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Upcoming Events

Blockchain for TV and Games

February 2019

Blockchain is a bit of a buzzword at the moment. But what does it mean? Specifically, what impact might it have on film, TV, digital media and gaming in 2019? 

We're planning an informative and enlightening event which will demystify Blockchain and show how you can apply it you your business.

Further information to follow. Sign up to our mailing list on the right to be the first to know when the event goes live!


Creative Breakfast: ITV Entertainment & Factual

13th March 2019

We'll be joined by ITV commissioners Priya Singh (Commissioning Editor, Factual) and Peter Tierney (Assistant Commissioner, Entertainment) in Glasgow on 13th March. If you work in independent TV production in the Nations and Regions and would like an invite to the event, please contact Michelle. 

Previous Events

Kickstart your career in TV with Rad!

December 2018

At the close of 2018 we hosted two information events for our researcher trainee diversity scheme rad.Our panels of industry professionals shared their top tips for starting a career as a TV researcher. Find out more on our blog from the events.

'The Future of Publishing' with BIMA Scotland

November 2018

We collaborated with BIMA Scotland and a brilliant panel of experts to discuss how digital and tech have disrupted one of the oldest industries. Our panel features: Stuart Cosgrove - Writer and Broadcaster, Kirsten Morrison - Head of Digital for DC Thomson, Albert Hogan - Director of Group Marketing, Audience & Digital Development at Penguin Random House, Nathan Fulwood - Co-Founder at CreateFuture and Brendan Miles - Digital Business Director of The List.

Creative Briefing: Sue Murphy, Head of Factual Entertainment at ITV

Thursday 29th November

Sue discussed ITV's current commissioning strategy for Fact Ent, and opportunities with ITV. Sue's commissions for the channel include The Real Full Monty, An Hour to Catch a Killer and most recently Gordon,Gino and Fred: Road Trip. 

Creative Breakfast: Ramy El-Bergamy, Channel 4 Daytime

October 2018

Ramy gave a briefing on Channel 4 Daytime's current strategy and discussed his previous role at the broadcaster in Creative Diversity.

Creative Breakfast: Pete Thornton, Head of Scripted at UKTV

October 2018

Pete delivered a briefing on commissioning at UKTV, with a focus on his specialist area of Drama and Comedy. 

Creative Breakfast: How can the Scottish Creative Sector Conquer the World?

We joined forces with the team at Whitespace and a panel of internationally seasoned creatives to discuss global opportunities for Scottish companies. Read our blog on the event here. 

‘Taking the lead’ with Women who Code Edinburgh

June 2018

To launch applications for our 2017/18 Special Edition programme, we teamed up with Women who Code Edinburgh to talk all things leadership featuring a panel of TRC alumni.

Creative Breakfast with Channel 5

May 2018

TRC hosted Director of Programmes, Ben Frow, and Commissioning Editor Sean Doyle for a briefing one to one meetings with producers.

Creative Breakfast with Sky Arts and Entertainment

April 2018

Phil Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Head of Sky Entertainment, discussed commissioning opportunities with the channels.

IWD 2018: FailUP!

March 2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day TRC hosted an evening of storytelling. We asked ten brave and brilliant women to share a story with us about a time they failed. We laughed, cried and raised a glass to embracing our failures.

Creative Breakfast with BBC Scotland

November 2017

We hosted Louise Thornton, Commissioning Executive for Digital, Social and Youth who spoke about plans for the digital arm of BBC Scotland’s new channel.