© 2018 by Matt Kennedy. All rights reserved.

MATT KENNEDY

Produer / Director

London -— 07891 678 950 - mkennedytv@gmail.com

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PRODUCTIONS
SKILLS
Producer/Director                     2 x 60' Documentary                               

The Accused

Current

Executive Producer: David Herman

  • Edit produced both episodes

  • Filmed and directed both documentaries

  • Filming with lawyers, sensitive contributors and inside court

  • Filming in America

  • Obs-doc filming

Producer/Director                     1 x 60' Documentary                               

The Accused

2018

Executive Producer: David Herman

  • Self-shooting FS7

  • Obs-doc style

  • Filming in and around courts

  • Access to sensitive contributors

  • Filming with lawyers building up to trial

Director                     6 x 60' Documentary                               

THE MET: Policing London

2018

Series Producer: Catey Sexton

  • Self-shooting C300

  • Filming actuality and interviews

  • Filming Law Enforcement

  • Filming sensitive cases

  • Access to sensitive and vulnerable contributors

  • Two day Remote Trauma course

 

  • Casting/Location Researcher  
    MTV, Channel 4, Discovery ID, MSNBC and more – UK and International

 

  • Development
    Pitch writing, storyline ideas/structures, fresh formats

  • Producing
    Scheduling, client liaison, directing of presenters, contributors and difficult talent

  • Self-shooting
    C300, Amira, Sony PMW-200, Canon XF 305, Canon 5D, Go Pros, Fix Cams, 

  • Sound recording 
    Boom, radio mics, location recorders; Marantz, Tascam, Zoom

  • Post-Production
    FCP, Pro Tools, Logic, Fairlight

REFERENCES
Shooting Director                      1 x 90' Documentary                               

School for Stammerers

     2017

Series Director: Jill Worsley

  • Self-shooting FS7

  • Self-Shooting Backstories & Follow Ups

  • Obs-Doc

  • Sensitive Filming

Producer / Director                    7 x 30' Features                               

How to Get Rich Quick

       2017

Series Producer: Tim Hancock

  • Self-shooting C300 mkii

  • Filming actuality and interviews

  • Casting

  • Treatments

  • Setting up shoots

Shooting Producer                    1 x 60' Documentary                               

DOPE

2017

Series Producer: Ralph Perring

  • Self-shooting FS7

  • Filming actuality and interviews

  • Filming drug raids

  • Access to sensitive and vulnerable contributors

DV Director                                  1 x 60' Documentary                               

An Hour to Catch A Killer

      2017

Producer / Director: Sasha Djurkovic

  • Self-shooting FS7

  • Filming murder investigations

  • Obs-Doc

  • Archive

Producer                                       1 x 45' Documentary                               

Ross Kemp: Extreme World - Mozambique

Executive Producer: Tom Sheahan

  • Second Camera

  • Remote Locations

  • Undercover Filming

  • Extreme logistics

      2016

Producer                                       2 x 60' Documentary                               

Saving Africa's Elephants: Hugh and the Ivory War

Series Director: Tom Beard

  • Remote Locations

  • Undercover Filming

  • Extreme logistics

  • Investigations

  • Current Affairs

2016

Assistant Producer                     1 x 45' Documentary      

Ross Kemp: Extreme World

Series Producer: Kate Scholefield

  • Casting

  • Sensitive Contributors

  • Self-Shooting

Assistant Producer                     3 x 60' Documentary   

Cancer in Britain (Working Title)

2015/16

2014/15

Available upon request from:

 

Tom Beard

  • Series Director

Jacky Sloane

  • Series Producer

Kate Scholefield

  • Series Producer

Ralph Perring

  • Series Producer

Series Producer: Martin Conway

  • Forward planning

  • Logistics

  • Floor managing

  • Shooting (PMW-200)

  • Art & Costume Liaison

Assistant Producer                      4 x 45' Living History                                                                        2014

Bring Back Borstal

Assistant Producer                      1 x 45' Documentary                                                                        2014

Ross Kemp: Extreme World

Executive Producer: Matt Bennett

  • Casting

  • Story developing

  • Location producing

  • Recces

  • Organised Crime Access

Director: Marta Shaw

  • Casting

  • Sensitive Contributors

  • Location producing

  • Recces

Self-Shooting AP                      10 x 45' Documentary                                                                          2014

Drugs, Inc. 6: Marijuana Mayhem

Director: Steve Allen

  • Filming; police raids, criminals, users

  • Casting contributors

  • Location producing

  • Development

  • Treatments

Self-Shooting AP                      10 x 45' Documentary                                                                          2014

Drugs, Inc. 6: Killer Krokodil

Series Producer: Ralph Perring

  • Filming; criminals, users

  • Location producing

  • Development

  • Treatments

Self-Shooting AP                      10 x 45' Structured Reality                                                                    2014

Geordie Shore (Series 8)

Executive Producer: Jake Attwell

  • Filming; actuality, separate scenes & second camera

  • Control room operation

  • Talent producing

AP/Researcher                         10 x 45' Documentary                                                                    2013/14

Drugs, Inc. (Series 5)

Executive Producer: Chris Lent

  • Annotation

  • Script Assisting

  • Casting

  • Archive

Director: Rob Farquhar

  • Legal/Compliance

  • Contributor

  • Scripts

Assistant Producer                  1 x 45’ Documentary                                                                            2013

Secret Upstairs

Producer/Edit Producer            20 x 5' Factual Mini Series                                                                                               2013

Superfoods

Director: Roger Pomphery               

  • Casting & Location Producer

  • Wrote original scripts

  • Scheduling

  • On-Location Producer & Talent Directing

  • Self-shooting Canon 5D

  • Post-Production Producer

Director: Roger Pomphery               

  • Casting AP

  • Self-Shooting

  • Talent producer

Self-Shooting AP                            1 x 30' Documentary                                                                                                      2013

An Evening With Suggs

Researcher                                            6 x 60' Structured Reality Series                                                                                  2013

Geordie Shore (Series 7)

Director: Lauren Benson

  • Forward Planning

  • Location Researcher

  • Difficult talent producing

  • Fixed Cams

Director: Rob Farquhar

  • Development – concept and storylines

  • Casting & Location AP

  • Scheduling

  • Self-Shooting – Canon 5D

  • Sound recording – boom, radio mics, location recorder

  • Sync pull & rough edits - FCP

  • Archive Researcher

AP/Researcher                                  1 x 62' Documentary                                                                                                       2013

Captive: The Sex Slave Girl

Researcher                                            1 x 30' Documentary                                                                                                       2012

Baseline Killer

  • Casting Researcher

  • International scheduling/logistics

Researcher                                            6 x 60' Structured Reality Series                                                                                  2013

Geordie Shore (Series 7)

  • Casting Researcher

  • Location Researcher

  • Producer

  • Sound Recordist

  • Development

Researcher                                            1 x 12' Taster                                                                                                                 2011

Pirate Wars

  • Scheduling – UK and International

  • Casting AP

  • Development

Researcher                                            1 x 7' Taster                                                                                                                   2011

Murderabilia

  • Casting Researcher

  • Story Researcher

  • Development

Researcher                                            1 x 10' Taster                                                                                                                 2011

Gerry Cottle's Circus Life

  • Casting Researcher

  • Development

Researcher                                            1 x 15' Taster                                                                                                                 2011

Miss Ballooniverse

  • Script writing

  • Props – making and sourcing

  • Development

Researcher                                            1 x 10' Taster                                                                                                                 2010

Urban Magic Squad

  • Location Researcher

  • Edit Assistant

  • Development

Education

Bournemouth University                                                Merit                                                         2009

MA: Film Production     

Bournemouth University                                                2:1                                                              2008

BA: Film Production: Sound Design

DV Director                                          1 x 47' Documentary                               

Millionaire Migrant

     2017

Production Manager: Theresa Lydon

  • Self-shooting C300 mkii

  • Filming interviews

  • Filming GVs

  • Pickups

Shooting Producer                     1 x 60' Documentary                               

Life and Death Row

     2017

Producer / Director: Nick Poyntz

  • Self-shooting C300 mkii

  • Filming actuality and interviews

  • Filming on Death Row

  • Archive

  • Access to sensitive and vulnerable contributors