Friday, 20 April 2007
Do you want to be one the future movers and shakers of British Television?
Calling all future stars of TV!
TVYP–August 23–27,Edinburgh Applications now OPEN!
Do you want to be one the future movers and shakers of British Television? Would you like to meet some of the most renowned and influential leading lights of the media industry as well as young people from all over the UK with similar passions and interests to your own? Want to hang out for five days in one of the coolest capital cities in Europe during its most exciting and busiest month? If so, read on…
If you’re 18 + and have an interest in pursuing a career in television then there’s only one place to be this summer. The TVYP (Television and Young People) event is the UK's leading forum for young people aspiring to work in television. It takes place over 5 days from August 23rd – 27th in Edinburgh - possibly one of the most exciting European cities to be in during the summer months. And if think you won’t be able to afford it, think again! The only cost delegates are required to cover is transport to and from the Festival. TVYP covers the cost of accommodation and food for the five days! This really is the opportunity of a life-time.
At TVYP, delegates have the opportunity to meet, work with and learn from leading creative industry practitioners ranging from scriptwriters to producers, presenters to publicists, programme schedulers to commissioning editors. Past speakers have ranged from celebrities such as Vernon Kay, Sir Trevor McDonald and Graham Norton as well as leading industry figures including Jana Bennett, Director of BBC Vision, Tim Hincks, Endemol’s Chief Creative Officer, writer Russell T Davies and broadcaster Jon Snow.
To apply for this unique event you’ll need to show you’ve got what it takes to succeed in the industry by answering four questions. There are 150 places for those with the strongest ideas and who demonstrate their passion for TV, so take your time, have a good think and put everything into the answers. Also remember to clearly read the application hints and guidelines before you start. To register and apply for this year’s event click below.
Applications close on May 4th. Successful applicants will notified by letter by the end of June 2007. Good luck!
To find out more information about TVYP click here
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