From 2006 to 2009 Emma Whitlock was an executive producer at Discovery Networks Europe. Here she was responsible for a range of specialist factual and factual entertainment series for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She was involved in commissioning and developing projects from inspiration to completion and negotiating co-productions with other broadcasters.
Industrial Junkie (North One 2009) Jonny Smith (Fifth Gear) gets dangerously close to the mechanics and engineering of some of Europe’s biggest industries and gets his hands dirty as he tries out some of the toughest jobs on the production line. [more...]
MacIntyre: World's Toughest Towns (ZigZag 2009) Investigative reporter Donal MacIntyre explores the dangerous underworld of some of the world’s most dangerous cities and witnesses race riots in Paris, drug trafficking in Istanbul and kidnappings in Mexico City. [more...]
Built from Disaster (TwoFour 2008) This series looks at the lessons that have been learnt from history's most catastrophic mechanical failures and demonstrates the advanced design technology that is now incorporated into the world's most spectacular structures. [more...]
Dirty Jobs with Peter Schmeichel (Eyeworks, Denmark 2008) Legendary goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel gives us his own take on some of Europe's dirtiest jobs and meets the people who do them: Danish pig farmers, sewer workers in Paris, garbage collectors in Moscow, and Polish chimney sweeps. [more...]
World's Richest People (ITN Factual 2008) An exclusive look into the lives of 32 multi-millionaires and billionaires: Private jets, fast cars and yachts are just some of the assets on display. How did they get there and what makes them tick?
Zero Hour (Cineflix/3BM 2007) This series dissects, minute by minute, the final countdown to historic moments that shocked and changed our world: the brutal massacre of the Nepalese royal family in 2001; harrowing hostage rescues in Lima and Sierra Leone; the tragic final flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003. Each episode allows the viewer to relive that hour through a combination of dramatic reconstruction, archive footage and eyewitness accounts. [more...]
Engineering the World Rally (Gamma Project 2007) Observational documentary series about the Subaru World Rally Team as they and 2003 champion, Petter 'Hollywood' Solberg, fight for the championship through six countries and 11 months of intense competition in this most extreme and exciting motorsport. [more...]