This is a unique opportunity to network and ask any burning questions about development, writing, budgets, schedules with some of the top personnel currently working in UK TV Industry:
Neil Forsyth is both an author and award winning television screenwriter, most recently completing the 4 part drama for BBC called Guilt starring Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives. Neil has adapted his series of books Bob Servant for BBC, starring Brian Cox. The TV show ran for two series, won the Royal Television Society Scotland Award for Comedy and was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland Award. Neil has also written four SKY Arts Playhouses: Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon, Waiting for Andre, Mick and Margaret, and 13.7.85: Backstage at Live Aid. Neil’s one-off BBC4 drama Eric, Ernie and Me told the story of Morecambe and Wise writer Eddie Braben.
Jules Hussey is a freelance producer who prior to producing Guilt, produced 4 part drama Catherine the Great for Sky Atlantic starring Helen Mirren. Jules’ credits also include Babs, Hooten and the Lady and My Mad Fat Diary. Prior to producing Jules was a line producer for over a decade on programmes such as Silent Witness, Call the Midwife, Five Daughters and Complicit. Jules nurtures new and diverse talent through her recently formed Brazen Productions Ltd.
Robert McKillop, is a director, who prior to directing Guilt recently worked on Cleaning Up, an ITV six-part drama by Sister Pictures starring Sheridan Smith, and both series of the hit BBC thriller Clique. Robert graduated from the National Film and Television School MA Directing Fiction course in 2011. His NFTS graduation film Strays starred Richard Madden and led to Robert being chosen as a Screen International Star of Tomorrow. After graduating Robert directed A Young Doctor's Notebook starring Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm, and went on to direct Our Zoo for BBC1, Not Safe for Work for Channel 4, and Jericho for ITV.
Spaces are limited, if you are available and interested in taking part, apply now.
Deadline is 23.00 Thursday 26 September