Our industry day was a day full of sharing experience, learnings and education! We heard from some of our industries biggest brands including the BBC, Channel 4, ScreenSkills and Screen Yorkshire. Below are a selection of panels and talks from the day for you to recap!
We has a great panel to kick off our industry day discussing skills, training and opportunities across the Yorkshire region in Film and TV.
Kevin Blacoe, Head of Partnerships, Channel 4
Chris Hordley, Production Liaison & Development Manager, Screen Yorkshire
Hugo Smith, Course Director, Leeds Beckett University
Jacqui Fenton, Senior HETV Training Liaison Manager, ScreenSkills
Our second panel of the day had an amazing set of people from the world of corporate and TV. Our experts talked about skills, mentalities and opportunities!
Adam Chandler, Director, Harrogate Film Festival/Reel Film
Adam Bennett, Director, Sticks & Glass
Bill Beaumont, Creative Director, Distant Future Animation Studio
Victoria Cockcroft, Director, Face Agency
Rebecca Papworth, Managing Director, Can Can Productions
Connected Campus is a ground-breaking initiative forging closer links between TV and Film professionals, production companies, broadcasters and the students trying to break into this competitive industry.
Our panel had a stellar line-up:
Glyn Middleton, Head of Skills & Industry Engagement, Screen Yorkshire
Aisling O’Connor, Head of TV Commissioning, BBC England
Annabelle Pangborn, Director, Northern Film School
Saskia Wilson, Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University
Sharon Barrington, Programme Leader, York College
Sallie Leak, Talent Executive, True North Productions
To finish the day, we were joined by Yasmin Mehmet, Early Careers Advisor at Channel 4 in this talk and Q/A where we discussed opportunities at Channel 4 and the 4Skills programme.