Gayle Woodruffe

Production Service Manager
Northern Film + Media

Gayle has worked with Northern Film + Media as its Production Service Manager since it’s inception in October 2002 (prior to this she was employed by Northern Screen Commission from 1993).

Gayle leads NFM’s production service and manages a comprehensive database of information on crew, facilities and locations.  She is responsible for promoting the region to film and TV production companies encouraging them to film in the North East.  This includes ensuring that filming goes smoothly, maximising benefits of production for the region, and providing excellent local contacts and knowledge.

Gayle also manages the NFM Academy and leads on developing unique opportunities for work placements and training opportunities for members. She has been involved with many productions and high-profile dramas including ITV’s Vera and BBC’s Inspector George Gently, CBBC’s Wolfblood and Dumping Ground, and features including Ken Loach’s I Daniel Blake, Transformers, Atonement and Harry Potter.