We live in a content hungry world: budgets are smaller, viewers expectations are higher, and YouTube has turned us all into entertainers. So how can a broadcaster create magnetic content that pulls audiences but balances the books? Cue Fire Mountain.
Creative Pragmatists. We believe greater impact takes greater thinking, not greater budgets. We are ambitious but pragmatic and well used to finding creative ways to put more of your budget where your audience will see it: on screen.
Experienced. This is not our first rodeo: we have a huge range of programmes to our credit and believe that this shows in the films we produce for our partners. You’ll see our names at the end of many of the nation’s favourite television programmes and, if pushed, we’ll bang the gong about the awards we have won and the celebrities we have worked with along the way.
Delivery. We deliver consistently, time after time. Leave the uncertainty and thrills to the content, not the production. Our team is tried and tested by all the UK's major broadcasters.
TV Programmes Compilation
Brains Beer - 'Organic Optimist'
First Choice - 'Ostrich'
Sponsoring "I'm a celebrity!"
Time Gentleman Please
The Treacle People
A graduate of the LWT/ITV Sound Department, Iain cut his teeth on classic prime-time shows including 'The Royal Variety Performance', ‘Friday Night Live’ and ‘Live from Her Majesty's’. As a Producer, he went on to run an extremely successful production arm of The London Studios, picking up a BAFTA-nomination along the way for cult children’s series ‘The Treacle People’. Iain has developed and produced television series for ITV, Nickelodeon, Channel 4 and The BBC. He has also produced numerous television commercials, sponsorship bumpers and corporate films for McCann Erickson. As a Sound Supervisor and Technical Producer, Iain is currently kept busy working for SKY, ITV, and the BBC in Salford, as well as developing a number of exciting projects with his Fire Mountain associates. Iain has a 360 degree in-depth knowledge of the production process. With well-seasoned, senior production abilities, he is a ‘safe pair of hands’ on any production. Iain is currently learning to fly. What could possibly go wrong?
Derek is teaching Iain to fly (surely some mistake). Derek spent the first part of his career at the BBC and subsequently LWT (ITV), with Iain. He is an extremely experienced and versatile Director, across all genres, in multi and single camera formats. He has directed and developed shows, which have been broadcast on every major channel. His long list of credits includes Blind Date, Surprise Surprise, The Moment of Truth, Robot Wars, The One Show, The Miss World Pageant, I’d Do Anything, The Big Questions and Noel’s Christmas Presents. In the corporate world, Derek has produced and directed many education training productions for The Key Stage National Strategies, The National College for School Leadership and The University of London.
Peter is currently Line Producer on The South Bank SKY Arts Awards for Directors Cut Productions. If Peter should ever panic, it’s time for us all to panic. He is our wise sage. Unflappable. Peter spent the first 25 years of his career with LWT/ITV and Production Managed many shows from Drama to Light Entertainment. He was promoted, by Melvyn Bragg, to Production Executive for ITV’s Arts and Features Department and was responsible for over 200 episodes of The Southbank Show. He is now a professional Head of Production, having taken on the roll of Line Producer/Production Manager on many high profile productions, for a range of broadcasters from ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and most recently Sky Arts. Peter is knowledgeable about every aspect of programme making, with a proven track record for delivering quality programmes within tight budgets.
Steve is now an award winning director who loves tackling projects with passion and enterprise, taking great ideas to their fullest potential. He’s worked for SKY, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Discovery as well as many global brands across docs, factual, factual drama, serial drama, commercials, films and recently in comedy too. His broadcast credits include: ‘Judge John Deed’, ‘Holby City’, ‘Casualty’, ‘Doctors’ and ‘The Bill’ as well as two feature films: ‘City Rats’ and ‘The Shouting Men’.
Originally an editor at ITV, Peter is an award-winning storyteller working in television, commercials and branding. He has extensive experience in drama reconstruction for major UK and global broadcasters, with hard hitting subjects on series such as ‘Obsession, Dark Desires’, ‘Web of Lies’ and ‘Born To Kill?’ for Discovery ID, USA. However, it’s not all gloom and doom! Contemporary documentaries include ‘YouTube Revolution’, chronicling the history of YouTube through their viral hits for National Geographic - a single programme that was transmitted in 190 different territories.'
Victoria didn’t work for LWT, but we don’t hold that against her. Following a 12 year career with The BBC, Victoria’s worked as a freelance Producer/ Director since 2009 on various programmes for Sky Arts - including short films for ‘Antony Gormleys One and Other’ series and ‘The Book Show’. She has produced and directed documentaries for Sky Arts including ‘Peter Pan at the National Theatre of Scotland’, ‘The Story of War Horse’, ‘Painting Mick Hucknall’ and ‘The Bolshoi - Dancing for Russia’. Victoria brings an air of refinement to the Fire Mountain fold.