“We didn’t want him to become another police officer… We’ve told big, bold stories that gave [Julien Baptiste] a proper journey – he doesn’t just come in and find out some stuff and go home,” said Jack, the older of the Williams brothers by two years. “It’s about doing the right thing for the show and the characters.”
Jack Williams – plus brother Harry and the actors Tchéky Karyo and Fiona Shaw –were speaking at an RTS event previewing the new series of Baptiste, chaired by the critic and broadcaster Rhianna Dhillon.
An expert panel explores how virtual production is dramatically changing the landscape and ecosystem of TV and film production.
In this RTS Thames Valley session, each stage of getting a script on TV is explained, from how to come up with an idea to the commissioning process.
Lyndsay Duthie, CEO, PGGB and RTS TVC Committee
Chloe Seddon, Head of Development, Parable Films
Bianca Gavin, Head of Production, Pulse Films
Karen Redfern, Post-Production Supervisor, (To Olivia)
Dee Allen, Company 3/Method Studios / No Chiefs
Vikkie Taggart, Stellify Media, and Sheila Robinson, Leadership Communications Coach, give a masterclass in how to make your own luck, with tips on how stand out in an interview, make a good impression and enhance your skills.
Before the pandemic, the UK production sector was stretched for talent, thanks to its extended boom. Now, as the sector revs back up to full speed, the skills issue is becoming even more pressing.
RTS Cymru Wales explores the evolution of the football reporter in this panel discussion, hosted by Steff Garrero, sports producer and BBC broadcaster.
A selection of Wales’ leading football reporters discuss, debate and deconstruct the role of the football reporter and to give an insight into an average day in their lives, from pre match press conference to full time whistle and beyond.
Watch the Welsh language session here.
Twofour Director of Programmes Rachel Innes-Lumsden and Beagle Media CEO Harry Anscombe discuss how lockdown has transformed Devon and Cornwall into a TV production hub.
Hosted by Simon Willis.
The Beast Must Die creators Gaby Chiappe, Dome Karukoski and Nathaniel Parker tell us the stories behind this modern adaption of the novel by Nicholas Blake/Cecil Day Lewis for BritBox, with a special behind the scenes featurette.
Actor Toby Jones, director Sam Miller, writer Robert Jones and executive producer Sue Horth discuss the making of factual drama Danny Boy, the story of a young man’s journey from medal-winning hero to alleged killer, and his search for truth in the fog of war.