Finding the Holy Grail of factual and entertainment TV commissioning - tips on finding the perfect format with the executive producers behind Coast and Dragons' Den.
The killer pitch
What goes into delivering a ‘killer pitch’? Pat Younge chief, BBC Television's creative officer, hosts this special BBC Academy session.
Features and formats
Is there a secret formula for creating a winning format? And what’s it like to work on a features team? We hear from the experts in this specially recorded masterclass.
Just a Minute
We hear from the producers who transferred the much loved radio comedy programme to the television screen.
Television and radio production thrives on ideas. So how can you nurture creativity and run a successful brainstorm?
Getting an idea commissioned for radio - Simon Smith is joined by four guests who shed some light on this often daunting process.
Speaking to the right people at the right time and pitching for the right slot - how to develop your idea and turn it into a commission.
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.