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Doug McCallie

Producer | Director | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Encino Man (1992) | Survivor (2001-2008) | Siberia (2013)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Douglas McCallie

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Lowe FilesThe Lowe Files (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 4 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 4
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  • Primary photo for MygrationsMygrations (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2016– 
  • Primary photo for Running Wild with Bear GryllsRunning Wild with Bear Grylls (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for SiberiaSiberia (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 9 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 9
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  • Primary photo for Get Out Alive with Bear GryllsGet Out Alive with Bear Grylls (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 8
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  • Primary photo for Nor' Easter MenNor' Easter Men (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 3 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 3
  • Primary photo for Out of the Wild: VenezuelaOut of the Wild: Venezuela (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2011– 
  • Primary photo for Man, Woman, WildMan, Woman, Wild (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 10 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 10
    • Dominica (Sep 24, 2010) Executive Producer  Less
    • Tennessee (Sep 17, 2010) Executive Producer  Less
    • Alaska (Sep 10, 2010) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for SurvivorSurvivor (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer ( 122 episodes, 2004–2008 ) , Producer ( 75 episodes, 2001–2004 ) , Executive Producer ( 14 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2001–2008 211
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  • Primary photo for Military DiariesMilitary Diaries (TV Series) Producer  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Journey to the Screen: The Making of 'Pearl Harbor'Journey to the Screen: The Making of 'Pearl Harbor' (TV Movie) Director, Writer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for On the Inside: Private JetsOn the Inside: Private Jets (TV Movie) Director, Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The World's Nastiest NeighborsThe World's Nastiest Neighbors (TV Movie) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Titanic: Breaking New GroundTitanic: Breaking New Ground (TV Special) Director, Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Wild ThingsWild Things (TV Movie) Director  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Wild ThingsWild Things (TV Series) Director  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Cocky Mechanic ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The Computer Wore Tennis ShoesThe Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (TV Movie) Criminal (uncredited)  Less 1995

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  • The Lowe Files * – Executive Producer A&E

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  • * DOUGLAS McCALLIE
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/SHOW RUNNER

    2016-2017 "THE LOWE FILES" (A&E)
    Rob Lowe and sons go on an adventure to explore and investigate lore, legends, and the
    supernatural.

    2016 "MYGRATIONS" (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL)
    Twenty Americans follow the Wildebeest Migration route on foot 230 miles across the
    Serengeti Plains to the Mara River.

    2014-2015 "RUNNING WILD: WITH BEAR GRYLLS" (NBC)
    Bear Grylls takes some unlikely A-List personalities like Will Ferrell, Channing Tatum,
    Zach Efron, Ben Stiller and Jake Gyllenhaal on a challenging wilderness adventure.

    2014 "THE SAVAGE LINE" (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL)
    Workers in remote camps throughout the world live amongst predators who are attracted
    to work camp activities. Experienced guards are hired to protect them.

    2013 "GET OUT ALIVE: WITH BEAR GRYLLS" New Zealand (NBC)
    Ten teams of two compete to survive in the wild doing the types of survival techniques
    that Bear Grylls is famous for. In the end, one team wins $500,000 dollars.

    2013 "SIBERIA" (NBC)
    A Reality show set in Siberia goes horribly wrong. (Scripted)

    2012 "NOR'EASTERMEN" (THE HISTORY CHANNEL)
    For over four hundred years, fishermen have been reaping the bounty of the sea in the
    most dangerous fishing grounds in the world.

    2012 "MAN, WOMAN, WILD" Season 2---13 Episodes (DISCOVERY)
    An ex-special forces survival expert teaches his wife how to survive in the wild.

    2011 "OUT OF THE WILD: VENEZUELA" 8 Episodes (DISCOVERY)
    Nine Americans hike 70 miles through the wilderness and survive only on what they find
    because they want to test themselves and see what they are made of. No Prize.

    2010 "MAN, WOMAN, WILD" Season 1---10 Episodes (DISCOVERY)

    SURVIVOR: 14 Seasons/196 Episodes/8 Years (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR GABON: EARTH'S LAST EDEN" (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR MICRONESIA: FANS vs. FAVORITES" (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR CHINA" (CBS)

    CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/SUPERVISING PRODUCER

    "SURVIVOR FIJI" (CBS)
    "SURVIVOR COOK ISLANDS" (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR PANAMA: EXILE ISLAND" (CBS)
    (EMMY NOMINATED: BEST REALITY SERIES)

    "SURVIVOR GUATEMELA: EMPIRE OF THE MAYA" (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR PALAU" (CBS)
    (EMMY NOMINATED: BEST REALITY SERIES)

    "SURVIVOR: VANUATU, ISLANDS OF FIRE" (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR: ALL STARS" (CBS)

    "SURVIVOR: PEARL ISLANDS" (CBS)
    (EMMY NOMINATED: BEST REALITY SERIES)
    (WINNER: BEST REALITY SERIES: THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS)
    (NOMINATED: BEST REALITY SERIES: THE PRODUCER'S GUILD AWARDS)

    "SURVIVOR: AMAZON" (CBS)
    (EMMY NOMINATED: BEST REALITY SERIES)

    "SURVIVOR: THAILAND" (CBS)
    (WINNER: BEST REALITY SERIES: THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS)

    "GENERATION 'Y' IN THE VALLEY OF DEATH: AFGHANISTAN" (VH-1)
    Produced, Directed, Shot, and Wrote a one-hour documentary that details the personal
    experiences of 75 young American soldiers in Afghanistan thrown into the largest air
    assault battle of the War In Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda.
    (VH1 not interested in completing the project)

    "MILITARY DIARIES PROJECT" (VH1)
    Produced 13, half-hour episodes in Afghanistan in which Soldiers and Marines tell the
    stories of their lives and work in a time of war.
    (NOMINATED: BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES: INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY
    ASSOCIATION)

    "SURVIVOR: AFRICA" (CBS)
    (EMMY NOMINATED: OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM)

    "THE MYSTERIES OF THE ALASKAN MUMMIES" (DISCOVERY)
    Produced, Directed and Wrote a one-hour documentary that sheds light on
    what the mummies of the Aleutians tell us about the lives and times of the Aleuts.

    "JOURNEY TO THE SCREEN: THE MAKING OF PEARL HARBOR" (DISNEY)
    Directed and Wrote a one-hour special on the enormous task of recreating the historic
    1941 attack on the US Pacific Fleet based at Pearl Harbor.
    (NOMINATED 'BEST NEW RELEASE ORIGINAL RETROSPECTIVE DOCUMENTARY')

    "PRIVATE JETS" (DISCOVERY)
    Produced, Directed, and Wrote a one-hour documentary that explores the world of private
    jets, their design, performance and future.

    "THE WORLD'S BUSIEST AIRPORT" (DISCOVERY)
    Produced, Directed, Wrote and Narrated a one-hour documentary that reveals the inner
    workings of the Atlanta Airport.

    "ALASKA SALVAGE MISSION" (DISCOVERY)
    Produced, Directed and Wrote a one-hour documentary that follows the trials and
    tribulations of a salvage crew in a battle against the elements to bring an Alaskan shipwreck
    back to life.

    "TITANIC: BREAKING NEW GROUND" (FOX)
    Directed and Wrote a one-hour documentary special exploring James Cameron's long and
    arduous journey to bring the film TITANIC to life.

    "WILD THINGS" (3 Years on Wild Things) Excellent job. (UPN)
    Produced/Directed 70 grueling stories over three seasons on Indian, Australian, South
    African, Malagasy, Namibian, Zimbabwean, and North American Wildlife: lions, tigers, polar
    bears, grizzlies, Beluga whales, crocodiles, elephants, rhinos, cheetah, wolves, great white
    sharks, wild dogs, leopards, humpback whales bubble net feeding, etc.

    "NEIGHBORS" (FOX)
    Directed and Wrote a one-hour special revealing the insane antics of neighbors caught in
    vicious and sometimes deadly neighborhood feuds and battles.

    "EX-PATS" (PARAMOUNT)
    Produced and Directed a one-hour pilot dramatizing the plight of Americans incarcerated in
    foreign prisons in Ecuador and Burma, illustrating that though the world is getting smaller,
    the Law is not global. (A version of this became "Locked up Abroad.")

    "ON THE INSIDE OF UNIVERSAL STUDIOS" (DISCOVERY)
    Produced and Directed a one-hour documentary illustrating the complex inner workings of
    Universal Studios Hollywood.

    "INCREDIBLE FRONTIERS: BLAST MASTERS" (TLC)
    Directed and Wrote a one-hour documentary demonstrating how powerful and deadly
    explosive force is harnessed as a precision tool in mining, demolition, and entertainment.

    "THE MAKING-OF THE PEOPLE VS LARRY FLYNT" (HBO)
    Directed and Wrote a half-hour behind-the-scenes "First Look" for Columbia Pictures.

    "TOMMY BOY: GROWING UP FUNNY" (HBO)
    Directed and Wrote a behind-the-scenes "First Look."

    "CONGO: A JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN" (HBO)
    Directed and Wrote a half-hour behind-the-scenes "First Look" in Costa Rica.

    "THE MAKING-OF APOLLO XIII" (SCI-FI)
    Directed a half-hour behind-the-scenes special for Universal Studios.

    BEHIND-THE-SCENES DOCUMENTARY SHORTS
    (Have Written, Directed, or Produced over 40 of these 'EPKs' including the following:)
    Apollo XIII Tom Hanks Dir: Ron Howard Dist: Universal
    The Firm Tom Cruise Dir: Sydney Pollack Dist: Paramount
    The Mask Jim Carrey Dir: Chuck Russel Dist: New Line
    Clear & Present Danger Harrison Ford Dir. Phillip Noyce Dist: Paramount
    Tommy Boy Chris Farley Dir. Peter Segal Dist: Paramount
    Get Shorty John Travolta Dir: Barry Sonnenfeld Dist: Columbia
    Reality Bites Winona Ryder Dir: Ben Stiller Dist: Universal
    Name of the Father Daniel D. Lewis Dir: Jim Sheridan Dist: Universal
    Brave Heart Mel Gibson Dir: Mel Gibson Dist: Warner
    The Spear Elizabeth Hurley Dir: Darrel J. Roodt Dist: New Line
    Larger Than Life Bill Murray Dir: Howard Franklin Dist: Columbia
    Strange Days Juliette Lewis Dir: K. Bigelow Dist: Fox
    Kiss of Death Nicholas Cage Dir: Barbet Schroeder Dist: Fox
    Congo Ernie Hudson Dir. Frank Marshall Dist. Paramount
    Wild Bill Jeff Bridges Dir: Walter Hill Dist: MGM
    Gettysburg Martin Sheen Dir: Ron Maxwell Dist: New Line
    The Getaway Kim Basinger Dir: Roger Donaldson Dist: Largo
    Judgment Night Emilio Estevez Dir: Stephen Hopkins Dist: Universal


    TRAVEL EXPERIENCE
    ¥Have traveled around the world on the tops of buses, donkey carts, donkeys, camels, elephants,
    horses, dhows, junks, rickshaws, motorcycles, canoes, and in trains, helicopters, fighter jets,
    bush planes and military cargo transport planes.

    ¥Have been detained at borders, threatened with AK 47s by Iranian Embassy Guards in Kabul,
    robbed at gunpoint by the Nairobi police, mugged at knifepoint in Amsterdam, pick-pocketed at a
    horse race in Zimbabwe, chased by military thugs in Zambia, and gassed in a Fiji hostel.

    ¥Have hunted wayward lions with Kenyan rangers, herded giraffe, harpooned crocodiles, tracked
    tigers, been charged by elephants, hippos, lions, and rhinos, boxed a kangaroo, witnessed the
    wildebeest migration, swum with raggy-tooth sharks, humpbacks, belugas, sea lions, seals,
    thousands of spawning king salmon, polar bears, and vomited on a great white shark.

    ¥Have fled riots and tear gas in Zimbabwe, survived earthquakes in Taiwan, watched the
    Democracy Movement take shape and collapse in China, witnessed the launching of the largest air
    assault battle since Korea in Afghanistan, filmed a season of Survivor during a military coup in Fiji,
    driven through a cyclone in India while nuclear bombs were going off, and nearly died from malaria.

    ¥Have sat through strange ceremonies in the African bush, lived on an Alaskan shipwreck during
    violent storms, searched for mummies in dank cold caves in the Aleutians, dined with heavily
    armed Afghani soldiers in a mud compound, had tea with an old Chinese man on a
    mountaintop overlooking the Yangste River, explored the Amazon, crossed the Serengeti,
    become fast friends with a Russian porter on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, gotten lost in bandit
    territory on the side of a volcano in Mexico, and gutted fish in a ship on the Bering Sea.

    ¥I have lived in and traveled to over sixty countries including: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Oman,
    Kuwait, India, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Brazil,
    Panama, Ecuador, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Saipan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi,
    Namibia, Zambia, South Africa, Lesotho, Egypt, Israel, Thailand, Greece, Mexico, Costa Rica,
    USSR, Canada, Madagascar, UK, France, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland,
    Italy, Palau, Tahiti, The Cook Islands, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Dominica,
    The Grenadines, Barbados, Holland, The British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Gabon, Peru,
    Venezuela, Colombia, and Botswana.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS
    Was fluent in Spoken Mandarin Chinese 20 years ago (Pretty rusty now)
    Capable in Spanish (Took my college textbook to Mexico and studied in a dilapidated
    Veracruz hotel for four months)
    Working knowledge of the African Language Shona (Wrote a Beginner's Textbook)

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
    Walden in Nanyuki, Kenya, Africa
    (Self-Study Program: Lived in the bush for a year and read over 100 Great Books)
    University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Africa Rotary Scholar
    (Studied traditional African religion, History of Southern Africa, Shona Language, French.)
    Taiwan National University, Taipei, Taiwan Mandarin Scholar
    (Studied Chinese Language)
    Bristol University, Bristol, England, Ambassador Program
    (Studied European History)
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, Exchange
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, BA History

    INTERVIEWS (Partial List)
    Tom Hanks Leonardo DiCaprio Cameron Diaz Mel Gibson
    Holly Hunter Alec Baldwin Johnny Depp Dan Aykroyd
    Chris Farley Jeanne Tripplehorn David Spade Rosie O'Donnell
    Stephen Baldwin Jim Carrey Helen Hunt Juliette Lewis
    Bruce Dern Jeff Bridges Ron Howard Samuel Jackson
    Nicholas Cage David Caruso Tom Arnold Bill Murray
    John Hurt Ellen Barkin Rob Lowe Bo Derek
    Angela Bassett Courtney Love Martin Short Quentin Tarantino
    Luke Perry Kevin Bacon Bill Paxton Lorne Michaels

    ON-CAMERA EXPERIENCE: FILM/TELEVISION - SAG
    Good Guy Bad Guy -Promo-Commercial Featured Game Show Network
    Pulp Comedy -TV Comedy series Featured Comedy Central
    Big Wheel -Ind. Short Co-starred A Jeff Taupier Film
    (Winner Jury Prize, Orlando Film Festival)
    Wild Things -Wildlife TV Show Featured in "Notes from the field" UPN
    Bandwagon -Feature Featured A John Schultz Film
    Volunteers - TV Pilot Co-starred Company 5 Productions
    Computer Wore Tennis Shoes- TV Movie Featured Disney/ABC
    Herbie The Love Bug- TV Movie Featured Disney/ABC
    CB 4 - TV Spot Featured Universal Pictures
    Encino Man - Feature Featured Hollywood Pictures/Disney
    Encino Man - TV Spot Featured Hollywood Pictures/Disney
    World of Fun -TV Comedy Series Co-starred Student TV Productions
    Almost Beat - Ind. Short Starred A Peyton Reed Film
    (Winner Ann Arbor, Sinking Creek, Charlotte Film Festivals)

    OTHER
    Publicity Director, Venture Environmental Forum, Chattanooga, TN
    (Convinced 100 Chattanoogans to carry their garbage with them everywhere for a week)
    Tour Manager, Abercrombie & Kent Hong Kong, LTD.
    (Guided trips all over China before the Tiananmen Square Massacre)
    Director of Curriculum, Teacher, Chen Li English School, Taipei
    Editor, Investment Newsletter, Congo Consulting, Taipei
    Archaeological Asst., TN Burial Mound Recovery Project, TN
    Crewman on the Woodbine, (Salmon processor) The Bering Sea, Alaska (19 years old)

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