This course is delivered by Unscripted TV Professionals
Alison Grade | Course Director
Alison runs Mission Accomplished and regularly delivers training for ScreenSkills. She is an experienced Line Producer and Production Manager as well as a Nesta Accredited Creative Enterprise Trainer. She regularly delivers training that enables creatives to demystify and take charge of the numbers! She is the Course Director and part of the training team. Her company Mission Accomplished regularly delivers training for ScreenSkills.
Sophie Morgan | Course Tutor
Sophie is a BAFTA nominated and RTS award-winning film and TV producer and commissioning editor. As Head of Development for production companies like September Films, Cineflix and World of Wonder she has developed, pitched and exec produced hundreds of hours of TV content for all major broadcasters across all genres with credits that include series Star Lives (ITV Saturday night Entertainment), European Nightmare (BBC Daytime), Pete Burns Unspun (Channel 4 Popular Documentaries), Haunted Homes (ITV2 Entertainment), Clubbing On The Frontline (Channel 4 Current Affairs) as well as originating and exec producing Channel 4’s first original digital content This is a Knife. She also set up and ran September Films’ Los Angeles Development Department and ran LA-based indie World of Wonder’s (Ru Paul’s Drag Race) UK division. As Commissioning Editor for Living TV, she commissioned and Exec Produced the channels highest rating series of Britain’s Next Top Model and the channel’s highest ever rating series Jade and Jade: With Love following Jade Goody’s battle with cancer.
She has also been nominated for a film BAFTA for Bouncer, featuring Ray Winstone and Paddy Considine.
Perjeet Aujla | Course Tutor
Perjeet is a Birmingham-based creative making and developing factual content for terrestrial and multi-platform broadcasters.
As a former Head of Development, she has a track record of developing ideas that win commissions and funded developments including: Shipmates (C4, 5×60), Joe Wicks: Body Coach (C4, 3×60), Tony Robinson’s Coast to Coast (C5, 6×60), Weighing up the Enemy (C4, 4×60), Fat Family Tree (C4, 1×60)
Alongside this her Series Producer credits include Secret Life of the Thames with Tony Robinson (6×60′ C5), Maddie’s Do You Know (15×20′ Cbeebies) and Great British Menu (BBC2) for which she won an RTS Midlands Award and Joe Wicks Body Coach (6×6′, 4OD)
She is passionate about supporting and promoting diverse off-screen talent and has mentored via Creative Access and Channel 4.
Chris Roberts | Technical Tutor
Chris Roberts has spent the last 25 years editing everything from online corporate promos to broadcast television and using software from Avid, Apple, Adobe, and Blackmagic Design.
He has provided video editing training since 2003 to university students and staff, broadcast journalists, and sports, factual, and drama editors. As a Blackmagic Certified Master Trainer, he has been responsible for providing DaVinci Resolve training across Europe and the US to end users and other trainers.
Over the years, he has also written articles on video editing techniques and editing software for a variety of magazines and online publications, as well as serving as a technical reviewer for several books.
Chris lives in Worcestershire, UK, with his partner Samantha and, when not working, enjoys reading post-apocalyptic fiction, listening to hard rock and blues music, and binge-watching the TV he has invariably missed.