RTS Futures Virtual Careers Fair 2022: Meet the Exhibitors

RTS Futures Virtual Careers Fair 2022: Meet the Exhibitors

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The RTS Futures Virtual Careers Fair is back for 2022, and bigger and better than ever!

The two day event on 1 & 2 February will invite attendees from across the UK to network, find job opportunities, join CV workshop and sessions, and hear from some of the best in the industry about how to land that first job in TV.

Meet the exhibitors who will offer their tips, advice and job opportunities at the fair.

Air TV

Air TV is one of the UK’s fastest-growing independent production companies and has been officially named as one of the best places to work in TV. The company is a proudly inclusive employer - based in the heart of Yorkshire between Leeds and York.

Their award-winning team has secured commissions for more than 250 hours of programming from UK broadcasters. From Yesterday’s Bangers & Cash and Warbird Workshop, to Really’s Helicopter ER, W’s 999 Rescue Squad, and HGTV’s Derelict Rescue. Air specialises in taking viewers right to the heart of the story. Air is also the only production company with a full-time team of technical aircrew qualified to fly on UK air ambulances.

Proudly based in Yorkshire, Air has a worldwide focus through major international distribution deals. Their shows are on air around the globe on channels like Discovery and on demand via Netflix and Amazon Prime. 

All3Media

All3Media is a world leading independent production and distribution group. With development and production bases in the UK, US, Germany, the Netherlands and New Zealand, the group comprises over 40 production companies, as well as All3Media International, its global distribution business and Little Dot, its digital studio. Each company develops and produces award-winning, high quality and popular programming, and the group works across all genres, delivering shows for all audiences. Our focus is on innovation and creative excellence and the group is proud to be the home of some of the world’s very best talent and IP.

Some of our shows include: Gogglebox, The Circle, Sort Your Life Out, Sexy Beast, The Cube, Highlife, The LoveTrap, Undercover Boss, The Only Way Is Essex, Race Across the World, Don’t F**k With Cats, Three Identical Strangers, White House Farm, Des, Call The Midwife, 1917, Baptiste, The Tourist, Three Girls, Fleabag, Midsomer Murders, and Hollyoaks.

Banijay UK

BANIJAY is the world’s largest content creation group, home to over 120 production companies and responsible for a range of global entertainment formats.

Their talent team looks after unscripted labels including Remarkable Entertainment, Remarkable Factual, Initial and Zeppotron, who between them make a range of entertainment, factual entertainment, popular factual formats and comedy.

Recent shows include Your Home Made Perfect, The Wall, Soccer Aid, Pointless, Ready Steady Cook, Tenable and Would I Lie to You.

BBC Early Careers

Are you ready for an exciting career at the BBC? Whether you are a graduate, school leaver or looking for the opportunity to change your career, our new talent schemes could turn your passion into a job that you love.

The BBC is recognised as a gold standard apprentice scheme provider and has been delivering successful apprenticeships for over a decade. They offer schemes in Technology, Production, Business and Journalism and from Sept 2022, we will be offering more than 25 different schemes to over 200 apprentices. The BBC was recently named as Large Employer of the Year at the BAME Apprenticeship Awards 2021 and is ranked 8 in the Times Graduate Employer of the Year list, and is committed to transforming the shape of its workforce by continuing to welcome more apprentices, year on year.

The BBC has a weekly global audience of 468​ million​ across its TV and radio services, with output in 40 languages across the world through its overseas services. There were an incredible 4.8 billion requests on iPlayer throughout 2019/20 season. 2022 marks the 100th year of the BBC, go and talk to the Early Careers team about how you could be part of the next 100!

BBC Production Management Studios

Ever wondered how some of your best loved TV shows get made? They wouldn’t be on your screens without the role of production management. Come and join BBC Studios to find out how this is an essential and exciting career path in TV.

Production Management roles are creative: you don’t need a specific qualification to go down this route, you just need to be passionate about content, highly organised, work well in a team and be a great communicator, have good attention to detail, as well as the drive to finding creative solutions to challenging problems, with a real ‘can do’ attitude.

Production Management is an incredibly exciting place to be in TV at the moment and there are many transferrable skills that lend itself to this exciting, creative and varied career path. 

BBC Studioworks

BBC Studioworks is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC providing studios and post production services to all the major TV broadcasters and production companies including the BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4, Channel 5, Netflix, Banijay and Hat Trick Productions. With an offering of seven fully equipped television studios located across three sites in London (Television Centre, Elstree Studios and BBC Elstree Centre), their facilities are home to an eclectic mix of many of the nation’s most popular and award-winning television programmes. They have recently announced our first studio outside London, Kelvin Hall, which will open to the market in Glasgow in autumn 2022.

Central Film School

Founded in 2008, Central Film School offers students a practical education in fictional narrative and documentary filmmaking. Through their BA (Hons), MA and Short Courses, they give students a grounding in all aspects of filmmaking and aim to give independent voices the skills and knowledge needed to tell their stories through film. 

Their approach is practical, aided by our small class sizes, student-centred approach to teaching and learning, and the school’s ethos and community atmosphere. They train filmmakers and screenwriters to enter the industry as soon as they graduate, both in the UK and internationally.

Creative Access

Creative Access is a leading diversity, equity and inclusion organisation in the UK. We provide progressive career support and development for talent from communities under-represented in the creative industries.We work with employer partners to build inclusive creative cultures through innovative recruitment programmes, research driven consultancy, bespoke training and much more.

We aim to see a day when the UK’s creative economy will truly reflect and represent our society. Our mission is to enable people from communities that are under-represented in creative industries, in terms of ethnicity, socio-economic background and disability or those facing significant barriers to employment, to access careers, progress and reach leadership. Through our unique mix of diverse recruitment, support and employer training, our goal is to bring about positive and sustainable change across the creative economy.

Creative Train

Creative Train delivers workshops, as well as supports individuals with one-to-one CV writing sessions and industry guidance. They ensure you are work ready, sharing all their insight into the TV industry, offering workshops on 'Intro to Unscripted TV', 'Interview Techniques', 'How to Craft the Perfect CV' and more...

They help students, graduates, school leavers and those seeking a change in career. They mentor individuals, stimulating personal growth and progression, linking diverse new talent to production companies, accessing the voices the industry so desperately needs to hear. They instil the self-belief and confidence talented individuals need to maintain a successful career in television and are working with production companies to set up entry level work experience schemes for new entrants. Jade Gordon is a trainer and founder of Creative Train. Jade has worked in the industry, both in editorial and talent management for over ten years.

Curve Media

Curve Media is an unscripted production company led by Emmy, BAFTA, RTS and Rose D’Or award-winning producers Camilla Lewis and Rob Carey.

With permanent production bases in London and Cardiff, and production capability globally, they specialise in high quality unscripted factual and entertainment content for the world's biggest platforms, including the BBC, Disney+, Channel 4, Netflix, Sky, ITV, Paramount+, Discovery+, and Channel 5.

Daisybeck Studios

Daisybeck Studios is an entertainmentOne Company. They’ve been producing quality Factual, Factual Entertainment and Event programming since 2013. Their output ranges from single high profile documentaries to multi-episodic series for the leading terrestrial and digital broadcasters in the UK & their programmes are distributed around the world.

Edinburgh TV Festival

Think TV's not for you? Think again! The Network is a free entry-level scheme for anyone aged 18+ who wants to start a career in television.

The Network takes place every August alongside the Edinburgh TV Festival. The 60 delegates selected for their 2022 programme will get access to sessions, masterclasses and workshops led by industry professionals, as well as a free Festival pass, accommodation in Edinburgh, a year of mentoring and unlimited support to help them find paid TV jobs. Previous speakers include Charlie Brooker, Louis Theroux and Gbemisola Ikumelo.

ENVY

ENVY is a multi-award winning Post Production facility providing HD, UHD, 4K, and Dolby Vision HDR picture alongside 5.1, 7.1 and 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos audio studios across 6 sites in Central London. ENVY provides over 200 suites for Off-Line/On-Line editing, Baselight Grading, Sound and 2D and 3D VFX and recently opened 2 new divisions called REMOTE, a brand new platform designed by ENVY to bring Production, Editing On-Site and Editing Remote together and CAPTURE, a new fixed rig division. Their creative and technical teams are second to none and they thrive on collaborations with their clients.

ENVY has worked on a host of EMMY, BAFTA, RTS, Grierson, D&AD winners to name a few and regularly work on projects such as Gogglebox, The Voice UK and Top Gear. To view many more exciting projects ENVY worked on please visit www.envypost.co.uk.

The Farm Group

The Farm Group, part of Streamland Media, provides award-winning comprehensive post-production services from facilities throughout the UK in addition to partnerships at BBC sport and UKTV. Their capabilities encompass picture, sound, and location services for both unscripted and scripted content. The combination of their gifted creative teams and their powerful technology core provides collaborative workflows which positions The Farm Group as the go-to resource for the most challenging and ground-breaking productions.

The Garden

The Garden is one of the UK’s leading production companies, known for producing premium factual television at scale, for award-winning documentaries and for innovative formats. It makes programmes for broadcasters in the UK, the US and around the world, and has had its work shown in over a hundred territories. Since it was founded in 2010, the Garden has produced more than 500 hours of memorable and ground-breaking television. 

Key productions include the double-BAFTA-nominated and RTS-award-winning series 24 Hours in A&E (now in its 10th year on air) and BAFTA-nominated 24 Hours in Police Custody (now in its 9th series). It produced the BAFTA-winning Bedlam – filmed inside Britain’s most famous psychiatric institution – and the BAFTA-winning Gun No 6 – a feature documentary in which a group of ex-offenders tracked all the crimes of Britain’s deadliest illegal gun. 

Among its other hits over the last decade are BBC series Inside Claridge’s, BAFTA-nominated format The Audience, double BAFTA-nominated Operation Live, BAFTA-nominated Keeping Britain Alive, the first ‘Slow TV’ films on UK television, and Cancer Research UK’s award-winning ‘Right Now’ campaigns. Since 2013 The Garden has been part of ITV Studios.

Green Inc

Green Inc is a multi-award-winning company with a proven track record in successfully delivering ambitious, live, large-scale, multi-camera shows, and has specialised in entertainment and factual-entertainment formats for over 25 years. Formed in 1996 by Stephen Stewart and Patrick Kielty, the company has been voted one of the most respected companies in the UK and has been in the top three of UK Fac-ent producers (Broadcast Magazine).

Grierson DocLab

Grierson DocLab is a training scheme that helps UK-based new entrants aged 18-25 thrive in the world of factual TV and documentary filmmaking.

The scheme takes place over approximately one year, and due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, will be run as a combination of online and in person. It aims to equip up to 12 successful trainees with the skills and networks to pursue a career in the UK factual industry.

Successful applicants to the scheme will receive: an intensive hybrid training programme covering all aspects of factual TV; a bursary-supported work placement at a UK production company; full registration to Sheffield Doc/Fest; an industry mentor; a Grierson DocLab Alumni buddy match; a ticket to the Grierson Awards ceremony; membership of the Grierson DocLab Alumni network; ongoing bespoke support to help career progression within the sector and more.

Find out more and apply by Fri, 11 Feb: https://griersontrust.org/outreach/grierson-doclab-2022/

ITV

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen.

ITV loves telly and is passionate about content and most importantly it understands its audiences. As a growing international company, it is commercially minded and has a global focus.

ITV is all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative and is always on the lookout for new talent to join its teams.

ITV Studios

ITV Studios distribute 90,000 hours of TV globally and have 60 production labels globally (29 in the UK). They have a deep catalogue of factual, entertainment and documentaries. In the UK they make 2,000 hrs of non scripted TV, 1650 live daytime shows and 460 scripted shows annually. 

Mama Youth Project

MAMA Youth Project is a registered charity specialising in Broadcast and Digital Media Training, set up to provide opportunities to young people from society’s underrepresented groups including minority ethnic and white working-class backgrounds.

The charity is committed to working within the media to help the industry become more diverse and therefore more representative of the audiences it serves. MAMA Youth provides practical training where candidates produce professional content as well as ongoing support to its alumni to secure long-term fulfilling employment.  Career placement rates consistently track above 95% for young people in paid work a year after completing the training.

Media Careers Advice

Media Career Advice provides career advice and training for new entrants and established freelancers. As a head of production/senior production manager who’s been in the industry for 12 years, Hannah has seen countless CVs and conducted many interviews, so she’s perfectly placed to give you the advice you need. Offering one to one advice sessions on CV reviews, cover letters, interview skills, career advice and more. Hannah can help you achieve your career goals. Industry training is also provided through ScreenSkills and Cult Cymru as well as directly through Media Career Advice.

NFTS

The National Film and Television School offers a wide range of practical, career-focused courses for every aspect of film, television and games, at the most advanced training facilities in the UK. Featuring top industry partnerships, world-renowned guest speakers, and the best industry-experienced tutors, they ensure that you graduate with the essential skills you need to advance your career.

Presenter Promotions

Presenter Promotions are a specialist UK based company who have been working with the TV & Radio industry since 1990. They are often seen as the bridge between the artist and the producer, offering free advice to help those just starting out, and career guidance to those who are making waves within the industry.

Their job services are used equally by new entrants and those who are already out there working within the industry. They can help you connect with the right people and boost your career prospects. If you are a talented presenter, voice-over, broadcaster or journalist who is looking to get more work, gain experience and climb the ladder of success, you may well find Presenter Promotions useful and valuable.

Production Base

ProductionBase is the UK’s leading online network for professionals working in television, film and commercial production. As members of this exclusive community, users have access to hundreds of unique job opportunities, can showcase their work to thousands of production companies and network with fellow industry professionals. Membership also includes one-to-one CV and profile advice sessions with our expert team, access to exclusive industry networking events and a range of member discounts.

ProductionHive

ProductionHive is a crewing platform and jobs board for freelancers and companies working in TV and Film in the UK. Their unique range of tools will help the industry get back to work safely, and give the community a platform where they can connect and collaborate. Freelancers can register, create a profile, upload a CV and reel, and browse, search and apply for jobs for FREE. Companies can also register and post jobs, manage CVs, respond to applicants and search our Freelancer Directory, all for FREE. Join ProductionHive today and get the buzz.

Ravensbourne University

Ravensbourne University is an innovative, industry-focused university located at the heart of London’s newest creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. They're champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving their learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design.

Renegade Pictures

At Renegade Pictures, they are passionate film makers who take great pride in crafting shows they really care about, in attracting top talent and in delivering their programmes to the highest standard. They supply broadcasters around the world with ground-breaking, high quality television content across many genres.

Their productions include documentary series The Nick, the heart-warming Our Yorkshire Farm and the BAFTA nominated The Tribe; global format hits Don't Tell The Bride, Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild and Car SOS; playful yet purposeful shows such as The Town That Took On The Tax Man; ground-breaking specials such as Drugs Live; specialist factual treats like Ice Age: Return of the Mammoth (Lost Beasts Of The Ice Age), Nature’s Turtle Nursery: Secrets from the Nest and Ben Fogle: The Great African Migration and compelling human stories in Lost at Sea and The Insomniacs.

In 2018, Renegade produced its first scripted drama, Doing Money, a shocking true story about modern day slavery, and has also produced cinema documentaries including the thought-provoking Shock Doctrine, The Sins of My Father, The Yes Men Fix The World and Marathon Boy.

Whatever the media or genre, Renegade prides itself on having sharp, contemporary ideas, produced to the highest standards that appeal to audiences around the world.

S4C

S4C is a Welsh language television channel. They transmit live between six in the morning to late at night. It is also possible to watch their programmes and videos on other digital platforms at times that suit you.

There is a very wide range of programmes on S4C including news, drama, documentaries, music, entertainment and children programmes. The content on the web includes a short form service, aimed mainly at a 16-34-year-old audience and is called Hansh.

Independent production companies produce most of the programmes. The BBC also produce around 520 hours a year for the channel.

Many of the programmes have English subtitles and some also have an English language soundtrack. S4C can be enjoyed across the United Kingdom, and some programmes are also available throughout the world.

Sara Putt Associates

Sara Putt Associates is the leading UK independent agency representing behind-the-camera technical and production crew working on High End TV drama and feature films. They are committed to supporting new and diverse talent and their Trainee Scheme supports Trainees working in Camera, Sound, AD, Production Office, Art Department, Costume and Editing departments build sustainable careers with the help of workshops on CVs, interview, networking, finance, resilience and negotiation skills. 

ScreenSkills

ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children's, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games. They are supporting economic recovery and future innovation and growth across the nations and regions by investing in the skilled and inclusive workforce who are critical to the UK screen industries' global success.

SISTER

SISTER was co-founded by Elisabeth Murdoch, Stacey Snider and Jane Featherstone to develop, produce and invest in visionary creators. SISTER builds upon Featherstone’s Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning scripted indie, Sister Pictures, an independent, modern studio with offices in London, LA, New York, and Manchester. It unites the expertise of the founders alongside a team of renowned creatives to make breakout stories across all forms of media. As well as producing hit shows including Chernobyl (Sky/HBO) and Giri/Haji (BBC/ Netflix), SISTER has made a series of bold investments in new creator-led businesses including South of the River Pictures, Ed Sinclair and Olivia Colman’s production company, Zando, an ambitious new publishing venture from Molly Stern, Campside Media, a podcast studio, and AWA Studios, a comic book and digital media publisher.

Sky Content Services

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team. They are Sky, Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows, breaking news, innovative tech and must-have products. Careers there mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of their close-knit team, you’ll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you’ll only find at Sky.

Stellify Media

Stellify Media was formed by Kieran Doherty and Matthew Worthy as a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television in 2014. Stellify is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and specialises in Entertainment and Factual Entertainment programmes. Shows include Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (ITV), Blind Date (Channel 5), Flinch (Netflix) and There’s No Place Like Tyrone (BBC Northern Ireland).

Stellify Media recently announced they have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer and the award-winning company has featured in Broadcast as one of the Best Places to work in TV in 2019 and 2020.

Studio Lambert

Studio Lambert is a fast-growing independent television production company based in the UK (London, Manchester and the Scottish Highlands) and the US (Los Angeles). It is part of All3Media, the global production group (click here for further information about All3Media). Stephen Lambert, creator of many well-known global formats, launched the company in 2008. Tim Harcourt, creative director, joined in 2012. 

The company quickly grew a reputation on both sides of the Atlantic for making innovative and popular unscripted shows, including award-winning global hits Undercover Boss and Gogglebox, as well as The Circle, Race Across the World and Four in a Bed. A scripted division was established in 2015 to produce high quality drama series with British and American writers, directors and on-screen talent. The first scripted show, Three Girls, won five BAFTA awards. This was followed by The Feed for Amazon Prime and The Nest and Three Families for BBC One.

STV

STV Group is Scotland’s home of news, entertainment and drama, serving audiences with quality content on air, online and on demand.

STV’s broadcast channel, accessible free-to-air on all the main TV platforms in Scotland, reaches 3.2 million viewers each month. Additionally, STV’s rapidly growing, free streaming service, STV Player is now pre-installed in three quarters of the UK’s connected TV homes and is available on all major platforms, including Sky, Virgin Media, Amazon Fire TV and Freeview Play.

The Group’s award-winning production business, STV Studios, is one of the UK’s leading content businesses, creating and producing content for UK and international broadcasters and is Scotland’s biggest production company. Recent productions include drama Screw for Channel 4, Antiques Road Trip for BBC One and Catchphrase for ITV.

The Talent Manager / DV Talent

The Talent Manager is the largest recruitment and networking platform for professionals working in TV and Film. Used by more than 5,000 production companies UK-wide – including all the major broadcasters – to find and track talent and crew up productions, the platform is also the go-to resource for over 100,000 freelancers to connect, collaborate and find work. Using the TM is free for freelancers, allowing you to create a profile, upload a CV, add a testimony, and find and apply for work. Freelancers can also access the TM Hub, a dedicated networking feed where they can showcase their work to the rest of the industry, connect with others, and access exclusive webinars including Come Work With Us sessions from leading production companies, masterclasses from some of the industry’s most acclaimed filmmakers, and career development seminars. There is a Pro membership option that gives some additional functionality as well as discounts on services including training and kit hire. Find out more at www.thetalentmanager.com.

DV Talent is the leading independent training provider for professionals working in TV, film and digital media. They offer a wide range of short courses – from camera-skills to compositing, directing to development, being a TV researcher to Series Producing, editing to running your own business, mentoring to management and many, many more. All their courses are highly practical and focussed on the realities of production, and their tutors are some of the industry’s most acclaimed and influential filmmakers and practitioners. They work closely with organisations like ScreenSkills, Creative England and the regional screen agencies as well as the major broadcasters and Indies UK-wide. Find out more at www.wedeveloptalent.co.uk.

The Unstuck Club

The Unstuck Club, is a life and career coaching service supporting those who feel stuck, to work out what they want to do with their life or career and then make it happen. The go-to place for those who aren't 100% sure what they want to do next and want help deciding or those who know exactly what they want from the future but can't quite work out how to get there.  So, if you know you want to work in TV but you're not sure what area or if you're deciding between TV and a completely different career then go and have a chat.

Trevanna Post

Trevanna Post has been the film industry's premier post-production accounting firm in the US for over 20 years. With such a large and experienced staff, and offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London. They work closely with all the major studios including, Netflix, Universal and Miramax to name a few. Part of their expansion goal is to seek out and train fresh talent whilst providing a happy environment to work in

TriForce Creative Network

Triforce Creative Network provide opportunities for talent from all walks of life including writers, directors, producers and crew. through initiatives and partnerships with broadcasters and production companies. They run the TriForce Creative Network Talent Pool, a free to use jobs board with jobs across both scripted and unscripted TV across the UK. They believe #inclusionmatters, and all their initiatives help people from underrepresented backgrounds access opportunities in the arts and entertainment industries. For more info, go to thetcn.com.

University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire are here to talk about their MA Television Production and BA Film and Television courses.  Their graduates have gone on to work for the likes of Gogglebox, Made In Chelsea, Game of Thrones, James Bond and many more top UK and US productions.

University Centre Leeds

University Centre Leeds offer a range of practical degrees designed to prepare you for a career in the TV and film industry. Among others, they offer degrees in film and screen media, fashion, theatrical and media hair and makeup, screen audio and acting.

The arts matter and at University Centre Leeds, your art will matter most of all. Join them and get real experience that can take you to a viable media career. You’ll produce compelling work, learn to captivate an audience and engage with all sorts of like-minded creatives.

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey's course in Film Production and Broadcast Engineering gives students the skills and knowledge to get a job in Film, TV, broadcast or streaming. Their graduates are now employed with Broadcasters such as Disney, Sky and GB News, Postproduction houses like The Look, FrameStore, streaming and broadcast equipment companies like Techex and Hawkeye, outside broadcasters such as NEP and CTV and some graduates go onto PhDs and Masters. Most of their students spent a placement year in industry to prepare them for these graduate positions. 

They have recently been accredited by the IET who commended the quality of our industry facilities and studios, the design of the course creating a balance of engineering and creative content, the high quality creative production and the employability of the students. Their students have won awards for cinematography, screen writing and an RTS drama Award and also been nominated for the RTS Young Technologist of the Year. 

Go and visit their exhibition booth to discover our facilities, chat about the course and the skills that are valuable to being employed in the film, media and broadcasting industries.

Wall to Wall and Twenty Twenty

TV production companies Wall to Wall and Twenty Twenty produce some of the nation’s favourite television. Their output covers everything from long-running factual brands and formats (First Dates, Long Lost Family, Who Do You Think You Are), to one-off documentaries, factual entertainment series, and specialist factual. Meet the talent team who crew up both production companies’ non-scripted content.

Wise Owl Films

Wise Owl Films is a multi-award winning team of programme makers from across many different genres of factual and factual entertainment television – from surprising ob doc series about life in an ever-changing Britain to shows celebrating our popular culture, and social histories revealing untold stories about the nation.

Recent ‘real world’ projects includes the BBC Two series Yorkshire Firefighters; Channel 4’s Second-Hand For 50 Grand, about the boom in the pre-owned luxury goods market, the ITV series The Metro: A Rail Life Story and the upcoming My Second Hand Home property format for Channel 4.

Leaders in shows celebrating popular culture, over the last 20 years they have told the stories of some of the best loved names in music and comedy – from Elvis Presley to the Beatles, Victoria Wood to Morecambe and Wise - and worked with key talent including Elton John, David Jason, David Walliams, Trevor McDonald, Robson Green and Peter Kay.

Experts in music and social history, Wise Owl brought When Bob Marley Came To Britain and When Nirvana Came To Britain to BBC Two, revealed hidden archive treasures in Guy Garvey: From The Vaults on Sky Arts and told the story of the nation’s history of innovation in More 4’s David Jason’s Great British Inventions.

They are always looking for talented and creative people to join their team - if you have a passion for factual and factual entertainment television they look forward to meeting you.

Workshop Lighting

Ruurd M. Fenenga, NSC was born into and raised in the film industry, with his father as his first mentor. He moved to L.A. aged 21 and worked on Twin Peaks and Nike commercials. Join his Masterclasses in lighting and negative fill.

YAFTA

YAFTA is a professional acting academy and award-winning talent agency based in Leeds, specialising in screen acting education and training, film and tv production, and screenwriting.

The Spotlight Accredited, Acting for Screen Diploma programme is an 18-month, blended learning course designed for those with little or no experience of screen acting who wish to undertake intensive training to equip them with the necessary tools and experience to progress from beginner to professional screen actor within 18 months. 

YAFTA provides weekly acting classes, industry pro workshops, and diploma programmes for beginners and more advanced actors. YAFTA students have had roles in productions for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Netflix, and Amazon including Hollyoaks, Happy Valley, Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Doctors, In the Club, alongside feature films, commercials, and corporate productions.

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