Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention

All3 CEO admits ‘intense pressure’ on production amid surging inflation

Soaring production costs of more than 10% a year have created “intense pressure” on producers in the UK, according to All3Media CEO Jane Turton. The increased cost of producing through the pandemic, coupled with the rising demand for staff during a spike in production, has created substantial inflation and Turton, speaking at the Royal Television […]

TBI Weekly: Six takeaways from Netflix’s Reed Hastings at RTS

Considering Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was only on stage for 30 minutes at the Royal Television Society Convention in Cambridge on Friday, he covered a fair bit of ground. From his views on acquiring production companies (not likely), to spending more cash in the UK (upwards of $500m next year) and embracing ratings agency Barb, […]

Netflix’s Hastings to keynote at RTS

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is to deliver a keynote address at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) convention, which takes place this September in Cambridge, UK.   Hastings will appear as an international keynote for the RTS Cambridge Convention alongside fellow speakers including ABC Studios’ exec VP of business operations Howard Davine; Tim Hincks, co-CEO of […]

Zaslav, Darroch to headline RTS Cambridge Convention

Discovery president and CEO David Zaslav (left) and Sky group chief executive Jeremy Darroch have been confirmed as the first international keynote speakers at this year’s Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall is to chair this year’s Convention, one of the most high-profile TV industry events in the UK calendar. Other […]