Channel 4 first broadcast on 2 November 1982. Hailed as a ‘TV revolution’, Channel 4’s remit was to produce innovative, challenging programmes that appealed to audiences not catered for by the other broadcasters, the BBC and ITV. Part of a nationwide series of events, ‘Channel 4 at 40: The TV Revolution in Bristol’ explores what Channel 4 has contributed to UK broadcasting and its close connections with Bristol from the earliest days to the present.
Through a series of talks and screenings, UWE Bristol academics and filmmakers will discuss Channel 4’s Bristol-based programmes across various genres – animation, factual/documentary and drama showing what was innovative and distinctive about them. We’ll also consider how the broadcaster’s relationship to Bristol has changed over time, including establishing a Creative Hub in the city. There will be opportunities throughout for audience discussion and debate about the role Channel 4 has played over four decades and what role it might have in the future, in Bristol and in the UK.
This event offers an unrivalled opportunity to understand Channel 4, how it works and what it tries to do, and its importance to Bristol. Following the daytime event will be a full screening of The Falklands War: The Untold Story (2022).Book here for daytime event Book here for film screening
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Purpose in Practice || How Can Investment Work For New Founders?
Pervasive Media Studios, BS1 5TX
If you’re a startup or someone who wants to see new ideas in the City get the money they need, this event is an opportunity to come together and learn what’s possible.
In this event, hear first-hand experience of founders and professionals who’ve sought, secured or passed up investment as they’ve created businesses they believe in. Talks/ discussion 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Networking from 8.00pm.
How to have a tough conversation – navigating conflict in your business: a talk with Meg Lovell
Online via Zoom
From uncomfortable conversations around raising fees, to responding to the client with the ever-expanding brief, we all regularly face conflict situations in business that can be the difference between making or losing money, or a functional or frustrating working relationship.
In this online talk, Meg Lovell will work through communication methods to address these situations both proactively and reactively, giving you a blueprint for action the next time a tricky situation arises.
Funded Management Training
Develop your skills and knowledge, to manage a team, with our virtual Step up to Lead course over 6 months.
This ILM accredited Level 3 Certificate is designed for upcoming managers, and will support you with key managerial skills, such as managing conflict, motivating your team and delegation. This course will prepare you for a career in management and leadership roles, with tutorial guidance available throughout the programme.