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Susan Breen

Producer

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
REQUIEM
Company:
New Pictures / BBC1
Project details:
6 x 60 mins

Dir. Mahalia Belo

Wr. Kris Mrksa
Production (role):
THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICK NICKLEBY
Company:
Kindle Entertainment / BBC 1
Project details:
Five part modern Dickens adaptaion

Dirs. David Innes Edwards

Wrs. Joy Wilkinson, Dominique Moloney
Production (role):
CASUALTY
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Weekly 50' Primetime Drama

Dir. Simon Meyes

Wrs. Kelly Jones, Frank Rickarby
Production (role):
BEL’S BOYS
Company:
Initial Productions / CITV (Series 2)
Project details:
13 x 30' Kids’ Comedy Drama

Dirs. N.G. Bristow, Dez McCarthy

Wrs. Dave Ingham, Mary Morris, Christine Murphy, Steve Turner
Production (role):
TOTALLY FRANK
Company:
Initial Productions / Channel Four
Project details:
13 x 30' Teen Drama

Dirs. Paul Whittington, Neasa Hardiman, Brendan Grant

Wrs. Jack Lothain, Harry Wootliff, Spenser Frearson, Lisa McGee, Harriet Warner
Production (role):
THE BILL
Company:
Talkback Thames / ITV
Project details:
Twice-weekly, 1 hour Primetime Drama

Creator Geoff McQueen
Production (role):
FAMILY AFFAIRS
Company:
Talkback Thames / Five
Project details:
5-day weekly 30' Drama
Production (role):
HOLBY CITY (Script Editor)
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Weekly 1-hour Primetime Drama
Production (role):
FAMILY AFFAIRS (Series Script Editor)
Company:
Thames TV / Five
Project details:
5-day weekly 30' Drama
Production (role):
FAMILY AFFAIRS (Script Editor)
EMPLOYMENT
Date: 2014-16
Company:
Potboiler
Project details:
Development Producer
Date: 2012-14
Company:
Film4
Project details:
Development Executive
Date: 2008-10
Company:
Aardman Animations
Project details:
Head of Features Development

Responsible for feature film slate including: The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists and Arthur Christmas


Date: 2007-08
Company:
Aardman Animations
Project details:
Features Development Producer
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THE PIRATES! Band of Misfits (Associate Producer)
Company:
Aardman Animations / Sony Pictures Entertainment
Project details:
Stop-motion comedy feature

Dirs. Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt

Wr. Gideon Defoe
Date: 2011
Production (role):
ARTHUR CHRISTMAS (Development Executive)
Company:
CGI / Aardman Animations / Sony Pictures Entertainment
Project details:
Family feature
SHORT FILM
Date: 1998
Production (role):
DICHTWEEFSEL
Company:
Van de Staak Productions, Amsterdam
Project details:
30 min drama (16mm)

Festival release
Date: 1997
Production (role):
SKIP LIFE
Project details:
12 min comedy drama

Selected by British Council for international festival distribution
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
COURSES:

Inside Pictures (observer): UK/US film business training programme backed by NFTS, Qwerty Films, MEDIA Programme and Skillset, 2011

Laurie Hutzler: 2-day Character Mapping workshop, 2010

Robert McKee: “Story” seminar, 2008

BBC Producers’ Foundation Course, 2003

BBC Advanced Script Editing Course, 2002
Chair, Bafta Children’s Awards Feature Film jury, 2008
Member of Bafta Children’s Committee, 2008 - 2009

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): REQUIEM
    Company: New Pictures / BBC1
    Project details: 6 x 60 mins

    Dir. Mahalia Belo

    Wr. Kris Mrksa
  • Production (role): THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICK NICKLEBY
    Company: Kindle Entertainment / BBC 1
    Project details: Five part modern Dickens adaptaion

    Dirs. David Innes Edwards

    Wrs. Joy Wilkinson, Dominique Moloney
  • Production (role): CASUALTY
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Weekly 50' Primetime Drama

    Dir. Simon Meyes

    Wrs. Kelly Jones, Frank Rickarby
  • Production (role): BEL’S BOYS
    Company: Initial Productions / CITV (Series 2)
    Project details: 13 x 30' Kids’ Comedy Drama

    Dirs. N.G. Bristow, Dez McCarthy

    Wrs. Dave Ingham, Mary Morris, Christine Murphy, Steve Turner
  • Production (role): TOTALLY FRANK
    Company: Initial Productions / Channel Four
    Project details: 13 x 30' Teen Drama

    Dirs. Paul Whittington, Neasa Hardiman, Brendan Grant

    Wrs. Jack Lothain, Harry Wootliff, Spenser Frearson, Lisa McGee, Harriet Warner
  • Production (role): THE BILL
    Company: Talkback Thames / ITV
    Project details: Twice-weekly, 1 hour Primetime Drama

    Creator Geoff McQueen
  • Production (role): FAMILY AFFAIRS
    Company: Talkback Thames / Five
    Project details: 5-day weekly 30' Drama
  • Production (role): HOLBY CITY (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Weekly 1-hour Primetime Drama
  • Production (role): FAMILY AFFAIRS (Series Script Editor)
    Company: Thames TV / Five
    Project details: 5-day weekly 30' Drama
  • Production (role): FAMILY AFFAIRS (Script Editor)
    Company:
    Project details:
  • Date
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2014-16
    Company: Potboiler
    Project details: Development Producer
  • Date: 2012-14
    Company: Film4
    Project details: Development Executive
  • Date: 2008-10
    Company: Aardman Animations
    Project details: Head of Features Development

    Responsible for feature film slate including: The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists and Arthur Christmas


  • Date: 2007-08
    Company: Aardman Animations
    Project details: Features Development Producer
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THE PIRATES! Band of Misfits (Associate Producer)
    Company: Aardman Animations / Sony Pictures Entertainment
    Project details: Stop-motion comedy feature

    Dirs. Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt

    Wr. Gideon Defoe
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): ARTHUR CHRISTMAS (Development Executive)
    Company: CGI / Aardman Animations / Sony Pictures Entertainment
    Project details: Family feature
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): DICHTWEEFSEL
    Company: Van de Staak Productions, Amsterdam
    Project details: 30 min drama (16mm)

    Festival release
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): SKIP LIFE
    Company:
    Project details: 12 min comedy drama

    Selected by British Council for international festival distribution
  • COURSES:

    Inside Pictures (observer): UK/US film business training programme backed by NFTS, Qwerty Films, MEDIA Programme and Skillset, 2011

    Laurie Hutzler: 2-day Character Mapping workshop, 2010

    Robert McKee: “Story” seminar, 2008

    BBC Producers’ Foundation Course, 2003

    BBC Advanced Script Editing Course, 2002
  • Chair, Bafta Children’s Awards Feature Film jury, 2008
  • Member of Bafta Children’s Committee, 2008 - 2009
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