Scotland

Membership of The Union Club

RTS Members are able to make use of the Union Club and may bring guests to the restaurant and bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner bookings. A workspace is available and coffee meetings may be held in the Studio between the hours of 10am and 4.30pm (one guest only allowed.)

Bookings may only be made by using the dedicated email in the RTS Members Area and all visits to the club must be pre-booked with bookings being made within seven days of the visit – phone bookings and walk-ins are not permitted.

THE RTS BIG CHRISTMAS TELLY QUIZ 2021

Get in the mince pies, mull that wine, and dust down your festive glad rags, as impressionist and standup comedian Darren Altman once again returns with another edition of the Royal Television Society's very own Big Telly Quiz. With questions all about TV past, present, and future, don't be a Scrooge. Join Darren and a host of celebrity guests as they test your knowledge of all things telly. Compete yourself or just watch along, either way, 'yule' be thoroughly entertained — and it’s free and fun for the whole family!

TWO YEARS THAT SHOOK THE NEWS

Brexit, a global pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and the rise of fake news have ensured that news rooms across Scotland have never been busier, more in demand or challenged than these past two years.  

In this lively panel session, we’ll hear from those that run the newsrooms to those on the ground. All have been challenged over the past two years, all have delivered – and all are here to share their stories and answer your questions.

 

TV Production Management: The Unsung Heroes of TV Production

What is TV production management? This webinar will shine a Spotlight on the different roles available in TV production management and the skills required. 

These roles are in high demand and many don’t even know they exist!  If you’re interested in a career in TV production or are looking for a career change then this is the webinar for you.

 

PRODUCER & CHAIR

Jeannot Hutcheson, Talent Manager, Raise the Roof Productions

GUILT: A PRODUCTION CASE STUDY

Join the writer, producers and director of BBC drama Guilt as they outline the production challenges of remounting an award-winning show during a pandemic. From covid cast changes to lockdown shooting we’ll hear how nimble adaptation was required throughout.

Plus writer Neil Forsyth explains the story challenges around picking up a new series one year later when viewers have just seen your lead character whisked off to jail! Join us for the inside story of one of Scotland’s most-loved dramas of recent years. 

LIVE STREAMING WORKSHOP

In this RTS workshop, Kriss Hampton-Joyce, Product Specialist from Holdan, will explore the various solutions that make life easier for remote production workflows, cloud-based audio/video management and internet/local network streaming. Topics under the spotlight include:  Video and audio streaming quality, Synchronisation, Best methods to stream to leading platforms, Hardware and software streaming equipment needed to stream locally, as well as over the internet.

Host:  Kriss Hampton-Joyce, Holdan