View Alison Kirkham's latest BBC One Features & Formats development briefs including commissioning slot details, what's been working well on the channel and where opportunities are available.
View Alison Kirkham's latest BBC Two development briefs including commissioning slot details, what's been working well on the channel and where opportunities are available.
Watch the latest 2013 highlights from the BBC Features Commissioning team for BBC 1 and BBC Two.
Features and Formats are a key way to deliver volume and broad audiences (with no age barriers to entry) for factual programming at the BBC.
Modern features need to be distinctive and take risks. Traditional areas and approaches are no longer enough to cut through. Ideas need the potential to inspire change - practically or psychologically, they help us live better lives.
1. What's the title that will capture the audience's attention?
2. What is the billing for the show? What's it for and what will it achieve?
3. Who's in it and what do they bring to the table? Talent, whether known or not, is increasingly key to shaping strong propositions and needs to be distinctive.
4. Why should we be making this programme now? How and why will it resonate, and who with?
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