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Chris Carey

Producer

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
APPLE TREE YARD
Company:
BBC 1 / Kudos
Project details:
4 x 60 mins
Production (role):
RIVER
Company:
BBC 1 / Kudos
Project details:
6 x 60 mins
Production (role):
REMEMBER ME
Company:
BBC 1 / Mammoth Screen
Project details:
3 x 60 mins
Production (role):
OUR MEN
Company:
BBC 2 / Big Talk / That Mitchell and Webb Company
Project details:
3 x 60 mins
Production (role):
RUN
Company:
C4 / Acme Television
Project details:
4 x 30 mins
Production (role):
THIS IS JINSY (Executive Producer / Producer)
Company:
Sky Atlantic
Project details:
16 x 30 mins

Tx Series 2: March 2013

‘This is Jinsy’. An eccentric original comedy from new talent Chris Bran and Justin Chubb who write, direct and perform the show. Originally a 1 x 30 min pilot for BBC 3. In Dec 2011 Sky Atlantic re-ordered a further 8 episodes for Series 2 – due for Tx March 2013

Series Nominated for British Comedy Awards 2011

Pilot Nominated for the Rose D’Or Best Sitcom 2010
Production (role):
DIRK GENTLY (Producer / Development Producer)
Company:
BBC 4 / ITV Studios
Project details:
4 x 60 mins

Tx Series 1: Spring 2011

Chris secured the option for Douglas Adams’ series of books ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’ while still at ITV Studios and asked Howard Overman to adapt the books. After leaving ITV to set up Welded Tandem the project was greenlit by the BBC. He produced both the pilot and the subsequent series and Welded Tandem made the show in association with ITV Studios

Pilot nominated for Broadcast Awards 2011
Production (role):
THE ILL EQUIPPED MEN’S CLUB
Company:
BBC Comedy Online
Project details:
Wr. James Payne and starring Mark Benton

The first in a series of monologues performed by the country’s leading actors. Future eps will feature Phillip Glenister, James Nesbitt etc…
Production (role):
DEAD CAT BOUNCE – LIVE AT MAIDA VALE
Company:
BBC Comedy Online
Project details:
In a case of mistaken identity Irish Comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce perform live on BBC radio in a session at Maida Vale Studios
Production (role):
SHIRLEY & SHIRLEY
Company:
BBC Comedy Online
Project details:
Newcomers Shirley and Shirley (Joanna Carolan and Pascale Wilson) perform a series of sketches from the ‘Winnie Mandela Community Centre’ in Lewisham
Production (role):
SHANKABOOT (Web Drama Executive Producer)
Company:
BBC World Service Trust
Project details:
50 x 5 for Arabic Internet

Chosen by the BBC World Service Trust to be the Chief Consultant for the world’s first Arabic Webdrama created and produced in Beirut. A unique opportunity and managerial challenge to work with Lebanese partners creating an entirely new type of content for the Middle East. He is the Executive Producer of Shankaboot.com which is now in it’s fourth season with over 500,000+ views

Shankaboot won the International Emmy for best web series, Cannes 2011

Shankaboot won the Best Web Series at the 2010 Cinema Tous Ecrans Festival, Geneva
Production (role):
CLASH OF THE SANTAS
Company:
ITV 1 (Single Film)
Project details:
1 x 120 mins

Tx Xmas 08

Robson Green and Mark Benton star in a new comedy drama film for Christmas. This was ITV1’s flagship original Christmas event programme

Wr. Jeff Pope
Production (role):
WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY
Company:
ITV 1
Project details:
1 x 120 mins

A one off single drama filmed entirely on location in Malta for prime time Sunday night

Wr. Andy Watts

Starring Shane Richie, Pauline Collins, Roger Lloyd Pack and Angeline Ball

Nominated for Best TV Film – Banff 2007
Production (role):
THE MILLIONAIRE MAKERS (Executive Producer)
Company:
ITV 1
Project details:
1 x 60 mins

Access documentary on the National Lottery
Production (role):
DANNY WALLACE’S BIG BOOK OF HOAXES (Executive Producer)
Company:
Sky 1
Project details:
1 x 90 mins

One of the UK’s hottest new talents presents his own personal list of favourite hoaxes from across history. Comic & quirky
Production (role):
GLOBAL ROOM RAIDERS (Executive Producer)
Company:
MTV Networks
Project details:
10 x 30 mins

The International Version of the massive US hit. It’s a dating game with a difference. Contestants are judged solely on the contents of their rooms. Fast paced, hip and very funny
Production (role):
AIRLINE USA (Executive Producer)
Company:
A&E Networks / ITV 2 (Season 3)
Project details:
26 x 30 mins

Now in it’s third season Airline USA goes from strength to strength. This time adding Houston airport to the old favourites of Los Angeles, Baltimore and Chicago. Docu-soap following Southwest Airlines, America’s No. 1 Airline. Airline USA is widely credited as having changed the fortunes of A&E around when it first come out two years ago
Production (role):
TENANTS FROM HELL (Executive Producer)
Company:
ITV 1
Project details:
1 x 60 mins

Massively successful extension of this hugely popular brand. Featured exclusive scoop of Kate Moss’s exploits when she became a tenant from hell
Production (role):
AIRLINE USA (Executive Producer)
Company:
A&E Networks / ITV 2 (Season 2)
Project details:
26 x 30 mins

Season 2 of this runaway hit for A&E following Southwest Airlines daily trials to transport passengers across the American skies. Season 2 added Baltimore Washington International Airport to the originals of Los Angeles and Chicago
Production (role):
AIRLINE USA (Series Producer)
Company:
A&E Networks (Season 1)
Project details:
18 x 30 mins

Airline USA began life as an 8 part trial series for struggling network A&E following Southwest Airlines in Los Angeles and Chicago. What followed is a true success story and has revitalised the fortunes of A&E and generated a 70 part series, spin-off series & DVD releases

Nominated for numerous awards in the United States
Production (role):
A PLACE DOWN UNDER (Producer / Director)
Company:
C4
Project details:
2 x 30 mins

Docu-soap following a cast of UK families all emigrating to Australia and starting a new life
Production (role):
ESSEX WIVES (Producer / Director)
Company:
ITV 1
Project details:
1 x 60 mins

Popular documentary series which launched the career of glamour model Jodie Marsh
Production (role):
ANGEL OF DEATH (Producer / Director)
Company:
ITV Real Crime series
Project details:
1 x 60 mins

Emotional and dramatic retelling of the shocking crimes of Beverly Allitt, the nurse who murdered and injured childen during a horrific killing spree in Grantham in 1991
Production (role):
BLOODIEST BATTLEFIELDS: OMAHA BEACH (Producer / Director)
Company:
C5 / Discovery
Project details:
1 x 60 mins

A moving retelling of the massacre at Omaha Beach on June 6th 1944. Filmed with almost no money it was a triumph of innovation over budget. All shot on Super 8 but using a spectacular soundtrack combined with moving testimony it became Channel 5’s most popular documentary of the year
Production (role):
VICE: THE SEX TRADE (Producer / Director)
Company:
ITV
Project details:
1 x 60 mins

A revealing documentary examining the world of high class prostitution in the UK and abroad. Featuring extraordinary access with some amazing characters this was a hugely popular and highly regarded film
Production (role):
CILLA BLACK’S BLIND DATE (Producer / Director)
Company:
ITV
Project details:
24 x 3 min location films

Filming all over the world making the inserts for this Saturday Night legendary series
Production (role):
WHO DOES JULIE BURCHILL THINK SHE IS? (Producer / Director)
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
1 x 60 min arts doc for Close-up series

RTS Award Winning documentary about Britain’s most notorious columnist. At this time Julie hadn’t appeared on Television for over a decade and the film was both a commercial and critical success
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
DUMMY (Executive Producer)
Project details:
Starring Aaron Johnson (Nowhere Boy, Kick Ass) Dummy was the first feature of emerging UK director Matthew Thompson. Critically well received it had it’s world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Chris raised money for the film, assisted creatively on the edit and secured the films’ American Sales Agent amongst other roles
SHORT FILM
Production (role):
WARD 15 – ENGLAND VS TUNISIA (Producer / Director)
Project details:
1 x 15 mins drama – Festivals France, UK, Brazil

A comedy observational drama about how the world cup was watched on a hospital ward. The contrast between the high emotion of the game and the patients ailments and the staff’s professionalism provided a rich seam of comedy. Played very successfully in short film festivals across the world

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): APPLE TREE YARD
    Company: BBC 1 / Kudos
    Project details: 4 x 60 mins
  • Production (role): RIVER
    Company: BBC 1 / Kudos
    Project details: 6 x 60 mins
  • Production (role): REMEMBER ME
    Company: BBC 1 / Mammoth Screen
    Project details: 3 x 60 mins
  • Production (role): OUR MEN
    Company: BBC 2 / Big Talk / That Mitchell and Webb Company
    Project details: 3 x 60 mins
  • Production (role): RUN
    Company: C4 / Acme Television
    Project details: 4 x 30 mins
  • Production (role): THIS IS JINSY (Executive Producer / Producer)
    Company: Sky Atlantic
    Project details: 16 x 30 mins

    Tx Series 2: March 2013

    ‘This is Jinsy’. An eccentric original comedy from new talent Chris Bran and Justin Chubb who write, direct and perform the show. Originally a 1 x 30 min pilot for BBC 3. In Dec 2011 Sky Atlantic re-ordered a further 8 episodes for Series 2 – due for Tx March 2013

    Series Nominated for British Comedy Awards 2011

    Pilot Nominated for the Rose D’Or Best Sitcom 2010
  • Production (role): DIRK GENTLY (Producer / Development Producer)
    Company: BBC 4 / ITV Studios
    Project details: 4 x 60 mins

    Tx Series 1: Spring 2011

    Chris secured the option for Douglas Adams’ series of books ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’ while still at ITV Studios and asked Howard Overman to adapt the books. After leaving ITV to set up Welded Tandem the project was greenlit by the BBC. He produced both the pilot and the subsequent series and Welded Tandem made the show in association with ITV Studios

    Pilot nominated for Broadcast Awards 2011
  • Production (role): THE ILL EQUIPPED MEN’S CLUB
    Company: BBC Comedy Online
    Project details: Wr. James Payne and starring Mark Benton

    The first in a series of monologues performed by the country’s leading actors. Future eps will feature Phillip Glenister, James Nesbitt etc…
  • Production (role): DEAD CAT BOUNCE – LIVE AT MAIDA VALE
    Company: BBC Comedy Online
    Project details: In a case of mistaken identity Irish Comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce perform live on BBC radio in a session at Maida Vale Studios
  • Production (role): SHIRLEY & SHIRLEY
    Company: BBC Comedy Online
    Project details: Newcomers Shirley and Shirley (Joanna Carolan and Pascale Wilson) perform a series of sketches from the ‘Winnie Mandela Community Centre’ in Lewisham
  • Production (role): SHANKABOOT (Web Drama Executive Producer)
    Company: BBC World Service Trust
    Project details: 50 x 5 for Arabic Internet

    Chosen by the BBC World Service Trust to be the Chief Consultant for the world’s first Arabic Webdrama created and produced in Beirut. A unique opportunity and managerial challenge to work with Lebanese partners creating an entirely new type of content for the Middle East. He is the Executive Producer of Shankaboot.com which is now in it’s fourth season with over 500,000+ views

    Shankaboot won the International Emmy for best web series, Cannes 2011

    Shankaboot won the Best Web Series at the 2010 Cinema Tous Ecrans Festival, Geneva
  • Production (role): CLASH OF THE SANTAS
    Company: ITV 1 (Single Film)
    Project details: 1 x 120 mins

    Tx Xmas 08

    Robson Green and Mark Benton star in a new comedy drama film for Christmas. This was ITV1’s flagship original Christmas event programme

    Wr. Jeff Pope
  • Production (role): WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY
    Company: ITV 1
    Project details: 1 x 120 mins

    A one off single drama filmed entirely on location in Malta for prime time Sunday night

    Wr. Andy Watts

    Starring Shane Richie, Pauline Collins, Roger Lloyd Pack and Angeline Ball

    Nominated for Best TV Film – Banff 2007
  • Production (role): THE MILLIONAIRE MAKERS (Executive Producer)
    Company: ITV 1
    Project details: 1 x 60 mins

    Access documentary on the National Lottery
  • Production (role): DANNY WALLACE’S BIG BOOK OF HOAXES (Executive Producer)
    Company: Sky 1
    Project details: 1 x 90 mins

    One of the UK’s hottest new talents presents his own personal list of favourite hoaxes from across history. Comic & quirky
  • Production (role): GLOBAL ROOM RAIDERS (Executive Producer)
    Company: MTV Networks
    Project details: 10 x 30 mins

    The International Version of the massive US hit. It’s a dating game with a difference. Contestants are judged solely on the contents of their rooms. Fast paced, hip and very funny
  • Production (role): AIRLINE USA (Executive Producer)
    Company: A&E Networks / ITV 2 (Season 3)
    Project details: 26 x 30 mins

    Now in it’s third season Airline USA goes from strength to strength. This time adding Houston airport to the old favourites of Los Angeles, Baltimore and Chicago. Docu-soap following Southwest Airlines, America’s No. 1 Airline. Airline USA is widely credited as having changed the fortunes of A&E around when it first come out two years ago
  • Production (role): TENANTS FROM HELL (Executive Producer)
    Company: ITV 1
    Project details: 1 x 60 mins

    Massively successful extension of this hugely popular brand. Featured exclusive scoop of Kate Moss’s exploits when she became a tenant from hell
  • Production (role): AIRLINE USA (Executive Producer)
    Company: A&E Networks / ITV 2 (Season 2)
    Project details: 26 x 30 mins

    Season 2 of this runaway hit for A&E following Southwest Airlines daily trials to transport passengers across the American skies. Season 2 added Baltimore Washington International Airport to the originals of Los Angeles and Chicago
  • Production (role): AIRLINE USA (Series Producer)
    Company: A&E Networks (Season 1)
    Project details: 18 x 30 mins

    Airline USA began life as an 8 part trial series for struggling network A&E following Southwest Airlines in Los Angeles and Chicago. What followed is a true success story and has revitalised the fortunes of A&E and generated a 70 part series, spin-off series & DVD releases

    Nominated for numerous awards in the United States
  • Production (role): A PLACE DOWN UNDER (Producer / Director)
    Company: C4
    Project details: 2 x 30 mins

    Docu-soap following a cast of UK families all emigrating to Australia and starting a new life
  • Production (role): ESSEX WIVES (Producer / Director)
    Company: ITV 1
    Project details: 1 x 60 mins

    Popular documentary series which launched the career of glamour model Jodie Marsh
  • Production (role): ANGEL OF DEATH (Producer / Director)
    Company: ITV Real Crime series
    Project details: 1 x 60 mins

    Emotional and dramatic retelling of the shocking crimes of Beverly Allitt, the nurse who murdered and injured childen during a horrific killing spree in Grantham in 1991
  • Production (role): BLOODIEST BATTLEFIELDS: OMAHA BEACH (Producer / Director)
    Company: C5 / Discovery
    Project details: 1 x 60 mins

    A moving retelling of the massacre at Omaha Beach on June 6th 1944. Filmed with almost no money it was a triumph of innovation over budget. All shot on Super 8 but using a spectacular soundtrack combined with moving testimony it became Channel 5’s most popular documentary of the year
  • Production (role): VICE: THE SEX TRADE (Producer / Director)
    Company: ITV
    Project details: 1 x 60 mins

    A revealing documentary examining the world of high class prostitution in the UK and abroad. Featuring extraordinary access with some amazing characters this was a hugely popular and highly regarded film
  • Production (role): CILLA BLACK’S BLIND DATE (Producer / Director)
    Company: ITV
    Project details: 24 x 3 min location films

    Filming all over the world making the inserts for this Saturday Night legendary series
  • Production (role): WHO DOES JULIE BURCHILL THINK SHE IS? (Producer / Director)
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: 1 x 60 min arts doc for Close-up series

    RTS Award Winning documentary about Britain’s most notorious columnist. At this time Julie hadn’t appeared on Television for over a decade and the film was both a commercial and critical success
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): DUMMY (Executive Producer)
    Project details: Starring Aaron Johnson (Nowhere Boy, Kick Ass) Dummy was the first feature of emerging UK director Matthew Thompson. Critically well received it had it’s world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Chris raised money for the film, assisted creatively on the edit and secured the films’ American Sales Agent amongst other roles
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): WARD 15 – ENGLAND VS TUNISIA (Producer / Director)
    Project details: 1 x 15 mins drama – Festivals France, UK, Brazil

    A comedy observational drama about how the world cup was watched on a hospital ward. The contrast between the high emotion of the game and the patients ailments and the staff’s professionalism provided a rich seam of comedy. Played very successfully in short film festivals across the world

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Independent Talent Group Ltd
40 Whitfield Street,
London, W1T 2RH

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