"What counts can't always be counted,
what can be counted doesn't always count"
“Without this playing with fantasy, no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable"
Nigel P. Harris
NIGEL P. HARRIS is a veteran of Children’s Television, having Produced and Directed over 300 hours of broadcast content across many iconic and award winning brands such as Teletubbies, Rosie & Jim, Brum, andTwirlywoos, as well as many multicamera shows for both the BBC and ITV, such as Xchange (live), 50/50, Saturday Show Extra (3hrs live), Jim Jam & Sunny, and Newsround to name but a few.
Nigel started his career as a runner in the Film Industry, and has worked in many roles over 35 years including camera assistant, camera operator, location manager (BBC drama), assistant producer (BBC), assistant director to Alan J.W.Bell, Unit Manager (BBC Ent), and Series Producer (BBC). He was also Line Producer on several overseas shoots in LA, Finland, and Australia, as well as Line Producer, Production Manager & Director on the multi award winning Twirlywoos for Ragdoll.
Nigel’s achievements have been recognized with his shows receiving numerous awards including two BAFTAs, five Royal Television Society Awards, the Indie Award for Best Children’s Programmes, and the VHE Entertainment Award of Excellence for Directing.
Nigel is on the inaugural board of Create Central alongside Steven Knight and other industry leaders from the West Midlands creative industries, and is a member of the RTS, BAFTA, and Directors UK.
Through Jellybob Productions Nigel is currently developing an exciting and diverse slate of programming, as well as a number of digital and immersive projects with Jellybob Digital and Jellybob Immersive.