Join RTS Scotland for this unique opportunity to hear from the creatives on a new programme about to spring onto our TV screens.
Representation of disabled people on and off screen has risen in recent years, but it is still woefully short of reflecting the reality of Britain today.
A lively panel of disabled talent will debate why this is, how good or not portrayal is and what more can be done.
Contract negotiations with the BBC broke down when the corporation reportedly wouldn't match Channel 4's offer.
The shock announcement was followed by the news that presenters Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc would not be following the show after it left BBC One. Star judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood have not yet confirmed if they will stay with the production.
From YouTube to Channel 4, Snapchat to BBC Three, the revolution is happening and you can be a part of it!
RTS Futures is hosting a unique event where we invite you to learn from some of the greatest short-form pioneers.
An esteemed panel of industry leaders is ready to share their advice, trends and insights. Topics include how to create a career online, what short videos gets commissioned and what the future holds for emerging creative talent.
Telly creatives let out a collective sigh of relief as artificial intelligence expert Demis Hassabis ruled out the possibility of computers replacing them any time soon.
“We are a long way from machines being truly creative,” said the founder of machine learning start-up DeepMind Technologies. But, Hassabis warned: “I don’t think it’s impossible.”
Channel 4 swept the boards at last night’s Grierson Awards, which celebrate documentaries that have made a significant contribution to the form.
RTS award-winner Grayson Perry was crowned Documentary Presenter of the Year for his Channel 4 series Who Are You? with Grierson Trust chairman Lorraine Heggessey calling Perry a national treasure who “is an interviewer who gets under the skin of his subjects and an artist who captures their essence.”
The challenges of a shifting TV landscape will be discussed by television executives at this year's RTS Cambridge Convention, chaired by BBC Director-General Tony Hall.
Documentary: Diamond Dealers and Cockney Geezers
Channel 4, Monday 20th January, 10pm
Dani Dyer narrates this documentary taking a deep dive into a diamond shop in London’s East End.
After three years and 51 showstoppers, Toksvig has decide to step down from The Great British Bake Off to spend more time on different projects, such as her upcoming Channel 4 series The Write Offs.
Toksvig described working on the show with Noel Fielding, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood as “one of the greatest pleasures of my life”, describing her friendship with them as one that will “continue beyond the confines of television.”
Kevin McCloud’s Rough Guide to the Future
Kevin McCloud has high hopes for the future and technology, but the same cannot be said for comedians Phil Wang, Jon Richardson and broadcaster Alice Levine.