Robert Bates' creativity on a wide range of factual programmes has earned him a reputation for being dependable and an expert in his field. He joined Sequence from the BBC after building up extensive technical software knowledge. Since then, his creative flair has made him the go-to person for a broad range of programming. His most recent credits include Arrow media's Building Penguin Paradise for National Geographic and Rize USA's The Alps Muderers for Channel 4.
Rize USA director Sheldon Lazarus says he would confidently recommend Bates as a solid and reliable expert in his field: "In addition, he is extremely organised and very skilled in all areas of his work", says Lazarus. "Rob can work independently and is able to follow through to ensure that the job always get done. He is flexible and very hard-working".
As well as securing factual credits, Bates has delivered online editing and grading projects on entertainment programmes such as Plan B Live At the O2 and Cheryl: Access All Areas for ITV2. Working on a broad range of programming, he continues to demonstrate enthusiasm, versatility and flexibility.
November 2013. Broadcast TECH Young Talent Awards.