&DChildrensFloor Manager
Mayada & Take Art
MBCChildrensFloor Manager
Live Daily Programming
The Children's ChannelChildrensFloor Manager

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk


Television & Film Lecturing (run workshops for filming in a studio):
London College of Communication

Other Production Work:
Over the years Michael has undertaken other tv/film work apart from Floor Manager/1st AD.
He spent a few years producing online branding video for the online market particularly the fashion world.
In addition, Michael has managed bands, created tv formats, production managed, sourced locations and run a website.