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Eddie Leader

1st Assistant Director

Phone: Phone: +44 (0)7771 774 154
E-mail: info@1stassistantdirectoruk.com

Selected TV & Film Experience – 1st Assistant Director

* These are a selection of jobs I have worked on. Please ask if you require the full list

Mercedes ‘Lewis Hamilton & Nico Rosberg’ (Commercial)
Director: Markus Walter
76 LTD
Producer: Niels Klamroth
Sony PSP ‘Toy Story 3 / Invizimals / Eyepet’ (Commercials)
Director: Phil Hawkins
Mercedes Crescenti TV
Producer: Ben Swift
McDonald’s ‘Day Before Payday’ (Commercial)
Director: Chris Balmond
The Gate Films
Producer: Phil Kerr
Muller ‘Little Stars – Peppa Pig’ (Commercial)
Director: Mark Ingham
Chief TV
Producer: Joanna Brew
Durex ‘Silhouette’ (Commercial)
Director: Andy Saunders
The Mob Film Company
Producer: Mark Collins
Harvey’s ‘Coronation Street’ (Idents & Commercials)
Director: Andy Saunders
Velvet
Producer: Leanne Hughes
Apple ‘Essa Academy’ (Commercial)
Director: Chiara Clemente
Lucky Strike
Producer: Nancy Huddlestone
We Buy Any Car (Idents & Commercial)
Director: Frank Borin
Velvet
Producer: Sharon Gunnell
Oak Furniture Land (Commercials)
Director: Steen Agro
Equinox TV
Producer: Laura Smith
The Wanted ‘We Own The Night’
Director: Frank Borin
Able & Baker
Producer: Angela Gregory
Ragu ‘Mama Cantisano’ (Commercial)
Director: Andy Saunder
Beautiful Productions
Producer: Ben Swift
Hurts ‘Miracle’ (Pop Promo)
Director: Frank Borin
Equinox TV
Producer: Angela Gregory
Being Sold (Record Breaking Feature – Shot in 2 Days)
Director: Phil Hawkins
Beautiful Productions
Producer: Mercedes Crescenti
Asda George ‘Back To School’ (Commercial)
Director: Andy Saunders
The Mob Film Company
Producer: Mark Collins
The Irish Times ‘Why’
Director: Simon Burrill
The Gate Films
Producer: Rhiannon Collinge
Garfield 2 (Feature – 2nd unit)
Director: Tim Hill
20th Century Fox
Producer: John Davis
Cadbury World (Commercial)
Director: Phil Hawkins
Mercedes Crescenti TV
Producer: Ben Swift
Co-operative Insurance (Commercial)
Director: Laurie Castelli
Just Shoots / Plum Films
Producer: Micky Macpherson
JLS Tour (Big Screen Links)
Director: Andy Saunders
The Organised Life
Producer: Julia Greeves
Groupon (Commercial)
Director: Phil Hawkins
Space City
Producer: Lucy Watts
Survivors (Drama)
Director: John Alexander
BBC / Matteblack Films
Producer: Mathew Nelson
Crabbies Ginger Beer (Commercial)
Director: Andy Saunders
Velvet
Producer: Sharon Gunnell
NHS ‘Fighting Infection’ (Commercial)
Director: Phil Hawkins
Mercedes Crescent TV
Producer: Mercedes Crescenti
Simply Be (Commercial)
Director: Andy Saunders
Velvet
Producer: Sharon Gunnell
The Courtneeners (Pop Promo) ‘No You Didn’t, No You Don’t’
Director: Georgio Testi
Pulse Films
Producer: Jamie Clark
The Car People (Commercial)
Director: Dominic Murgia
Chief TV
Producer: Joanna Brew
CSL (Various Commercials)
Directors: Steen Agro, Phil Taylor
Equinox TV
Producers: Vicky Evans
SCS (Various Commercials)
Director: John Clayton
SG Productions
Producer: Shelly Gilbert
Right Compensation (Commercial)
Director: David Whitney
PSA Films
Producer: Tony Smith
Ford ‘Crash Test Dummies’ (Viral)
Director: Dave Mills
The Gate Films
Producer: Rhiannon Collinge
JJB ‘High Viswear’ (Commercial)
Director: Carol Woolams
Equinox TV
Producer: Fiona Williams
The Ghost Squad (Drama – 2nd Unit)
Director: Various
Company Pictures
Producer: Chris Clough

Key Skills

  1. High level of competency working closely with Director
  2. Ability to work under pressure and meet production deadlines
  3. Experienced in liaising with various departments
  4. Experienced in building relationships on set with Primary and Supporting Artists
  5. Confident in solving problems which may arise

Education

University Of Sunderland
BA (Hons) Media Production (TV & Radio) – (2.1)

Greenhead College
Huddersfield A Levels: 3 (A – C)

Honley High School
Huddersfield GCSE’s: 10 (A – C)

Training

Health & Safety – 1st Option

1st Assistant Director