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Taking on a self employed placement year
Joshua Round The idea of being self-employed or freelancing has always been somewhat terrifying for me. There is a level of uncertainty and responsibility that comes with the freedom of being self-employed, the likes of which makes me wonder why I chose to give it a go for my placement year as part of my university course - (BSc) Television and Broadcasting.
Tags: iss133 | placement year | university | student | education | portsmouth | Joshua Round
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Ruth Matos Interview - A Career Unfolds
Ruth Matos We first met Ruth when we employed her as a student to help with our live studio at BVE in 2013. We were struck by her determination, passion and ‘I’ll do anything to help’ attitude. We became friends of Facebook and have since seen her career in the industry develop and unfold. We thought it was about time to catch up and share her inspiring story of where she is now, how she got there and the challenges she has faced along the way.
Tags: iss133 | interview | filming | career | education | Ruth Matos
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Have Lorry will Broadcast - NHS70
Charlie Watts One thing that has become a permanent offering here at the University of Portsmouth is our focus on big, outside broadcasts that we offer to students studying BSc Televisions and Broadcasting. Students spent their third year making multiple live programmes, but as they reach the months of April and May, we shift the experience to something that is external, and from a different location.
Tags: iss132 | university | portsmouth | ccitv | nhs70 | outside broadcast | ob | education | student | Charlie Watts
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What is next after University
Ruta Kairyte

I currently find myself in between two landmark moments. A few weeks ago I was completely immersed in producing live television content, and in a few weeks time I will become an official BSc (Hons) Television & Broadcasting graduate from the University of Portsmouth. When I look back at who I was in my first year of university, I remember a shy girl from the other side of Europe, unsure at whether a career in television was the right path to take. Now, after three years of university, I can definitely say that I made the best choice of my life by choosing this degree. I’m leaving university confident and motivated, knowing that I made the right choice in study, and I really want that career in the television industry.

Tags: iss132 | portsmouth university | ccitv | graduate | bsc | degree | education | cv | Ruta Kairyte
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Managing Talent
Nicole Inanc Presenting for television is a talent that is critically competitive. Budding presenters around the world produce showreels, attend acting schools and fight to be the next Ant and Dec¦ but what is it exactly that makes a successful television presenter? As a wannabe TV presenter myself, I wanted to explore the exact process talent managers follow when finding the next big thing and whether I have exactly what it takes.
Tags: iss128 | portsmouth university | education | bsc | ccitv | Nicole Inanc
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Where university meets universe with Tim Peake
Georgia Thirtle If you had told me last year that, going into my second year at the University of Portsmouth, I would have met and interviewed Tim Peake, then I would have probably laughed and said something along the lines of "I wish". Well, turns out I didn't have to wish, because I did just that.
Tags: iss120 | tim peake | education | ccitv | Georgia Thirtle
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TVFutures looking back at the class of 2015
Charlie Watts In a review of the academic year, KitPlus looks back over all of the contributions from students (and staff) and asks for one last comment 'with an eye to the future'
Tags: iss114 | university | portsmouth | citv | education | training | Charlie Watts
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TV Futures
Lloyd Ashton University radio is a great starting platform- hearing something being broadcast that started out as a few ideas in a notebook is quite incredible. My name is Lloyd Ashton and I'm currently a third year Television and Broadcasting student at the University of Portsmouth. Over the past three years, I have been introduced to many modes of broadcasting, yet it's radio that has left an everlasting impression.
Tags: iss110 | students | tvfutures | ccitv | portsmouth | university | education | training | Lloyd Ashton
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Camera Operation and Training Part 1
Peter Leverick Whilst it might be argued that may be the only difference between LDs & DOPs, the same is not entirely true for Videographers & Broadcast Cameramen. That is not to say that Videographers are necessarily inferior to Broadcast Cameramen but certainly different.
Tags: iss110 | dop | videographer | lighting | skills | education | ittp | Peter Leverick
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Circles of Confusion
Graham Reed We seemed to have gone from SD to HD to UHD in a very short time but has lens technology kept up?
Tags: iss106 | education | circles of confusion | d.o.f | depth of field | lens | advice | Graham Reed
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CLASS - LEAN Mean Versioning Machine
Bruce Devlin Today, there are numerous ways to access and consume media, be it through UHDTVs, smartphones, tablets or other screens, devices or services. Because there are so many outlets and even more bytes of information as a result, content owners and broadcasters are working incessantly to deliver top-quality content at record speeds. By reversioning, repackaging and repurposing media, they are able to meet and stay ahead of consumer demands.
Tags: iss103 | bruce devlin | bruce\'s shorts | dalet academy | education | acquisition | uhdtv | Bruce Devlin
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REDucation - Real world RED camera training
Ben Sherriff Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March saw the REDucation training workshop arrive in London at the Met Film School in Ealing Studios West London. I've used a Red One but have yet to work on a shoot where I can get my hands dirty with the newer cameras they manufacture (Epic-X, Scarlet, Dragon and now Weapon). When I was asked to attend the course and write up the experience by Kit Plus magazine I naturally jumped at the opportunity.
Tags: iss101 | reducation | training | equipment | kit | red one | camera | Ben Sherriff
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The business of University: Or lack thereof
Ashley Golder University. Finally a time of critical thinking, training for your future career and coming out with enough knowledge to confidently acquire a job... or rather that is the plan. But what if that doesn't happen? When the £9,000 a year tuition fee, plus the expense of living costs rear their ugly heads and the invoice is sent in the post asking for loan repayment, do you think: was it really worth the money?
Tags: iss097 | ashley golder | university | business | education | money | student | accountability | complaint | Ashley Golder
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#TVFutures
Raechelle Jackson CCI Manager, Raechelle Jackson talks about her new role on the student TV chanel and the pressures of her third year at Portsmouth Uni
Tags: iss094 | #TVFutures | Education | Portsmouth University | CCI | Raechelle Jackson
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N/A Meet the four third year Portsmouth Uni students who will be managing the Creative and Cultural Industries TV channel
Tags: iss093 | #TvFutures | Education | Portsmouth Uni | CCI | Raechelle Jackson | Dylan Ellcome | Callum OLeary | Simon Bull | N/A
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Guaranteed Training?
Mark Reed Mark Reed talks about the training needed to work in the broadcast industry
Tags: iss093 | Education | Mark Reed
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What Directors do and dont do
David Crossman The ITTP looks at do's and don'ts for directors
Tags: iss092 | ITTP | Education | Directing | David Crossman
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Making the invisible visible
Charlie Watts The new University of Portsmouth CCI TV studio
Tags: iss092 | Education | Portsmouth University | Charlie Watts
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Joe Watson This months round up concludes this series
Tags: iss091 | #TV Futures | Joe Watson | Rhiannon Chislett | Will Ingram | Danny Hutchins | Education | Joe Watson
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Big hands small head
Graham Reed Graham Reed looks at the use of a wide angle lens
Tags: iss091 | Education | wide angle lens | Graham Reed
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The 24 Hour Universtity Television Broadcast Challenge
Charlie Watts Charlie Watts perpares for the University of Portsmouth's 24 hour TV broadcast challenge
Tags: iss090 | education | Charlie Watts
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Skillset Accreditation
Nick Way ITTP's Nick Way looks at Skillset accreditation
Tags: iss090 | ITTP | Creative Skillset | Education | Accreditation | Nick Way
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#TVFUTURES
Joe Watson This month, Joe talks about student life...
Tags: iss090 | Education | #TVFutures | Joe Watson
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Danny Hutchings This month Danny talks about student life
Tags: iss089 | #TVFutures | Education | Student life | Danny Hutchings
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Will Ingram This month Will talks about student life...
Tags: iss088 | #TVFutures | Education | Will Ingram
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Joe Watson This month, Joe Watson talks about student life...
Tags: iss087 | #TVFutures | Education | Student | media industry | Sony PMW-EX1 | Vinten Pro-5 tripods | HIBIKI Entertainment | Work experience | Joe Watson
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Training the next generation
Dick Hobbs. At the end of January a new body the Institute for Training in Television Production (ITTP) held its first conference, organised by the publishers of TV-Bay magazine and chaired by former broadcaster Roz Morris, MD of TV News London Ltd. A packed room debated sometimes hotly the issues.
Tags: iss086 | Dick Hobbs | ITTP | Graham Reed | Education | Universities | Creaive Skillset | BKSTS | Dick Hobbs.
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#TVFUTURES
Rhiannon Chislett Since I last wrote we have accomplished a lot more work within our projects. In December we submitted our 20-minute documentary about local traditional businesses, which has resulted in achieving distinction grades and we have also progressed dramatically with our IPTV project.
Tags: iss086 | Rhiannon Chislett | tv futures | Education | Students | Rhiannon Chislett
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Broadcasting from the icy tundra
BJ Kirschhoffer Streaming from remote locations can often pose unique challenges. But considering they are surrounded by live polar bears the entire time, the challenges for PBI are particularly wild.
Tags: iss084 | wirecast | broadcast | tundra | pbi | polar bears international | streaming | educational | webcasts | BJ Kirschhoffer
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Education: Live TV approaches to learning without a safety net
Jennie Rawling Live broadcasting is the core business of the University of Portsmouth course, BSc (Hons) Television and Broadcasting, and they are now entering into their fifth successive year of weekly television output.
Tags: iss081 | university of portsmouth | television and broadcasting | course | television output | learning | education | live | training | Jennie Rawling
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Ravensbourne 21st Century Broadcast Education
N/A Just over eighteen months ago, Adrian Scott of the Bakewell House Consultancy was commissioned to guide Ravensbourne through the EU Tendering process to appoint a Systems Integrator to transform the broadcast facilities of Ravensbourne as it moved into its new multi-million pound home at Greenwich Peninsula.
Tags: iss047 | ravensbourne | education | installation | adrian scott | tsl | N/A
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