Ones to Watch

Applications now open
Deadline: 7 May

About the Scheme

Ones to Watch gives television’s best and brightest access to four days of inspiring sessions, creative debate and unrivalled networking opportunities at Edinburgh in August, as well as support and mentoring throughout the year. A place on Ones to Watch is a life-changing, money-can’t-buy opportunity.

Ones to Watch 2019 will take place 19-23 August at the Edinburgh TV Festival.

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Sholla Coker

Ones To Watch 2017

"I knew that all thirty of us would most likely play a huge part in transforming this industry as we all knew it."

Chris Lindsay

Ones To Watch 2016

"Ones To Watch equipped me to far better navigate the industry while still being myself."

Kieran Doherty

Ones To Watch 2007

"Every single person I met had the ability to advance my career. And every single person I met took the time to offer me advice and encouragement."

Frequently Asked Questions

If you're unsure whether you're eligible for Ones to Watch, or want more information about how to apply or what happens if you win a place, you'll find the answers below. You can also check out last year's programme to find out what kinds of things you can expect from the scheme.

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