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Focus on Scotland

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University of Stirling

Stirling

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Focus on Scotland is a festival of factual television.

Getting right to the heart of crucial issues for the Scottish production community, this one-day event will explore the new BBC Scotland Digital channel, development, diversity and commissioning for network and international markets.

For professsionals, the programme includes talks and masterclasses from commissioners and Scottish indies.

For emerging talent, leading practitioners will run masterclasses in factual development and self-shooting.

There will be chances to network over lunch and a drinks reception in the evening, plus free entrance to the closing film of the first Central Scotland Documentary Festival. And it’s all FREE!

Confirmed contributors include:

  • Ewan Angus, Head of Multiplatform Commissioning BBC Scotland
  • Aasmah Mir, broadcaster and journalist
  • Jo Street, BBC Commissioning Editor, Entertainment and Daytime
  • Craig Hunter, BBC Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual Formats and Natural History
  • Deborah Dunnett, Nations and Regions Executive Channel 4
  • Alan Clements, Head of Content, STV Productions
  • David Strachan and Harry Bell, Tern Television
  • Jane Muirhead and Andrew Jackson, Raise the Roof Productions
  • Deborah Williams, Executive Director, Creative Diversity Network
  • Stephen Bennett, Producer/Director
  • Rosy Marshall McCrae, Head of Development, Red Sky
  • Philippa Chuter, Senior Acquistions Executive, DCD Rights

Stirling University is Scotland’s top university for Media and Film Studies (Guardian University Guide), producing graduates ready to thrive in broadcast production. Our focus on factual television, both in research and practical teaching, make Stirling the perfect venue for this festival. Join us at the macrobert Arts Centre on the beautiful Stirling Campus.

Places are limited, book your ticket now.

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