FASP 1 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. In 1974, the original Forties Alpha platform was installed in the North Sea. Now, after four decades of continuous production, fabrication of a new satellite platform begins. 6 minutes duration.
FASP 2 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. The Tyne was once one of the nation's most successful trading rivers. Today, successive generations of fathers and sons continue a family tradition as the first milestones are achieved on the FASP project. 7 minutes duration.
FASP 3 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. High risk activities take place on the yard in Wallsend where the FASP jacket and topside grillage is under construction. 7 minutes duration.
FASP 4 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. The jacket roll-up takes place on the pad of the yard at Tyneside. Molten steel at Sheffield Forgemasters is used for castings on the jacket. 7 minutes duration.
FASP 5 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. A look at Forties Alpha Production and the offshore modifications underway in preparation for the arrival of the new satellite platform. 8 minutes duration.
FASP 6 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. The completed jacket sets sail by barge for the North Sea and is located into a position on the seabed alongside Forties Alpha. 7 minutes duration.
FASP 7 of 7 short films for Apache North Sea. The topsides and bridge are lifted into position with the new satellite platform providing 18 additional well slots. 10 minutes duration.
A single film for Apache North Sea. This film follows the story from discovery to first oil and celebrates the achievements of the team responsible for this major subsea project. 26 minutes duration.
EXPLORING WHAT’S POSSIBLE IN THE UK
A single short film for the Apache website. This film charts their operation in the UK sector of the North Sea and celebrates their recent successful discoveries and major engineering commissions. 12 minutes duration.
F A S P
F A S P The Forties Alpha Satellite Platform. A single film for Apache North Sea that charts every milestone from fabrication in Newcastle to first oil in the North Sea. 58 minutes duration.
An 8-part documentary series for BBC2 and BBC4 The Royal Hospital Chelsea has for three centuries been an all-male institution. This is the place some of our bravest soldiers end their days; their final posting in the best old folk's home in the country. Transmitted as an 8 x 30 mins series (6 minute clip above).
BABIES BEHIND BARS
A 2-part series for Discovery & ITV1. These two films tell the story of a group of pregnant women incarcerated in Indiana Women's Prison which has a pioneering and controversial baby wing. Transmitted as 2 x 60 mins & 2 x 45 mins (4 minute clip above).
A single documentary for BBC2 & BBC4 Filmed over a period of nearly three years, this film charts the progress of three families from Afghanistan, Algeria and Somalia as they experience feelings of isolation, homesickness, elation and bewilderment at the twists and turns of a complex legal process.