WE ARE NIMBLE PRODUCTIONS
Nimble Productions are creators of high-end content and production solutions in sport, entertainment and culture.
With a 20-year track record, we’ve collaborated with world leading talent, brands and broadcasters – through a wide range of formats and platforms.
We are diverse and inclusive in what we do both on and off-screen.
Live & Unscripted
Entertainment & Documentaries
Events & Awards
Studio & Location
On TV, Digital & Social Media channels
National & International events and audience reach
FROM GRASSROOTS TO ELITE
Storytelling at all levels from local communities, to national teams, on a global scale
INSPIRING & ORIGINAL
Entertaining, informative, inspiring & original by design
DIVERSE & INCLUSIVE
Specialist experience of mainstream & impairment specific content, working with male & female, disabled & non-disabled talent – both on and off screen
The FA Disability Cup
2 Day Live Broadcast for BT, BT Sport, the FA and Channel 4
The FA Disability Cup with BT was the world’s most accessible coverage of a football tournament to date. Presented by Alex Brooker, Jules Breach and Hannah Cockroft the 5 matches across 2 days included multiple broadcast streams across BT Sport channels with live Audio Description, live Subtitles, live Sign Language and accessible to all on BT Sport’s Facebook channel with a special hour-long programme for Channel 4.
World Skateboarding Tour
The World Skateboarding Tour is the official qualifying series for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
The 9 stop tour features Park and Street Skateboarding in 5 countries Argentina, Japan, UAE, Italy and Switzerland.
The world’s best skaters compete to collect as many points as possible to make the hard 22-skater cut for Paris.
Nimble produces the live world feed semi-final and finals broadcasts and 26 min highlight programs for each tour stop. Among the global takers are TV Globo / Brazil, Claro TV / Central and South America, Nippon TV / Japan, CBC / Canada and digital outlets like The Olympic Channel and NBC YouTube.
Red Bull Dance Your Style World Finals
Live Event Production for Red Bull / TikTok
Red Bull Dance Your Style is an international mixed-style dance competition. The crowd decides who wins by voting for their favourite dancers.
In 2022, 60 champions from two event seasons and over 30 countries competed for eight spots to face the invited wildcards in the Red Bull Dance Your Style World Final in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nimble co-produced the live coverage for a state of the art 9:16 TikTok integration as the main outlet and a 16:9 feed for multiple watch parties around the globe.
BT Sport Action Woman Awards 2021
Live award show for BT Sport, simulcast for linear and socials
Every year BT Sport celebrate the achievements of brilliant and inspiring female athletes in the Action Woman Awards in a one hour live broadcast on BT Sport.
European Breaking Championships
Live for BBC & The Olympic Channel
The best Breakers from across Europe battle it out, live at the WDSF 2022 European Breaking Championships in Manchester. Nimble produced the live event for BBC Sport and iPlayer and The Olympic Channel, featuring breakers on the road to Paris 2024.
Remote Global Live Event
Zwift Academy is a life-changing prize where tens of thousands of virtual cyclists from all over the world compete to win professional contracts with Alpecin-Fenix and CANYON/SRAM. Nimble, working in partnership with Zwift, created a remote global live event from 10 countries across South America, Australasia and Europe, centrally hosted from a virtual studio in the UK. A highly complex and ground-breaking production workflow, Nimble produced a raft of support content for social and digital platforms as well as the live final.
Red Bull BC One (Holland cypher) for Red Bull Netherlands
Live Event Production
Every year, thousands of breakers worldwide compete for a place in the BC One World Final. During the Red Bull BC One Holland Cypher, 16 B-Boys and 8 B-Girls compete in Rotterdam to get the last ticket for the Red Bull BC One World Final in Poland.
Simple Session 20
Live Simulcast for Red Bull TV & Amazon Germany
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the world’s most prestigious Skateboard and BMX event, Simple Session. Nimble produced a complex live outside broadcast from Tallinn Estonia, simulcast on Red Bull TV platforms in English and Russian languages. Produced in conjunction with Red Bull Media House and Simple Session. The event features the world’s best action sport athletes for 2 days of intense competition.
Red Bull Rollercoaster
Live Event Production for Red Bull TV
Red Bull Rollercoaster is a unique international Skateboard competition held at the major Action Sport festival Munich Mash, Germany. The world’s best athletes compete in a 300 metre, downhill slopestyle course with obstacles from the disciplines of street, vert, park and bowl. Nimble collaborated with Red Bull Media House on editorial and supplied production staff to produce 3 x 2 hour live shows, simulcast on Red Bull TV, Facebook and You Tube with presenters Ed Leigh, Chris Pastras, Corey Bohan, Nora Vasconcellos, Tina Dixon and Dave O’Caoimh.
Red Bull Paris Conquest
Live Event Production for Red Bull TV & TikTok
Fresh off the back of Tokyo 2020, some of the world’s best skateboarders competed in a brand new competition format at the iconic setting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. A bespoke course constructed of renowned Paris skateboard locations, athletes from around the world battled in a knockout format in front of a crowd of thousands.
Geraint Thomas: The Road will Decide
1 x 60 for BBC One Wales & BBC Two Network
A world first documentary film boasting unparalleled access to defending champion Welshman Geraint Thomas at the planet’s toughest endurance race, the Tour de France. The film tells the story of the greatest Tour in 30 years from Geraint’s personal perspective with honesty and humour. Commissioned by BBC Wales and BBC Two, Nimble collaborated with Team Ineos and Geraint Thomas to bring to life the grit and determination required to compete at cycling’s most prestigious race. Directed by Stewart Sugg. Executive Producer, Dylan Wyn Davies.
Sam Warburton: Full Contact
1 x 60 min documentary for BBC
An intimate portrait of legendary Wales and British & Irish Lions Captain Sam Warburton. A unique insight with unprecedented access to home life, revealing the making of a Rugby warrior. Featuring revelations from Welsh Head Coach Warren Gatland, Irish legend Brian O’Driscoll, England Rugby World Cup winning former coach Sir Clive Woodward and current Welsh star George North. Directed by Stewart Sugg.
Shane Williams: Rugby, Concussion & Me
1 x 60 min documentary for BBC
Nimble teamed up with Wales and British & Irish Lion Shane Williams as he embarked on a journey to understand how the world of rugby, from grassroots to the highest levels, is working to reduce concussions in the modern day-game to make the sport safer for future generations. Much loved by the nation and the rugby world, Shane is inspired by his children as he asks how to make his beloved sport safer for their generation and others to come. As part of his journey, Shane talks to players both past and present and meets medical professionals, the governing bodies including World Rugby and those involved at the grassroots level of the sport in the UK and abroad. Directed by Stewart Sugg. Executive Producer Dylan Wyn Davies.
Carwyn Williams: Unbreakable for BBC
Swansea’s Carwyn Williams dominated the Welsh, British and European surf scene in the 80’s. A maverick underdog from Mumbles who through sheer talent and force of personality surfed his way to respect at the world’s most dangerous locations including the giant waves of Hawaii and competing against the best in Australia. This intimate portrait charts Carwyn’s rise to the top of the sport. A story of pioneering adventure, danger, tragedy, rehabilitation and reinvention.
Steve Robinson: Cinderella Man
Documentary for BBC
In 1993 a boxer and part-time warehouse worker from a Cardiff Debenhams store was given the chance of a lifetime – to fight for the world featherweight title with just 48 hours’ notice after the reigning champ pulled out. He had no preparation and no hope of success. Yet, when the bell rang at the end of the final round, Wales had a world champion.
John Dawes: Rugby Revolutionary
Documentary for BBC
An emotive portrait of Welsh rugby icon John Dawes.
The man who revolutionised the game as both player and coach who led Wales to multiple Grand Slams, inspired The Lions to their only ever tour victory on New Zealand soil and was also at the centre of the ‘Greatest Try of All Time’ with the Barbarians. Now for the first time ever, John’s Dawes’ son and grandsons along with a star-studded host of rugby legends
The New Signing
6 Part Series For EE & BT Sport
The New Signing is the latest EE initiative, as part of its long-term partnerships with each of the four Home Nations Football Associations, to support the growth of disability football on and off the pitch, ensuring the game is as inclusive as possible for fans and spectators with disabilities. Nimble with partners Cake (Havas) created and produced a 6-part series charting the journey of two new British Sign Language pundits, Damaris Cooke and Rolf Choutan as they become Britain’s first ever BSL football talent in Champions League, Premier League and the FA Disability Cup.
The New Signing
Promo & Launch Content for EE, BT Sport & The FA
The New Signing with EE and BT Sport is a unique talent search to find, train and launch the careers of new British Sign Language football pundits. Produced in partnership with Cake (Havas), and BT Sport, Nimble produced a ground-breaking silent promo for TV, Social and Digital featuring high profile England Senior Men’s and Deaf Football teams, ahead of a new 6-part series airing in 2023.
Para Football Adventures
5 Part Series for BT and the Home Nation Football Associations
Alex Brooker and Chelcee Grimes hatch a plan to shine a light on disability football and travel to each of the home nations to introduce TV, Social and Digital audiences to Amputee Football in Scotland, Powerchair in Northern Ireland, Cerebral Palsy Football in England and the Welsh Deaf Futsal team. Produced in partnership with BT and Cake (Havas).
Women’s Football World with Coca Cola
6 x 30 Channel 4
High Volume short form for All4 Social & Digital
A world first with Clare Balding and Freestyle football World champion Liv Cooke fronting a unique insight into women’s football, from a global perspective. Women’s Football World with Coca Cola gives viewers a rare glimpse behind the scenes at some of the biggest football clubs including Manchester City, Juventus and Arsenal. The show also features highlights from UEFA Women’s Champions League, England’s WSL and the American NWSL. A multi-platform production with content produced for Channel 4 TV, Social and Digital, team Nimble collaborated with Channel 4 commissioning, Channel 4 Sponsorship, Coca Cola and Mediacom in creating this brand new property designed to grow awareness and shine a light on the women’s game.
Watch Us Rise
3 x 15 for BT, BT Sport & The FA
A BT Sport mini-series that follows a group of young women who love football but haven’t had the easiest ride in life.
Presented by footballer Chelcee Grimes, this real and raw 3 part series will tell the story of three young girls and the struggles they’ve had to navigate as they pursue their footballing dreams. We follow them as they embark on their BT Playmaker journey, meet their footballing heroes The Lionesses and watch them grow from self-conscious kids to self-confident young women both on and off the pitch.
Red Bull Four 2 Score
Red Bull Four 2 Score is a brand new and action-packed, 4-vs-4 football format where goals in the first and last minute are worth double. 10-minute rounds, no breaks. Nimble Productions partnered up with Red Bull Netherlands for an as-live Multicam recording of the Dutch national finals and produce a raft of short form clips for TV news distribution and a variety of social media assets.
Swatch Nines is a unique event in winter action sports. In place of a traditional contest, Skiers and Snowboarders ride and create together. The playground is an extraordinary setup of kickers, rails and a skate bowl set 2600m above sea level.
Tasked by event partner Swatch and Red Bull Media House, Nimble produced an unscripted athlete driven featuring key athletes and event creator Nico Zacek.
The Grassroots Football Show
1 x 60’ for BT & BT Sport
High volume short form content for Social & Digital platforms
Produced in partnership with Cake (Havas) and the home Nations Football Associations, Robbie Savage and Jules Breach present the show that celebrates Grassroots football from amateur clubs to the elite, discussing the importance of teams within communities. Filmed across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the show featured exclusive in-camp content from home nations senior men’s teams as they prepare for the 2021 Summer of Football in Europe.
Action Woman Heroes 2020
1 x 60’ BT Sport
High volume short form content for Social & Digital platforms
After a year that forced us all to reflect, in place of the annual live award show, Nimble created a documentary where the previous winners of the Action Woman Awards discuss their successes and the people who helped and inspired them along the way. Presented by Clare Balding and Footballing signer songwriter Chelcee Grimes, the line-up includes the Queen of British sprinting Dina Asher Smith, England Lioness captain Steph Houghton and Downhill Mountain Bike World Champion Rachel Atherton.
8 x 4 Mins for Red Bull TV
Plus additional short form support content for social platforms
The Breakdown is a series of high-end shorts showcasing the variety of dance moves in the repertoire of the World’s most prolific Breakdance crew, The Red Bull BC One All-Stars.
Breaking, or B-Boy, began in the streets of New York City in the early 1980’s and has since risen to become a worldwide phenomenon with dancers now competing in major live events globally. One of the most renowned events is BC One, an annual competition broadcast live on Red Bull TV.
The series of films, each led by a dancer from the Red Bull BC One All Stars, broke down the moves, the style, the meaning and the feeling for a broad, global youth audience.
6 x 12 Mins for Red Bull TV
Plus additional short form support content for social platforms
Red Bull TV’s World Rally Championships lead presenter Mike Chen fronts six documentary films on six of the world’s greatest Rally drivers.
From Britain’s finest, Elfyn Evans to Irish star Craig Breen, the series uncovers drivers’ career highs and lows in a journalistic voyage crafted with warmth and humour. Filmed on location around Europe the highly creative films boast incredible access to drivers’ private lives and give a Red Bull TV audience an open an honest account of life as a world-class, professional Rally driver.
Six Nations Sin Bin
Annual Entertainment Series for BBC One Wales and iPlayer
Six Nations Sin Bin is an annual entertainment show with celebrity studio chat and comedy VT content crafted to get the Six Nations party started. Gabby Logan and Gareth Thomas present the show where each week rugby legends, comedians and celebrities share their love of the tournament. Now in its fourth season, for 2021, despite lockdown, Sin Bin continued to entertain a peak time BBC One Wales and iPlayer audience with a remote virtual audience and guests including Ed Byrne, Sir Bryn Terfel, Gregg Wallace, Ore Oduba, Carol Voderman and Kiri Pritchard-Mclean, as well as a host of international rugby talent from Shane Williams to Ryan Jones to David Campese. Sin Bin 2021 featured the epic ‘Showdown’, where each week four teams of rugby loving celebrities compete in a series of challenges that tested their strength, speed, skills and endurance until one emerged victorious
The Clare Balding Show
12 x 60 for BT Sport, Thursdays 8pm
An entertainment chat show where BAFTA award winning journalist Clare Balding talks to the biggest names of sport including Rio Ferdinand, Bernie Ecclestone, Frank Lampard, Johanna Konta and Harry Redknapp.
Filmed from BT Sport studios in front of a live audience, Clare blends thought provoking journalism with fun, entertainment devices designed to give viewers a rare glimpse into the lives of Britain’s finest sportspeople. With a refreshed format for 2017, including new studio design, graphics and greater focus on creating content for BT’s linear and digital platforms.
8 x 30 for S4C
A brand new sports quiz show hosted by Jason Mohammad. A high-octane quiz where brains meets brawn as contestants answer sporting trivia questions to gain an advantage in physical gameplay against some of Wales’ biggest sporting legends including Rugby hero James Hook and Footballer Tash Harding. Graphic design by KPX Creative, Game Technology by Kinetic Pixel. Produced and Directed by Rhys Padarn.
WWE Clash at the Castle
1 x 30 BBC
Three of wrestling’s stars Seth Rollins, Bayley and Butch join Mark Andrews ahead of the biggest wrestling event in the UK for 30 years – Clash at the Castle. They look towards the future of WWE, ask what it means to be a fan and answer the big question – why do they love the sport?
Wales: The Big Kick-Off
1 x 30 for BBC Wales & iPlayer
An exclusive BBC entertainment show celebrating the Welsh football team in the 2020 European Football Championships. Fronted by Gabby Logan and Wales legend Nathan Blake, the curtain raiser to BBC’s coverage gets the party started with special guests Elis James, Joe Ledley, The Alarm, Natasha Harding and Leroy Brito.
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We are Nimble Productions
Nimble Productions are multi award winning producers of high-end sport culture content with a 20-year track record. Nimble has collaborated with some of the world’s leading talent, broadcasters and brands.
Dylan Wyn Davies Creative Director
An award winning (RTS, Gold Cannes Lions, Broadcast Digital, BAFTA Academy Cymru) Creative Director, Dylan founded Nimble productions with Gareth Rees in 2017 and produces high-end sports culture content specialising in Entertainment, non-scripted and live content for TV, Social and Digital.
Prior to Nimble, as Creative Director at Welsh indie Boomerang, Dylan grew the Sports and Events department from a small Extreme Sport event specialist into a multi award winning, Pan-European leader in Sport-Entertainment events and original content.
THE CLARE BALDING SHOW
Dylan was the creative driving force behind The Clare Balding Show for BBC2 / BT Sport in an unprecedented shared rights agreement between the two broadcasters and led production from 2013 to 2017.
CHANNEL 4 PARALYMPICS
He has created and delivered several major projects for Channel 4’s Paralympic coverage including Anniversary Games 2016, IPC European Swimming and Athletics Championships 2016, IPC World Athletics Championships 2015 as well as the high-end short form content for Channel 4’s sponsorship partners including Allianz and BT.
Dylan was instrumental in the rise and growth of the worlds largest Advertiser Funded Programme, the Gold Cannes Lions winning GT Academy, and led production and creative for this multi-platform brand for 7 years. Dylan’s AFP expertise has seen him produce high-end, big-budget AFP for the likes of Bacardi, Huawei, DHL, and Sony in multi-platform, multi-genre content.
RED BULL TV
Other complex production includes major live programming for Red Bull TV, including Red Bull Air Race, Europe’s largest BMX &Skateboard event Simple Session and the final of the Freeride World Ski & Snowboard Tour; Verbier Xtreme.
LIVE AWARD SHOWS
Dylan has also devised and delivered large-scale live award shows including the Facebook Football Awards and BT’s Action Woman Awards.
GARETH REES MANAGING DIRECTOR
Gareth has worked in the TV industry for over 20 years. As a founder and Managing Director of Nimble Productions and Nimble Dragon, he has over the past few years established the company as a key voice in the Welsh creative scene, with solid links with local and network broadcasters and a strong business foundation.
In 2007, Gareth was part of the team responsible for floating the Cardiff based Boomerang+PLC business. He understands the challenges of managing and growing a Nations independent and leading a strong creative team.
KATY CARTWRIGHT HEAD OF PRODUCTION
Katy’s production management experience of 20 years spans many genres including Entertainment, Live, Factual and Drama. Prior to joining Nimble Katy was Production Executive for Blink Films and before that Boomerang, running many successful productions including Channel 4’s Posh Pawn and Extreme Cake Makers. Katy started her career at the BBC, working in various areas of programming and on long running series including DIY SOS: The Big Build and Doctor Who Confidential.
FLO KOEHLER EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Flo is an agile and creative Executive Producer, who approaches each project with hunger for innovation and progression.
Kick-starting his career at MTV, Flo produced a variety of show formats ranging from long form artist portraits, live music festivals, award shows and late night studio programs.
Flo was part of the Red Bull Media House live production team for almost a decade. He played an instrumental role in delivering programs such as the UCI MTB World Cup, Freeride World Tour, Vans Park Series and Neymar Junior’s Five, to name a few.
Prior to Nimble, Flo worked as Head of Production for Amsterdam based live streaming specialists NOMOBO. In addition to leading and developing the production team, he was responsible for a few of the most complex productions the company has delivered to date. Clients included Workday CCW, Salesforce Dream TX, IBM Think and Red Bull Uncontained.
ROB HARPER FINANCIAL DIRECTOR
Rob started his career in the audit and accounting sector where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant before joining Channel 4 in 2001.
Rob was the Finance Manager for 4 Rights, Channel 4’s commercial business, and over ten years managed one of the largest independent Programme investment funds in the UK, investing in some of the Channel 4’s most iconic programmes and series including Shackleton; Shameless; Green Wing and The Joe Simpson films The Beckoning Silence and Touching The Void.
In 2011 he developed the unique funding model for the hugely successful Inbetweeners Movie which went on to be the UK’s most successful comedy film.
More recently, Rob has concentrated on Finance Director appointments in entrepreneurial / start-up companies within the creative industry. These have included numerous TV and Film production companies where he has set up and managed finance departments and has raised investment finance to support business growth.
GARETH THOMAS PRODUCER
Gareth has worked across many productions for Nimble. Prior to joining Nimble, Gareth was a member of Only Boys Aloud coming 3rd on Britain’s Got Talent and presented socials for S4C on Cân i Gymru and Eisteddfod yr Urdd / Genedlaethol.
Credits at Nimble include Trysorau’r Teulu (S4C); Ffrindiau Ffôn ar Wyliau (S4C); The Wedding Dress Shop (BBC Wales); Six Nations Sin Bin (BBC Wales); Watch Us Rise (BT Sport); Para Adventures (BT Sport).
MEGAN PINCHES PRODUCTION MANAGER
Megan has 20 years industry experience working in both the independent sector in Cardiff and at the BBC. With a substantial list of network credits that includes both Specialist Factual and Factual Entertainment series for BBC One, BBC Three, and Channel 4.
Starting in drama, she made the move into Specialist Factual by working on the critically acclaimed ‘Legends’ series for BBC Four. Credits include, and “Doctor Who Confidential” for BBC Three. “Posh Pawn” and “Time Team” for Channel 4, “ Cornwall: This Fishing Life “ for BBC Two and “Japan With Sue Perkins” & “Trawlermen” for BBC One. Megan has arranged filming in some unusual locations, from a nuclear submarine to the Tardis!
LAUREN MOORE RESEARCHER
Lauren studied Music Business at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London, graduating with a First Class Degree and winning the Outstanding Student Award. She was selected by Live Nation to be part of their International Women’s Year scheme and has tour managed bands in the UK and Western Europe.
Lauren also produces on air content for BBC Wales and Radio Cymru and in November 2020 was given the 6-9pm on air slot each Friday playing the best new Welsh language music.
Lauren has a range of TV experience working across productions for S4C, BBC Wales and BT Sport including Action Woman Awards 2022, Six Nations Sin Bin, Huw Edwards yn 60, Cymru HIV/AIDS, Eisteddfod Ffermwyr Ifanc and Cyngerdd Cymru ac Wcrain Concert.
BEN HOLLOWAY JUNIOR RESEARCHER
Ben joined Nimble after studying at Cardiff University, where he gained First Class Honours in International Relations and Politics (BscEcon) and a Distinction for his Masters in Politics and Public Policy (MscEcon).
With experience in development, casting, archive research and as a camera assistant, Ben has worked across multiple productions covering Factual, Entertainment, non-scripted and live content for TV, Social and Digital.
Whilst at Nimble Ben has worked on: FA Disability Cup (BT Sports); WDSF European Breaking Championships (BBC & Olympic Channel); Action Women Awards (BT Sport); Pen/Campwyr (S4C); Six Nations Sin Bin (BBC Wales).