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BIG WHEEL Film & Television

About
Big Wheel Film & Television

Big Wheel was founded in 2017 to make ambitious, cutting edge documentaries, factual programmes and feature docs.

Our purpose is to be a totally modern old-fashioned indie - characterful, bold, authentic and fun.

In a sometimes cynical industry, we are a purely ideas-led company. The ideas we have are the product of things we are genuinely interested in and passionate about.

This means that we only ever make programmes we love.

It also means we make more than one type of programme.

But everything we do bears our hallmark:

  • a love of big questions
  • a fearless approach
  • imagination
  • a sense of humour.

We believe that making TV is both a privilege and an adventure.

The Big Wheel team

The Big Wheel team combines youth and experience, and comes from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Between us, we have produced, overseen and commissioned 100s of hours of television, including observational series like Exodus, Skint, The Hunt For Britain's Sex Traffickers and The Force, landmark factual series such as The Power of Art and Welcome to India, popular factual such as Embarrassing Bodies, Hugh's War on Waste and Psychopath Night, and feature documentaries including The Fall, Inside Apple Corps and My Generation featuring Michael Caine.

Why Big Wheel is a great place to work

  • Free breakfast, proper coffee and fruit
  • Subsidized membership of the Marshall Street gym, spa and pool
  • Weekly drinks, monthly parties, and away days in nice places
  • Family-friendly and flexible
  • Internship scheme
  • Friday mornings to work on your own creative projects, whatever they might be
  • No hierarchies, just down-to-earth, happy, hardworking people
  • Honesty, fairness and kindness all round

Our Work

We are currently working on a wide range of projects, including series, specials and feature documentaries.

Recent Productions

Press

For Germaine Bloody Greer :

  • 'Fantastically salty and fabulously bracing ... Highly entertaining', Radio Times
  • 'A thrilling profile ... exciting and superbly mounted', Daily Telegraph
  • 'A charming, respectful, fun and fascinating film', Daily Mail
  • 'Delicious ... As an hour of TV this was compulsive', The Times
  • 'A terrific portrait ... Electrifying', Sunday Telegraph
  • 'Groovy and important', The Sun
  • 'Unmissable', Heat

Loop-the-Loop

Loop-the-Loop is Big Wheel's popular factual division, specialising in entertaining factual formats.

Loop-the-Loop is currently in production on an ambitious new show for a major broadcaster. Details coming soon.

Scream If You Want To Go Faster

Scream If You Want To Go Faster is Big Wheel's new talent scheme, offering opportunities to people from disadvantaged and working class backgrounds who want to work in TV.

The scheme will launch officially in 2019.

If you'd like to be considered, drop us a line at gofaster@bigwheelfilms.co.uk

Contact
Big Wheel Film & Television

15 Golden Square,
London
W1F 9JG
0207 319 4479
sayhello@bigwheelfilms.co.uk

BIG WHEEL Film & Television
2018