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TikTok for Broadcasters

TikTok, the short-form video app that has users hooked around the world, gets the closest yet. As soon as you open it, you're immediately presented with engaging short form content. From talent routines and quick-fire pranks to snippets of news, all making use of strikingly creative editing and usually soundtracked by energetic music, TikTok has something for everyone. If the video doesn't interest you, with a single flick of a finger, you can easily change the channel just as you would on a television set. 

RTS Cambridge Convention Review

The biennial RTS Cambridge Convention is where the big cheeses of the tv industry go to gnaw over the big issues facing it. This year the theme is 'Content, Consumers and Everything in Between', so there's plenty to digest!

If you were unable to get to King's College, Cambridge for 18th-20th September, here is your chance to get the lowdown. We've asked our expert panel to take their VIP Passes and come back with all the issues, the highlights, and the buzz!

IBC Review 2019

For an industry that is constantly changing, being able to experience all the latest tech and hear about the challenges and opportunities facing the industry from key industry players all in one place is invaluable.But if you can't get to Amsterdam in September, then come to Savoy Place for this event, in collaboration with the IET, it's the next best thing.

How to Talk About Music

Likewise, media creators should feel comfortable talking about the general narrative and expressive aims and requirements of their project. Music can be a highly effective and emotive storytelling tool, and media creators and their collaborators need a shared language with which to discuss it.

Summer Quiz 2019

You can either bring a team of up to six people in total, or we can match-make teams on the night - everyone is welcome! Have an evening of brain-scratching combat with drinks and other refreshments are available. There will be an entry fee of £10 per team (payable in cash on the night) which will go towards RTS Student Bursaries. It'll be all over by 9:00pm with the announcement of the champions!

Podcasting Masterclass

Podcasting is fast becoming one of the most exciting partner platforms for TV programmes. This session will tell you everything you wanted to know about the current world of podcasting as you are guided through by two experts in the field.

AI IN BROADCASTING 2: LEARNING FAST

Cassian Harrison, Editor BBC4, and George Wright, Head of Internet Research & Future Services BBC R&D, will return to show us the results of BBC4’s experimental AI night which saw a BBC-trained AI take over the scheduling of a national TV network for a night, and create the world’s first machine-edited broadcast TV programme - an experience not for the faint-hearted…

In conversation: Graeme Harper

Join Graeme as he is interviewed by Justin Johnson of the BFI, talking through his career from child actor to director of the break-out series Inside No 9.

Having worked with Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison and David Tennant  he has plenty of anecdotes, but aspiring directors will find his advice straightforward and encouraging.

Biographies