Film making on a budget
A film maker's guide to making a low budget movie. With tips from indie film makers Dominic Brunt, Marc Price and Chris Jones.
TV in the wild
How many media professionals would swap their safe locations for a genuinely hostile environment? We look at the unique challenges of filming in extreme locations.
Behind the scenes in Paradise
Going behind the scenes on the hit BBC period drama - BBC Academy producer Helen Hutchinson takes a look round on set.
I made... Gogglebox
Channel 4's Gogglebox is a true living room documentary showing real TV viewers as they are. But how do producers keep it authentic, intimate and not feeling staged? Producer Jon Cahn tells us more.
Tips: an actor's guide to directing
Actors thrive in an environment where they feel free to take creative risks. Shot on the set of BBC's The Paradise, Bruce Alexander advises directors on how to get the best from their actors in TV drama.
EastEnders: from stage to screen
EastEnders director Clive Arnold guides four trainee directors as they get to grips with multi camera filming and discover the key differences between theatre and TV directing.
Case study: directing EastEnders
Taking episodes from script to set and from edit to screen – EastEnders director Lance Kneeshaw describes the demands and rewards of bringing a top crew of actors and technicians together on a fast turnaround show.
Stuart Cabb: director
The BBC was only the start of Stuart Cabb's career. Here, the head of Plum Pictures describes his colourful journey to becoming a BAFTA nominated director.