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CULT Cymru Fair 2015
It was nice to meet all those who came and visited us at our stand at the Fair, which was held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on February 20th, and tell them about the events we have planned for this year, and the perks of being an RTS Wales member!
CULT Cymru (Creative Unions Learning Together) provides training, advice and support to people in the creative industries in Wales.
 

RTS Wales Student Television Awards 2014
Next month we will once again be presenting our annual Awards as part of the Zoom International Youth Film Festival, which is taking place between the 23rd and 27th March at seven venues across the South Wales valleys.
More details to follow.
 

BBC Wales's Innovation Lounge
If you fancied a chance to get your hands on the latest broadcast tech, we arranged a visit to BBC Wales's new facility to help programme makers find the neatest kit for the job.

That was on the evening of the 5th February.

The picture shows Michael Surcombe demonstrating a gyro stabilised camera mount.

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January Event
For our first event of 2015, our chairman, Tim Hartley, gave a talk under the title 'Technology and TV - a threat to traditional viewing or a challenge to the industry?'.
Organised jointly with The Institution of Engineering and Technology, this was on January 26th in Laleston.
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A Seasonal Card from RTS Wales
RTS Wales posterWe have produced a poster, illustrating some of our highlights of last year, and some of the perks of being an RTS Wales member.

Click on the thumbnail to see it full size.
 

RTS Wales Christmas Quiz
Chris CorcoranOn the 3rd December, at the KuKu Club in Cardiff, invited teams from local media organisations competed in our Christmas Quiz, hosted by comedian Chris Corcoran (right).  Congratulations go to the winners, the 'Factual Fairies' from BBC Wales.
If you would like to see how you would have got on, we have put some of the questions on our Facebook page (4th December).
We posted the answers there on the 10th December.
We have now produced a short video about the evening, so you can see what you missed!
 

Institute of Welsh Affairs - Cardiff Media Summit
"The UK has long been a centre for broadcasting excellence.  Wales too has established itself as a world-class broadcast centre.  Cardiff Media Summit will tackle the big issues facing the industry in the UK in general and Wales in particular as it seeks to maintain and strengthen its position against a rapidly changing backdrop."
That was at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on the 3rd December.
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In connection with the Summit, the IWA has published two articles.
In 'The challenge of reaching Wales' citizens', Rhodri Talfan Davies says that news must remain the cornerstone of the BBC's commitment to Wales.
Then there is a transcript of the speech by Ken Skates AM, Deputy Minister for Culture, under the title 'Finding Wales' voice in the broadcasting debate'.
 

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Special Offers for RTS Wales Members!
We are pleased to announce that we have arranged for our members to get special rates at the Park Plaza hotel, and at the Laguna Health and Spa in Cardiff.
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Books and videos about Television in Wales
We have added lists of relevant books and videos, including A Year in the Life of the RTS in Wales, to the site.
Let us know if you can recommend any others.
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