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Crying with Laughter Panel

November 13, 2010

RTS Mids Hon Sec Mars Elkins chairs a Q&A session with some of the key Crying with Laughter folk after the screening of the film on the 24th of November. Book a free place via Eventbrite. They are: JUSTIN MOLOTNIKOV, WRITER / DIRECTOR Justin Molotnikov is a writer and director from Scotland who started out […]

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 […]

How to be a Presenter

December 5, 2009

A young audience turned out to hear ‘How to be a PResenter’, from an RTS Futures panel hosted by the RTS Midlands Centre/ The speakers were: Big Brother winner Kate Lawler, DJ on Kerrang Radio; Alison Hammond, roving reporter on This Morning; Marverine Cole, Sky News; agent Kate Moon of Kate Moon Management; and Kester […]

Rustling Brands

November 28, 2009

In a difficult economic climate, producers and broadcasters are keen to explore new means of funding programmes. So, RTS Midlands Centre attracted a sell-out audience of more than 100 to its one-day conference on advertiser-funded programming (AFP), held jointly with Screen West Midlands and Business Link West Midlands. The consensus of the first panel discussion […]

Top Names at Midlands Event to Launch RTS Futures

April 14, 2009

RTS FUTURES is the Royal Television Society’s new venture targeting the future generation of the media and it’s coming to the Midlands. So to mark the launch of RTS Futures in the region, The Electric Cinema in Birmingham will play host to How to Pitch on Thursday, April 23, 6pm for 6.30pm, featuring a Channel […]

Writing and Filming for Digital Media

February 3, 2009

Digital media, the Internet and the rapidly growing social networking sites have opened up new arenas for drama. The Royal Television Society Midlands Centre are proud to present Writing and Filming for Digital Media – a free event for anyone who is keen to hear about the differences between writing and making drama for television […]

RTS Midlands Centre Awards 2008 Winners

October 27, 2008

Student Animation Troubled Dennis Timothy Dowling for the University of Wolverhampton Best Corporate/Non Broadcast Programme Nano What? Totally Tiny Technology VPoint.TV for The University of Nottingham Best New Talent Luke David BBC East Midlands Student Factual On the Edge Darren Robinson, Matt Aldred & Robert Harrison For the University of Lincoln Best Magazine Countryfile BBC […]

Royal Television Society honours the Best of the East and West Midlands

October 26, 2008

CELEBRITIES, programme makers and regional business leaders have gathered at the Burlington Hotel in Birmingham to celebrate television programme and multimedia-making successes from the East and West Midlands at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Centre Awards. Eighteen awards were presented at the dinner and awards ceremony last Saturday, October 25. Hosted by BBC’s […]

Channel 4 at 25

July 27, 2008

Midlands Centre celebrated the 25th anniversary of the launch of Channel 4 with an event that revisited its early years and examined its current state. Lecturer and RTS Fellow Dorothy Hobson, talked with Mike Bolland, commissioning editor for youth and entertainment in the first years of the channel, about how C4 worked with ITV companies […]