Technology Centre Dinner & Awards

Technology Centre Dinner & Awards

Wednesday, 3 July, 2024
19:00hrs - Midnight

Location

Wokefield Estate
Mortimer
Berks
RG7 3AE
United Kingdom
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The RTS Technology Award ceremony and black tie dinner will be held on Wednesday 3rd July at the beautiful Wokefield Estate, Goodboys Ln, Reading RG7 3AE.

Tickets will be priced at £999 + VAT for a table of 10, or £99 + VAT for individual tickets.

The dress code for the event is Black Tie/Formal.  Drinks reception begins at 7pm and dinner will be served at 7.30pm. Carriages at midnight.
  
There is ample free parking on site.
  
If you have any questions please email us at RTStechnology@rts.org.uk.

 

WITH THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR

           

WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Company Social Responsibility

We're looking for companies that have made a real difference in their community. Nominees should show specific initiatives they've carried out in the past year, like supporting charities, schools, or community groups, or giving employees time off to volunteer.

Judging panel: Tony Orme, Jenny Priestley, Bob Clarke, Zach Duthie, George Bevir

WINNER: CJP Broadcast Solutions

Shortlist:  BPS,  Cinegy, CJP Broadcast Solutions, Rise Academy, Videndum Production Solutions

Innovation Impact

We're seeking companies that have made a real difference through innovation in the past year. Whether it's through creative product or process design, innovative collaborations with others, or out-of-the-box thinking, the companies should showcase specific initiatives they've implemented. These initiatives should demonstrate how the company has solved real business problems through forward-thinking approaches.

Judging panel: Tim Marshall , Andy Beale , Aaron Bhugobaun  , Kavita Dill , Dafydd Rees

WINNER: Anton/Bauer - Salt-E Dog

Shortlist: Anton/Bauer - Salt-E Dog, LucidLink, Singular.live - HTML Graphic Overlays, Sky - Configuration Management for Broadcast Production, ThinkAnalytics - ThinkFAST, Zille Media - Audio Description Editor

Inspiring Technologist

We are dedicated to recognising the collaboration between technology and creative. The past year has seen exciting advancements in Virtual Production, AI, FAST channels, and much more. However, navigating these new technologies can be overwhelming for non-tech folks. That's where inspiring technologists come in.

We're looking for nominees who inspire their colleagues and clients. They should show how they've sparked change in their organisation, or wider broadcast community and made a significant impact in the past year.

Judging panel: Hugh Waters , Marc Risby, Carys Hughes, Maria Ingold.

WINNER: Peter Docherty - ThinkAnalytics

Shortlist: Emily Bergun - Sky, Peter Docherty - ThinkAnalytics, Natasha Jones - BT Media & Broadcast, Paul Markham - Arqiva, Edward O'Reilly - Zille Media

Leader of the Year

This award honours leaders, at any level, in our industry. The past year has been tough for us all, and in times like these, strong leadership is crucial.

We're looking for nominees who lead teams, whether they're Team Leaders, Managers, or C Suite. They should show how their leadership has made a real impact, whether internally within their organisation or externally visible to clients and the industry at large.

Judging panel: Jennie Marwick-Evans, Julie O’Grady, James Gilbert, Adrian Bull

WINNER: Richard Lindsay-Davies - DTG

Shortlist: James Hakesley - CUBE Studio, Richard Lindsay-Davies - DTG, Peter Mayhead - Pebble, Stephen Tallamy - EditShare, Niki Whittle - MOOV Ltd, Carrie Wootten - Global Media & Entertainment Talent Manifesto

Production Influencer

At the RTS Technology Centre, we value the collaboration between technology and creative or operational disciplines. The past year has seen many exciting advancements in Virtual Production, Remote Production, AI, FAST channels, Post Production, and more.

We're seeking nominees who are recognised as influential leaders for progress and collaboration within their organisation. They don't necessarily need to work in a technology department, but they should demonstrate how they've made a real impact in the past year on a specific project or way of working that has genuinely improved how production or operational teams carry out their tasks.

Judging panel: Kim Rowell, Lyndsay Duthie, Robert Laycock, Christina Nowak

WINNER: Niki Whittle - MOOV Ltd

Shortlist: Sarah Adams (Olivey) - Sky, May Coughlan - Abba Voyage, Gabriel Sebastian Reyes Garcia - iDigital Creative Studio, Carly Wallis - BBC News, Niki Whittle - MOOV Ltd

Sustainability Impact

We're looking for companies that have made a real impact on sustainability in the past year. Whether it's reducing their own emissions (Scope 1, 2, or 3) or implementing eco-friendly initiatives, products, or processes, nominees should be able to show tangible data that proves their sustainability efforts.

Judging panel: Stephen Stewart, Lisa Collins, Matt Scarff, Alison Butler

WINNER: CAMA

Shortlist: Ad Signal, CAMA, manifold technologies, NXTGENbps, MOOV Ltd

Unsung Hero

This award aims to celebrate individuals in tech, operations, or production. Despite recent industry challenges, many unsung heroes have quietly made a big impact in their company.

We're seeking nominees who've helped their organisation shine. Whether it's supporting teammates with tech or operations, improving customer satisfaction, or boosting company revenues, we want to recognise those, at all levels of an organisation, who go the extra mile.

Judging panel: Bruce Devlin, Ciaran Doran, Mark Sheffield, Mark Couto, Nigel Duthie

WINNER: Sunita Ganger - Jigsaw24 Media

Shortlist: Mark Birchall - Tradefair, Sunita Ganger - jigsaw 24 Media, Dylan Griffith - Hitomi, Robert Nagy - nxtedition

Young Person of the Year

The RTS Technology Centre has a history of honouring talented individuals. Despite industry challenges like the pandemic, ad revenue fluctuations, and the US writers' strike, it's vital to celebrate young talent in our field.

We're looking for nominees under 30 who've made a real difference in their company. Whether it's streamlining processes, helping teammates with tech, or enhancing customer satisfaction, we want to recognise those who've made their workplace better.

Judging panel: Jonathan Chappell-Seetayah, Polly Hickling, Carrie Wootten, Liz Clarke, Jahangir Shah, Pete Smith

WINNER: Tim Hudson - Techex

Shortlist: Abigail Clarke - 80six & Virtual Production Studios, Tim Hudson - Techex, Aaron Leanage - Blue Lucy, Chris Noakes - dB Broadcast, Kieran Phillips - CJP Broadcast Solutions

 

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The RTS Technology Award ceremony and black tie dinner will be held on Wednesday 3rd July at the beautiful Wokefield Estate, Goodboys Ln, Reading RG7 3AE.