A warm welcome to the 7th annual Belfast Media Festival. We look forward to engaging with everyone who wants to help us debate and discuss the future of the broadcast and digital industries in Northern Ireland. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a student, a freelancer, working for a broadcaster or an indie, we invite you all to network and build your businesses and contacts. There will be ample opportunities during the festival and also afterwards at the unmissable Dark Horse networking drinks.
We are being joined by top industry names Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content, Ralph Lee, Deputy Chief Creative Officer, C4 and Damian Kavanagh, Controller BBC 3 Online.
We are also extremely delighted to be hosting the 2nd Annual RTS awards and introducing the 2016 Northern Ireland Comedy Writers’ Showcase.
What a line up!
Registration for the festival is now fully booked. If you still wish to attend the festival you can come along on the day to register, sessions will be subject to availability.
The Essential Guide to Online Short Form with Dan Foster
This is everything you need to know about creating great short form content. Learn about the different types of short form; how to create content, plan, and distribute material that stands out online and encourages people to share it
Delivered by Dan Foster – 10 year’s experience in digital marketing and has delivered digital training seasons across the UK with the BBC Academy.
Friday 18th Nov 9.30-11am
For more information about this session, click here.
If you already work or play with online storytelling and want to explore different interactive and multiplatform methods, then this workshop is for you. The session will also give you exclusive insight into some of the latest developments coming out of the BBC Research and Development department.
Delivered by Patrick Flavelle, Series Producer at the BBC Academy running the BBC’s hugely successful Digital Season.
Thursday 17th Nov 11.30-1pm
Learn more about this session here.
Creative Director and Co-Founder – Big Mountain
At Big Mountain she has created, developed and Executive Produced ground breaking formats including Extreme Makeover: On Fleek for C4, Genealogy Roadshow for PBS currently in 3rd series, Wild Ireland for ITV1 winning 19m viewers and the critically acclaimed Addict’s Symphony for C4. Upcoming shows include Ardal’s Ireland with Ardal O’Hanlon and The Dark Side for C4 while the company recently delivered a funded pilot to film in the US.
Jane specializes in creating audience-winning new hybrids for TV, bringing new and exciting talent to screen and building top teams to develop and deliver to broadcasters.
A former BBC Graduate Trainee, Jane made programmes across a range of genres from comedy to current affairs for BBC, Granada, RTE, UTV and TG4. Jane is also a former broadcaster, presenter and published author.More ›