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Fran Derham is a Creative Producer with extensive experience across TV advertisements, short films, documentaries, photography and most recently scripted drama.

Fran has a clear understanding of audience and a strategic commercial vision for everything she creates. Her work is re-known for it’s candid youthful feel and has a strong focus on empowering women.

Fran kicked off her career in 2011 with the award winning Feature Documentary First Love, which she both wrote and produced. Since then she has worked as an Associate Producer on children's TV series Conspiracy 365 (2012), has been represented as a Director at The Directors Group and Guilty Productions, and has written and produced a series of independent surfing and scripted short films. Most recent producing credits include It’s People Like Us directed by Eva Orner (2016) for the TAC and ski film Finding the Line (2017) which she Executive Produced.

With a shift to the scripted genre, since 2019 Fran has been developing her slate and working with Joanna Werner at Werner Film Productions on teen surf series Surviving Summer of which Season 1 is currently streaming on Netflix. Fran wrapped Season 2 in April 2023 which she helped develop as well as taking on the Role of Surf Unit Producer and Co-Director.
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