Future Week: Research seminar - Making TV social

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- It's got 99% of the DNA of producing for TV, but it's that 1% that can make all the difference.


10. November.

Time: 12:00 - 14:00


Learn how UK TV producers are adapting business models, creative practices, technical arrays and skills. Dr Niki Strange and Professor James Bennett are presenting recent findings from two research papers.


In her research, Making TV Social, Niki Strange examines the process of adaptation to, and of, social media within UK TV production cultures. Drawing on current research and analysis of a substantial material, she explores the impact of social media on TV production practices, aesthetics, business models, job roles and skills.


«Twitter is the world's biggest sofa»

To evidence the competing collaborative and sometimes contradictory strategies, Professor James Bennett charts the reverse phenomenon to Niki Strange's Making TV Socialcontribution. In this paper, he draws out the importance of video to social media platforms and consider the role of television in their strategies and production practices.


James Bennett is Professor of Television and Digital Culture at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is co-director of the Centre for the History of Television Culture & Production and leader of the ERC-funded ADAPT social media project.


Dr Niki Strange is currently Post Doctoral Researcher, ADAPT Social Media Project at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is also an innovation and business strategist for creative media companies.





Where: Media City Bergen Media Lab. Tower 3, 9th floor

When: Friday November 10, 12 - 2PM. Free entrance.



If you have any questions, contact: Petter Omdal (petter@ncemedia.no) or Anne Jacobsen (anne@ncemedia.no).


Media City Bergen Media Lab
Lars Hilles gate 30
5008 Bergen


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