TV & Documentary Profiles

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Documentary Division Miss Demeanour Documentaries

Our documentary team has first class experience in producing excellent, provocative, pioneering commercial content for audiences around the world.

TV Division – Miss Chief TV

GMI has a strong team of writers and producers for TV entertainment in many different styles and genres including comedy and reality style entertainment. Content will be at times bold, always dynamic, and unique and above all, creative.

Robert William Young – Director TV and Film

Robert William Young – Director TV and Film

Robert William Young won a scholarship to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art where he studied acting and theatre for two years. After a year in repertory he went to the United States with the Old Vic Company headed by John Neville, Judi Dench, Laurence Harvey and Barbara Jefford.

From 1963 to 1967 he worked in the theatre directing. From 1967 Robert was directing for 20th Century Fox in South Africa winning the Chicago Golden Camera Award in 1971. In 1970 at the New York International Festival he won the Silver Award for his fantasy film The Goldfish Bowl.

Robert won the Gold Award at BISFA in 1976 for We Get Around starring Anton Rogers, who also took the leading role in Gaslight which opened at the Comedy Theatre with Peter Vaughn and Nicola Pagett.

Robert has also directed a number of award winning commercials winning several Gold, Silver and Bronze BTA awards. In 1979 he won the BAFTA award for the Best Specialised film Twenty Times More Likely staring Gillian Taylforth and Ray Burdges. In 1992 he won the Bafta Alan Clark award for direction and services to TV.

Robert’s feature film credits include Wide Blue Yonder starring Brian Cox, Lauren Bacall, James Fox. Eichmann starring Thomas Kretschmann, Troy Garity, Franka Potente Blood Monkey starring F Murray Abraham. Bye Bye Harry starring Joanna Page, Iddo Goldberg, Tim Dutton, Veronica Ferres, Til Schweiger and Bela B Felsenheimer. Captain Jack starring Bob Hoskins, Anna Massey, Gemma Jones, Patrick Malahide, Sadie Frost, Peter MacDonald, David Troughton. Fierce Creatures starring John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis Splitting Heir staring Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, John Cleese, Barbara Hershey, Catherine Zeta Jones .Hostage Sam Neill, James Fox, Michael Kitchen.

Roberts television credits include GBH Alan Bleasdale’s highly acclaimed series starring Michael Palin, Robert Lindsay and Linsay Duncan which he was nominated for a Bafta H G Wells starring Tom Ward, Eve Best, Katy Carmichael. The Road to Santiago starring Anthony Quinn, Charlton Heston, Anne Archer, Robert Wagner. Jane Eyre starring Ciaran Hinds, Samantha Morton, Gemma Jones. Wimbledon Poisoner starring Robert Lindsay, Alison Steadman (A.B.T.V.) White Goods starring Lenny Henry, Ian McShane Doomsday Gun starring Frank Langella, Alan Arkin, Kevin Spacey, James Fox, Michael Kitchen and Francesca Annis) Minder starring George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Lionel Jeffries Bergerac starring John Nettles, Michael Gambon, Oliver Cotton, Connie Booth and Liza Goddard (BBC)Jeeves and Wooster starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie Robin of Sherwood starring Michael Praed, Jason Connery, Ray Winston (HTV).

Greenhouse-Media – Some of the creative content the Television team are currently working on:-

Sadie Kaye – Writer/Actress and Head of Social Responsibilities

Sadie Kaye as a presenter and a filmmaker brings warmth and her own brand of comedic charm to complex, difficult subjects. Her passion and commitment to social responsibilities is reflected in her raw documentaries with a bold social purpose; including “Sailing Miss Sadie” and the upcoming sequel film “Ship of Fools” for Discovery, “Tucker’s Luck” for Sky, “Wild Horses” for France 3, and her short films for Sky News & Channel 4. Sadie can currently be heard on Radio Television Hong Kong presenting “The Bipolar Express” in which she examines the perks and pitfalls of living with bipolar disorder. The documentary, which she produced and presented for RTHK, was Highly Commended by the Association For International Broadcasting at the 2015 AIB Media Excellence Awards in London.

A maverick social entrepreneur, Sadie spent four years mentoring young offenders at London’s Feltham Young Offenders Institute, before inspiring some ambitious charity projects, taking groups of young offenders from The Prince’s Trust abroad to engage in thrill-seeking, skill building projects where she could intensively mentor them. With these young people’s help, she has sailed the Atlantic, coerced teenage street gangs to disarm in Caracas slums, rebuilt a dilapidated orphanage and helped protect endangered wildlife. She is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, Art Saves Lives & a Hong Kong children’s charity. Her projects have benefitted numerous other charities and have attracted the attention of HRH Prince Charles, former Prime Minister David Cameron and well-known figures in the British media.

Sadie began her career as a children’s television presenter for TVB in Hong Kong and ITV in London. She appeared as a presenter on Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Channel 4 & MTV, and is the author of children’s book “The Wishing Machine”. She devised & presented interactive comedy series “Dinner Party” for Channel4.com, commended for Best Use of New Media at the UK Broadcast Awards and Rose d’Or Television Festival. A comedienne with a flair for improvisation, Sadie has written & performed on TV sketch shows and web comedy series, as well as on the London stage. She was a judge of Channel 4 competition Comedy Circuit and appeared as an actress in films “West of Thunder” (2012) and “FLIM, the Movie” (2014).

She played “Miss Adventure” in a 2012 comedy pilot broadcast on HBO’s Funny or Die, which remains one of the comedy site’s Highest Rated Videos. She presents as the comic RTHK personality ‘Miss Adventure’. Developing a TV series of Miss Adventure films for Comedy Central is just one of the projects Sadie is currently working on with Greenhouse.

LINKS

Sadie’s website: http://www.sadiekaye.tv

Sadie Kaye on IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2625448/

The Bipolar Express on RTHKhttp://programme.rthk.hk/channel/radio/programme.php?name=radio3/bipolar_express

Miss Adventure: https://missadventurerthk.com

Sailing Miss Sadie: Ship of Fools: https://sailingmisssadie.com

 

 

Greenhouse-Media – Some of the creative content the Television team are currently working on:-
Lee Otway – Producer and Head of Script Development of Greenhouse-media

Lee Otway – Producer and Head of Script Development

Lee Otway started his career as an actor. Appearing as Micky Randall in ITVs’ ‘Heartbeat’, ‘Scott’ In ‘My Parents are Aliens’ and ‘Bombhead’ in Hollyoaks, a role he played until 2006. During his time in Hollyoaks, Lee was nominated in the ‘Best Actor’ category at the National Television Awards.

Since leaving Hollyoaks, Lee has written and produced the sitcom ‘That Band’, which he has developed with Macintyre Ents (Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy, Early Doors). Lee prides himself on developing contemporary, cutting edge projects and he is earning a reputation as an emerging, dynamic new producer.

Lee and fellow actor Marc Jordan set up ‘Screenworks’ in 2009. Screenworks is a scheme that provides Television training for children from under-privileged backgrounds. They have recently been commissioned to work for the government through a community partnership program in Sheffield, Chesterfield and Nottingham. Although Screenworks is still in its infancy, two of their pupils have taken part in a government anti – smoking TV advertisement.

Greenhouse-Media – Some of the creative content the Television team are currently working on:-
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