Laura Kingwell

CV

07765 253 722

laurakingwell@icloud.com

Credits

My Kind of Town Election Special  (Ep 2)                Producer / Director

Feb – April 2021

This series finds out what matters most to people in Scotland’s towns ahead of the 2019 Holyrood elections. BBC Scotland.

Lockdown Lookback                                         Producer

November – December 2020

30 minute radio documentary for Radio Scotland in which journalist Ian Hamilton reflects on the stories he told during 2020 and revisits some of the people he met along the way.

Greetings from Scotland                                 Camera

September – October 2020

2 x 1 hour documentaries that examine the politics and identity of Scotland over the last 50 years through the prism of the Scottish Tourism industry. Indelible Telly for BBC Scotland.

My Kind of Town                                                  Camera

July– August 2020

2 x 30 minute programmes for BBC Scotland that look at the past, present and future of Scottish towns. BBC Scotland.

Disclosure                                                                Director  (Self Shooting)

April– June  2020

1 x 30 min investigative documentary exploring how the pandemic disproportionately affected disabled people. BBC 1 Scotland.

BBC Scotland News & Current Affairs            Producer/ Director

Autumn 2019 – Mar 2020

Producing and directing current affairs features for TV and radio.

Inside Central Station (Season 2)             Producer / Director

Summer 2019

6 x 1 hours. Observational documentary and social history series about Scotland’s busiest train station. STV Productions for BBC 2 / BBC Scotland.

The Papers                                                             DV Director

September 2018 – March 2019

Documentary series (2 x 1 hour) following the editorial staff at The Herald and The National newspapers. TVI Vision / Indelible Telly for BBC 1 Scotland.

Inside Central Station                                      Assistant Producer (Shooting)

May 2018 – August 2018 

Observational documentary and social history series about Scotland’s busiest train station. STV Productions for BBC 2 / BBC Scotland.

Argentina 78: A Love Story                         Camera

May 2018

BAFTA Scotland award winning documentary about Scotland’s failed 1978 World Cup campaign. IMG Productions for BBC 1 Scotland.

Highland Midwives                                          DV Director

April 2018

Observational documentary series following the work of Highland Midwives. Matchlight for Channel 5.

BBC Scotland News                                        Producer / Director

January - March 2018

Self-shooting and editing features for Reporting Scotland and Timeline with News Correspondent Ian Hamilton.

Escape for the Winter                                      Producer / Director

October 2017 – January 2018

Daytime (14 x 45 mins) travel/property format. Self shooting on FS7. Friel Kean Films for BBC 1 Daytime.

The Force                                                              Assistant Producer (Shooting)

Summer 2017 

Documentary series (3 x 1 hours) on Scotland’s Police. STV Productions for BBC Scotland.

Education

MADocumentary Film Directing (Distinction), Edinburgh College of Art 

MA(Hons) English Literature/Film & Television Studies, University of Glasgow 

OTHER RELEVANT TRAINING

C300 Self Shooting Course UWS

XF305 Self shooting course Urban Fox

Avid editing course Nigel G Honey 

References available upon request.

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