Production

Television

From self shooting drama to live multi camera events – work in TV covers many areas and offers many opportunities and challenges, both technical and creative. Find out more in our guide to TV production for all levels in the industry.


Categories

Directing

Good directing requires a combination of all-round skills and often specific expertise unique to a particular genre. Share tips on how to be a confident and successful director

Lighting

Lighting can change the look and feel of a production whether filming in studio or on location. Browse this section for practical advice getting lighting right.

Live broadcast

How to work creatively with unpredictability - browse our section for an insight into how some of the most popular live programmes are made.

Post production

Post production is where recorded material is shaped, polished, packaged and comes to life. Browse this section for practical advice on the magic of post production.

Producing

From driving the creative process to dealing with staffing and management, this section dissects the many elements and skills needed to be a TV producer.

Production design

Make up, costume, set design, visual effects – whether you’re an experienced artist or a budding designer, browse our practical advice and case studies here.

Production management

Develop an understanding of what the technical and creative teams need from the production process with our practical, production saving advice.

Scripting and writing

Your script will set the tone and style for your programme and have a huge impact on how the production progresses. This section will help you create impact where it matters.

Self shooting

Self shooting demands a combination of skills, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Browse this section for tips, examples and practical advice.

Sound

In television, good sound complements good footage and content, and should not be neglected. This section offers practical advice for anyone working in TV.

Specialist filming

Sometimes a programme requires footage that takes particular techniques and equipment to capture. Find out more about the skills of specialist filming.