Jennifer Saunders hosted last year's RTS Craft and Design Awards
The Royal Television Society has launched the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2014-2015 to recognise the huge variety of skills and processes involved in programme production, from editing to lighting, and costume design to digital effects.
Rick Edwards hosts an interactive event with an expert panel offering advice on how to fast track your career
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.
The cost to RTS Futures members is £10.00. Tickets for full members of the Royal Television Society are complimentary but MUST be booked in advance – please provide your membership number when booking.
All tickets are non-refundable.
It is completely free to become a member of RTS Futures. Sign up here.
This event is open to all RTS Futures members or RTS Full Members but is designed for those with no more than two years’ television experience. To book a place you (and any guest/s you book a place for) MUST be either a member of RTS Futures or an RTS Full Member.
Adrian Pennington surveys the latest tech trends on display at NAB in Las Vegas
Audio post-production software from iZotope
The NAB trade show, held every April in Las Vegas, used to bill itself as the place to see kit manufacturers parade their newest wares to broadcasters and producers. Headline-grabbing black boxes that perform cool, new tricks are, however, increasingly rare.
A group of digital pioneers explains how TV is evolving in an online content world dominated by YouTube. Matthew Bell logs on
Fleur de Force and Steve Bartlett
RTS Futures assembled a panel of pioneers for its sold-out event at London's Hospital Club in late April, "I made it in... digital". An enthusiastic, youthful audience was eager to learn from their experiences of working at the cutting edge of new media. It learnt, perhaps surprisingly, that television – the dancing dad at an achingly hip party – still has a big role to play in the digital age.
Michael Jackson has been an innovative indie and CEO of Channel 4. He also ran channels at the BBC and Universal. He still fervently supports committed programme-makers, hears Steve Clarke
Michael Jackson (Credit: Nutopia)
Michael Jackson's stellar career encapsulates much of the creative history of TV during the past 30 years. He was an innovative independent producer back in the 1980s, reinvented BBC Two in the 1990s, and went on to run Channel 4. There, he launched Queer as Folk, Ali G and Big Brother, before crossing the Atlantic to work for the legendary mogul Barry Diller.