Edinburgh TV Festival

Freeview joins YouTube as headline sponsor for Edinburgh TV Festival

Freeview has joined YouTube as joint headline sponsor of August’s Edinburgh TV Festival.  The year-long deal begins with immediate effect and will see the companies share branding across the event and its various sessions, including the high-profile MacTaggart Lecture. Freeview and YouTube will also work with festival organisers to advise on new trends within the industry, […]

Paul Feig to deliver keynote at Edinburgh TV Fest

Paul Feig, creator of hit series Freaks and Geeks and director of Academy Award-nominated feature Bridesmaids, will deliver the Worldview Address at the Edinburgh TV Festival. The writer and director will bring his unique perspective on the global television landscape. Feig, who was responsible for executive producing and directing the US version of The Office, […]

C4’s Webb-Lamb appointed advisory chair of Edinburgh TV Fest

Channel 4 deputy director of programmes and head of popular factual, Kelly Webb-Lamb, has been appointed as the advisory chair of the Edinburgh Television Festival. Alongside festival director Lisa Campbell, Webb-Lamb will spearhead a team of cross-genre industry executives to help curate the 2019 programme and lead the advisory committee. The advisory chair is a […]