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James De Frond

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Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Date: 2014
Production (role):
WASTE MAN (Director / Writer)
Company:
Left Bank / Comedy Central
Project details:
Sitcom

Starring Tom Davis
TELEVISION
Date: 2018
Production (role):
KING GARY
Company:
BBC TV
Date: 2018
Production (role):
PLS LIKE
Company:
Left Bank Pictues
Date: 2018
Production (role):
ACTION TEAM
Company:
ITV 2
Date: 2015
Production (role):
PROJECT X
Company:
Hat Trick / BBC (Pilot)
Project details:
Secret Heydon Prowse, Jolyon Rubinstein prank show
Date: 2014
Production (role):
SPACE ARK
Company:
Hat Trick / Channel 4 (Pilot)
Date: 2014-15
Production (role):
MURDER IN SUCCESSVILLE
Company:
Tiger Aspect / BBC Comedy (Pilot & Series)
Date: 2014
Production (role):
VODKA DIARIES
Company:
Feelgood Fiction / BBC3 (Pilot)
Date: 2012
Production (role):
DREAMLAND (Producer / Writer)
Company:
Dakota Pictures / FX Networks
Project details:
Developed a multi-character sitcom

Starring Morgana Robinson

Executive Prods. Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Troy Miller (Flight of the Concords)
Date: 2012
Production (role):
BBC DEVELOPMENT (Director / Writer)
Company:
Running Bare Pictures / BBC
Project details:
Developed two sitcom tasters

Starring Morgana Robinson, Alex Macqueen, Adeel Ahktar, Katherine Parkinson, Mark Heap and Tom Davis
Date: 2011-12
Production (role):
VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE
Company:
Running Bare Pictures / C4 (pilot and series)
Project details:
Six part sketch show with impressions and topical element

Starring Morgana Robinson, Terry Mynott and ensemble cast

Wr. Matt Morgan

Nominated Best Sketch Show and Morgana named Best Breakthrough Artist at BCA’s 2012
Date: 2011
Production (role):
THE WARM UP GUY (Director / Producer / Writer)
Company:
Running Bare Pictures / C4
Project details:
Comedy Lab sitcom

Starring Tom Davis, Neil Maskell and Will Smith
Date: 2010
Production (role):
THE MORGAN SHOW (Director / Producer / Writer)
Company:
Running Bare Pictures / C4 (Pilot / Series)
Project details:
Sketch show series

Starring Morgana Robinson, Tom Davis and Terry Mynott
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE PRANKER (Director / Producer / Writer)
Company:
Running Bare / Big Talk / BBC 3 (Pilot)
Project details:
Developed hidden camera show with Ross Lee and producer Robert Popper
Date: 2009
Production (role):
CHA'MONE MO' FO' SELECTA! (Director / Producer / Writer)
Company:
Running Bare Pictures / C4
Project details:
One hour special

Bo’Selecta! Special: One hour TV movie / mockumentary in tribute to Michael Jackson starring Leigh Francis
Date: 2008-09
Production (role):
ROSS LEE'S GHOULIES (Director / Producer / Writer)
Company:
Running Bare Pictures / Nickelodeon
Project details:
Thirteen-part horror themed Saturday morning show with celebrity guests, sketches, and games

Starring Ross Lee

BAFTA nomination for Best Writer 2008
Date: 2008
Production (role):
KEITH LEMON'S VERY BRILLIANT WORLD TOUR (Producer / Director)
Company:
Bellyache / ITV 2
Project details:
Six part travel-style comedy series hosted by Keith Lemon
Date: 2007
Production (role):
BLAZE & LIONEL (Producer/Writer)
Company:
Bellyache Productions / MTV UK (Series 1 & 2)
Project details:
Created and produced over 30 animated shorts about two street talking teens that run a pirate TV station that hijacks MTV

Developed pilot script and series outline
Date: 2004-05
Production (role):
THE MAKING OF...BO 'SELECTA! & A BEARS TAIL (Producer / Director)
Company:
Bellyache Productions
Project details:
Produced two behind-the-series documentaries for DVD extras
Date: 2004
Production (role):
BO 'SELECTA! (Researcher / Additional Material)
Company:
Talkback Productions / C4 (Series 3)
Project details:
Sketch show series

Starring Leigh Francis

Prod. Spencer Millman

Dir. Ben Palmer
Date: 2003
Production (role):
UNION JACK (Researcher)
Company:
Talkback Productions / C4
Project details:
Spin off series about Jack Osbourne’s life in Los Angeles with sketches and celebrity guests

Prod. Shane Allen
Date: 2003
Production (role):
BO 'SELECTA! (Researcher)
Company:
Talkback Productions / C4 (Series 2)
Project details:
Award winning sketch show series

Starring Leigh Francis

Prod. Spencer Millman

Dir. Ben Palmer
Date: 2002
Production (role):
CRASH (Researcher)
Company:
Talkback Productions / C4 (Pilot)
Project details:
Friday night comedy show with guests, sketches and VT’s

Prod. Shane Allen
Date: 2002
Production (role):
LIFE LAUNDRY (Researcher)
Company:
Talkback Productions / BBC 2 (Series 2)
Project details:
Reality show about hoarders with cluttered homes
Date: 2002
Production (role):
DOES DOUG KNOW? (Researcher)
Company:
Talkback Productions / C4
Project details:
Comedy quiz show hosted by Daisy Donovan about the news from the past week with regular panelists and members of the public

Prods. Spencer Millman and Shane Allen
Date: 2001
Production (role):
LIFE LAUNDRY (Junior Researcher / DV Cam Operator)
Company:
Talkback / BBC 2 (Series 1)
Date: 2000-01
Production (role):
SHOW ME THE FUNNY (DV Camera Operator)
Company:
Talkback Productions / E4
Project details:
Interactive comedy show

Starring Leigh Francis, Jimmy Carr and Marc Dolan

Plus various other in house projects including: Grand Designs, Other People House
Date: 1999 - 2000
Company:
Talkback Productions
Project details:
Office Runner / Head Runner
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Date: 2007-08
Production (role):
KEITH LEMON'S VERY BRILLIANT WORLD TOUR
Company:
Bellyache TV / ITV 2
Date: 2006
Production (role):
BO! IN THE USA
Company:
Bellyache Productions / C4
Project details:
Seven-part sketch show series focusing on Avid Merrion moving to America and running a hotel

Prod. / Dir. Ben Palmer
Date: 2005
Production (role):
AVID MERRION'S XXXMAS SPECIAL
Company:
Bellyache Productions / C4
Project details:
Bo ‘Selecta! Christmas Special

A prelude to the above
Date: 2005
Production (role):
A BEAR'S TAIL (Associate Producer / Writer)
Company:
Bellyache Productions / C4
Project details:
Bo ‘Selecta! Spin off series about The Bear living with a sitcom family

Starring Leigh Francis, Patsy Kensit and Sean Pertwee

Prod. / Dir. Ben Palmer
Date: 2004
Production (role):
A BEAR'S CHRISTMAS TAIL (Associate Producer / Writer)
Company:
Bellyache Productions / C4
Project details:
A festive introduction to the sitcom series
COMMERCIAL
Production (role):
SAMSUNG GALAXY CAMPAIGN
Company:
Cheil Worldwide
Project details:
Directed five adverts for Samsung Galaxy sponsoring C5 show The Big Celebrity Swim
Production (role):
FACEBREAKER FOR PLAYSTATION
Company:
Vrial / Shine Digital
Project details:
Directed Fight Club spoof with Keith Lemon for new PlayStation game Face Breaker
Production (role):
WII SPORTS
Company:
Viral / Shine Digital
Project details:
Directed various ads featuring Victoria Pendleton and Alesha Dixon

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): WASTE MAN (Director / Writer)
    Company: Left Bank / Comedy Central
    Project details: Sitcom

    Starring Tom Davis
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): KING GARY
    Company: BBC TV
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): PLS LIKE
    Company: Left Bank Pictues
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): ACTION TEAM
    Company: ITV 2
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): PROJECT X
    Company: Hat Trick / BBC (Pilot)
    Project details: Secret Heydon Prowse, Jolyon Rubinstein prank show
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): SPACE ARK
    Company: Hat Trick / Channel 4 (Pilot)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2014-15
    Production (role): MURDER IN SUCCESSVILLE
    Company: Tiger Aspect / BBC Comedy (Pilot & Series)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): VODKA DIARIES
    Company: Feelgood Fiction / BBC3 (Pilot)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): DREAMLAND (Producer / Writer)
    Company: Dakota Pictures / FX Networks
    Project details: Developed a multi-character sitcom

    Starring Morgana Robinson

    Executive Prods. Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Troy Miller (Flight of the Concords)
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): BBC DEVELOPMENT (Director / Writer)
    Company: Running Bare Pictures / BBC
    Project details: Developed two sitcom tasters

    Starring Morgana Robinson, Alex Macqueen, Adeel Ahktar, Katherine Parkinson, Mark Heap and Tom Davis
  • Date: 2011-12
    Production (role): VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE
    Company: Running Bare Pictures / C4 (pilot and series)
    Project details: Six part sketch show with impressions and topical element

    Starring Morgana Robinson, Terry Mynott and ensemble cast

    Wr. Matt Morgan

    Nominated Best Sketch Show and Morgana named Best Breakthrough Artist at BCA’s 2012
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): THE WARM UP GUY (Director / Producer / Writer)
    Company: Running Bare Pictures / C4
    Project details: Comedy Lab sitcom

    Starring Tom Davis, Neil Maskell and Will Smith
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): THE MORGAN SHOW (Director / Producer / Writer)
    Company: Running Bare Pictures / C4 (Pilot / Series)
    Project details: Sketch show series

    Starring Morgana Robinson, Tom Davis and Terry Mynott
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE PRANKER (Director / Producer / Writer)
    Company: Running Bare / Big Talk / BBC 3 (Pilot)
    Project details: Developed hidden camera show with Ross Lee and producer Robert Popper
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): CHA'MONE MO' FO' SELECTA! (Director / Producer / Writer)
    Company: Running Bare Pictures / C4
    Project details: One hour special

    Bo’Selecta! Special: One hour TV movie / mockumentary in tribute to Michael Jackson starring Leigh Francis
  • Date: 2008-09
    Production (role): ROSS LEE'S GHOULIES (Director / Producer / Writer)
    Company: Running Bare Pictures / Nickelodeon
    Project details: Thirteen-part horror themed Saturday morning show with celebrity guests, sketches, and games

    Starring Ross Lee

    BAFTA nomination for Best Writer 2008
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): KEITH LEMON'S VERY BRILLIANT WORLD TOUR (Producer / Director)
    Company: Bellyache / ITV 2
    Project details: Six part travel-style comedy series hosted by Keith Lemon
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): BLAZE & LIONEL (Producer/Writer)
    Company: Bellyache Productions / MTV UK (Series 1 & 2)
    Project details: Created and produced over 30 animated shorts about two street talking teens that run a pirate TV station that hijacks MTV

    Developed pilot script and series outline
  • Date: 2004-05
    Production (role): THE MAKING OF...BO 'SELECTA! & A BEARS TAIL (Producer / Director)
    Company: Bellyache Productions
    Project details: Produced two behind-the-series documentaries for DVD extras
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): BO 'SELECTA! (Researcher / Additional Material)
    Company: Talkback Productions / C4 (Series 3)
    Project details: Sketch show series

    Starring Leigh Francis

    Prod. Spencer Millman

    Dir. Ben Palmer
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): UNION JACK (Researcher)
    Company: Talkback Productions / C4
    Project details: Spin off series about Jack Osbourne’s life in Los Angeles with sketches and celebrity guests

    Prod. Shane Allen
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): BO 'SELECTA! (Researcher)
    Company: Talkback Productions / C4 (Series 2)
    Project details: Award winning sketch show series

    Starring Leigh Francis

    Prod. Spencer Millman

    Dir. Ben Palmer
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): CRASH (Researcher)
    Company: Talkback Productions / C4 (Pilot)
    Project details: Friday night comedy show with guests, sketches and VT’s

    Prod. Shane Allen
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): LIFE LAUNDRY (Researcher)
    Company: Talkback Productions / BBC 2 (Series 2)
    Project details: Reality show about hoarders with cluttered homes
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): DOES DOUG KNOW? (Researcher)
    Company: Talkback Productions / C4
    Project details: Comedy quiz show hosted by Daisy Donovan about the news from the past week with regular panelists and members of the public

    Prods. Spencer Millman and Shane Allen
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): LIFE LAUNDRY (Junior Researcher / DV Cam Operator)
    Company: Talkback / BBC 2 (Series 1)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2000-01
    Production (role): SHOW ME THE FUNNY (DV Camera Operator)
    Company: Talkback Productions / E4
    Project details: Interactive comedy show

    Starring Leigh Francis, Jimmy Carr and Marc Dolan

    Plus various other in house projects including: Grand Designs, Other People House
  • Date: 1999 - 2000
    Production (role):
    Company: Talkback Productions
    Project details: Office Runner / Head Runner
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2007-08
    Production (role): KEITH LEMON'S VERY BRILLIANT WORLD TOUR
    Company: Bellyache TV / ITV 2
    Project details:
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): BO! IN THE USA
    Company: Bellyache Productions / C4
    Project details: Seven-part sketch show series focusing on Avid Merrion moving to America and running a hotel

    Prod. / Dir. Ben Palmer
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): AVID MERRION'S XXXMAS SPECIAL
    Company: Bellyache Productions / C4
    Project details: Bo ‘Selecta! Christmas Special

    A prelude to the above
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): A BEAR'S TAIL (Associate Producer / Writer)
    Company: Bellyache Productions / C4
    Project details: Bo ‘Selecta! Spin off series about The Bear living with a sitcom family

    Starring Leigh Francis, Patsy Kensit and Sean Pertwee

    Prod. / Dir. Ben Palmer
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): A BEAR'S CHRISTMAS TAIL (Associate Producer / Writer)
    Company: Bellyache Productions / C4
    Project details: A festive introduction to the sitcom series
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): SAMSUNG GALAXY CAMPAIGN
    Company: Cheil Worldwide
    Project details: Directed five adverts for Samsung Galaxy sponsoring C5 show The Big Celebrity Swim
  • Production (role): FACEBREAKER FOR PLAYSTATION
    Company: Vrial / Shine Digital
    Project details: Directed Fight Club spoof with Keith Lemon for new PlayStation game Face Breaker
  • Production (role): WII SPORTS
    Company: Viral / Shine Digital
    Project details: Directed various ads featuring Victoria Pendleton and Alesha Dixon
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