Citizen Diplomacy Evening
The Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC)“Citizen Diplomacy Evening.” The CRDC presented its first annual Citizen Diplomacy Award to Hind Kabawat for her pioneering work in Syria. The event also featured a publi
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Controlling at the BEEB - Andy Griffee
Andy Griffee became Controller, BBC English Regions in March 1999, 11 years after joining the BBC as a Broadcast Journalist.
Working out of the English Regions’ headquarters at BBC Birmingham, Griffee is responsible for over 3,000 staff based across England, and for 3,000 hours a year of regional television programmes, over 250,000 hours of local radio from the BBC’s 39 local stations and 42 Where I Live local BBC internet sites. Here he talks about his job and responsibilities at the BEEB.
Managing GMTV - Paul Corley
A former Coventry schoolboy who is now a top TV executive recently came back to the city to share the secrets of his success.
Paul Corley was born in Coundon and went to school at Moseley Avenue Primary and Bablake School where he was the head boy.
After graduating from Oxford University, he worked for the BBC and then went to work on to the ground-breaking Channel 4 series “The Tube’. He went on to be Controller of factual programmes for the ITV Network, Controller of factual programming
Brand Design in Television - Martin Lambie-Nairn
Lambie-Nairn began his career in 1976. In the 80’s his company quickly built a reputation for broadcast design with the launch of Channel 4 in the UK. Arguably this identity changed the face of television branding, as it was the first time a TV company had used its on-air identity to say something about itself as a brand as well as being the first to be designed to work on and off screen.
This led to many years of working with the BBC during which he was part of re-defining the BBC brand.
Producing ‘The Queen’ - Andy Harries
The man who produced the award-winning British film, “The Queen” has swapped the red carpet of Hollywood for a Coventry University lecture hall this week.
Andy Harries, who saw Dame Helen Mirren win the Oscar for her outstanding performance as the Queen, spoke to John Mair, as part of the Coventry Conversations series.
Andy was appointed Controller of Drama and Comedy in 2000 having spent seven years creating and running Granada’s acclaimed Comedy Department. In his capacity as Controlle
Commercial Radio in the UK - Gillian Reynolds
Gillian Reynolds MBE is a Liverpool born journalist and broadcaster. During her career, she has worked as Radio Critic for the Guardian and for the Daily Telegraph, as well as Programme Controller of Radio City, Liverpool. She has served as Member and Vice Chair of the Art Council of England’s Film and Video Broadcasting Panel. She was a Member of the National Sound Archive Advisory Council, and chairs the Charles Parker Archive Trust at the Central Library, Birmingham. She is a Council member
Re-inventing Entertainment on 4 - Channel 4 Day - Kevin Lygo
Kevin Lygo was Channel 4’s head of entertainment between 1998 and 2001 where he commissioned programs such as TFI Friday, Smack the Pony and Spaced. He has also worked for Channel Five as Controller of Programs, and then he returned to Channel Four as Controller in 2003. He is now the Director of Television and Content for the channel. Hear Kevin about Channel 4's vision for re-inventing entertainment.
My Experience in Documentary - Alex Holmes - Writer, Producer and Director
Alex has been responsible as producer/director/writer for three major pieces of recent UK television history: In 1999 he was the series editor of the groundbreaking series Macintyre Undercover; In 2004, Dunkirk told the human stories of the Dunkirk landing in factual drama form; and his latest offering is House of Saddam which was based on 2 years of research.
In this Conversation, Alex comes to Coventry fresh from Los Angeles and London to talk about the latest drama.
The Importance of Regional TV- Wesley Smith and Dennis Coath
Wesley Smith has twenty four years experience in TV presenting and broadcast journalism. He is an accomplished live performer and has hosted nightly news and current affairs programmes. Dennis Coath has worked as Sports Editor, Presenter, Reporter and Newsreader with ATV and ITV in the Midlands and also produced several documentaries.
Here they discuss the importance of regional television.
Radio in de klas
Lespakket rond het thema radio. Volgende onderwerpen komen aan bod:
- Op de radio: lied aanleren;
- Info over geluidstrillingen;
- Verschillende radiozenders verkennen;
- Verslaggever spelen;
- Waarom …
History on TV - Laurence Rees
Laurence Rees is Creative Director of BBC Television History programmes and was also, for ten years (1992 to 2002), editor of Timewatch the BBC’s Historical Documentary strand. Under his editorship Timewatch won a host of awards including 3 Emmys. Hear him in conversation with John Mair, reflecting on the huge success of his series, Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution.
Shameless & More - Paul Abbott
Paul is a BAFTA award-winning television screenwriter. He has become one of the most critically and commercially successful television writers working in Britain today, following his work on many popular series, including Coronation Street, Cracker and Shameless, the latter of which he created.
Harry and his friend make a wager on a game of chess in this video segment from Cyberchase.
24 - Retreat from Reconstruction: the Grant Era and Paths to "Southern Redemption"
This lecture opens with a discussion of the myriad moments at which historians have declared an "end" to Reconstruction, before shifting to the myth and reality of "Carpetbag rule" in the Reconstruction South. Popularized by Lost Cause apologists and biased historians, this myth suggests that the southern governments of the Reconstruction era were dominated by unscrupulous and criminal Yankees who relied on the ignorant black vote to rob and despoil the innocent South. The reality, of course, di
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