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How do you fix a failing hospital? – Sir Gerry Robinson

Steve Blears 2015, BBC, BBC1 The One Show, Films

For this film we were granted access to Queen’s Hospital in Romford which has been in special measures since 2013. The hospital has one of the busiest emergency departments in the UK. Troubleshooter Sir Gerry Robinson didn’t waste any time getting to grips with its issues in the past and how it’s turning around. It was shot across one day …

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Thin On Pills

Steve Blears 2015, BBC1 The One Show, Broadcast, Films, Steve Blears Films

I’m a regular freelance filmmaker for BBC1 The One Show shooting and edit producing five minute VT inserts for the programme. I was searching for a treatment for an item about the dangers of diet pills and thought a studio location would work well. I wanted to give the whole film a photo shoot feel as this was in keeping …

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Vaping

Steve Blears 2014, BBC1 The One Show, Films, Steve Blears Films

There’s been a huge uptake in people smoking e-cigs so when I was asked to make a film for BBC 1 The One Show about plans to advertise them on TV I jumped at the chance! In this Film Alex Riley tries his hand at making vaping ads. It was shot on location at Media City and the private screening …

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River Rescue

Steve Blears BBC, Films, Steve Blears Films

I was privileged to shoot on three series of BBC Helicopter Heroes. I’m a qualified emergency helicopter (HEMS) trained camera director and filmed the life saving work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. I’ve flown more than 150 mission with the YAA and for this film was in the nerve wracking position of filming a mum and two children face perilous …