Tim Thomson

Edit Producer

Producer / Director

PROFILE

A highly motivated & enthusiastic Edit Producer, Tim is extremely organised, creative & versatile having worked across a breadth of programming. Tim has cut both half hours & hour longs for major broadcasters on programming from fact ents to specialist factual. Voiceover can range from irreverent to straight (or none at all).

Tim is also skilled in directing crews, producing & casting. He enjoys getting the very best out of contributors & talent alike. With strong teamwork skills & a great communicator, Tim always strives to deliver with a sense of humour.

 

EXPERIENCE: Credits
Cruising with Susan Calman

Cutting 5 hour long C5 travel show, often cutting 2 shows at the same time across 2 or 3 suites to very tight turn-arounds.

Daisybeck
for Channel 5
TravelEdit Producer
Celebs Go Dating

Story cutting and stitching across multiple episodes and writing Comedy VO.

Lime Pictures
for E4
Reality TVEdit Producer
Holidaying With Jane McDonald

Cutting pre titles, packages and commissioner notes across multiple episodes.

Viacom
for Channel 5
TravelEdit Producer
Susan Calman's Grand Week By The Sea

Cutting 2 eps of C5 travelogue at the same time. Very quick turn around managing two edits.

IWC
for Channel 5
TravelogueEdit Producer
Come Dine With Me

Producing and directing C4 half hours. Directing crew and contribs on location including day prep and dinner parties. Edit producing eps and writing irreverent VO on a very quick turnaround.

MultiStory
for Channel 4
Light EntertainmentProducer / Director
Britain's Best Places To Live

Cutting the first hour of a 2 hour doc based on a Sunday Times list.

Viacom
for Channel 5
DocumentaryEdit Producer
Cruising With Susan Calman

Cutting hour long C5 travel show, remotely and in suite. Cutting part 1 and stitching a Christmas cruise.

Viacom
for Channel 5
TravelEdit Producer
Come Dine With Me: The Professionals

Brand new professional version of the hit tea time format CDWM – setting up shoot, directing crews and contributors in working restaurants and edit producing a C4 hour.

MultiStory
for Channel 4
Light EntertainmentProducer / Director
Hollywood Royalty: Clint Eastwood

A 90 minute doc about the life of Clint Eastwood using a wealth of archive & interviews to tell the key stories of a 70 year career.

Viacom
for Channel 5
DocumentaryEdit Producer
Wartime Handbook: Keep Calm & Carry On

Cutting packages & stitching ep 1 of an hour long living history show (remotely) – including archive, talking heads & actuality. Cut series pre-titles & big emotional end sequence.

Viacom
for Channel 5
DocumentaryEdit Producer
Coronation Street: 60 Unforgettable Years

Very fast turn around – cutting packages & stitching a 90 minute doc to celebrate 60 years of Corrie.

ITVDocumentaryEdit Producer
Story of the Songs

Hour long music doc about Eric Clapton,telling his story through three of his top tracks. Also executed notes for several other episodes within the series.

Viacom
for Channel 5
DocumentaryEdit Producer
EastEnders: Secrets of the Square

The Cast of EE join Stacey Dooley in the Walford East to take a look at some of their favourite moments in the square. Worked across two episodes in the series and oversaw the online.

BBC Studios
for BBC One
DocumentaryArchive Producer
The Wonderful World of Chocolate Series 3

An hour long show featuring stories about gravity defying chocolate sculptures, the history of long forgotten chocolate bars and a man on a mission to use the entire cacao fruit in his cafe. Also cut packages for various other episodes.

Viacom
for Channel 5
Specialist FactualEdit Producer
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: It’s a Wrap

Very quick turnaround- full of interviews and behind the scenes footage. 30 mins

World of Wonder
for BBC Three
EntertainmentEdit Producer
The Wonderful World of Chocolate Series 2

Cut an hour long episode plus packages to be included within other shows.

Viacom
for Channel 5
Specialist FactualEdit Producer
Vegas 24/7

Cut 1 x 60 min obs doc about life in Las Vegas,stories included everything from 3 friends from Manchester doing a poker tour of the States to the man on a mission to help the growing homeless population of Vegas.

Viacom
for Channel 5
Observational DocumentaryEdit Producer
Inside Versailles

10 x 5 – 10 mins historical shorts that accompanied BBC Two drama ‘Versailles’.

BBC TwoDocumentaryEdit Producer
Martin Lewis Money Show Live

Casting & producing audience & guests asking questions during the live show.

Shiver
for ITV
Current AffairsLive Jnr / Day Producer
Come Dine With Me

Multiple 30 min eps – Planning shoots & directing crews & contributors on location. Took own shows into the edit.

Shiver
for Channel 4
Light EntertainmentProducer / Director
Couples Come Dine With Me

C4 hour longs for the couples version.

Shiver
for Channel 4
Light EntertainmentProducer / Director
Development

Writing pitches & developing ideas for BBC Entertainment.

BBCDevelopmentAssistant Producer
One Night in 2012: An Imagine… Special
Rogan Prods
for BBC
DocumentaryAssistant Producer
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman
BBC / AardmanDocumentaryAssistant Producer
Couples Come Dine With Me

Multiple hour long eps as PD – also took own shows into the edit.

Shiver
for Channel 4
Light EntertainmentAssistant Producer
Strictly Come Dancing
BBCEntertainmentAssistant Producer
Strictly Len Goodman
BBCDocumentaryAssistant Producer
CONTACT DETAILS

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

EDUCATION

Leeds University – BA Broadcasting 2.1