Analytics and big data are terms bandied around in our brave new digital world, but often they are misunderstood or poorly used. Many people prefer to talk about smart data. During this panel debate we will examine how data has the ability to transform and tailor the way we create and watch TV.
You will also hear from some of the UK's top SFX supervisors, including Danny Hargreaves, who has been at the forefront of the British TV and film industry, providing effects for films such as Submarine, Free Fire and The Killer Elite.
Real SFX is a UK company with bases in Cardiff, Manchester and Glasgow.
According to an announcement by Ofcom, he will join the Channel 4 board on 28 January, replacing outgoing Chairman Lord Burns.
Gurassa is the former chairman of Virgin Mobile, LoveFilm and others, in addition to his role at EasyJet, and also serves as a trustee of English Heritage.
He said “I am excited to be joining Channel 4, which has a unique place in UK broadcasting. I look forward to exploring Channel 4’s important contribution in a rapidly changing sector.”
This year's RTS London Student Awards Ceremony will be hosted by Ore Oduba, the rising star of sports broadcasting and a regular face on the UK’s leading morning news programme, BBC Breakfast,
Tickets are available for the nominees and their university staff, with 20 available on ballot for members to attend and network with the next generation of TV creatives.
RTS Futures turned the spotlight on TV’s diversity – or lack of it – at its final event of the year where a panel of young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) talent revealed their struggles and triumphs in the industry.
The panel was drawn from Broadcast’s 26 BAME Hot Shots of 2015, which the magazine announced in August.
Booking for the RTS Programme Awards 2016 in Partnership with Audio Network is now open.
Broadcaster Richard Madeley will host the ceremony which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Tuesday 22 March.
Nominees for 2016 were announced on Thursday 3 March.
The 2016 Awards will be presented at the London Hilton, Park Lane on 17 February by 5 News Tonight presenter Matt Barbet.
The awards for news and current affairs recognise excellent journalism by UK news organisations. This years' categories include News Channel, Scoop and Journalist of the Year.
Comedian Susan Calman hosted the awards at a ceremony at the Hilton Park Lane, London tonight (30 November).
This year saw the launch of a new Director’s category. The award for Director – Fiction went to Julian Farino for Marvellous (BBC Two), while Colette Camden picked up the award for Director – Non Fiction for What Do Artists Do All Day? Sue Webster (BBC Four).
For a full list of winners click here.
No one could accuse Coronation Street of taking it easy, even though this would be understandable for a middle-aged British telly institution. Over the last couple of years the ITV soap has given viewers multiple murders, deaths and suicides; explosions and a minibus crash; a pre-teen pregnancy; and even a gay vicar.
Audiences have been lapping up the drama, which regularly attracts more than 7 million viewers. Corrie remains the nation’s favourite soap.