BBC Three Day

A day of digital creativity, screenings and masterclasses. BBC Three will be showcasing their Birmingham-based talent and short-form content.

BBC Three



birmingham, The Gatehouse, The Bond Company, 180 - 182 Fazeley Street, B5 5SE


Find out more about the BBC's leading digital channel and discover what it takes to produce award-winning content for it.  

Take part in special masterclasses and interactive Q&A sessions afterwards with: Damian Kavanagh, controller of BBC Three, Ellie Flynn, investigative journalist, and the Birmingham-based team behind the Amazing Humans series. 


Making short-form content in Birmingham masterclass

10:30 - 11:30

Meet the members of BBC Three's Birmingham team who create short-form content including the Amazing Humans strand. 

The team will include BBC Three's executive producer Laura Bowen and assistant producer Niall Bradnick.

How we work at BBC Three masterclass: Commissioning and pitching to us

12:00 - 13:00

Hear from Damian Kavanagh, controller of BBC Three, and Nasfim Haque, commissioning editor at BBC Three. They explore what makes this digital channel and its content so unique. This event will be followed by an RTS Midlands sign-up session, giving you the opportunity to find out more about working in the media in the Midlands.

Royal Television Society coffee reception and sign-up opportunity

13:00 - 14:00

Ellie Flynn screening

14:00 - 14:50

The Fight For Women's Bodies: Ireland’s Historic Abortion Referendum

Investigative journalist Ellie Flynn shows us one of her compelling documentaries and talks about how she got into journalism, how she found a passion for investigating and what is next on the horizon.

Evening screening and Q&A


BBC Three documentary Finding Dad, which follows Radio 1xtra host Mim Shaikh.


Panel Q&A. 



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Damian Kavanagh Controller, BBC Three
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Nasfim Haque Commissioning editor, BBC Three
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Ellie Flynn Investigative journalist and documentary presenter, BBC Three
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Laura Bowen Executive producer, BBC Three
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Niall Bradnick Assistant producer, BBC Three
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Tom McTaggart Edit producer, BBC Three


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