RTS Futures Summer Party

This year RTS Futures are joining forces with the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival Talent Schemes to host a celebration and party for you with some of the biggest names in the television industry.  

This is a party like no other – an opportunity you could only dream of – a chance to meet the people behind some of the most talked about shows on British television, as we open the evening with a special Q&A session

Joint RTS/IET public lecture with Demis Hassabis

Demis Hassabis was the co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, a neuroscience-inspired AI company, bought by Google in January 2014 in their largest European acquisition to date. He is now Vice President of Engineering at Google DeepMind and leads Google’s general AI efforts. Demis is a former child chess prodigy, who finished his A-levels two years early before coding the multi-million selling simulation game Theme Park aged 17.

RTS Student Awards 2014

The very best in student production will be recognised at the RTS Student Television Awards 2014, set to be announced at the BFI Southbank on Friday 5 June. 

The shortlist of succesful nominees will be announced later this month, with categories from entertainment to factual and animation being rewarded. The awards encompass both undergraduate and postgraduate students from across the UK. 

This year will also see a gong presented in an 'Open' category for the first time, for any film of under three minutes.

RTS Yorkshire Programme Awards 2015

Building on the success of last year's revamped awards, we're back at the Royal Armouries this year.  

We are happy to announce that Nick Hewer (Countdown, The Apprentice) will be joining us as our host.

We've had a record number of entries from some great companies and productions. Join us!


Hosted by Nick Hewer star of Countdown & The Apprentice.

Booking Instructions

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Welcome to the RTS

From glamorous award ceremonies to lively debates, the RTS embraces all aspects of television, and is open to anyone with an interest in the medium.

As an educational charity, we encourage and celebrate work in television and its related fields, from finding out how the nation’s favourite shows are made in our Anatomy of a Hit series, to celebrating burgeoning talent at our annual Student Awards.

British power is cultural, says Tony Hall at RTS Cambridge 2015

The BBC Director-General was keen to highlight the impact of the BBC’s extensive services on the wider UK economy, from a 40% increase in sales of Hilary Mantel’s novel Wolf Hall following the transmission of the BBC series, to improving WiFi services in the area around RSPB Minsmere in Suffolk during filming for Springwatch.