Discover what it takes to be the best researcher in the business from top bosses and star researchers and fast track your career
This exciting panel and Q&A session gives you the golden opportunity to identify the essential tools and skills to be an ace researcher. Our panel of experienced TV researchers and bosses from different genres will share the secrets of how to master the skills of great research that underpins all media content and will help you to get ahead in your career.
Set Design is a highly creative role in the television industry, and just as competitive. There are a number of ways you can make yourself stand out from the crowd though. In this video established set designer David Bevin shares his tips on getting your foot in the door.
A team mentored by Voltage Head of Development Helen Docherty brainstormed and pitched the winning format at the latest RTS Futures event. "Undercover Lovers" – a hybrid of three series, Big Brother, Playing it Straight and Wife Swap – was praised by the BBC's Ana De Moraes as "the most original and distinctive" idea for a new show.
"The beauty of now is that to make a television show, you don't have to be on television and you don't have to wait for a break – you can start doing it straightaway," argued Twitter's Dan Biddle at the latest RTS Futures event, which delved into the brave new digital worlds of YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Vine.
To be successful in comedy you don't have to be established or know the industry well, you just need funny bones according to Sky's Head of Comedy, Lucy Lumsden. Here she gives her best tips on successfully pitching a comedy idea as always in just 60 seconds.
Be inspired by the creator of smash-hit C4 series First Dates and learn how to format your own shows.
Ana De Moraes is the Creative Director of Development Central at the BBC. She is indisputably one of the UK's leading creatives, having devised First Dates and a plethora of other hit global formats.
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