Fiona McLean
07769 586 003


  • Experienced Set Dresser
  • Experienced in production and location running duties
  • Experience of managing talent, extras and TV contributors
  • Call sheets, movement orders and release forms
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence
  • Over 8 years experience in various admin, customer service and reception roles


Production Management Assistant: Appsolute Genius App Competition  
CBBC Interactive October – November 2014
  • Opening, checking, filing away and disqualifying invalid entries and parent consent forms
  • Phoning the parents of shortlisted entrants to make sure they understood the terms and conditions of the competition, explaining what would happen if their child's entry got picked as the winner and ensuring the parent filled in the necessary paperwork for the next round of judging

Runner/Driver: Old Jack’s Boat
CBeebies   August - September 2014
  • Setting up and shooting children’s auditions on an A1 camera
  • Finalising accommodation details for the crew and getting the relevant paperwork ready for location shoot
  • Driving cast and crew to and from location and the hotel/train station
  • Transporting props and other items for location in a transit van
  • Location runner duties included: traffic and pedestrian control, set watching during lunch break and escorting cast members to and from set

Casting Runner : The Island with Bear Grylls
Shine for Channel 4    August 2014
  • Registering applicants for the Manchester audition days

Floor and Office Runner: CBeebies and CBBC Presentation
September 2013 - August 2014
  • Opening and preparing children’s birthday cards to be shown on the CBeebies channel
  • Responding to parent’s and viewer’s emails and fan mail across both channels
  • Washing, ironing and preparing presenter’s costumes
  • Contributing make ideas and helping the design team make props
  • Music logging
  • Printing and distributing scripts
  • Liaising with the Director, Floor Manager and Art Department, handling props and set dressing whilst in studio

Logger: Beauty School Cop Outs
True North for MTV    July - August 2013
  • Logging from rushes
  • Ad hoc runner duties on location and in the production office

Runner/Logger: Long Live Britain
Maverick Television for BBC1    May 2013
  • Logging within a small crew for a large as-live health screening event
  • Ad hoc runner duties in the production office and dealing with release forms and hospital referral forms. 

Design Runner: Hacker Time              
CBBC    May 2013
  • Buying props and supplies within a certain budget
  • Creating props such as a water cycle poster, a beanstalk and a giant fly swat. 

Art Department Runner: Who Let The Dogs Out?
CBBC    March 2013
  • Assisting the Art Department with transforming a hall into a dog agility course. 

Runner: Blue Peter (Christmas Special)
CBBC    Dec 2012
  • Meeting groups of school children from their coaches, keeping teachers informed of the procedure during the course of the evening and stewarding them around the MediaCity.

Audience Manager: Britain's Brightest
RDF Television for BBC1 (employed by Applause Store)    Nov - Dec 2012
  • Queue management and crowd control at The Studios (MediaCity)

Production Designer: Here & Now
Revolution Films    Indie Feature Film    Aug – Oct 2012
  • Working closely with the Director and DOP to create the overall style and feel of the film.
  • Buying and sourcing the entire props list for the film with a £600 budget.
  • Dressing all sets and preparing food props. 

Runner: Heston’s Fantastical Food
Betty TV for Channel 4    July 2012
  • Working with the art department helping to finish assembling props
  • Ensuring the contributors had filled in release forms, assisting the steady cam operator, crowd control and general runner duties. 

CBBC and BBC2    July 2012
  • Working in the My Sport’s Report tent. Encouraging children to take part in the roles of camera operators, vision mixers, co-presenters or Olympians and teaching them about chroma key  technology.

Technical Director: The Children’s Media Conference    July 2012
  • Liaising with the speakers, technicians and runners for 9 different sessions during two days making sure each session ran smoothly.

SGA Productions     June 2012 - ongoing 
  • Supervising 8 different games, rotating around covering breaks and lunches of the temporary workforce.
  • Setting up and packing away the games every day.

Set Dresser: Hollyoaks Festival promo     
Channel 4    May 2012
  • Creating woodland, poppy fields and festival sets
Researcher: Sing Date
Princess Productions for Sky Living    March 2012
  • Sourcing contestants for the show

Office and Floor Runner: Life Stories
Red Production Company for BBC2 and BBC Learning    Jan  – Feb 2012
Floor Runner duties:
  •  Keeping chaperones, caterers, cast and crew updated on what was happening on set
  • Queuing and directing children on set
  • Providing refreshments for the cast and crew
     Office Runner duties:
  •   Answering phones, transferring calls and responding to ad hoc queries for the head office
  • Reading scripts and filing script amendments
  • General admin and runner duties for the main office and various production offices (stationary requests, transportation, faxing, scanning, archiving, shredding and lunch runs as well as picking up and dropping off rushes and audition DVDs)
Day Runner: Dickinson’s Real Deal
RDF Television West for ITV1     Oct 2011 - ongoing
  • Finding and persuading people on the day to be extras
  • Set dressing
  • Queue management
  • Providing refreshments and making sure contributors and crew were happy and comfortable throughout the day.
1st Assistant Director: Hiding FatherGraham
Blimp Productions   Indie Short Film    Sept 2011
  • Keeping the production running to schedule
  • Co-ordinating cast and crew whilst on location

Production Coordinator: In Me
Dollar Factory Films   Indie Feature Film    Sept  – Dec 2010
  • First port of call for queries from cast, crew and extras
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the production office                
  •  Researching and liaising with managers of filming locations
  • Recruiting and organising extras and crew
  • Arranging and setting up auditions
  • Creating and distributing call sheets, schedules and crew contact details and keeping cast and crew updated with the schedule and call times
  • Creating and distributing location and extra release forms
  • Sorting out transportation for cast and crew

Runner/Logger: Rebels Without a Clue 
Biffa Productions    Indie Feature Film    Oct  – Nov 2008
  • In charge of clapper board and logging on set
  • Sound and boom work
  • Setting up scenes and props, watching out for continuity issues.

Runner (Work Experience): Do Something Different   
CBBC    Apr - May 2007   
Duties whilst filming:
  • Cable bashing, booming, camera work, prop and set dressing, sorting out food for the crew and assisting with recces.
Office Duties:
  •  Researching and organising venues to film, contributing ideas, logging dialogue and music from tapes, hiring camera and sound equipment, organising dubbing onto DVD and VHS and filling out legal paper work as well as all the regular office duties.        

Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours: Journalism (2:2)
University of Chester    Sept 2005 – Apr 2008
  •  Dissertation title – News Broadcasting for Children: a study into children’s perceptions of television news with particular reference to CBBC’s Newsround