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BROADCHURCH - ANATOMY OF A HIT
An exclusive look behind the scenes at the creative process of a drama that hooked the nation.
Creator, writer, and executive producer Chris Chibnall is joined by co-executive producer and Chief Executive of Kudos, Jane Featherstone, award-winning director James Strong and leading actress Olivia Colman to discuss the success of ITV's Broadchurch.
Hosted by Heat's TV Editor and Broadchurch super-fan Boyd Hilton.
HOW TO GET A JOB IN TV! (BY THE PEOPLE WHO REALLY KNOW)
Done plenty of free work experience but yet to get that first (paid) foot in the door? Perhaps you’ve got your first few credits, but can’t quite persuade someone to let you climb the next rung on the ladder? This RTS Futures session will give you the tools you need to make it past the toughest of industry gatekeepers.
Hosted by TV presenter OJ Borg (National Lottery, BBC Radio 2) and featuring a panel comprising exactly the kind of people you need to know and impress if you want that glittering career. This interactive session will get attendees up to speed with all the essentials necessary for success. Our experts will reveal the secrets of ninja networking, fool proof CV writing and how to be the most charming interviewee ever. The event kicks off with a Networking session from 7-7.30pm, a fantastic opportunity for attendees to meet and greet our panellists.
From first impressions to insider tips – this event is a one-stop shop for everything you need to ensure you get that job. Come armed with questions and get involved as you could earn yourself a one to one with a member of our panel. Book early to avoid disappointment!
Before They Were On Screen - Report and Gallery
Want to find out what it takes to make it as a TV presenter? No job is more competitive, yet no role is harder to fill. A good talent can make or break a series, a great talent can all but ensure a smash-hit show. Presenters remain the rarest of talents, few make it on to our screens, and fewer still manage to have a long career.
Join our panel of TV presenters and meet some of the producers that helped shape their careers...
SPEED DATE THE FACTUAL GURUS GALLERY AND REPORT
The latest in the series of RTS Futures Speed Date events focuses on factual programming. At this event you have the chance to 'speed-date' some of the UK's leading factual programme makers; face-to-face, one-on-one.
This is a prime opportunity to ask the questions you've always wanted answered. Whether you want to find out about programme-making, how to pitch ideas or getting a job, now's your chance. But you'll have to talk fast. You'll only have three minutes to impress them and get the answers you need.
RTS FUTURES EVENT GALLERY AND REPORT
It’s tough to get a start, let alone carve out a career in TV. Yet, the panel of television execs assembled for the latest RTS Futures event – “From runner to superstar” – offered proof that talent, hard work and persistence can take you a long way.
Held on Wednesday 27 February 2013
RTS MAGAZINE -TELEVISION
Television is the RTS magazine featuring incisive analysis and debate on the burning issues from leading names from the broadcasting world.
The British economy remains moribund but, thankfully, deals are being done. Raymond Snoddy writes about one of the modern media age’s most successful deal-makers, John Malone, whose £14.7bn takeover of Virgin Media marks another shift in the ecology of the UK TV business. Meanwhile, the Lebedevs are poised to move into TV. Maggie Brown provides an essential guide to the successful bidders for a new generation of local TV players – including the Russian owners of the Evening Standard.