In Conversation with Matt Brittin

From AdWords to Chrome, Drive to YouTube, Google is arguably the most revolutionary company ever created.  And, Matt Brittin is its most senior leader in Europe. 

Over the last decade or so, Google has revolutionised the way we search, digitally advertise, email and watch clips. But the battle lines have now shifted and, with the rise of social networks, long-form video, Alexa-style AI and the race to “own the home”, is the Crown now slipping?   

A Night At The Museum

Need inspiration for your latest TV idea?

Bored with filming in the usual places?

Join us on an exclusive tour of awarding winning Manchester Museum's secret archives.

The tour will also include free access to the exhibition, object lessons and an opportunity for networking.

Trust Me screening and Q&A

RTS NW are delighted to announce our next fantastic event, a screening of Trust Me, the brand new drama thriller made by Red Production Company for BBC One. Plus an exclusive panel discussion about ‘women in television’. Are we doing enough to bring more women into the industry? Why are drama directors predominantly male? Is there a fundamental flaw in how we are hiring our crews?

Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture 2017

Steve Hewlett, the distinguished media commentator and programme maker, passed away on 20 February this year after a very public battle with cancer.  He lived his last days through memorable encounters with Eddie Mair on PM and BBC Radio Four and his cancer diary in the Observer.

His good friend Nick Robinson, BBC Radio Four Today presenter and former Political Editor for the BBC, will give the inaugural Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture on 28 September at the University of Westminster.

In Conversation with Peter Salmon

Peter Salmon is Chief Creative Officer for Endemol Shine Group, the global producer and distributor behind MasterChefBig BrotherPointlessBlack MirrorBroadchurch and The Island, among many other hit shows. A highly experienced programme maker and commissioner, Peter has held numerous leadership positions in broadcasting and production in a career spanning over 30 years.