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Dina Mufti

Producer Director (Self Shooting)

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South West

Glasgow

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An imaginative and award winning programme maker with 14 years experience, my reputation is for sensitive character led and foreign films. I am known for making visually rich and stylish films, producing and directing arts, anthropology, observational, science and history films - all with authentic ... Read More

An imaginative and award winning programme maker with 14 years experience, my reputation is for sensitive character led and foreign films. I am known for making visually rich and stylish films, producing and directing arts, anthropology, observational, science and history films - all with authentic human stories at their heart. I am a film judge, most recently at the Banff International Mountain Film Festival. I love working with craft crews, and also self - shoot on FS7 and C300. Edit directing credits are from 90 seconds to 90 minutes, and my work as a Development Producer has led to 3 returning series and a critically acclaimed radio documentary. Credits include 'One Strange Rock', ‘Human Planet’, ‘Artsnight’, ‘Earths Natural Wonders’, and ’What do Artists Do All Day’ Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 20th Oct 2017

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateCommissioner
Producer/Director / Front Row / BBC 2 / BBC / Sep 2017 to Oct 2017
Producer/DirectorFront RowBBC 2BBC Sep 17 - Oct 17
Producer/Director / One Strange Rock / National Geographic Channel / Nutopia / Jun 2017 to Jul 2017
Producer/DirectorOne Strange RockNational Geographic ChannelNutopia Jun 17 - Jul 17
Development Producer / Human and Wildlfe Series' / BBC / BBC Natural History Unit / Dec 2016 to May 2017
Development ProducerHuman and Wildlfe Series'BBCBBC Natural History Unit Dec 16 - May 17
Development Producer / Human and Wildlife Series' / National Geographic Channel / Passion Pictures / Nov 2016 to Dec 2016
Development ProducerHuman and Wildlife Series'National Geographic ChannelPassion Pictures Nov 16 - Dec 16
Producer/Director / What Does Andy Do All Day? (w/t) / BMC TV / Aug 2016 to present
Producer/DirectorWhat Does Andy Do All Day? (w/t)BMC TV Aug 16 - to present
Producer/Director / Artsnight - A Tribute to Carla Lane / BBC 2 / BBC Arts / May 2016 to Jul 2016 / Mark Bell
Producer/DirectorArtsnight - A Tribute to Carla LaneBBC 2BBC Arts May 16 - Jul 16Mark Bell
Director / Mountains / BBC 2 / BBC Natural History Unit / Oct 2015 to May 2016 / BBC /PBS
DirectorMountainsBBC 2BBC Natural History Unit Oct 15 - May 16BBC /PBS
Producer/Director / What Do Artists Do All Day? Yinka Shonibare / BBC 4 / BBC Arts / Jun 2015 to Aug 2015 / Mark Bell
Producer/DirectorWhat Do Artists Do All Day? Yinka ShonibareBBC 4BBC Arts Jun 15 - Aug 15Mark Bell
Development Producer / Ed Stafford Into the Unknown / Discovery / KEO Films / Feb 2015 to May 2015 / Discovery
Development ProducerEd Stafford Into the UnknownDiscoveryKEO Films Feb 15 - May 15Discovery
Director / Earth's Natural Wonders / BBC 1 / BBC Science / Jun 2013 to Dec 2014 / BBC / PBS
DirectorEarth's Natural WondersBBC 1BBC Science Jun 13 - Dec 14BBC / PBS
Edit Producer / Voyagers / BBC Earth / BBC Earth / Oct 2012 to Mar 2013 / SEGA
Edit ProducerVoyagersBBC EarthBBC Earth Oct 12 - Mar 13SEGA
Edit Producer / Operation Iceberg - Arctic / BBC 1 / BBC Science / Jul 2012 to Aug 2012 / BBC/Discovery
Edit ProducerOperation Iceberg - ArcticBBC 1BBC Science Jul 12 - Aug 12BBC/Discovery
Edit Director / Human Planet / France 24 / BBC/ France 5 / Nov 2010 to Jun 2011 / France 5
Edit DirectorHuman PlanetFrance 24BBC/ France 5 Nov 10 - Jun 11France 5
Producer / The Blood Telegram / BBC Radio 4 / BBC / Sep 2011 to Dec 2011
ProducerThe Blood TelegramBBC Radio 4BBC Sep 11 - Dec 11
Assistant Producer / Code Breakers: Bletchley's Lost Heroes / BBC 2 / BBC / Jul 2011 to Sep 2011
Assistant ProducerCode Breakers: Bletchley's Lost HeroesBBC 2BBC Jul 11 - Sep 11
Assistant Producer / Human Planet / BBC 1 / BBC / Nov 2007 to Oct 2010 / BBC/ Discovery
Assistant ProducerHuman PlanetBBC 1BBC Nov 07 - Oct 10BBC/ Discovery
Casting AP / Trawlermen / BBC 1 / BBC / Jan 2006 to May 2006
Casting APTrawlermenBBC 1BBC Jan 06 - May 06
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I've shot a number of films for Dina. She is a very good director, and working with her on location is always a pleasure. She aims for the highest aesthetic and narrative quality attainable and I'm proud of the work I have done with her.

She seems genuinely unflappable, is very collaborative and always maintains her calm focus in the face of the constant logistical upheaval inherent on a documentary film shoot. She is well prepared and clearly communicates her narrative goals, while being flexible enough to allow talented crew the space to do their best work.

Dina is excellent at people management and maintaining good morale, providing the framework for happy collaboration between crew members. She’s also very sensitive with contributors, allowing us to get the best from the subjects we are filming.

Simon de Glanville

I have worked closely with Dina in production. She is extremely committed and passionate about the programmes she makes. She copes with change incredibly well and has the creative vision to adapt and make unexpected situations work to her advantage in an artful and insightful way, whilst also having the gumption to stick to her guns when she feels something is right for the programme.

She is very perceptive - recognising the pressures and workload of her team and is skilled at being able to effectively manage this alongside her own editorial workload. She is clear and courteous to colleagues and contributors and is a definite leader who you know would never expect you to do anything she wouldn’t be willing to do herself.

Susan Scott

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  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Radio

    Short Film

  • Locations I can work in:

    Africa

    Asia

    East Anglia

    Europe

    London

    Midlands

    North America

    North East

    North West

    Scotland

    South East

    South West

    Wales

  • Language:

    English (Fluent)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Access Negotiation

    Archive Clearance

    Casting

    Commentary Writing

    Driving Licence

    First Aid

    Heath And Safety Training

    Hostile Environment

    I Visa USA

    Rope Access

    Safeguarding Trust

    Storytelling

  • Technical Skills:

    Canon 5D MKII

    Single Camera Directing

    Sony PXW-FS7

    Sony a7S

    Canon EOS C300

    Canon XF105

  • Awards:

    BAFTA, RTS

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