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Michael Parke

Producer

Credits

EMPLOYMENT
Date: Jun 2015 - Present
Company:
BBC / BBC Scotland Drama
Project details:
Executive Producer

Michael joined BBC Scotland in order to build up a slate of new in-house drama

He currently has more than a dozen projects in various stages of development with writers such as John Brownlow, Cath Tregenna, Emilia di Girolamo and Ed Whitmore
Date: Jan 2007- May 2015
Company:
Ecosse Films
Project details:
Development Producer / Executive Producer

Michael's role at Ecosse was to oversee and manage a wide development slate, create original ideas, find and option other source materials, manage a team of script editors, pitch to broadcasters, produce / executive produce projects which he had developed (more than 50 hours of broadcast drama)
Date: Sep 2001 -Dec 2006
Company:
Cougar Films
Project details:
Head of Development

My role in Lynda La Plante and Sophie Balhetchet’s start up company was to develop a slate of feature films for a joint development venture funded by UKFC and Ingenious Films. I sourced and optioned books, worked on original ideas with a range of writers from concept to completion, ran the company administration on a day-to-day basis, reported to the funders
TELEVISION (Includes)
Date: 2014
Production (role):
FLEMING (Executive Producer)
Company:
Sky Atlantic
Date: 2013
Production (role):
LIFE OF CRIME (Executive Producer)
Company:
ITV
Date: 2009-13
Production (role):
RAW (Executive Producer)
Company:
RTE (Series 2 - 5)
Date: 2010
Production (role):
CAMELOT (Co-Producer)
Company:
Starz US (Series 1)
Date: 2008
Production (role):
RAW
Company:
RTE (Series 1)
Date: 2007
Production (role):
HE KILLS COPPERS (Associate Producer)
Company:
ITV
Date: 2001
Production (role):
STRANDED (Assistant Accountant)
Company:
Hallmark
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2004
Production (role):
IMAGINE ME & YOU (Production Executive)
Company:
Universal
Date: 2000
Production (role):
FOUR FEATHERS (Assistant Accountant)
Company:
Miramax
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT:

Theatre Marketing Consultant, Guy Chapman Associates, 1996 - 2000

Press & Marketing Officer, Theatre Royal Stratford East, 1995 - 1996

Press & Marketing Assistant, Almeida Theatre, 1994 - 1995
EDUCATION:

Goldsmiths College, University of London - MA in Theatre Arts, 1994 - 1995

Trinity College, Dublin - BA Hons. (2.1), English Literature, 1990 - 1994

Belvedere College, Dublin - Leaving and Intermediate Certificates, 1980 - 1990

Credits

  • Date
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: Jun 2015 - Present
    Company: BBC / BBC Scotland Drama
    Project details: Executive Producer

    Michael joined BBC Scotland in order to build up a slate of new in-house drama

    He currently has more than a dozen projects in various stages of development with writers such as John Brownlow, Cath Tregenna, Emilia di Girolamo and Ed Whitmore
  • Date: Jan 2007- May 2015
    Company: Ecosse Films
    Project details: Development Producer / Executive Producer

    Michael's role at Ecosse was to oversee and manage a wide development slate, create original ideas, find and option other source materials, manage a team of script editors, pitch to broadcasters, produce / executive produce projects which he had developed (more than 50 hours of broadcast drama)
  • Date: Sep 2001 -Dec 2006
    Company: Cougar Films
    Project details: Head of Development

    My role in Lynda La Plante and Sophie Balhetchet’s start up company was to develop a slate of feature films for a joint development venture funded by UKFC and Ingenious Films. I sourced and optioned books, worked on original ideas with a range of writers from concept to completion, ran the company administration on a day-to-day basis, reported to the funders
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): FLEMING (Executive Producer)
    Company: Sky Atlantic
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): LIFE OF CRIME (Executive Producer)
    Company: ITV
  • Date: 2009-13
    Production (role): RAW (Executive Producer)
    Company: RTE (Series 2 - 5)
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): CAMELOT (Co-Producer)
    Company: Starz US (Series 1)
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): RAW
    Company: RTE (Series 1)
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): HE KILLS COPPERS (Associate Producer)
    Company: ITV
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): STRANDED (Assistant Accountant)
    Company: Hallmark
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): IMAGINE ME & YOU (Production Executive)
    Company: Universal
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): FOUR FEATHERS (Assistant Accountant)
    Company: Miramax
  • PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT:

    Theatre Marketing Consultant, Guy Chapman Associates, 1996 - 2000

    Press & Marketing Officer, Theatre Royal Stratford East, 1995 - 1996

    Press & Marketing Assistant, Almeida Theatre, 1994 - 1995
  • EDUCATION:

    Goldsmiths College, University of London - MA in Theatre Arts, 1994 - 1995

    Trinity College, Dublin - BA Hons. (2.1), English Literature, 1990 - 1994

    Belvedere College, Dublin - Leaving and Intermediate Certificates, 1980 - 1990