If you haven’t already snapped up your ticket to the Edinburgh International TV Festival, then don’t miss out on their Freelancer Rate or your last chance to buy a standard ticket to access one of the best talent-line-ups the Festival has seen in years.
This year Vice Media’s CEO, Shane Smith, will deliver the prestigious MacTaggart Lecture; and globally-renowned writers, producers and directors that include Sharon Horgan, Fox’s Peter Rice, Sally Wainwright, Russell T. Davies, Howard Gordon, Amazon’s Roy Price, Julie Plec, Bruno Heller, Ronald D Moore and Hans Rosenfeldt will be speaking at the Festival. Delegates can learn about breaking barriers with Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte and smashing boundaries with Frankie Boyle, Lee Mack and Paul Chowdhry. Sporting legends include Robbie Savage and Brian O’Driscoll; and delegates will also get a preview of the latest TV series including Q&As with cast and creators of Red Dwarf XI such as Doug Naylor, Robert Llewellyn and Craig Charles; Allan Mustafa and Steve Stamp from People Just Do Nothing; as well as Fortitude’s Richard Dormer. Add some laughs courtesy of Mel B and Professor Green, plus VR demos, controller sessions, app workshops, life drawing competitions, cocktails and parties, and it promises to be three days you will never forget!
In addition to the Festival, delegates will also be able to take part in the Festival’s Speed Meetings that include commissioners such as Greg Barnett, Channel 5; David Brindley, Channel 4; and Charlie Hampton, ITV. Joining the numerous talent managers this year is Amy Walker, Director of Media Parents & Head of Creative Talent at Twenty Twenty Television. Plus you can book in to see Pact’s Director of International Development, Dawn McCarthy-Simpson to get info on growing your business overseas and media lawyer Sarah Lazarides for advice on legal issues across the entertainment industries.
Delegates this year will also receive a 6 month membership to London’s Century Club. The standard delegate ticket rate ends Aug 11th and the Freelancer rate is just £299, a massive saving of 59% of the standard ticket price. Don’t miss out on this stellar line-up! To book your ticket, go to www.thetvfestival.com