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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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E4 REALITY COMPETITION - WIN DEVELOPMENT CASH!

DEADLINE 24 MAY 2019

E4 are offering indies or individuals who have never made a series for E4 before the chance to win a pot of development cash in a new Edinburgh TV Festival session ‘What Young People Want: The Live Pitch’.

This session will invite the four ideas shortlisted to pitch a Reality Show idea to a panel comprising of 16-34’s and E4 commissioning editors.

Members of the audience aged under 30 will vote via the Festival App for their favourite idea.

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TV AWARDS 2019 - OPEN FOR ENTRIES


In their 18th year, the TV Awards 2019 are open for entries!

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.

Read more about this year’s awards and how to enter.

2019 AWARDS

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 now open

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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Ones to Watch

2019 applications now open

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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