Industry Eye

5 Best Things About Coronation Street

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Here at The Knowledge we watch a fair bit of TV, as you can imagine. One of our team has been a diehard Coronation Street fan for decades, and here presents the case for it to be handed our very own Most Fabulous Soap Award.

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Film finance - a bleak picture?

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The Knowledge recently had a good chat with a well-established and charming film producer and director who has been in the business for nearly ten years. She told us about her disillusionment with the current lack of funding, the outlook for creatives trying to raise finance and why some of her comperes are dropping out of the industry altogether…

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Robinsons new ad: The right dose of sweetness?

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Remember the good old days of playing with your friend at the park, teasing each other about the opposite sex, and carrying your exhausted chum to bed? The latter probably not so much, but that’s where the sweet twist lies in Robinsons new TV ad Pals.

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ITV's self-promotion hits an all-time low

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ITV just couldn’t help themselves could they? Is there some clause that prevents a non-ITV face from appearing on the quiz? Firstly there was Family Fortunes, then there was Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Documentary commissioners: What do they want?

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Earlier this week, The Knowledge attended another ‘Breakfast with…’ session at BAFTA. This time, the spotlight was on some of the top documentary commissioners in the UK who told us all about what they are looking for in 2013/14.
 

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Fake guns a no no? You"d think people knew by now…

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"Don't request extras to turn up with guns or police uniforms," was Met Police film officer James Waller's simple but firm message last night while addressing producers and line producers at an 'best practice' event in central London.

 

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What to expect at the BSC Expo

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It’s time for the crème de la crème of cinematographers, cameramen and related film professionals to come together for the annual BSC Expo at Pinewood Studios next week.

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