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NEP Student Day

The world of broadcasting is in constant flux, with undefined boundaries between broadcast, TV, film and interactive media. With a changing consumer demographic now a key influence on the industry, many companies no longer specialise in a single medium, but have had to become adaptable to deliver multiple services through a combination of media. Wi...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 09 November 2018

TV Futures

by Lloyd Ashton Issue 110 - February 2016 #TVFuturesUniversity radio is a great starting platform- hearing something being broadcast that started out as a few ideas in a notebook is quite incredible. My name is Lloyd Ashton and I'm currently a third year Television and Broadcasting student at the University of Portsmouth. Over the past three years,...

Submitted by Lloyd Ashton
Published 16 March 2016

Media acquisition and Archive Workflow

by Ryan Jenkins Issue 109 - January 2016 Hello, I am Ryan Jenkins, a third year student at the University of Portsmouth and as part of my final year on the BSc Television and Broadcasting course, I am the Post Production manager for all television teams making live programmes, something we specialise in. My role has thus far seen me design a workfl...

Submitted by Ryan Jenkins
Published 21 January 2016

Riding the TV Marketing and Social Media Wave

with Safiya Pomell and Aislinn Fadian Issue 108 - December 2015 Television is something that has always interested me. My name is Safiya Pomell and my journey into the industry started in 2012 when I joined a specialist school on the broadcasting strand at the age of 15. Being apart of Television and Broadcasting at the University of Portsmouth has...

Submitted by Portsmouth University
Published 15 December 2015

ITTP Approved Skills scheme: A progress report

by Bernard Newnham Issue 105 - September 2015 Back in January 2015 the ITTP the Institute for Training in Television Production - held its second annual conference at Pinewood. Its a way of bringing together people from education and the industry to discuss the problems that affect both. The conferences have been highly successful, with platform se...

Submitted by Bernard Newnham
Published 01 October 2015

Cue Dick Barton Music

by Charlie Watts Issue 103 - July 2015 RUN VT: This time last year the University of Portsmouth course team and students of BSc Television and Broadcasting were recovering from a mammoth charity fundraising 24 hour broadcast. In hindsight this event helped to convey what the course was capable of, and it created an unforgettable milestone moment. I...

Submitted by Charlie Watts
Published 01 August 2015

Is working for free, training or a pathway to paid work?

by Graham Reed Issue 102 - June 2015 I suspect like a lot of KitPlus readers I often have a look at a websites that advertise jobs, but mainly un-paid. I have frequently thought that these job offers are really just trying to get free or cheap labour for the benefit of the director/producer. One recently advertised for .... a cameraman thats enthus...

Submitted by graham reed
Published 01 July 2015


by Callum O\'Leary Issue 101 - May 2015 When I first introduced myself back in September, I had just begun my final year project and it was all very early days. I cannot stress how scary the prospect of a final year project is, and it is most certainly a mountain that needs to be climbed. I had originally decided upon a \'combined project\', which...

Submitted by Callum O Leary
Published 01 June 2015

Training for media - who should do it?

by Martin Uren Issue 99 - March 2015 Simple enough to ask, but any possible answer to the question of who should train those working in the media industries, or more specifically the moving image industries, is complex and involves many interrelated factors. I would like to explore the issues, and maybe present some suggestions on how we might do a...

Submitted by Martin Uren
Published 01 April 2015


by Rhiannon Chislett Issue 86 - February 2014 Since I last wrote we have accomplished a lot more work within our projects. In December we submitted our 20-minute documentary about local traditional businesses, which has resulted in achieving distinction grades and we have also progressed dramatically with our IPTV project. Before Christmas we were...

Submitted by Rhiannon Chislett
Published 01 March 2014


by Danny Hutchings Issue 85 - January 2014 Since introducing myself to tv-bay readers in October I have been working on two major assignments for this year, which are a video production unit based on a 20 minute documentary and a multimedia unit producing a studio-based TV show for exhibition on a range of platforms. These so far among other smalle...

Submitted by Danny Hutchings
Published 01 February 2014

Introducing #TVFUTURES

Issue 82 - October 2013 Will IngramI studied media at GCSE and studied photography and video for a year at AS level before switching to a full time video course. In July 2011, I had a serious downhill mountain bike crash initially rendering me paralysed and having a massive impact on my life. Learning to walk again and rebuilding your body isnt eas...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 01 November 2013

Preparing for the future in television and film

by Kieron SethIssue 80 - August 2013 We prepare students for a career in television and film, says Sean Thornton of Anglia Ruskin University. As such, the technology we use has to be real-world and broadcast standard The Media Services team provides equipment to under- and postgraduate students and operates facilities that include TV and photograph...

Submitted by Kieron Seth#
Published 01 September 2013

Following the Ravensbourne 3: Ruth Matos manages her time

by Ruth MatosWho has not been in a situation when work opportunities and commitments happen all at the same time? We never know why it is like that. It can be frustrating and it can take time thinking about what to do. As Paulo Coelho wrote on his book The Winner Stands Alone: ‘Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing...

Submitted by Ruth Matos
Published 01 May 2013