The Televisual Factual Festival is the leading forum for business information and debate for factual television Indies and filmmakers. With over 50 speakers, 14 sessions and a Meet the Commissioners networking lunch, it has all the business information and networking opportunities to make it a must-attend event for anyone working in factual television.

The Festival will be held at the Curzon Soho on 27-28th November.

Be on the ground with the latest demands for factual TV
Get one step ahead with insight from the best in the business
Hear from leading commissioning executivess and world class filmmakers

A series of insightful panel sessions across the two days are organised into three strands:


This is a chance to go beyond the broadcasters’ websites and published wish-lists. Top commissioners from the UK and international channels explore the real differences between channels and give an up-to-the-minute view on what they really want and how they want it.
The Factual Festival is all about the business of factual television – giving producers the business intelligence and practical information to connect their ideas with the commissioning and funding requirements of broadcasters and SVoDs. 
We all know that TV is going through a period of sustained change. But how is this affecting factual producers? Sessions and panels will give the low down on critical changes in the way that audiences are coming to TV, the pressure to create great narratives and the best way to harness the power of the medium.

There is the opportunity to have a five-minute one-to-one meeting with commissioners across the terrestrial and digital channels at the Meet the Commissioners networking lunches on both days.

And NEW for 2019,
All3Media International will host a surgery where you can book one-to-one meetings with industry experts who will be on hand to answer all of your legal and technical questions.

The Festival is a must-attend event for anyone in the business of factual TV, with all the practical market intelligence you need ti succeed in 2020

Who should attend?

From independent production companies
Chief executives, managing directors, commercial directors and managers, department heads (including production and development), executive producers, senior producers, producers, directors and researchers.

From broadcasters
Channel controllers, commissioners, commissioning editors, department heads (including production and development), executive producers, senior producers, producers, directors, commercial managers and researchers.

Independent filmmakers, freelance producers, directors and researchers.

All those who are actively involved in the commissioning, funding and creation of factual content, including rights management agencies, content distributors, NGOs and charitable foundations. The Televisual Factual Festival is a highly focused, two-day event for everyone working in the world of factual television.

New Central London Venue

The Festival will be held at the Curzon, Soho. A legendary arthouse and independent film venue on Shaftesbury Avenue.

Competitive rates

The extraordinarily keen delegate rate, £395 (plus VAT) for both days, includes all 14 sessions, refreshments, lunch, technical surgery and of course the chance to connect with your community.

We look forward to seeing you there


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