Working in the TV Art Department

Working in the TV Art Department

Tuesday, 16 June, 2020
2:00-3:15

Location

RTS Zoom Online
United Kingdom
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Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in a TV production Art department? 

What sort of skills do you need to break into this side of the industry? And what are the different job roles that make up this creative team? Join us for an in depth chat with Art Directors and Assistants who have worked across some of the uk's most popular TV shows who will tell us how they secured their first job, what it's like to work in an Art Department and tips and tricks on how to stand out from the crowd to potential employers.

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Maddie Flint, Art Director (entertainment)

Olivia Hodder, Art Dept Assistant (entertainment)

Emma Ryder, Assistant Art Director (drama)

Lara Humphreys, Junior Draughtsperson (drama)

Ruby Asare, Art Dept Trainee (drama)

Lizzie Chambers, Art Director (factual/ factual entertainment)

Emily Dyson, Art Dept Assistant (factual/ factual entertainment) 

 

Maddie Flint  is an Art Director working on a variety of Entertainment, Comedy, Cookery and Game Shows, she concentrates primarily on live performance based formats such as Britain's Got Talent (Thames TV for ITV1). Involved in set and prop design, her recent body of work includes Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK Series 1 & 2 (World of Wonder for BBC3), The Fantastical Factory of Curious Craft (Studio Ramsay for Channel 4), X Factor: The Band (Thames TV for ITV1), Supermarket Sweep (Thames TV for ITV2), Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions (Thames TV for ITV1), Richard Osman’s House of Games (Remarkable for BBC2), Ninja Warrior UK (Potato Productions for ITV1), and Ready Steady Cook (Remarkable for BBC1). 

Ruby Asare is an Art Department Trainee, enrolled with Screenskills HETV Trainee Scheme 2019/20. So far she has worked on her first film Supernova (BFI / BBC Films) and is currently on hiatus for her first tv series Suspicion (Keshet TV / Apple TV). 

Emma Ryder is an Assistant Art Director known for her work on both series of 'Sex Education' (Netflix) as well as Art Director on Sky series 'Two Weeks to Live' and animated series 'Moominvalley'.

Lizzie Chambers is a freelance art director working in factual entertainment.  With a background in interior design Lizzie started out working on home design shows and now works on shows such as Love Island (ITV2) and Back In Time (BBC2).  Past work has included Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1), Glow Up (BBC1 / BBC3) and The Only Way is Essex (ITV2)

Lara Humphreys works freelance in the art department for Films and Television Dramas. She is currently working as a Junior Draughtsperson for Disney. She’s worked on films including; The Witches (Warner Bros) and Last Christmas (Universal). She also trained with the BBC as a standby art director working on drama series such as; Father Brown (BBC) and Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators (BBC).   

 

Date - Tuesday 16 June 2020

Time - 2:00-3:15

Location: Zoom Webinar 

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Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in a TV production Art department?