The first “4k” TV sets simply increased the resolution. A survey with over 2000 respondents will be reported which shows how the UK population might benefit from increased resolution.
The Awards will be presented at a gala dinner in Autumn 2017. Further details will be announced in Spring 2017.
Presented by ITV News Central's Sameena Ali Khan, the awards celebrate achievements in television, digital and broadcast production in the region.
This years awards will be presented at a gala dinner held at The National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull on the evening of Thursday 3rd November. Our compere for the evening will be ITV News Central's Sameena Ali Khan.
Their idea for a TV programme, Billy the Bear, featuring a teddy bear who educates and entertains kids, stole the hearts of the judges, winning them a VIP Tour of BBC Birmingham.
Midland’s education programme is now in its third year. The RTS Centre worked with secondary schools in the region, offering year 8 and 9 pupils an insight into the television and visual media industries.
MIDLANDS AWARD CATEGORIES 2016
Best Promotional Programme
This Award recognises production excellence and creativity in programmes intended either for general or specialised audiences made either for corporate purposes or retail/mail order sale.
They may have promotional, public information, training, educational, entertainment, special interest or other purposes.
They must not have been broadcast other than as an insert to a separate programme
10.15am Welcome – Isabel Clarke RTS Midlands Chair
Key Note Speakers Ian Mackenzie C4 and Colette Foster Full Fat Television
Naz Mantoo Edinburgh International TV Festival
Des Tong Big Centre TV
When our senses are stimulated by wide-angle displays, spatial audio systems, smells, forces and compelling content, we can quite easily be encouraged to switch out of the real world and become part of the on-screen action, perhaps experiencing sweating and a rapid heartbeat as if we really were in a car chase. But how can we best trick the senses in order to harness this ‘immersive’ effect for entertainment purposes? How can we avoid feelings of sickness? What kind of production grammar is appropriate?