ESA astronaut Tim Peake as he reflects on his remarkable career and the future challenges of space exploration at the RTS/IET event Life, the Universe and Beyond With Tim Peake, held at the IET, Savoy Place, London, on October 25.
This is according to the screenwriter behind The Crown, Peter Morgan, whose lavish retelling of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth II, commissioned by Netflix, has won widespread acclaim.
Morgan, speaking at an RTS early evening event, The Crown: Deconstructing The Coronation, predicted a paradigm shift as streaming, rather than broadcasting becomes the norm.
“It really isn’t like television anymore. It’s absolutely overwhelming. It’s partly the way in which we make it is not like television.
The panel spoke about working with storytellers who make creative content, how each platform thrives in the digital landscape and how user-generated content is incremental to television.
YouTube's Senior director Stephen Nuttall, Twitter’s UK Managing Director, Dara Nasr and Facebook’s Director of Media Partnerships, Patrick Walker all took part in the event.
Read the full event report here.
The BBC Trust "has proved itself a busted flush" as increasingly fractious charter renewal negotiations between the Government and the BBC gather pace.
Shadow secretary of state for culture, media and sport Chris Bryant MP told a packed RTS event Tuesday evening that the public broadcaster's regulator had markedly failed in its duty to protect the interests of licence fee payers since the UK general election.
The RTS Student Television Awards nominated films will be broadcast on Sky Arts in the next few months.
The award ceremony was held at BFI Southbank on Friday 5 June and celebrated the very best talent in student production.
Sunday Dinner with the Morgans will be the first shown on air on 17th July.
The rest will be broadcast during August and September and will all be featured on the on-demand collection boxset once broadcast.
Below is the schedule for RTS finalists on Sky Arts: