Whizz Kid Entertainment

Whizz Kid Entertainment is a high-profile established independent production company based in the heart of London.

The company is trusted producer of prime-time entertainment in a range of genres for all the major UK broadcasters and enjoys an enviable track record in format origination, high-quality output and access to major talent.

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Self shooting Producer/Director

Whizz Kid Entertainment is looking for a Self shooting Producer/Director with a combination of follow-doc storytelling and fact-ent or comedy experience to work on a new talent-driven, 60mins factual entertainment food series, charting the epic challenge to search throughout the UK, Europe and the globe for ‘the ultimate’ version of particular food dishes. The show will also feature studio-shot fact ent sequences with celebrities.

Skills Required:

Candidates must have strong experience directing and shooting character-driven follow-doc series, ideally travel/journey-based, plus some work on lighter-touch fact ent and comedic/funny series.

Ideally, candidates will also have worked on first-time series, helping to craft new formats, and worked on hybrid formats blending genres along the above lines.

Start and End Dates:

We are looking for someone who would be available from February until June.

How To Apply

Please apply by 31st January 2020
Please send CV and cover letter to jobs@whizzkid.tv with “Self shooting Producer/Director” as the subject line.


We kindly ask that you only reply if have the credits/experience detailed and respond only in relation to this particular role: other roles on our productions will be advertised in due course.

We would love to be able to contact everyone who replies but due to the volume of responses we receive we are only able to contact applicants whom we would like to meet.

Whizz Kid Entertainment is committed to eliminating bias in areas of selection and assessment directly or indirectly with regards to gender, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age and recruits fairly based only on individual merit and ability.