Tony Mitchell

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Sean Gascoine
Associate Agent: Amy Sparks
Agent: Hannah Porter
Assistant: Freddie Best

Film, TV & Theatre

Tony is also represented by Gersh in the US and holds both Canadian and UK passports as well as a US Green Card.

 

Documentaries

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Naked Planet - NIAGRA

1999

Channel 4/PBS/ZDF

50min documentary exploring the dark history of the world's most famous falls.

Wild Thing - CHIMPANZEE

1999

Channel 4/Discovery

50 minute documentary that uses specialist photography to bring us closer to our cousins than ever before.

Six Go Mad in Somerset

1997

BBC1

Fly-on-the-wall documentary following Chris Evans and his posse on a roadshow tour at the height of their success on Radio 1.

THREADS OF LIFE

2001

BBC 1 /Discovery

1 hour documentary celebrating the unlocking of the Human Genome.
*EMMY Nomination 2002: Outstanding Science & Nature Award;
*International TV Science Festival 2002: Grand Prix Winner.

Film

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SON OF GOD

20th Century Fox

FLOOD

2006

Power/Muse/Moonlighting/ITV/CBC

2 x 90 min mini series for ITV
Starring Tom Hardy, Robert Carlyle, Tom Courtenay, David Suchet and Joanne Whalley

In Development

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FIREWATER

Illustrato Pictures

Feature Film, Co-creator and Director. Made for the Chinese film market

Television

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2014

NBC / Lightworks Media

Directed 3 episodes of sequel to THE BIBLE

THE BIBLE

2012

History Channel

Directed 3 episodes of this Mark Burnett mini series.
A massive ratings hit in the US, it has since become the biggest-selling miniseries on DVD/Blu-ray of all time.
* Nominated for Best Outstanding Mini Series or Movie at EMMY Awards, 2013
* Nominated for Best Sound mixing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special at EMMY awards, 2013

HOMINID

2010

BBC; Producer: Jennifer McAufield

2-part drama for BBC1

ATLANTIS

2009

BBC

1 x 90min drama/disaster movie for prime-time BBC1

PRIMEVAL

2008

Impossible Pictures/ITV/ Prosieben

Directed two episodes of this popular ITV Saturday night drama

SUPERVOLCANO

2004

BBC/Discovery Channel/Mediaset/Prosieben & NHK

2 x 1hr, Starring Gary Lewis and Michael Riley
*Nominated for Best Visual Effects at Emmy Awards, 2005;
*Nominated for Best Visual Effects, BAFTA, 2006
*Nominated for Best Cinematography and Editing, RTS Craft Awards, 2005

ANCIENT EGYPTIANS

2002

Channel 4/TLC/Canal +/NDR & Granada International

4 x 1hr, Factual Dramas; set in the Age of the Pharaohs, and revealing the compelling true stories of people who lived at the heart of the world's greatest civilisation.
*BAFTA Winner: Photography;
*BAFTA Nomination: Editing;
*BAFTA Nomination: Visual Effects;
*BAFTA Nomination: Sound;
*PACT Indies Winner: Historical Documentary Award

NEANDERTHAL

2000

Channel 4/Discovery/ITEL

2 x 1hr Factual Dramas set 35,000 years ago, depicting the last time two species of human came face to face.
*Royal Television Society Winner 2000: Impact in Prime Time;
*PACT Indies Nomination 2000: Historical Documentary Award

When Dinosaurs Ruled

1998

Discovery

3 x 1hr specials charting the incredible evolution of the world's most successful reptiles.

TFI FRIDAY

1996

Channel 4

Directing sketches with Michael Caine, Cher, Peter O'Toole, Sting and many others.
*British Comedy Awards Winner 1996: Best Comedy Show

Don't Forget Your Toothbrush

1995

Channel 4

Live entertainment game show presented by Chris Evans.
*Emmy Winner 1995: Best Light Entertainment Series;
*BAFTA Winner 1995: Best Light Entertainment Series;
*Golden Rose of Montreux Winner 1995: Best Light Entertainment Series