1st AD
Mike Higgins
Location Manager, Production Manager

With over 40 years in the industry, Mike is an experienced First Assistant Director and Unit Location Manager who has worked on many major films in the UK and Abroad. He has worked in every grade in the Assistant Direction and Production Departments from Floor Runner to 2nd Unit Director. Mike has significant Overseas experience in South America, Asia and Europe; especially Malta, where he lived for many years. 

Feature Films

THREE DAY MILLIONAIRE 1st AD
Perfect Picture | Directed by Jack Spring
Produced by Giles Alderson & Jack Spring
Line Producer Alexa Waugh

SHED OF THE DEAD 1st AD
Shed of the Dead Prods Ltd | Directed by Drew Cullingham
Produced by Nicholas David Lean & James Fisher

HIGH ROAD TO CHINA 1st AD | Aerial Unit
City Films & Golden Harvest Productions | Directed by Brian G Hutton
Produced by Fred Weintraub

SAMRAAT 1st AD
Mohla Films | Directed by Mohan Segal 
Produced by Mohan Mohla

DEADLY INTENT 1st AD
Deadly Intent Ltd | Directed by Rebekah Fortune
Produced by Diana Townsend

FRAIL 1st AD
Suspended Films Ltd | Directed by Leslie Rogers
Produced by Jack Paulson

RE-UNITING THE RUBINS 1st AD
Reuniting the Rubins Ltd | Directed by Yoav Factor
Produced byJonathan Weissler

SHOOT ON SIGHT 1st AD
Shoot On Sight Ltd | Directed by Jag Mundhra
Produced by Aron Govil

IN YOUR DREAMS 1st AD
Magnet Films / In Your Dreams Ltd | Directed by Gary Sinyor
Produced by Gary Sinyor &  Jonathan Weissler

HALIM 1st AD | Production Manager
GN4 Studios / ASAP Films | Directed by Sherif Arafa
Produced by Amin El Masri

LIFE, TRANSLATED 1st AD
Visionary Films of Shanghai | Directed by Agan
Line Producer Jonathan Weissler

QUEEN OF SHEBA’S PEARLS Location Designer
Sheba Films / Aka Films | Directed by Colin Nutley
Produced by Maritha Norstedt

LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN Location Manager
20th Century Fox | Directed by Stephen Norrington
Line Producer Mike Nelson

THREE BLIND MICE Production Manager
Une Souris Verte Ltd / Kcraft | Directed by Mathias Ledoux
Produced by Guillaume Godard

MIKE BASSETT - ENGLAND MANAGER Unit Location Manager
Hallmark Ltd | Directed by Steve Baron
Produced by Neil Peplow

THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES Unit Location Manager
Bonaparte Films Ltd | Directed by Alan Taylor
Produced by Uberto Pasolini    

WELCOME 1st AD | Production Manager
Notorious Films | Directed by Laurie Castelli-Gair
Produced by Sandra Yarwood

ON N’A Q’UNE VIE Location Manager
Andromeda SRL | Directed by Jacques Deray
Produced by Paolo Piria

CINDERELLA Unit Manager
Glass Slipper Ltd for Channel 4 | Directed by Beeban Kidron
Line Producer Ed Harper

GLADIATOR Unit Location Manager
Dreamworks / DW Productions Ltd | Directed by Ridley Scott
Produced by Douglas Wick

SUCH A LONG JOURNEY Unit Manager
Filmworks / UTV | Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson
Produced by Paul Stephens

LONDON 1st AD
Vijayta Films International Ltd | Directed by Gurinda Chadha
Produced by Sunny Deol

FOOD OF LOVE 1st AD
Intrinsica Films Ltd | Directed by Stephen Poliakoff
Produced by Karin Bamborough

ATLANTIS: IN SEARCH FOR A LOST CONTINENT 1st AD / Location Manager
NBC / Blackhawk TV | Directed by Imre Horvath
Produced by Jamie L Smith

CUTTHROAT ISLAND Unit Manager
QM Productions / Carolco | Directed and Produced by Renny Harlin

SPELLBREAKER: SECRETS OF THE LEPRECHAUNS 1st AD | 2nd Unit Director
Paramount Leprechaun | Directed by Ted Nicolaou
Produced by Albert Band

LEAPIN’ LEPRECHAUNS 1st AD | 2nd Unit Director
Full Moon / Paramount | Directed by Ted Nicolaou
Produced by Albert Band

DRAGON WORLD 1st AD
Full Moon Entertainment / Paramount | Directed by Ted Nicolaou
Produced by Albert Band

BANDIT QUEEN 1st AD
Film 4 | Directed by Shekhar Kapur
Produced by S S Bedi

CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS: THE DISCOVERY Location Manager
Directed by John Glen | Produced by Ilya Salkind

HOWARDS END Location Manager
Merchant Ivory Productions | Directed by James Ivory
Produced by Ishmail Merchant

THE FINAL FRAME 1st AD
Kinesis Films for Film 4 | Directed by Paul Oremland
Produced by Deanne Edwards

ERIK THE VIKING Location Manager
Prominent Viking Ltd | Directed by Terry Jones
Produced by John Goldstone

SUPERMAN IV 1st AD | 2nd & Flying Units
London Cannon Films Ltd | Directed by Sidney J Furie & David Lane
Produced by Menahem Golan & Yoram Globus

TV

WASHED UP 1st AD
Oceanstorm Films Ltd | Directed by Nicholas David Lean
Produced by Sol Wariso

MAN FROM THE PRESENT TIME 1st AD
EMPC Films Ltd | Directed by Enaam Ali
Produced by Amra Said

THE TRIAL OF TONY BLAIR Location Manager
Mentorn Ltd for Channel 4 | Directed by Simon Cellan Jones
Produced byHal Vogel

EMERALD ON THE ROOFTOP 1st AD
Eastern Film Co Ltd | Directed by Chui Wei Hong
Produced by Ming Wong

10 DAYS TO VICTORY Location Manager 
3BM TV / National Geographic | Directed by Tim Conrad
Line Producer Simon Mills

MILE HIGH Location Manager
Hewland International Ltd | Directed by Marcus White & Jonathan Agnew
Produced by Jane Hewland

HERO OF THE GLADIATORS Location Manager / UPM
Grundy TV / UFA | Directed by Jorgo Pappavassiliou
Produced by Tilman Taube

FOOTSTEPS OF THE HOLY FAMILY Production & Location Manager
Associated TV (US) | Directed by David McKenzie
Line Producer Christian Moore

THE STREETS OF BERLIN
Episode 6
Production Manager
Novafilm for Pro7 TV | Directed by Werner Masten
Production Supervisor Karsten Kilian

BOMBAY BLUE 1st AD 
Fabulous Fruits Ltd for Channel 4 | Directed by Roger Tucker & Indra Bhose
Produced by S S Bedi

SHE WOLF OF LONDON 1st AD
Universal / HTV | Directed by Roger Cheveley & Gerry Mill
Produced by David Roessell

FACING THE BOOK Location Manager
Goldwyn Associates for BBC | Directed by Sarah Pitt
Produced by Edward Goldwyn

A FINE ROMANCE: TICKET TO RIDE
2 Episodes
Location Manager
Directed by Reza Badiya & Gene Reynolds
Produced by Kevin Inch

Short Films

VESPERS  1st AD
3 Angry Men Films | Directed by Artur Zaremba
Produced by Ruth Sewell

VALENTINE'S DAY 1st AD
Christopher Murdoch Films | Directed & Produced by Chris Murdoch

ZERO SUM 1st AD
Long Arm Films | Directed by Jimmy Hay
Produced by Ross Bliss

WHERE DID YOU GO? 1st AD
Shared Syndicate CIC | Directed by Jay Joseph Jones
Produced by Jay Jones & Penelope Wildgoose

DREAMING OF PEGGY LEE 1st AD
One Big Mop Ltd | Directed by James Everett
Line Producer: Liza Bolton

WEIRD LOVE 1st AD
Future Proof Films | Directed by Greg Keith
Produced by Noof Ousellam & Greg Keith

I'LL BE HOME SOON 1st AD
One Big Mop Ltd | Directed by James Everett
Line Producer: Liza Bolton

RUFUS STONE 1st AD
Parkville Pictures Ltd | Directed by Josh Appignanesi
Produced by Cecilia Frugiuele

LITTLE WHITE LIES 1st AD
123 Media Ltd | Directed by Stuart Napier
Produced by Raymond Day

ELLA 1st AD
Sketchbook Films | Directed by Dan Gitsham
Produced by Sophie Mair

FREQUENCY 1st AD
Blank Slate / UK Film Council | Directed byGurch Singh
Produced by Hank Starrs

OUR TIME ALONE 1st AD
B3 Media / UK Film Council | Directed by Gurch Singh
Produced by Hank Starrs

SEPTEMBER 1st AD
APT Film and Television Ltd | Directed by Esther May Campbell
Produced by Stewart Le Marechal

STRING 1st AD | Location Manager
Father Films Ltd | Directed by Naomi Wright
Produced by Ginita Jimenez

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