Televisual Factual Festival 2019

Industry Events  |  27 November 2019 - 28 November 2019

The Televisual Factual Festival is the leading forum for business information and debate for factual television filmmakers, business executives and project leaders. With over 50 speakers, 15 sessions and a Meet the Commissioners networking lunch, it has all the business information and networking opportunities to make it a must-attend event for anyone working in factual television.

A series of insightful panel sessions across the two days are organised into three strands:

This is a chance to go beyond the broadcasters’ websites and published wish-lists. Top commissioners from the UK and international channels explore the real differences between channels and give an up-to-the-minute view on what they really want and how they want it.

The Factual Festival is all about the business of TV – giving producers the chance to glean useful, practical information which will take projects and indie businesses to the next level. Speakers will share the secrets of their success, revealing different approaches to developing, pitching and creating great TV – in the UK and worldwide.

We all know that TV is going through a massive period of change. But how is this affecting factual producers? Sessions and panels will give the low down on critical changes in the way that audiences are coming to TV, the pressure to create great narratives and the best way to harness the indisputable power of the medium.

Who should attend?

From independent production companies
Chief executives, managing directors, commercial directors and managers, department heads (including production and development), executive producers, senior producers, producers, directors and researchers.

From broadcasters
Channel controllers, commissioners, commissioning editors, department heads (including production and development), executive producers, senior producers, producers, directors, commercial managers and researchers.

Independent filmmakers, freelance producers, directors and researchers.

All those who are actively involved in the commissioning, funding and creation of factual content, including rights management agencies, content distributors, NGOs and charitable foundations. The Televisual Factual Festival is a highly focused, two-day event for everyone working in the world of factual television



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