What does Nick Cave, brain surgery and being millimetres away from death on three occasions have in common? Find out in an engaging discussion chaired by former BBC Producer, Hans Petch with double Emmy award winning documentary filmmaker Geoffrey Smith as he dissects his life story and the films which have grown from it.
Director Diarmuid Goggins discusses the making of his and RTÉ‘s gangland series, Kin.
During a long career spanning TV and film, she has worked with some of the best actors and writers in the business.
What does the job involve?
We take a script and turn it into a living, breathing thing.
That sounds simple, but surely it takes time to make a show?
RTS Scotland and City of Glasgow College were thrilled to present a masterclass by award-winning fight and stunt director David Goodall at the end of February.
Alistair Scott, director of Screen Academy Scotland and a professor at Edinburgh Napier University, hosted the event in the industry standard TV studio in the new City Campus. The event drew an enthusiastic audience of 50 keen students and industry professionals.
Join RTS Scotland as we explore the relationships between TV directors, fight directors and talent in the company of David Goodall.
As a fight director, David worked on Red Road with Tony Curran, That Old One with Kevin McKidd and Dog Altogether with Peter Mullan. His experience includes long running commitment to Scottish network productions like Rebus, M.I. High and Taggart.
The awards recognise the huge variety of skills involved in programme production from editing to lighting, and costume design to digital effects.
BBC dramas lead the way in nominations. Taboo, which stars Tom Hardy is up for six awards, whilst Broken and Three Girls received four nominations each.
Three Girls director Philippa Lowthorpe received a nomination in the Director - Drama category alongside Euros Lyn for Damilola, Our Loved Boy and Julian Jarrold for The Witnesses for the Prosecution, all for BBC One.
Being Director of two TV channels is a big job. In this video Steve explains what his role involves and offers advice on how to get to where he is.
Being Director of Sky One comes with a lot of responsibilities. Here Adam discusses the detail of his job and offers advice on how to get to where he is now.
Martin Collett is senior programme director for Channel 4 News.