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Stones, Jo

c/o FOCAL International
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7498 6609
Mob: +44 (0)773 881 9852

Archive Producer / Researcher: Worked in TV & Film production since 1993 - trained as a 'film researcher at piranha productions. Research archive & stills, clearing rights in archive & other copyright material, delivering master material & licences for various media platforms, including Theatrical. I've worked across all genre ARTS MUSIC COMEDY CURRENT AFFAIRS DRAMA Used to negotiating with the major studios as well as UK archives, UK & International TV companies, private collectors; used to dealing with complicated legal & rights issues, liaising with lawyers, agents for artist & writers. I'm experienced in archive budget-planning & management & also had some experience as a footage sales executive.



Don't Stop - The Story of Rock (Pulse Films for Sky, 2017, Archive Producer - music series Current Postion Sept 2016 - end of May 2017 )
The People's History of Pop Ep 4 & 5 (7 Wonder for BBC 4, 2016, Archive Producer - music series )
When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong (Crackit for Channel 5, 2016, Archive Producer - Popular factual programme for Channel 5)
Trailblazers of .. (Sky Arts, 2015, Archive Producer - music series )
The Day That Shook Everest (SkyVision for Sky & Nat Geo , 2015, Archive Producer - Documentary about the 2015 Nepal Earthquake )
Video Killed A Radio Star (Sky Arts, 2015, Archive Producer - music series )
Oh You Pretty Things (BBC4, 2014, Archive Producer- music series)
One Humanity (Tribute/ Opiconsivia, 2014, Archive Producer - music & politics film about the anti-apartheid movement, centres around 1988 wembley concert for Mandela's 70th birthday in 1988)
Soul Boys Of The Western World (Wellingmax, 2013, Archive Researcher on 100% archive doc feature about Spandau Ballet - supporting Kate Griffiths, Archive Producer )
SHACKLETON: DEATH OR GLORY (Raw TV, 2013, Archive Producer - Documentary series for Discovery and PBS channels)
Mandela (Feature Length Documentary) (Nelson's Kids & 25/7 Films, 2012, Archive Producer for this documentary feature about the life of Mandela - still in progress )
M.I.A (Pulse TV for Theatrical release, 2012, Archive Producer - feature length documentary)
Shadows of Liberty (Doc Factory for Theatrical release, 2011, Researcher - Legal facts checker)
South Bank Sky Arts Awards & Winners Films (Directors Cut Productions for Sky Arts, 2011, Archive Producer: Sourced & cleared footage for Awards Show plus 10 x short docs on the winners & lifetime achievement award package for Judi Dench)
100 years of The London Palladium & Michael Grade on Variety (BBC, 2010, Archive Film Researcher)
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth (Kali Films - Theatrical Release, 2010, Archive Researcher for this documentary feature about Alice Walker; sourced & negotiated archive stills, magazine & radio materials, mainly from the US, for this documentary feature film)
South Bank Show Series: 2006 - 2010 including: Kiri Te Kanawa, David Hockney, Out of Africa: Chinua Achebe & Chimamanda Adichie; The Tempest; JG Ballard: Isabel Allende; Sarah Waters; Liza Minnelli; 007 (James Bond); Alison Jackson on Warhol; Ronnie (ITV Arts, Archive Researcher: Sourcing all footage, Clearing, Negotiating all rights, managing archive budget, master replacement & delivering post production paperwork.)
Moslem Jesus (religious documentary) (ITV, 2007, Archive Researcher)
Written Britain, history series with Melvyn Bragg (ITV, 2008, Archive Researcher; sourcing, clearing, replacing master materials, managing archive budget across series, negotiating fees, delivery of all post production paperwork)
New World War - Current Affairs 2 part documentary with Jonathan Dimbleby (ITV, 2004, Archive Researcher - sourcing footage, clearing and negotiating with international and UK suppliers for this series about the links between global warming, global poverty and global warming.)
Hoaxed with Danny Wallace/ Mid-Air Collisions/ Shameless Secrets of the 1990's (All made by ITV Factual for Sky 1, 2005, Film Archive Researcher)
The Day that Shook The World: 9/11 (ITV for Channel 5, 2001, Film Researcher for this fast turn around news & current affairs documentary broadcast on 12/11/2001)
It Shouldn't Happen To A.... (ITV 2001- 2005, Film Researcher - Sourcing & clearing funny and factual clips for this on-going ITV popular factual strand, also cleared 3rd parties, managed archive budgets & delivered all postproduction paperwork.)
Mo Mowlam: Inside New Labour (ITV for Channel 4, 2002, Film Researcher)
Heseltine: A life in the Political Jungle (ITV, 2000, Film Researcher)
Thunderpants (Feature Film by Dragon Pictures, 2002, Archive Researcher )
Enigma (Codebreaker productions/ Jagger Films, 2000, Researcher: Archive - sound, stills & footage research; Facts Checking & Props Research, Clearances for Theatrical release)
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (West 11 Films, 1999, Film Researcher; 1970's TV shows and Commercials sourced & cleared for Theatrical release)
Meeting People is Easy: Radiohead (Kudos/ Polygram for Channel 4/ DVD & Theatrical release, 1998, Archive & Copyright research & clearances)
Best of British Series (Cliff Richard & Barbara Windsor) (BBC production for BBC1, 1998, Film Researcher for these 2 entertaining biographies )
Song for Euro-Trash (Rapido for Channel 4, 1998, Film Researcher - Sourcing and clearing with all the European Archives to make up a fun pop history about Euro-Vision)
The Clive James Show ; Clarkson (Both by Watchmaker Productions for ITV , 1998, Film Researcher; researching, selecting and clearing relevant news items for weekly topical slots in both satirical series)
The Best Show in the World... Probably (Hat Trick Productions for BBC, 1997, Stills & Archive Researcher for this comedy panel show series featuring Alan Davies)
Denis Norden's Laughter File 2 (ITV, 1997, Film Researcher - sourced bloopers and funny clips from news and production offices around the world, )
Pride: Blaculinity & Snow Business (Couch Potato for Channel 4, 1997, Archive & Copyright clearances for these 2 documentaries)
It's not Unusual: A Gay and Lesbian History - 3 x part series (Wall to Wall for BBC2, 1996, Archive Researcher)
Women on Death Row (Piranha Productions for C4, 1996, Archive Researcher for this serious documentary, sourcing footage & stills from US network affiliates, police stations and various suppliers, clearing drama & talent as well as news.)
First Sex & First Sex 2 (Piranha Productions for Channel 4, 1994 & 95, Archive Researcher for 8 part magazine series - Sourcing & clearing stills, archive footage and music)