Development

Development

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The development team are behind the newest ideas on TV. The team create and develop ideas that can be pitched and made into television shows.

Skills needed

  • Knowledge of all television genres and programme formats
  • Creative, able to form and pitch ideas 
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Love of all forms of television
  • Work well in a team and able to share ideas

Job roles

  • Development researcher
  • Development producer

Duties include

  • Generating ideas with a team 
  • Writing out briefs and treatments for television shows
  • Researching background information and fact checking
  • Identifying contributors and talent
  • Pitch ideas to a team of people

Useful links

How to write a research proposal | Tips in 60 seconds

How to succeed in entertainment development

Introduction to development