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Denise Paul

Producer

Credits

EMPLOYMENT
Production (role):
SHETLAND (Associate Producer)
Company:
BBC Scotland / BBC
Project details:
Series 5

6 x 60"

Dirs. Gordon Anderson, Isabelle Sieb,
Production (role):
SHETLAND (Associate Producer)
Company:
BBC Scotland / BBC
Project details:
Series 4

6 x 60"

Dirs. Rebecca Gatward, Lee Haven Jones

Wrs. Ann Cleeves, David Kane, Paul Logue, Louise Ironside
Production (role):
HARRY PRICE; GHOST HUNTER
Company:
Bentley Productions / ITV1
Project details:
Dir. Alex Pillai

Wr. Jack Lothain

Starring Rafe Spall
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
Development Producer
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO (Producer)
Company:
BBC Wales, Cardiff
Project details:
Series 6 & 7
5 x 45" episodes including Series 7 Part 2 Opener ‘The Bells of Saint John’ and Finale ‘The Name of the Doctor’
Series 7 and 50th Anniversary Special Additional Content

Associate Producer
• 19 x 45’ episodes across series 6 and 7
• 2 x 60’ Christmas Special episodes
Production (role):
Series Script Editor / Development Script Editor
Company:
STV Productions, Glasgow
Project details:
Series Script Editor Taggart 2010 (6 x 60’ for ITV1/STV)

In a development capacity, responsible for a variety of projects across several genres and formats
Company:
Australian Film, Television & Radio School (AFTRS), Sydney, Australia
Project details:
Course Lecturer, PGdip in Screenwriting

Part of a year long career break spent working and travelling in Australia
Production (role):
Series Script Editor / Development Script Editor
Company:
STV Productions, Glasgow
Project details:
Worked closely with writers and producers to generate story ideas and develop and edit scripts for the ITV 1 crime series Taggart and Rebus and STV series Cracked and High Times

Generated original programme ideas, produced story outlines, treatments, character profiles and bibles

Established and maintained close relationships with literary, film and TV agents to identify and cultivate new writing talent

Broadcast Magazine ‘Hot Shot’ 2007
Production (role):
Assistant Script Editor / Drama Researcher
Company:
STV Productions, Glasgow
Project details:
Worked as assistant script editor on a variety of projects including Taggart episodes 63-66

Provided in-depth research for development projects

Prepared documents and background information for pitches and submissions

Read and reported on scripts, novels and treatments for potential commission
Production (role):
MANDANCIN (3rd Assistant Director)
Company:
1A Productions / Festival Films, Glasgow
Project details:
Dir. Norman Stone

Prod. Ray Marshall

1st AD Simon King
Production (role):
TAGGART (Production Runner / Floor Runner)
Company:
SMG Productions, Glasgow
Project details:
Dir. Patrick Harkins

Prod. Graeme Gordon

1st AD Fay Selby
Company:
SMG Productions, Glasgow
Project details:
Drama Development Assistant

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:

Postgraduate MA in Producing Film and Television, Royal Holloway, University of London, September 2000 - September 2001

Focused coursework included:
• Script Development
• Preparation of pitches, outlines, treatments and show bibles
• Film and television finance
• Management of talent and directing actors
• Marketing, distribution and media law
• Budgeting; scheduling; camera work and AVID editing
• MA Dissertation: 'Tartanspotting - A critical examination of the film and television industry in Scotland'

Master of Arts (Hons.) 2:1, in Human Geography, - The University of Aberdeen, September 1996 - July 2000

Focused coursework included:
• Environmental Impact Assessment and Evaluation
• Ecological geography, sustainable development and climate change
• Urban and Social Geography
• Industrial Location and Public Policy
• Cultural geography and the geography of identity
• Honours Dissertation: ' Putting a Kilt on It - The Role of Broadcasting in the construction of Scottish Identity’ (1st Class)

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): SHETLAND (Associate Producer)
    Company: BBC Scotland / BBC
    Project details: Series 5

    6 x 60"

    Dirs. Gordon Anderson, Isabelle Sieb,
  • Production (role): SHETLAND (Associate Producer)
    Company: BBC Scotland / BBC
    Project details: Series 4

    6 x 60"

    Dirs. Rebecca Gatward, Lee Haven Jones

    Wrs. Ann Cleeves, David Kane, Paul Logue, Louise Ironside
  • Production (role): HARRY PRICE; GHOST HUNTER
    Company: Bentley Productions / ITV1
    Project details: Dir. Alex Pillai

    Wr. Jack Lothain

    Starring Rafe Spall
  • Production (role):
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: Development Producer
  • Production (role): DOCTOR WHO (Producer)
    Company: BBC Wales, Cardiff
    Project details: Series 6 & 7
    5 x 45" episodes including Series 7 Part 2 Opener ‘The Bells of Saint John’ and Finale ‘The Name of the Doctor’
    Series 7 and 50th Anniversary Special Additional Content

    Associate Producer
    • 19 x 45’ episodes across series 6 and 7
    • 2 x 60’ Christmas Special episodes
  • Production (role): Series Script Editor / Development Script Editor
    Company: STV Productions, Glasgow
    Project details: Series Script Editor Taggart 2010 (6 x 60’ for ITV1/STV)

    In a development capacity, responsible for a variety of projects across several genres and formats
  • Production (role):
    Company: Australian Film, Television & Radio School (AFTRS), Sydney, Australia
    Project details: Course Lecturer, PGdip in Screenwriting

    Part of a year long career break spent working and travelling in Australia
  • Production (role): Series Script Editor / Development Script Editor
    Company: STV Productions, Glasgow
    Project details: Worked closely with writers and producers to generate story ideas and develop and edit scripts for the ITV 1 crime series Taggart and Rebus and STV series Cracked and High Times

    Generated original programme ideas, produced story outlines, treatments, character profiles and bibles

    Established and maintained close relationships with literary, film and TV agents to identify and cultivate new writing talent

    Broadcast Magazine ‘Hot Shot’ 2007
  • Production (role): Assistant Script Editor / Drama Researcher
    Company: STV Productions, Glasgow
    Project details: Worked as assistant script editor on a variety of projects including Taggart episodes 63-66

    Provided in-depth research for development projects

    Prepared documents and background information for pitches and submissions

    Read and reported on scripts, novels and treatments for potential commission
  • Production (role): MANDANCIN (3rd Assistant Director)
    Company: 1A Productions / Festival Films, Glasgow
    Project details: Dir. Norman Stone

    Prod. Ray Marshall

    1st AD Simon King
  • Production (role): TAGGART (Production Runner / Floor Runner)
    Company: SMG Productions, Glasgow
    Project details: Dir. Patrick Harkins

    Prod. Graeme Gordon

    1st AD Fay Selby
  • Production (role):
    Company: SMG Productions, Glasgow
    Project details: Drama Development Assistant

  • EDUCATION:

    Postgraduate MA in Producing Film and Television, Royal Holloway, University of London, September 2000 - September 2001

    Focused coursework included:
    • Script Development
    • Preparation of pitches, outlines, treatments and show bibles
    • Film and television finance
    • Management of talent and directing actors
    • Marketing, distribution and media law
    • Budgeting; scheduling; camera work and AVID editing
    • MA Dissertation: 'Tartanspotting - A critical examination of the film and television industry in Scotland'

    Master of Arts (Hons.) 2:1, in Human Geography, - The University of Aberdeen, September 1996 - July 2000

    Focused coursework included:
    • Environmental Impact Assessment and Evaluation
    • Ecological geography, sustainable development and climate change
    • Urban and Social Geography
    • Industrial Location and Public Policy
    • Cultural geography and the geography of identity
    • Honours Dissertation: ' Putting a Kilt on It - The Role of Broadcasting in the construction of Scottish Identity’ (1st Class)