RTS Futures Careers Fair 2024

RTS Futures Careers Fair 2024

Wednesday, 7 February, 2024
10am - 4pm

Location

Business Design Centre
London
N1 0QH
United Kingdom
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The RTS Careers Fair is back so don’t miss your chance to be a part of this HUGE event! We are once again teaming up with exhibitors all over UK, giving you the chance to network with them and other attendees! 

Get all the latest tips, tricks and practical advice to help you land that all important first job in TV, learn about the different jobs and schemes out there and network with the most influential creatives in the business!

Print out your CV and take part in the CV Clinic & Career Advice area where you can get your CV tweaked by industry professionals (no digital CVs please!). Within this area we will have tables dedicated to CV tips and advice and a number of Career Advice tables for those who just need some general advice. This area will be an all-day advice hub where attendees will have the chance to network with industry professionals of different levels, find out who they are, what their job entails and how they got their start.

We will also have several informative sessions running throughout the day delivered by the best in the industry.

Programme 2024

Sessions

10.30 - 11.30am - Squid Game: The Challenge
 
The reality competition show inspired by "Squid Game," 456 players put their skills to the ultimate test for a life-changing $4.56 million prize.
We take you behind the scenes of Netflix's hit show Squid Game: the Challenge, with Executive Producers, Commissioners and Production Design joining the panel to share their insights into creating the largest reality competition ever. 
 
John May - CEO, The Garden
Daisy Lilley - Unscripted Series, Netflix
Stephen Yemoh - Executive Producer, Studio Lambert
Mathieu Weekes - Production Designer, Bizibot Design
Hosted by Kat Hebden - Head of Development, Lifted Entertainment
 
12.00 - 1.00pm - Getting your foot in the door
 
Join us to get a quick-fire run through of programmes available for New Entrants from Mama Youth to First Break.
We will have a line-up of representatives from as many programmes as we can fit on the podium to tell you about what they have on offer, when to apply; who they are looking for and how to get your application over the line. A one-stop shop for starting your career in television!
 
ScreenSkills HETV
Rise at RAW
Banijay Bright Bulb
Mama Youth Project
PACT
Channel 4
BBC
Hosted by Zach Duthie - Marketing and Communications, Entertainment Partners
 
1.30 - 2.30pm - Future of Tech Roles
 
As the lines between editorial and technology blur in the production industry, how do I futureproof myself in a tech role?
 
Hosted by Danielle Neville Reilly - Head of Production Services, IMG Media
 
3.00 - 4.00pm - Filming the Impossible: The Art of Science and Natural History
 
Could you make the next Life on Our Planet, The Surgeon’s Cut or A Year on Planet Earth? Join Peter Leonard, Head of Directing and Producing Science and Natural History MA course at the National Film and Television School, to learn about the exciting and ever-changing world of filming science and natural history programmes.
 
Peter is former Head of Development at BBC Science and has worked on films covering all manner of science from mental health to astronomy and what makes us laugh.

Exhibitors

All Spring Media
All3Media
Apple TV+
Arrow Media (Unscripted)
Banijay (Unscripted)
BBC Scripted
BBC Studios Production Management
BBC Unscripted
BECTU
Call Time
Catch22
Central Film School
Creative Access
Edinburgh Television Festival
ENVY
Evolutions Post Production
Expectation TV
Film + TV Charity
FLB Accountants
Fremantle
Georgina Bobb
Grierson DocLab (Unscripted)
IMG Studios
ITV Loves Talent
ITV - Be Part of It
Journalists Charity
Loving Your Work
Mama Youth Project
NBCUniversal
NFTS
Nottingham Trent University
Picture Shop
Prime Video Pathway
ProductionBase
Ricochet
RTS Bursaries
RTS Membership
ScreenSkills
Searchlight
Shine TV
Studio Lambert
STV Studios (Unscripted)
Talentbases
The Kit Room
The Talent Manager
Trevanna London Ltd
Wall to Wall/Twenty Twenty (Unscripted)
YMU Group

Room layout

About the sponsors

NFTS

First established in 1971, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) has evolved to become a leading global institution, developing some of Britain and the world’s top creative talent. In 2018, the NFTS was awarded both the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema and the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
 
The NFTS runs more than 30 MA, Diploma and Certificate courses - as well as numerous short courses - across a range of film, television and games disciplines. As one of the leading film schools in the world, the NFTS operates like a major studio, with state-of-the-art production facilities that are essential for creating outstanding content.
 
Supported by key industry partnerships, students benefit from world class tuition and an outstanding programme of Masterclasses.
 

At IMG, our Studios business use content and technology to power the world's passion for sport, working with global clients including The Premier League, The R&A, DP World Tour, Euroleague Basketball and Major League Soccer. We've built Europe's best-connected broadcast centre at Stockley Park, London, distributing 35,000 hours of content globally and creating some of the world's best sporting coverage.

Our facilities include four broadcast studios, fifty edit suites and a multitude of radio, podcast, dubbing and VFX facilities, with specialisms in remote production and carbon reduction thanks to our Green to Screen initiative. Whether it's live coverage, archive, highlights, social media, branded content or feature films, we give the audience a front row seat to the best sport in the world.  

Booking information

Only 1 ticket can be purchased in each transaction. If you are making multiple transaction use incognito mode so your browser doesn't remember your details. Each person must show their ticket on arrival to access the fair, so make sure each ticket is emailed to the respective person. 

Tickets for non members are £15 and free for RTS Members but must be booked in advance.
Please input your Membership Number when booking. Please email membership@rts.org.uk if you need help finding your Membership Number.
Tickets are non-refundable

For group bookings over 10 please email Jemima Debenham.

Accessibility

The Business Design Centre is completely wheelchair accessible with ramp access into the building and passenger lift to all floors.
The venue is also fitted with a designated hearing loop system.
If you have any accessibility needs please contact Jemma at jdebenham@rts.org.uk
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The RTS Careers Fair is back so don’t miss your chance to be a part of this HUGE event! We are once again teaming up with exhibitors all over UK, giving you the chance to network with them and other attendees!