How to make a taster tape
Tips to bring your proposal to life, from BAFTA award winning producer and documentary maker Lee Phillips.
Robert Llewellyn: from Kryten to Carpool
The Red Dwarf star turned cross-platform pioneer shares his experiences and what he has learnt about winning and maintaining an online audience.
RTS Futures: Come Format with Me
BBC Academy creative facilitator Emer McPolin writes from the RTS Futures event, where attendees were encouraged to get curious and develop new format ideas.
Tips: developing content for children
What works for young audiences? Phillip Cooper, development producer for CBBC, gives his tips for developing content for younger audiences.
Tips: developing game shows
Five tips for developing game shows from Sarah Edwards, the development executive behind The Weakest Link.
The killer pitch - pitching tips
Getting your idea commissioned requires planning, creativity and salesmanship. Hear advice from the commissioners on how to pitch.
Q&A: TV treatments
A live Twitter Q&A with formats and development guru Frank Ash on how to write the perfect treatment for a TV show.
Q&A: fresh format ideas
From The Great British Bake Off to DIY SoS and Watchdog - we examine how you come up with the next great format or feature idea.