Features and formats
Finding the next ground-breaking features show is the the holy grail of commissioning. A masterclass from the BBC Academy’s TV Fast Train event, May 2012.
Getting an idea commissioned for radio - Simon Smith is joined by four guests who shed some light on this often daunting process.
Never Mind the Panel Shows
A masterclass on how to crack the panel show format. From the BBC Academy’s TV Fast Train event, May 2012.
Television and radio production thrives on ideas. So how can you nurture creativity and run a successful brainstorm?
Pitching for radio
Eight radio producers get a chance to pitch ideas direct to BBC commissioners in this Radio Fast Train masterclass hosted by Andrew Collins.
The killer pitch
What goes into delivering a ‘killer pitch’? Pat Younge chief, BBC Television's creative officer, hosts this special BBC Academy session.
Getting the best out of your pitch - our guests share their tips on how to get noticed and make your pitch stand out from the crowd.
A talk with the producers behind the hit BBC Three documentary which tells the story of the ten year war in Afghanistan through the eyes of the soldiers who have been fighting in it.