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Josh Sykes

Assistant Producer / Producer / Self-Shooting AP

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London

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Experienced AP/Producer with passion for documentary and arts programming; strong ideas development and pitching skills, including two Newsnight commissions; track-record of working with talent, securing access and managing contributors; experience of managing five-figure budgets; location work in U... Read More

Experienced AP/Producer with passion for documentary and arts programming; strong ideas development and pitching skills, including two Newsnight commissions; track-record of working with talent, securing access and managing contributors; experience of managing five-figure budgets; location work in UK, Europe and Africa; proficient on 5D, C300, XF305 and FCP; experienced across multiple genres, channels and platforms; fluent in Spanish and Italian.

See the ten minute film which I pitched to Newsnight and was commisioned to produce on location in Burkina Faso here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a3af2xIrq8

Second film I made for Newsnight in 2015 on Turner Prize winners Assemble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAIfF16Q7pg Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 14th Dec 2017

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateCommissioner
Assistant Producer / Holidays Unpacked / Channel 4 / Locomotive Film / Sep 2017 to Dec 2017 / Tom Porter
Assistant ProducerHolidays UnpackedChannel 4Locomotive Film Sep 17 - Dec 17Tom Porter
AP (self Shooting) / A Place In The Sun / Channel 4 / Freeform Productions / Jul 2017 to Aug 2017
AP (self Shooting)A Place In The SunChannel 4Freeform Productions Jul 17 - Aug 17
AP (self Shooting) / Great British Royal Ships / Channel 5 / Channel 5 / Feb 2017 to Mar 2017
AP (self Shooting)Great British Royal ShipsChannel 5Channel 5 Feb 17 - Mar 17
Assistant Producer / Nazi Megastructures / National Geographic Channel / Darlow Smithson Productions / Nov 2016 to Jan 2017 / Carolyn Payne
Assistant ProducerNazi MegastructuresNational Geographic ChannelDarlow Smithson Productions Nov 16 - Jan 17Carolyn Payne
Assistant Producer / Fishing Impossible / ITV / Alaska TV / Oct 2016 to Nov 2016 / Joff Powell
Assistant ProducerFishing ImpossibleITVAlaska TV Oct 16 - Nov 16Joff Powell
Casting AP / My Lidl Job / Online / Rogue Films Ltd / Sep 2016 to Oct 2016
Casting APMy Lidl JobOnlineRogue Films Ltd Sep 16 - Oct 16
Assistant Producer / Our Dancing Town / BBC 2 / Twenty Twenty / May 2016 to Aug 2016 / Maxine Watson
Assistant ProducerOur Dancing TownBBC 2Twenty Twenty May 16 - Aug 16Maxine Watson
Casting AP / My Lidl Job / Online / Rogue Films Ltd / Mar 2016 to Apr 2016
Casting APMy Lidl JobOnlineRogue Films Ltd Mar 16 - Apr 16
Associate Producer / Hatton Garden Heist / Channel 9 / Nine Entertainment / 60 Minutes Australia / Feb 2016 to Mar 2016
Associate ProducerHatton Garden HeistChannel 9Nine Entertainment / 60 Minutes Australia Feb 16 - Mar 16
Producer / Food Rebels / Community Channel / Media Trust / Jan 2016 to Feb 2016
ProducerFood RebelsCommunity ChannelMedia Trust Jan 16 - Feb 16
Producer / ‘Assemble: the next Turner winners?’, BBC Newsnight (BBC2) / BBC 2 / BBC Newsnight / Nov 2015 to Dec 2015 / Neil Breakwell
Producer‘Assemble: the next Turner winners?’, BBC Newsnight (BBC2)BBC 2BBC Newsnight Nov 15 - Dec 15Neil Breakwell
Producer / ‘Peter Doig: Cabin Essence’ and ‘The Brigadier’, Triptick Films (Christies.com) / Online / Triptick Films / Sep 2015 to Oct 2015
Producer‘Peter Doig: Cabin Essence’ and ‘The Brigadier’, Triptick Films (Christies.com)OnlineTriptick Films Sep 15 - Oct 15
Assistant Producer / Don't Panic: The Truth About Poverty / BBC 2 / Wingspan Productions / Jun 2015 to Aug 2015 / Sam Bagnall
Assistant ProducerDon't Panic: The Truth About PovertyBBC 2Wingspan Productions Jun 15 - Aug 15Sam Bagnall
Assistant Producer / Don't Panic: The Truth About Poverty / BBC 2 / Wingspan Productions / Jun 2015 to Aug 2015 / Sam Bagnall
Assistant ProducerDon't Panic: The Truth About PovertyBBC 2Wingspan Productions Jun 15 - Aug 15Sam Bagnall
Assistant Producer / The Art Show Series / Greystone Television Ltd / Apr 2015 to Jun 2015
Assistant ProducerThe Art Show SeriesGreystone Television Ltd Apr 15 - Jun 15
Development AP / Refugees (w/t) / ROAST BEEF PRODUCTIONS / Feb 2015 to Mar 2015
Development APRefugees (w/t)ROAST BEEF PRODUCTIONS Feb 15 - Mar 15
Assistant Producer / The Moaning of Life, Series 2 / Sky1 / Me and You Productions / Sep 2014 to Feb 2015 / Celia Taylor
Assistant ProducerThe Moaning of Life, Series 2Sky1Me and You Productions Sep 14 - Feb 15Celia Taylor
Associate Producer / Unreported World / Channel 4 / Quicksilver Media / Aug 2015 / Siobhan Sinnerton
Associate ProducerUnreported WorldChannel 4Quicksilver Media Aug 15 - Jan 70Siobhan Sinnerto...
Producer / Newsnight, The Pleasure Hospital / BBC 2 / BBC / Jan 2014 to Mar 2014 / Rachel Jupp
ProducerNewsnight, The Pleasure HospitalBBC 2BBC Jan 14 - Mar 14Rachel Jupp
Researcher/AP / Girl Eats Food, Munchies (Vice) / VICE / August 2013 to November 2013
Researcher/APGirl Eats Food, Munchies (Vice)VICE August 2013 to November 2013
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Josh gave excellent guidance and advice in my first junior research role. He was empathic, kind and professional. Also Procided great, inspiring creative ideas. Overall, Josh was a pleasure to work with.

Sophie C Brinkley

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  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Online Content

  • Locations I can work in:

    Asia

    Europe

    North America

  • Language:

    Italian (Fluent)

    Spanish (Fluent)

  • Technical Skills:

    Self Shooting

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