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The Digital Switch Over

February 25, 2011

DSO – the greatest project in UK broadcasting The RTS Mids Centre in conjunction with the Institution of Engineering and Technology is having a joint presentation on the Digital Switchover on March 16, at Austin Court, Birmingham, at 6pm. This free event is with speakers Peter Heslop, DSO Director, Arqiva and Neal Ackroyd, Principal Network […]

RTS Mids 2010 Student Awards

November 13, 2010

Students were also celebrating their victory at the 2010 Student Awards section of the evening. Winners and nominees are: Animation Category Winner – Till Death Do Us Part Ben Whitehouse for Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham City University Christopher Kirk and Ashley Pay for Lincoln School of Media, University of Lincoln The Fake […]

Crying with Laughter

November 12, 2010

Royal Television Society Midlands Centre presents a screening of the award-winning Crying with Laughter. A Q&A session with lead actor Stephen McCole and Synchronicity Films’ Writer/Director Justin Molotnikov will follow where they will discuss the making of the film as well as digital distribution. Event producer and RTS Mids Hon Sec Mars Elkins will chair. […]

2010 RTS Mids Centre Awards

November 5, 2010

Last night was a successful event. Many congratulations to the nominees and winners of this year’s Midlands Centre awards. Thank you to the hosts Emma Willis and Ed James for doing such a sterling job. Also, thanks to RTS Mids Hon Sec Mars Elkins for this blog post: The prestigious University of Birmingham’s Great Hall […]

The ‘Glory Days’ of Television Outside Broadcasts

October 30, 2010

The RTS Mids Centre presents a look through the archives at the history of Television Outside Broadcasts in the UK with Norman Green. Starting in 1937 and taking one through to the early 1980’s, the presentation, which is non-technical, will show how programme makers pushed technology to show a world most people could only read […]

RTS Mids Centre Awards 2010 Nominations

October 19, 2010

This year’s RTS Midlands Centre Awards is going to be on the 4th of November held at the impressive University of Birmingham Great Hall. Here are the nominees: Best Promotional Programme Working for You – Tinker Taylor Disabled and Living in Walsall – Pat The Bull Films Be Active – Television Junction Transforming Lives – […]

2009 Baird Lecture

October 19, 2010

This year’s Baird Lecture featured the RTS and multi-award-winning Embarrassing Bodies team. The panel consisted of Channel 4’s Adam Gee; presenter Dr Christian Jessen, Executive Producer Steph Harris and chaired by New Media Producer Alex Hryniewicz. Many thanks to regional screen agency Screen West Midlands for the video documentation of the session and to Aquila […]

Awards season

June 17, 2010

The 2010 RTS Midlands Centre Awards is coming this November and we are now accepting entries. You are invited to submit programmes or other content which were, or will be broadcast and/or published between 1st July 2009 & 1st July 2010 for consideration for the Midlands Centre Awards for 2010. Closing date for entries is […]

BBC Big Screens: Broadcasting – Live Sites

January 22, 2010

There have never been more opportunities to view television content whether on 40 or 50 inch screens in your own home, computers and laptops and even the personal viewing on tiny screens of your mobile phone and now there are new opportunities for collective viewing on huge public screens.   Anita Bhalla working out of […]

Next Big Presenters

October 30, 2009

RTS Futures Midlands held a nationwide search for the The Next Big Presenter and with more than 40 entries, the judges chose five overall winners – Kerri Franks, Colleen Harris, Victoria Larder, Charlotte Percival and Jimmy Tam. The winners were involved at this year’s RTS Midlands Centre Awards working on the red carpet, backstage reporting […]