Television development skills bootcamp

Television development skills bootcamp is a one day course in developing television programmes and generating formats. The course will analyse what makes a successful tv format, explain how to generate and develop ideas, and help you understand what tv commissioners are looking for.  Television development skills bootcamp is based round practical exercises and workshops and you will devise a programme you can pitch to a broadcaster.

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Course content

You’ll learn about the commissioning system and how it works as well as getting feedback on your own programme ideas. You’ll also learn what makes a good format along with useful information about what the main channels are currently looking for.

Areas covered include:

  • generating ideas
  • getting the most out of your ideas
  • what makes a good television format
  • secrets of the development room
  • bootcamp session – devise and pitch

Who it's for

Producers, directors, writers and freelancers, and anyone currently working in or planning to work in development.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.

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