Phillip Thomas is a recruitment manager at the BBC. Based at New Broadcasting House, he is in charge of the BBC trainee schemes, work experience and apprenticeships recruitment. Here he explains the importance of networking for when you want to take your work experience to the next level.
Entrants to the television and entertainment industries have been urged to apply for their free place at IBC 2015.
A unique chance to hear from Richard Holloway, the man behind some of the most successful global entertainment TV formats from X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent to Take Me Out, as he gives his insights into creating must-see television.
Watch exclusive interviews from the event here.
BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh fielded harsh criticism from audience and panel alike at the RTS Futures Summer Party.
"Is TV out of touch?" asked former CBBC presenter Kirsten O'Brien, who chaired the event, "is it relevant for 16 to 34 year olds?"
With the BBC's youth brand soon set to relinquish its linear channel, Kavanagh was told that young people were bearing the brunt of difficult BBC cuts.
The annual summer party was a party like no other. The evening was kick started with a panel session, discussing whether TV is out of date. After a lively Q&A session, some of the biggest names in the television industry came to have a drink with our members on the (slightly windy) terrace of the Design Museum in London.
If you missed out on the event, or just want to relive it, this video has some of the highlights and exclusive interviews with the panelists.
This year RTS Futures are joining forces with the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival Talent Schemes to host a celebration and party for you with some of the biggest names in the television industry.
This is a party like no other – an opportunity you could only dream of – a chance to meet the people behind some of the most talked about shows on British television, as we open the evening with a special Q&A session ‘Is TV Out Of Touch?’
Host: Kirsten O’Brien – Presenter
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