RTS Futures assembled a panel of pioneers for its sold-out event at London's Hospital Club in late April, "I made it in... digital". An enthusiastic, youthful audience was eager to learn from their experiences of working at the cutting edge of new media. It learnt, perhaps surprisingly, that television – the dancing dad at an achingly hip party – still has a big role to play in the digital age.
There are so many different TV genres out there, yet it's easy to get pigeonholed into one specialism. So what should you do if you decide you want to try a new genre or pursue your dream of working in drama when you've worked mostly in factual? Emily Gale, Head of Talent at FremantleMedia UK, offers quick-fire advice on how to successfully move between genres.