Below you can find links to some of our event recordings split out by category, but you will find lots more recordings within the Growth Accelerator itself. If you haven’t yet registered on the Accelerator (which is free and exclusively available to Pact Members) you can find out more and register here.
Industry Trends with Peter Hamilton
Pact teamed up with Documentary Business' Peter Hamilton to present Industry Trends, a Pact Growth Accelerator series exploring key industry trends in handy bite-sized chunks.
January 2023: US Viewers: What Are We Watching?
February 2023: Streaming: The Cruel Math
February 2023: Network Programming in the Streaming Era (A+E & History)
March 2023: Network Programming in the Streaming Era (TLC)
May 2023: Top Takeaways from MIP
September 2023: How are Nat Geo & Disney+ balancing programming strategies?
September 2023: ChatGPT – What It Means & How to Use It
October 2023: AI – is it a thinking machine?
Pact UK/China TV Symposium 2022
The Pact UK/China TV Symposium 2022 took place online from 30th to 31st March and provided Pact Members with an opportunity to explore what’s next for UK/China TV sector relations.
Symposium Brochure including speaker details: download here
Content Without Borders 2021
Content Without Borders (CWB) is our unique symposium connecting Pact Members with the world's broadcasters and buyers. In 2021 it was hosted exclusively online.
Incentives & Investment Sessions
Legal & Business Affairs Webinars
The UK Immigration Landscape & Outlook for the Film & TV Industry (with Wiggin LLP) (available until Thursday 29th February 2024)
US Guilds with Sheridans (available until Friday 22nd December 2023)
Pact/Reed Smith M&A Webinar: Selling an Indie (available until Friday 22nd September 2023)
Getting the Jam without Taking the Rap – A Guide to Putting Music into Productions (available until Friday 8th September 2023)
Contracting Child Contributors with CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Contracting Contributors with Sheridans
Copyright & Fair Dealing with Harbottle & Lewis LLP
Data Processing with We Got POP
Engaging Writers in Scripted TV with Lee & Thompson LLP
Option & Development Agreements with Harbottle & Lewis LLP
UK Tax Credits & Incentives for TV Productions with Ecovis Wingrave Yeats UK
Starting an Indie
March 2021: Charlie Russell Documentary Masterclas
Winning a Commission
January 2023: Ask the Expert: Development
July 2021: From Book to Screen – an Exploration of How to Adapt & Acquire Book Rights for Film/TV
Speakers: Gillian Clarke – Development Producer, Tall Story; Hannah Ladds –Dramatic Rights Agent, Madeleine Milburn Literary; Edward Clarke – Executive Producer, The Development Partnership; Laure Kniazeff – Founding Partner, Best Seller to Box Office
June 2021: What Makes A Great Development Producer?
Speakers: Harjeet Chhokar, Factual Commissioning Editor, Channel 4; Lucy Hazzard, Director of Development (Factual), STV Studios; Jayne Edwards, Head of Development, Humble Bee Films
June 2021: Winning a Commission Case Study: Lucy, The Human Chimp – KEO West & Channel 4
Speakers: Sacha Mirzoeff – Head of Bristol Hub, Channel 4; Matt Cole – Head of KEO West, KEO Films
Operating an indie
February 2023: How to Sell Yourself as an Indie
February 2023: Tips for Hiring Talent
October 2021: Future Tech – New Tools in Video Production & Archiving with a Focus on AI
Speakers: Charlie Horrell (CEO, Imagen), Tom Blake (Commercial Director, Imagen) and Mark Cotterel (Head of IT, Banijay)
July 2021: The People Who Really Run the Show – Production Managers!
Speakers: Sandy Robertson, Head of Production, Raise the Roof Productions; Clare Sparks, Head of Production, Untold Studios; Nan Gourlay, Production Executive, Red Sky Productions
June 2021: Nations to Network: A Route Map to Success?
Speakers: Ian Durham – Managing Director, Marmalade TV; Derwena Burt – Head of Production, Marmalade TV; Kieran Doherty – Co-founder / CEO, Stellify Media.
June 2021: Operating & Growing an Indie – Laura Bessell, Argonon
June 2021: UK Global Screen Fund Information Session
Growing an indie
November 2021: Monetising Your IP - New Tools in Secondary Rights Exploitation & Content Library Management
July 2021: How Short Is Short? Short-Form Content with Youngest Media
Speakers: David Flynn, Co-founder, Youngest Media; Aissetou Griffin, Senior Digital Video Producer, Youngest Media
May: Creating & Developing a Format – Eat Well for Less?
With Jo Scarratt-Jones, Deputy Head, RDF West / Executive Producer; Fiona Gay, Series Editor, RDF West; Heather Milward, Production Executive, RDF West; Lucas Green, Global Head of Content Operations, Banijay
Global Co-Pro Symposium June 2021
In June 2021 we teamed up with our partners from the Global Creative Alliance (GCA) to host a 3-day online Global Co-Production Symposium for our Members.
This Symposium was the first major event to be held by the GCA and featured five key partners – Finland, Turkey, France, Brazil and the UK (Pact).
Catch up on some of the sessions that took place...
- Industry Trends with Peter Hamilton