John Deol

Edit Producer,Producer / Director

Contact Details

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Profile

John is an award winning Edit Producer/Producer-Director attaining ‘Best Single Documentary’ award at the Royal Television Society (RTS NW).  He has numerous credits on a number of high profile observational docs, and specialist factual films for Channel 4, BBC and Netflix.

He has extensive rig experience, can self-shoot, as well as having the proven ability to handle sensitive subjects and complex contributors.

He has also recently completed the BBC/Channel 4 backed ScreenSkills ‘Series Producer’ training scheme, and has development experience.

Selected Credits

Inside MonacoObservational DocumentarySpun Gold
for BBC2
Edit Producer
1 x 60' of three-part obs doc series.
Executive Producer: Bridget Boseley
Series Producer: Michael Waldeman
The Unremembered:
Britain’s Forgotten War Heroes
Specialist FactualUplands TV
fro C4
Producer / Director
1 x 60' WW1 history film for C4 Specialist Factual.
Executive Producers: Mike Smith & David Olusoga
F1: Drive to Survive
(working title)
Observational DocumentaryBox to Box Films
for Netflix
Edit Producer
1 x 45' film in 10 series on Formula 1.
SP: Anna Sadowy/Executive Producers:James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin
Inside the American Embassy Observational DocumentaryField Day Production
for C4
Edit Producer
Episode 4: ‘When Trump Came to Town’ SP: Simon Gilchrist/Executive Producers: Roger Graef, Sally Angel
Inventing the Impossible:
The Big Life Fix
FactualStudio Lambert
for BBC2
Shooting PD/EP
2 x 60' Series two of RTS-nominated popular factual series.
Executive Producers: Tom Watt-Smith & Ros Ponder
Ambulance:
Series 2
Factual EntertainmentDragonfly
for BBC1
Producer / Director
1 x 60' BAFTA winning second series
A Big Lego Christmas Big Lego Observational DocumentaryWaddell Media
for C4
Shooting PD
1 x 60' Story of the Danish toy company.
An Hour to Save Your Life Observational DocumentaryBoundless
for BBC2
Edit Producer
1 x 60' min – medical science obs doc series.
How to Get a Council House
Series 4
Observational DocumentaryStudio Lambert
for C4
Shooting PD
1 x 60' Series on Britain’s social housing crisis.
First Dates Factual EntertainmentTwenty Twenty
for Channel 4
Producer / Director
BAFTA winning series 4
How to Get a Council House
Series 3
Observational DocumentaryStudio Lambert
for C4
Shooting PD
1 x 60' Series on Britain’s social housing crisis.
Posh PawnObservational DocumentaryBoomerang Productions
for C4
Edit Producer
2 x 60' Series uncovering the hidden world of high-end pawnbroking
The Nineties HistoryNutopia
for National Geographic
Edit Producer
1 x 60 min episode of a six part history series
My Big Fat Gypsy Christening DocumentaryFirecracker
for C4
Edit Producer
1 x 60 min special episode exploring birth and death.
VIP People Observational DocumentaryCBBC/BBC1Shooting PD
2 x 30' obs docs on the English National Ballet and Parliament
Junior Doctors
Your Life In Their Hands
Series 2
AdvertisingBBC Vision
for BBC3
Shooting PD
Remembrance: The Sikh Story DocumentaryBBC Religion & Ethics
for BBC1
Producer / Director
1 x 30 min film about Indian Sikh soldiers role in WWI and WW2. Winner of the ‘Best Single Documentary’ at the RTS North West 2011.

Education

University of East Anglia - BA Honours: Politics & Economics 1989-92 

 

Additional Information

Other Credits:

Battlefront – Producer/Director - Channel 4 /Raw Television 

The Vaisakhi Story – Producer/Director - BBC1 / BBC Religion & Ethics 

High Society’s Favourite Gigolo – Director - Channel 4/ Maroon Prods

Trainers, Reggae & the Olympics – Director - Channel 4/Maroon 

BBC Breakfast News – Broadcast Journalist - BBC News