Every week or so, TMINE flags up what new TV events BAFTA is holding around the UK
Finally! After weeks of additions to February’s line-up, BAFTA’s finally letting us know at least some of what it’s going to give us in March. There’s two events so far, both focused on behind the scenes.
BAFTA Masterclass: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Monday, 11 March 2019 – 7:00pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London
Hear from the team behind the BAFTA-winning programme who will share their insights on bringing the hit reality show to our screens.
On the back of their 18th season in the jungle, officially the most watched series in the show’s history, our I’m A Celebrity… panel will re-live some of their best moments. We’ll celebrate the craft of the show, from casting, to Bushtucker trials, to how the team keep the show fresh and inventive, offering you the inside track on the making of this much loved show. Full panel to be announced.
Meet the Commissioners: Sky Channels
Friday, 15 March 2019 – 9:00am
David Lean Room, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN
An exclusive opportunity to hear from the commissioning team across Sky’s portfolio of channels on their programming priorities and plans for the year ahead.
The senior team at Sky, led by Director of Programmes Zai Bennett, will discuss their content plans and share their ‘wishlists’ across a host of genres – drama, entertainment, comedy, arts and children’s and their views on how to resonate with their audiences.
Sky’s investment and commitment to original programming is at an all-time high. The team will drill down into recent commissions, as well as look to the future and talk through their ambitions for the channels, covering how they like to work with producers and support and attract on and off screen talent.
- Zai Bennett is Director of Programmes, Sky Entertainment UK and Ireland
- Cameron Roach is Acting Head of Drama
- Jon Montague, Head of Sky Comedy
- Lucy Murphy, Head of Kids Content
- Phil Edgar Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Head of Entertainment and Arts Commissioning