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Name:

Email address:

Tel:

Tick as appropriate: Are you: Freelance

Fixed-term contract

Permanently employed

Unemployed

1. To apply you must be either already working in the industry or a qualified new entrant. This event is not for students. If you’re not sure you qualify phone 020 7346 0900 and ask for Move on Up.

3. Look at the list of executives who will be available for one-to-one meetings on 9th May, and on the application form list the reference numbers (shown beside each person) of those you would like to see.

5. To make your application stand out, you may also write a covering letter to each executive if you wish.

If you are currently working, name of employer: No Are you a BECTU member: Yes or a member of another union (please state which union) ................................................................................

Tick box as appropriate:

I would like to have a one-to-one meeting with the following people:

(state the reference numbers as shown on the list of executives)

I attach my CV

(Optional) I am sending copies of my showreel/mp3 clearly marked with my name and for the attention of the appropriate executives

I would like to attend the following workshops: (state the reference numbers as shown on the list, in order of priority with your top priority first)

I am not a student in fulltime education

I am EITHER already working in the industry OR am a qualified new entrant If you do NOT wish your CV and application to be forwarded to other potential employers with a view to assisting your career development, please tick here

6. Programme ideas: If you would like to discuss a programme idea with an executive, you must find out as much as possible about the kind of material they are looking for. You may attach a brief synopsis of the idea if you wish, making it clear who you would like it to be sent to. You may not submit a proposal to a department that has already turned it down. 7. BECTU members have free use of the union’s script registration service – for further details look on the BECTU website www.bectu.org.uk. 8. You may send a showreel/mp3, if possible via email; if on DVD please label each copy with your name and make it clear whom you would like it to be sent to. 9. Decide which workshops you would like to attend and list their names and reference numbers on the application form in order of priority, your highest priority first. 10. Complete the rest of the application form.

Equality monitoring Are you

Male

Female

What is your ethnic group? White: British Irish Other (please specify) ........................................

Wednesday 9th May 2012 at MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

4. You must attach your CV along with your application form when you send it.

What is your current job? (e.g sound recordist, 1AD):

How to take part in Move on Up

2. Download an emailable application form from www.bectu.org.uk or request one from moveonupnorth@bectu.org.uk or phone Nicola Clark on 020 7346 0900.

Address:

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To apply to participate in Move on up North, download an emailable application form from www.beCtu.org.uk or complete this application form and send it to BECTU (address below right)

An unmissable event for black and minority ethnic film and broadcasting professionals to make new contacts among the broadcasters and the independent sector. Apply for one-to-one meetings with a choice of 70 industry executives

Asian or Asian British: Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Other (please specify) ....................................

Mixed:­ White /Black Caribbean White /Black African White /Asian Other (please specify) ........................................

Black or Black British: Caribbean African Other (please specify) ....................................

Chinese or other ethnic group: Chinese Other (please specify) ........................................

Do you identify as disabled Yes No

11. Email it to moveonupnorth@bectu.org.uk Alternatively you can post it to Move on Up North, BECTU, 373-377 Clapham Rd, London SW9 9BT to arrive no later than Monday 12th March.

What happens next? BECTU forwards all the applications to the appropriate executives. They decide whom they wish to see from the applications submitted and forward their final list of successful applicants to BECTU. BECTU will confirm the appointments and workshop places to all applicants prior to the event. They will receive appointment times and workshop schedule when they arrive on 9th May. To discuss any queries contact BECTU on 020 7346 0900, or email moveonupnorth@bectu.org.uk.

Michelle Ackerley, Assistant Producer on Blue Peter

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 

Monday 12th March If you have a disability and you require any information or access to this document in a different format, email nclark@bectu.org.uk or telephone Nicola Clark on 020 7346 0900.

Made possible through the generous support of

This event is organised by BECTU in partnership with the BBC


Who do you want to have a one-to-one with? Below is the line-up of key decision makers from across the broadcasting and film industry who you can apply to have a one-to-one meeting with. You can select more than one – on the application form write the name and number (shown beside each name) of those you wish to see. The list may be amended.

BBC

1. Ian Critchley Controller, Production Talent, BBC Vision Productions Ian Critchley has wide experience with production staff at a senior level and managing talent. 2. Ken Lee Human Resources Director, BBC North Ken heads up HR for BBC North 3. Emma Speed Regional Manager, BBC Digital UK Regularly working with MPs, charity heads and community groups, Emma’s background is journalism and documentary production. BBC Children’s 4. Bridget Banton Executive Producer, Independent Commissioning Works with independent production companies and executive produces a wide range of factual entertainment, features and formatted programming.

Responsible for development, recruitment and scheduling staff across CBBC TV and interactive output and genres. 12. Daniell Morrisey Talent Executive Daniell has 20 years experience in talent management, resourcing and career coaching editorial and production staff. 13. Tony Reed Executive Producer, CBeebies Tony heads up the in-house development team as well as executive producing. 14. Alison Stewart Head of CBeebies Production, Animation and Acquisitions Alison leads a tri-media department which integrates TV, radio and online teams. 15. Ewan Vinnicombe Head of Presentation Responsible for all presentational link content seen between programmes on CBeebies and CBBC. Also manages the red button interactive service.

5. Helen Bullough Head, CBBC Productions Helen runs the in-house content team which produces everything from Blue Peter and Newsround to the CBBC website.

drama and Scriptwriting 16. Paul Ashton Development Producer, BBC Writersroom Paul finds, nurtures and promotes new writers for BBC drama and comedy.

6. Sally Carroll Production Executive Sally has worked in Children’s programmes for 12 years as a unit manager and production executive.

17. Henry R Swindell New Writing Manager, BBC Writersroom North Responsible for finding and developing writers new to the BBC from the North.

7. Sue Fletcher Talent Executive Responsible for the overall management, development and recruitment of editorial and production management staff across all Children’s output.

18. Jacqui Taunton Fenton Head of Production Talent, BBC Drama Responsible for talent management including staffing and staff scheduling, training and development.

8. Joe Godwin Director Joe is responsible for all of the BBC’s services for children – CBBC and CBeebies and their websites, as well as children’s blocks on BBC 1 and BBC 2. 9. Bill Hobbins Creative Director CBBC Bill heads up the development team on the channel and keeps an eye across all factual content and new talent. 10. Tim Levell Editor, Blue Peter As editor (executive producer) of Blue Peter Tim oversees all the creative decisions for the show. 11. Melissa Mitchell Talent Manager

Entertainment 19. Caroline Roberts-Cherry Editor Entertainment, BBC Entertainment Production North Has made series for arts, entertainment and childrens’. Committed to working with diverse production teams and developing diverse on screen talent. 20. Victoria Roye Talent Executive, BBC Entertainment Production North Looks after staffing for the dept. WLTM those with a passion for making factual or format entertainment programmes. Comedy 21. Claire Coldwell Production Executive, Comedy North Making location and studio based sitcoms for all BBC channels.

22. Jo Hatley Talent Executive, BBC Comedy Responsible for sourcing editorial and production talent to work on comedy output. Factual 23. Ceri Aston Head of Development, BBC Religion & Ethics Generates and pitches blue chip and observational documentary series ideas for the dept across all four BBC channels. 24. Jackie Barnett Talent Executive, BBC Religion & Ethics Looks after editorial staff for bothTV and radio. Keen to meet those with relevant knowledge and experience and an interest in working in Religion & Ethics programming. 25. Christine Morgan Head of Radio, BBC Religion & Ethics Responsible for all the religious output on Radios 2, 3 and 4. 26. Kathy Myers Development Executive, Vision Productions Responsible for developing a range of projects across factual, drama, entertainment and comedy. 27. Tommy Nagra Head of Television, BBC Religion & Ethics Tommy oversees programme teams making a range of programmes. 28. Sue Pitt Production Executive, BBC Religion & Ethics Responsible for the effective business management of a bi-media factual dept. Ensures programmes are delivered on time and budget and all commercial opportunities fully explored. 29. Aileen Spankie Head of Production, BBC Factual Programmes, Salford and Birmingham Aileen moved to Manchester from London 14 years ago and hasn’t looked back. 30. David Taviner Series Editor, Songs of Praise, BBC Religion & Ethics If you’ve got what it takes to work on a non-stop, respected, popular inspirational music series– let’s talk. sport 31. Philip Bernie Head of TV Sport, BBC Sport Head of TV Sport, responsible for all output in BBC TV Sport. 32. Delia Harris Talent Coordinator, BBC London 2012 Delia attracts new talent to the BBC through apprenticeships and work placement.

33. Geraldine Lewis Manager Production Talent, BBC Sport Looks after production staffing for TV Sport, including producers, directors, APs, researchers, GFX and FMs. Particularly interested in those with live/OB experience. 34. Micky Payne Senior Producer, BBC Sport Multi-camera director specialising in outside broadcast live event work, especially football and athletics. news & Current affairs 35. Noelle Britton Managing Editor and Head of Staff Development, BBC News Oversees staffing across wide range of news programmes including TV and radio current affairs. 36. Lynne Jones Assistant Editor, BBC Radio Current Affairs – Investigations Unit RCA makes Radio 4’s flagship doc strand, File on4, and some editions of R4’s The Report and 5live Investigates. 37. Rhian Roberts Head of Development, BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra Rhian is part of the senior management team at BBC Radio 5 live and Sports Extra. 38. David Ross Editor, BBC Radio Current Affairs – Investigations Unit RCA makes Radio 4’s flagship documentary strand, File on4, some editions of R4’s The Report and 5live Investigates, and specialises in original and investigative journalism. BBC learning 39. Abigail Appleton Head of Commissioning Responsible for commissioning content and events that create powerful opportunities for learning. 40. Victoria Goodwin Talent Executive With 18 years’ production experience at the BBC and ITV, Victoria is now talent executive for BBC Learning. 41. Cerys Griffiths Learning Exchange & Innovation Executive Producer Leading on the development of ideas for new programmes and projects that will broaden the impact of the BBC’s big programme brands and magnify learning opportunities. 42. Katy Jones Executive Producer, Learning Zone Responsible for the Learning Zone on

BBC2, which commissions a range of dramas, documentaries and animations to inspire children’s learning. 43. Sinead Rocks Creative Director, BBC Learning Creative Director and head of our in-house production team, Sinead takes the creative lead on all learning projects online; on TV and radio; and face-to-face.

ITV

factual 44. Sally Evans Executive Producer, Shiver & ITV Factual North Sally heads up development in the largest factual dept in the north and exec produces the programmes. 45. David Warren Series producer, Tonight Responsible for delivering around 40 episodes of the ITV1 flagship current affairs series in 2012. 46. Ruth Gray Series Producer and Producer Director, FactualsWorks across a wide range of factual programmes and with the development team to bring more commissions into the Manchester Factuals dept. Drama 47. Gary Connelly Production Executive, Drama Manages productions from early development to delivery, involving budgeting/scheduling and initial crewing. entertainment 48. Sumi Connock Head of Entertainment, ITV Studios Manchester Interested in meeting senior editorial fls

Talent & productions 49. Tracy Walker Talent executive, North Identifies and sercures offscreen talent in the Manchester and Leeds offices. 50. Jacqui Doyle Head of Productions for ITV Studios London WLTM those wishing to work in editorial or support roles

agents

Pemberton Associates ltd 51. Barbara Pemberton Beverley Keogh Casting 52. One of the following will attend: Beverley Keogh, David Martin and David Shaw Casting Directors Beverley, David & David cast for TV and film.

facilities

Panavision Manchester 53. Dean Oram Branch operations manager Deals with clients from drama, commercials, music from quoting stage and overseeing the rental side, along with coordinating staff daily duties. Panalux 54. John Lawton Regional director/ UK head of TV drama We supply crew and equipment for the majority of TV drama/movie of the week shot in the UK. FAC365 55. Michael Hayes Managing Director

Independents Lime Pictures

56. Petrina Good

Head of Production Particularly interested in people who want to go into production management. 57. Rick Laxton Head of Casting (Obviously) interested in those wanting to make a career in acting.
 58. Colette Chard Production Management Interested in all crew positions for, specifically, drama but also factual. 59. Deirdre Donnelly Production Resource Manager for Hollyoaks Interested in potential crews for Hollyoaks and associated programmes.
 60. Chris Davey Head of Post Production Interested in post production assistants through to editors and dubbers. Fever Media 61. Elli Metcalfe Assistant Producer Nine Lives 62. Cat Lewis Executive Producer Red Productions 63. Emily Feller Development Editor 64. Kam Odedra Assistant script editor Supports the script team by issuing amends, liaising with writers during production and also works to develop new ideas with new and established writing talent. Shine North 65. Liz Bayliffe

Production Executive Liz budgets, schedules and oversees all productions from beginning to end and manages the Shine North office. Visible Ink Television 66. Martin Fisher Chief Executive Officer and Head of Production and Development Martin devises comedy concepts, builds and runs teams to develop and produce these into series for broadcast.

Training & professional

BECTU 67. Spencer MacDonald Supervisory official Spencer negotiates on behalf of freelance and staff working in the film and broadcasting industry. Skillset 68. Kate Smith Film Fund Coordinator Kate co-ordinates the Film Skills Fund, working with organisations to ensure a smooth contracting process and supporting them throughout the duration of their contract. 69. Ruth Palmer Partnership Manager Leads on the strategic development and action plans to support and benefit the North, and is key contact for our work across TV & advertising. Indie training fund 70. Len Brown Development Executive The Indie Training Fund supports and delivers professional training for staff and freelances working in the TV and digital media production sector.

The workshop schedule On the application form state the name and reference number of those you wish to attend in order of priority. 1. Writers’ workshop

4. The Pitch

6. How to find and tell great stories

With Henry Swindell (New Writing Manager, BBC writersroom)
 An insight into writing for the BBC, looking at drama, comedy and children’s programmes across TV, radio and film. Find out about the opportunities available for new talent, how the commissioning process works and where to send your script.

Eith veteran pitcher Helen Bullough (Head, CBBC Productions) and seasoned commissioner Pam Cavannagh (BBC Daytime) So just what is the secret of a successful pitch? We present the view from both sides as seller and buyer offer an honest take on how to deliver a great pitch and convince the commissioner that you’re the right person to make it.

BBC Academy Full-throttle run through of top techniques from the BBC Academy guru Frank Ash with chance to try out the tips and improve your skills.

2. Be your own brand BBC Academy The BBC Academy explains how to stand out and be the best you can.

3. Each One Teach One - moving up through senior mentoring Skillset and Imagine Associates Mentoring is not a one-way process: both mentor and mentee can benefit. This workshop offers the opportunity to ask senior mentors and their mentees about their experiences of working together. How effective is mentoring in securing progress for the mentee and what does the mentor learn from the experience?

5. Indy Training Fund Len Brown, Development Executive, Indie Training Fund Len Brown highlights the training and career opportunities in TV and the digital media sector throughout the UK.

This session will take place all day with no advance booking: Self-shooting drop-in clinic Canon XF305s, lights and sound – improve your techniques with pro-training for TV from the BBC Academy.

7. Know your rights, avoid the scams BECTU and the National Union of Journalists The BECTU and the National Union of Journalists highlight the pitfalls and safeguards you need to know about when working in the media industry, especially when working freelance. Contracts? Insurance? Employment rights? Your questions answered.

8. Meet BBC HR & Recruitment With Ken Lee (HR Director, BBC North), Siân Ferguson (BBC Recruitment Manager) and Omar Morsy (Resourcing Specialist)
 Find out about opportunities at BBC North, how to apply and what to expect from our selection process.


Name:

Email address:

Tel:

Tick as appropriate: Are you: Freelance

Fixed-term contract

Permanently employed

Unemployed

1. To apply you must be either already working in the industry or a qualified new entrant. This event is not for students. If you’re not sure you qualify phone 020 7346 0900 and ask for Move on Up.

3. Look at the list of executives who will be available for one-to-one meetings on 9th May, and on the application form list the reference numbers (shown beside each person) of those you would like to see.

5. To make your application stand out, you may also write a covering letter to each executive if you wish.

If you are currently working, name of employer: No Are you a BECTU member: Yes or a member of another union (please state which union) ................................................................................

Tick box as appropriate:

I would like to have a one-to-one meeting with the following people:

(state the reference numbers as shown on the list of executives)

I attach my CV

(Optional) I am sending copies of my showreel/mp3 clearly marked with my name and for the attention of the appropriate executives

I would like to attend the following workshops: (state the reference numbers as shown on the list, in order of priority with your top priority first)

I am not a student in fulltime education

I am EITHER already working in the industry OR am a qualified new entrant If you do NOT wish your CV and application to be forwarded to other potential employers with a view to assisting your career development, please tick here

6. Programme ideas: If you would like to discuss a programme idea with an executive, you must find out as much as possible about the kind of material they are looking for. You may attach a brief synopsis of the idea if you wish, making it clear who you would like it to be sent to. You may not submit a proposal to a department that has already turned it down. 7. BECTU members have free use of the union’s script registration service – for further details look on the BECTU website www.bectu.org.uk. 8. You may send a showreel/mp3, if possible via email; if on DVD please label each copy with your name and make it clear whom you would like it to be sent to. 9. Decide which workshops you would like to attend and list their names and reference numbers on the application form in order of priority, your highest priority first. 10. Complete the rest of the application form.

Equality monitoring Are you

Male

Female

What is your ethnic group? White: British Irish Other (please specify) ........................................

Wednesday 9th May 2012 at MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

4. You must attach your CV along with your application form when you send it.

What is your current job? (e.g sound recordist, 1AD):

How to take part in Move on Up

2. Download an emailable application form from www.bectu.org.uk or request one from moveonupnorth@bectu.org.uk or phone Nicola Clark on 020 7346 0900.

Address:

$

To apply to participate in Move on up North, download an emailable application form from www.beCtu.org.uk or complete this application form and send it to BECTU (address below right)

An unmissable event for black and minority ethnic film and broadcasting professionals to make new contacts among the broadcasters and the independent sector. Apply for one-to-one meetings with a choice of 70 industry executives

Asian or Asian British: Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Other (please specify) ....................................

Mixed:­ White /Black Caribbean White /Black African White /Asian Other (please specify) ........................................

Black or Black British: Caribbean African Other (please specify) ....................................

Chinese or other ethnic group: Chinese Other (please specify) ........................................

Do you identify as disabled Yes No

11. Email it to moveonupnorth@bectu.org.uk Alternatively you can post it to Move on Up North, BECTU, 373-377 Clapham Rd, London SW9 9BT to arrive no later than Monday 12th March.

What happens next? BECTU forwards all the applications to the appropriate executives. They decide whom they wish to see from the applications submitted and forward their final list of successful applicants to BECTU. BECTU will confirm the appointments and workshop places to all applicants prior to the event. They will receive appointment times and workshop schedule when they arrive on 9th May. To discuss any queries contact BECTU on 020 7346 0900, or email moveonupnorth@bectu.org.uk.

Michelle Ackerley, Assistant Producer on Blue Peter

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 

Monday 12th March If you have a disability and you require any information or access to this document in a different format, email nclark@bectu.org.uk or telephone Nicola Clark on 020 7346 0900.

Made possible through the generous support of

This event is organised by BECTU in partnership with the BBC


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