Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
05/12/2018

The Production Guild Of Great Britain Teams Up With University

News Image
The Production Guild of Great Britain has confirmed its first University partnership with Ormskirk's Edge Hill University, as part of its ongoing work to channel new talent into UK film and TV drama production offices.

Edge Hill University's BA (Hons) degree in Television Production Management is now officially affiliated with The Production Guild, the UK's leading membership organisation for those working in film and TV drama production. Course participants in their third year of study become 'student members' of the Production Guild, receiving industry advice, information and resources to help plan their career paths. Upon graduation, their availability is promoted directly to the Production Guild's membership of more than 950 members and 100 company affiliates, helping them find employment on active productions quickly and efficiently.

Alison Small, CEO of The Production Guild, said: "We're delighted to have our first official education partnership in place with Edge Hill University. Supporting new talent to enter the workforce is essential for the screen industry right now; production is booming and it's vital that the UK's pipeline of talent keeps delivering new entrants into junior roles, now and in the future. This type of partnership helps us bridge the gap for graduates moving from production-related study into paid work. It gives students a better understanding of the industry, so they’re better equipped to step into careers and progress quickly. It also makes their availability for work after graduation far more visible to production offices actively looking to fill junior positions. The North West is an exceptionally strong centre for film and TV drama production outside London, making it an excellent regional base to begin this targeted support."

Perelandra Beedles, Programme Leader Television Production Management, Edge Hill University said: "The Television Production Management degree is unique not only for being the only one of its kind in the UK but also because of the strong relationships it has with the broadcast industry. Originally co-written with the BBC, we pride ourselves on providing our students with the knowledge and skills they need to move into broadcasting. The Production Guild work at the very heart of this industry so the benefits of this collaboration to our students will be enormous. It is also recognition of the standard we achieve with this programme."
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

21/09/2018
Production Guild Of Great Britain Awards To Take Place This Weekend
The Production Guild of Great Britain Awards are to be held this weekend, celebrating achievements made by Guild members working in film or TV drama.
19/10/2017
New Board Members For Production Guild Of Great Britain
Two new members have been appointed to the board of the Production Guild of Great Britain. Some returning elected and co-opted members have also been
16/05/2017
Production News : Production Guild Of Great Britain Enhances Member Services
The Production Guild of Great Britain has enhanced its online member services as part of its new website, it has been announced. The enhancements are
24/09/2015
RTS Announces 2015 Undergraduate Bursary Recipients
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the recipients of its undergraduate bursaries for 2015. This year, the RTS has invested £75,000 in tw
15/03/2018
The Production Guild Of Great Britain And British University Join Forces
The Production Guild of Great Britain and the University of Hertfordshire are collaborating to pilot a new industry scheme. The scheme is designed to
28/04/2017
Lawo Control & Processing At NEP Australia Production Hubs
NEP Australia (NEP) has entered into an agreement with Lawo, for its new IP-enabled production 'Hubs' in Sydney and Melbourne. NEP's Hubs enable multi
21/09/2017
Radford Uni Upgrades Educational Television Production Studio
Radford University has recently upgraded its educational television production studio to a fully HD environment. The school purchased four Z-HD5000 ca
26/09/2017
Northern Ireland Welcomes New Production
Filming is to commence in Northern Ireland this month on a new dramatization for BBC One entitled Dave Allen At Peace. The project, in which Northern
25/09/2017
IPE Timing System Installed In Production Facility
Norway's TV 2 has installed IPE's IDS production timing system as part of its new broadcast and production facilities in Bergen. The IDS system is cu
12/09/2000
PRODUCTION GUILD APPOINT NEW CEO
THE Production Guild of Great Britain have announced that FT2 (Film and Freelance Training) Director David Martin will be their first Chief Executive.
12/06/2017
Four Things Every Creative Pro Should Consider For Production Insurance
Spotting a film crew in action can be exciting and intriguing for the general public. But behind the perceived glitz and glamour, experts in the broad
12/06/2017
The Media Production Show Returns
Following a successful inaugural event in 2016, The Media Production Show is set to return to London for the second consecutive year – albeit in a new
06/06/2017
RED To Appear At Media Production Show 2017
RED Digital Cinema has announced that it is to exhibit at The Media Production Show in London next week, 13 – 14 June. At the show, RED will demonstra
01/06/2017
Pixel Power Supplies Factory Automated Production Systems To ITV
Pixel Power has supplied Factory automated production systems to ITV. It is being integrated into the broadcaster's campaign management system, ITV Ph
31/05/2017
Big Pic Media To Exhibit At Media Production Show
Big Pic Media has announced it is to exhibit a wide range of tools for ingest, QC, transcode, encode and delivery on stand 510 at the Media Production