Sian Gwilliam is the founder of BLOODY NORAH TV.
Sian has worked on a variety of broadcast programmes and consultancy projects. These range from long running Primetime Unscripted, Live Studio, Features, Physical & Adventure Game shows, Fact Entertainment, Comedy Panel shows, Cookery Shows, Quiz Shows, Documentary, Sport OB, Live Music, Live Events, Fixed Rig and Reality shows.
She has strong relationships with UK, US and International production companies and networks / broadcasters.
She has worked with teams and budgets of all sizes. Working in Sport and unscripted formats Sian has set up and consulted on projects internationally.
Sian launched, delivered and managed the International roll out of NBC hit format Game of Games, and Fox hit format Mental Samurai.
She worked with WBITVP developing and rolling out Game of Games to these territories;
Germany | Spain | Portugal | Australia | Thailand | Finland | Sweden |UK | Dubai / Lebanon | Greece | Italy | Belgium | France | China | Canada | Hungary | Latin America | Phillipines | Tunisia
Sian spent time consulting on the set up of international hubs in Europe for Producers and 3rd parties.
She is confident launching, consulting and running the most difficult of productions both in the UK and internationally.
She has extensive experience in budgeting, scheduling, recruiting and managing teams, overseas filming, multi-cam, live OBs, PSC, OB, UHD, archive, compliance, insurance, H&S, and working with high profile talent and contributors.
She prides herself on her team management skills and always work in a calm and pragmatic manner. She is not daunted by any situation and she possess a friendly manner, which is always key in keeping a handle on all situations. She thrives on the challenge of creating and launching new projects.
Sians key roles;
International Consultant (Warner Bros International), Production Consultant (Syco & Shed), Head of Production (Outline Productions), Deputy Head of Production (Shine), Production Executive (Magnum, Olga, Alaska, STV, Studio Ramsey, Second Star, Electric Ray, Aphetor), Production Executive (Endemol), Unit Manager (Initial).
She is dedicated to managing teams to work to tight budgets and creative schedules, maintaining communication between all departments, developing project branding, working with cross-platform departments, and delivering consistent style, design and editorial themes.
Having worked as part of the the Executive team on Big Brother and together with the formidable team, she ran a ground breaking digital multi-platform event. It involved a 24/7 production crew, so she understands the importance of communication skills across all team and broadcaster departments.
She has dealt with my fair share of compliance issues and am constantly looking for new ideas and quality in my work and enjoys using my creative skills to ensure that each programme is on budget, gets recommissioned and thrives on teamwork.
She has also worked closely on project managing and consultation appraisals for companies, so can locate where potential problem areas for productions (hopefully). Having started in low Budget television she is confident she can manage any programme despite budgetary or schedule restrictions.
She has been key to the teams on these primetime shows (and worked on many pilots and the development of many large scale entertainment projects);
Game of Games (International), Masterchef (BBC2), Big Brother (C4), Celebrity Big Brother (C4), The Bafta Film Awards (ITV/BBC), Fame Academy (BBC), The Paralympics (BBC), The Commonwealth Games (BBC), Bring The Noise (SKY1), House of Tiny Tearaways (BBC3), The Priory (C4), The Simpsons Quiz Show (C4), The Lottery Show (BBC1).