20 January 14
See what TV industry events are coming up in the BAFTA calendar.
Monday 28 April at 6.45pm
Join an expert factual panel for a BAFTA masterclass to gain an understanding of the craft of casting contributors and producing their stories; our speakers will share knowledge and tips on how to master this production process, talking candidly from their own experience. With clips, a lively panel discussion and audience questions, this session will tackle the most important ingredient in authentic, award-winning factual television: people and their lives.
Tuesday 29 April at 7.00pm
This April, the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum will be chaired by BAFTA-winning television writer Paula Milne (The Politician's Wife, Small Island, The Virgin Queen) who will be critiquing three jury-selected scripts performed by professional actors in front of a live audience. This event will concentrate on the art of writing for television drama.
Wednesday 7 May at 6.45pm
Written by Peter Bowker (Eric and Ernie, Occupation, Blackpool), From There To Here tells the story of a city, an era and two families from different sides of the tracks whose lives are brought together in the aftermath of the 1996 Manchester bomb. The story spans the four years that changed Manchester, and the country, forever; from Three Lions (Football's Coming Home) in 1996 to the hangover after the Millennium celebrations of 2000. Followed by a Q&A with cast and creative team.
Generation Next London
Generation Next Salford
BAFTA TV Forum: Generation Next returns this year with events in London and Salford. On Friday 9 May, Generation Next London will be for those who have already taken their first steps in television, have some experience under their belt and now want to find out more about how the industry works. Generation Next Salford on Friday 16 May will be aimed at anyone who is passionate about forging a career in the television industry.
Monday 12 May at 6.15pm
Roger Graef OBE has been at the forefront of documentary, innovating in filmmaking for over the last 50 years. At this special BAFTA Tribute we will celebrate Graef’s contribution to British documentary filmmaking as well as hearing his views on the evolving landscape of storytelling. Join us to hear a brief address from Graef in which he will share his insights into the current state and future of TV documentary production, followed by a celebration of his career in conversation with BBC One Controller, Charlotte Moore.
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