Showpatrol are a small team of industry creatives who deliver advertising packages, films and training at a price you can afford.
With experience in BBC Youth Entertainment and making promos at the multi award-winning Creative Services department at the BBC the team come with a wealth of experience. From trailers for Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice, Eastenders, UKTV Drama, Casualty, Holby City, Silent Witness and Panorama as well as shooting and editing piece to cameras on BBC World News Today with Presenters Zeinab Badawi, Mike Emberley and Kirsty Lang.
Series commissions followed in the form of long-form professional profiles for OHTV, Sky Channel 199 series “Make Your Mark”. Featuring entrepreneurs as diverse as Celebrity Chef Levi Roots, Inventor Mandy Haberman, The Big Issue's John Bird and Comedienne Shazia Mirza. Make Your Mark did really well and this success was followed with two Dispatches type feature documentaries: Brides and Prejudice – “Why are there so many Single Black Women in the UK? and “Why Should I Get Married?”.
Why Should I Get Married? acquired a cult following online which led to its Producer Michelle Brooks Series Producing and developing the Youth Business Series- The Kubi Springer Show which sold overseas in Africa. She followed this up with the hugely successful “Black Women in the Media” featuring ITV Newsreader Charlene White, BBC Entertainment Correspondent Brenda Emmanus, Colourblind Cards Founder Jessica Huie MBE and Author Mallorie Blackman MBE. This series received 9.2 million unique views online and enormous press attention up and down the country.
In addition to Producing TV Shows Company Founder Michelle Brooks has gone on to Produce several live events for clients like Radio 1, BBC Club, and Entertainment Industry union BECTU as well as the 2013 BBC North leg of Children in Need.
With twenty years’ experience in TV why not get in touch here to find out how we can help you?
One of my favourite trails of the year was the Russian Godfathers one, great use of simple yet effective text on the screen, very good marrying up of music to mood and a compelling narrative… I’ve used it since in highlights tapes and it still stands the test of time. Neil Caldicott, BBC Worldwide
(I) Just wanted to let you know how happy the Holby City production team are with these – I’ve had really lovely feedback. Kate Fenske, BBC One Marketing
Well written and well constructed and with a good humorous basis. Charlie Mawer, Executive Creative Director, Red Bee Media