Michael Underwood speaks to the nominees from this year's RTS Programme Awards in partnership with Audio Network
In the inaugural Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture, BBC broadcaster Nick Robinson explains how and why the media must work harder to regain the public's trust in news.
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Long term success is built by mobilising and engaging the very best talent both on and off screen. Whilst progress has been made on diversity, issues such as class, social mobility and the under-representation of some viewpoints are now rising up the agenda. With the contribution of some young people trying to take their first steps into broadcasting, the panellists debate the issues and the solutions in this important area.
Tim Hincks, co-CEO of Expectation Entertainment, chairs a panel including:
Greg Dyke, broadcaster and former BBC Director-General
It’s the dream scenario for a producer: to be handed a huge budget and the creative freedom to create compelling content for a new platform. Producers Andy Harries and Andy Wilman, in conversation with Peter Fincham, discuss the origins and production of The Crown and The Grand Tour respectively. How did it work, how sustainable is it and where do they go from here?
June Sarpong chaired a panel of actors and programme makers from the BBC, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks to discuss LGBTQ representation in continuing drama.
Anita Gupta has been working in art departments for TV and film for over 20 years, from prop buying to production design and set decorating. She has worked on films and television dramas including A Monster Calls, Eric and Ernie, Endeavour and most recently Wonder Woman. In our latest Tea Break Tips video, Gupta talks about her day-to-day role, and the important skills and character traits you need to be a set decorator.
Networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are now an integral part of the UK’s video landscape. What are the implications of their growth, not just for viewers, but for content creators, traditional broadcasters and advertisers?
An expert panel, chaired by Kate Bulkley, discussed the subject at our 'Social Media Muscles in on TV' event. The panel included Dara Nasr, Managing Director, Twitter, UK; Stephen Nuttall, Senior Director, EMEA, YouTube and Patrick Walker, Director of Media Partnerships, EMEA, Facebook.