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21-23 August 2019

THE EDINBURGH TV FESTIVAL IS THE BIGGEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS MEDIA EVENT IN THE UK. WE BRING TOGETHER ALL PARTS OF THE TELEVISION AND DIGITAL WORLD TO CELEBRATE CREATIVITY, DIVERSITY AND INSPIRATIONAL TALENT IN OUR FIELD, AND TO DEBATE THE MAJOR ISSUES FACING US AS AN INDUSTRY. THE FESTIVAL DRAWS AROUND 2000 DELEGATES FROM THE MAJOR NETWORKS AND PRODUCTION COMPANIES INTERNATIONALLY.

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CONNECTED SPEED MEETINGS

In 2018, we welcomed more international hosts than ever.

As well as commissioners from the BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Five, UKTV, hosts from Yle, France TV, ABC Australia, CBC Canada and Bonnier Broadcasting signed up to host meetings. We’ve already started to add confirmed hosts to our 2019 Hub, but check back to keep up to date with  new additions.

Speed meetings will be available to book from June 2019. If you are a commissioner, producer, distributor, talent manager or specialist in your field and would like to host a table at the 2019 Festival, get in touch!

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TV AWARDS 2019

The shortlist for the 18th Edinburgh TV Awards have been announced.

With three new categories, this year stands to be the biggest yet, showcasing the outstanding talent, and incredible breadth of genres and creativity that broadcasters, production companies and platforms produce year after year.

The awards will be hosted by comedian Mo Gilligan on Thursday 22 August.

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WE ARE A CHARITY

We’re committed to helping people from all backgrounds gain access to the TV Industry and the cost of your ticket goes towards supporting our two Talent Schemes, The Network and Ones to Watch.

We provide fully-funded places at Edinburgh, bespoke sessions, training and workshops, as well as year-round events and mentoring. We have supported more than 4000 individuals in various stages of their career, aiming to ensure that the people working in television are as diverse as the audience watching it.

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The Network

2019 applications are now closed

The Network is our free entry level scheme which gives people their first taste of the television industry through masterclasses and practical workshops at Edinburgh, covering everything from pitching new formats to commissioners to scripting an episode of Casualty. Entrants are selected, assessed, mentored and trained by top producers and supported year-round with Network at Work placements with broadcasters and indies.

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Career Progression

Ones to Watch

2019 applications are now closed

Ones to Watch is the Festival’s senior talent scheme for people with more than three years of professional TV experience, looking to take the next big step in their career. The 30 individuals are assessed by TV professionals and benefit from a full delegate pass and accommodation for the TV Festival, a challenging and unique series of exclusive OTW workshops and masterclasses, year-round events and mentoring.

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