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Lee Thomas

Producer

Agent

Ian Benson

Lee has over 20 years of producing experience across TV drama, feature films, and commercials. His rare combination of skills in development, physical production, finance and exec producing makes for an exceptionally well-rounded film and television drama producer.

 

PRODUCER  (Selected)

UNTITLED NEW PICTURES 6-PART TV SERIES – 2019
A new true-crime drama series for ITV. Directed by Paul Whittington (LITTLE BOY BLUE), and starring Stephen Graham, Freddie Fox, Mark Addy and Gemma Whelan.

THE LAST TREE – 2019
BFI backed feature film nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, 2019.  Written and directed by Shola Amoo, starring Sam Adewunmi. UK distribution is Picturehouse.

DOCTORS – 2014-2017
Producer of over 100 episodes of BBC’s continuing day-time drama. Story & script development, casting, physical production, and editing across multiple blocks, with multiple directors.

THE VOORMAN PROBLEM – 2014
Oscar nominated short adapted from David Mitchell’s Booker-shortlisted novel, Number9Dream. Directed by Mark Gill and starring Martin Freeman and Tom Hollander.

CRUSH – 2002
Feature written and directed by John Mckay, starring Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton and Anna Chancellor. Funded by Film4 & Senator Films. US distribution Sony Pictures Classics.

JIM HENSON’s CREATURE SHOP –  2000-2002
Animatronic effects producer on large scale film, theatre and commercials projects.

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HEAD OF PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

UKFC Regional Screen Agency – Screen West Midlands – 2005-2010
Executive producer credits includes Michael Winterbottom’s Silver Bear winning THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO, Debbie Isitt’s CONFETTI and NATIVITY, Penny Woolcock’s 1 DAY, and Tom Shankland’s The Children.

 

LANGUAGES: Fluent Japanese

REFERENCES: Available on request

 

FURTHER PRODUCTION CREDITS

THE HEART OF ENGLAND
Doctors 1 hour special, 3,000th Episode
Producer
‘Best Single Episode’, 2016 British Soap Awards

HUSTLE Season 6
BBC, SWM
Production Executive
Dir: Luke Watson

NATIVITY
BBC Films, SWM, E1 Entertainment
Executive Producer
Writer-Dir: Debbie Isitt

1 DAY
Channel 4, SWM, Blast, Vertigo
Executive Producer
Writer-Dir: Penny Woolcock

THE CHILDREN
Vertigo Films, SWM, BBC Films
Executive Producer
Dir: Tom Shankland
Fantasia Film Festival, special mention

STRAIGHTHEADS (“Closure” in U.S.)
Film4, UKFC, SWM, SONY
Executive Producer
Dir: Dan Reed

CONFETTI
BBC Films, SWM,
Executive Producer
Writer-Dir: Debbie Isitt

THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO
Channel 4, SWM, Revolution Films
Executive Producer
Dir: Michael Winterbottom
Silver Bear, Berlin Film Festival

Call Ian to discuss Lee or other Producers

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