20 January 14
See what TV industry events are coming up in the BAFTA calendar.
Monday 27 October, 19:00
BAFTA TV Question Time returns, giving you another chance to stimulate debate on key issues facing television broadcasting. Broadcaster Steve Hewlett (The Media Show, BBC Radio 4) will chair a panel of top TV commissioners, producers and talent who will debate some of the industry’s burning issues. He will be joined by New Statesman TV critic Rachel Cooke, broadcaster June Sarpong MBE, Controller BBC Drama Commissioning Ben Stephenson and Conservative MP John Whittingdale, the chairman of Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee which is currently holding an inquiry into the future of the BBC ahead of the Charter renewal in 2016. We want you to the shape the debate so please click here to submit your questions for the panel in advance. If your question is selected, we will give you a free drink at the bar. Supported by Sargent-Disc .
Monday 3 November, 18:45
Out of the chaos, darkness and violence of the middle ages, one family rose to seize control of England. Generation after generation they ruled the country for more than three hundred years. Ruthlessly crushing all competition to become the greatest English dynasty of all time. Join us for a preview of Channel 5’s new historical docu-drama that brings to life the dynasty who dragged Britain out of the dark ages and into the modern world, fronted by acclaimed historian Dan Jones.
Wednesday 5 November, 18:30
Cinematographer Julian Court has worked successfully in film and television for over two decades. Best known for his work on popular television drama Luther; he is a two-time BAFTA nominee for Ripper Street (2012) and The Devil’s Whore (2008). His other credits include, Da Vinci’s Demons, Birdsong and highly acclaimed TV movie Mo. More recently, Court has just completed filming on Grantchester, for ITV. Join Julian at the ICA to hear from him on the craft of cinematography and to gain further insight into his body of work.
Friday 7 November, 11:30
The Educating series began life in 2011 in Passmores Academy, Harlow, moving to Yorkshire last year and now finding a home for the third series in London’s E17. This session charts the development of the ground breaking and BAFTA nominated series, looking at the complexities and challenges of a fixed rig show and the creative approaches required. Join Twofour’s Andrew MacKenzie and David Clews as they delve into the format, looking at storytelling, negotiating access and the all important: building trust.
Monday 10 November, 18:30
Join us at our Children’s Question Time event where our panel of some of the brightest minds in children’s media will be reflecting on the nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards, debating key issues facing the industry today and answering questions submitted in advance and on Twitter. The panel includes Helen Bullough (Head of CBBC Production); Michael Carrington (CEO of The Foundation, the UK production arm of Zodiak Kids) and Patricia Hidalgo (Chief Content and Creative Officer, Turner EMEA). It will be chaired by broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed. Click here to submit a question.
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