Televisual invites you to watch this taster reel for its factual commissioner briefing films or you can scroll down this article to find links to all ten free-to-view commissioner films. You can additionally find two further Televisual Factual Films: a deconstruction of Nutopia’s Welcome To Earth megadoc; and Talking Factual Futures, a vox pop with some of the UK’s leading factual voices.
When watching the taster reel on this page, it is striking the degree to which each of the platforms has defined its unique voice and requirements and what each is looking for. The commissioner films provide detailed insight about each platform’s ‘personality’ but taken together they serve as a snapshot of the health of the UK factual scene at a moment in time.
You can see all the films for free by scrolling down this page. You’ll easily find the Televisual Films with the clear orange badges.
In total, excluding this compilation reel, there are twelve full Televisual Factual Films, all posted within the last couple of months for you to watch
Interviews with BBC Commissioning Editors Claire Sillery and Jack Bootle are here
Televisual also caught up with some of the UK factual community’s leading voices to hear their thoughts on opportunities, challenges and the future of factual production. Interviewees include Will Anderson, Sam Richards, Alan Yentob, David Dehaney, Simon Chinn, Christopher Hird, Jess Search, Luke Hyams and Danielle Graham. You can see that film here
Accompanying this series of films is a new magazine Televisual Factual Briefing with all the headline information Indies might want to make sense of the UK commissioning landscape. The magazine was sent to all Televisual subscribers with the Winter issue and is also available as a free, open access digital e-zine here – bit.ly/TVLFactBrief
Look out for more open access Televisual Films over the coming months covering factual, drama and entertainment shows
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