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Expedition & Production Management (EPM) Asia Ltd

Steven Ballantyne FRGS
Field Director
Founder of EPM Asia Ltd

EPM Asia provides comprehensive Location, Pre-production, production and logistical services to Wildlife film, documentary, factual and reality programming, a specialist remote production & location service in Asia

Email: steven@expeditionmanagement.com
Cell: +852 6992 2571
Skype: draxballantyne
Website: www.epmasialtd.com
Address: 1102 Beautiful Group Tower, Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong

Professional profiles www.naturalhistorynetwork.co.uk/freelancers/steven-ballantyne-0
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/steven-ballantyne-frgs/a/b52/977

With a combined passion for Wildlife, Tribal Human Stories and life of adventure working and exploring the remotest countries across Pacific and Central Asia has lead Field Director and remote location specialist Steven Ballantyne to work on a range of TV, Film, Documentary, Factual and Reality productions over a 10 year career.

A specialist in working in remote, challenging and hostile locations.

Founder of EPM Asia Ltd - a Hong Kong based Location and production management service.

To request a copy of my full credit list, CV: email steven@expeditionmanagement.com

Sample Credits - 10 years experience:

Aug/Sep 2014 - Brian Leith Productions (UK) - Field Director - 5 weeks on Location - China/Tibet wild life film - Disney Nature - Producer: Phil Chapman

June/July 2014 – Brian Leith Productions (UK) – Field Director – 7 weeks on Location – China/Tibet Wild life film – Disney Nature – Producer: Phil Chapman

2013/2014 – Tigress Productions(UK) – Option contract, program concept ‘Tusk Hunters’ created by Steven Ballantyne to Discovery International – EPM arranged unique film permits in Siberia.

2012 – Tigress Productions – Fiji – Location Scout/Manger, Line Producer/Fixer: ‘Marooned & Naked’: Ed Stafford series for DNI – Documentary series

2012 – Maximus Films – Papua New Guinea – Fixer/Location Management Supplied Local fixer to arrange and manage a 7 day shoot at various locations across PNG

2011 – BBC Four – Hong Kong – Fixer & Location Scout/Manager ‘Survivors: Natures Indestructible Creatures: Prof Richard Fortley - Documentary

2009 – Brag Productions Ltd – Tanzania – Research, Fixer, Location Manager ‘The Mountain Within’ – Award Winning Documentary/Film

2008 - Darlow Smithson Productions – Papua New Guinea – Fixer/Location Manager ‘Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein’ for DNI - Documentary

A sample of what we do at EPM Asia :

* Factual documentary production 'Fixer' Service
* Remote Location Scout/management
* Negotiation / Production budgets
* Production management
* Risk Assessment/Management
* Health and Safety Management
* Film permits and permissions
* Comprehensive Logistic Management
* Concept development

EPM Asia donates up to 10% of its profits directly into the EPM Foundation - supporting others to support themselves - present projects include rebuilding homes and school in Tacloban Philippines and Education projects in Papua New Guinea

Steven Ballantyne


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