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‘Building the Future’ and ‘Smarter Cars’ broadcast this Sunday

Posted on: 06/02/2015

This Sunday sees the double-bill broadcast of two of our latest industry documentaries. Smarter Cars and Building the Future broadcast as a double-bill on Sunday 8th February from 10am on Sky Channel 254. Smarter Cars focusses on the changing world of the corporate fleet, and shows how innovative companies are getting the most from their […]

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Ken Loach: The need for a Left alternative

Posted on: 05/02/2015
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We interviewed acclaimed filmmaker Ken Loach (Kes, The Wind That Shakes the Barley) in the small attic office of his production company Sixteen Films. We discussed Left Unity, the new political party of the left that he supports. The interests and struggles of the working classes has been a theme throughout all of Loach’s films. […]

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Gail Porter’s advice on getting into the media

Posted on: 23/01/2015

We interviewed Gail Porter for our Career Focus TV site. Below is a transcript of how she broke into the media. Gail Porter: “I wrote my CV, two pages. It was a decent CV but there wasn’t much work around so I got 100’s of rejection letters. I still have them. So I thought I’d […]

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Ed Davey Interview

Posted on: 19/01/2015
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I interviewed Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, in his small, bustling, constituency office. He certainly pulled no punches. Davey cited the recent EU pact to reduce Europe’s CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030, as his biggest political achievement. Committing the EU to this target was understandably challenging. Davey […]

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Redditch set for bitter election fight

Posted on: 13/01/2015
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Our Redditch constituency programme saw us interview Conservative MP Karen Lumley, in addition to key figures within the Police, District Council, County Council and the Mayor. These interviews gave great insights into the key issues that will decide the election. The NHS looks to be decisive, with the uncertain future of Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital bringing […]

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The WWF’s Living Planet Centre: A leap forward in sustainable building design

Posted on: 23/12/2014
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The stunning WWF’s Living Planet Centre was designed by environmental design consultants Aterlier Ten and is the home to the World Wildlife Foundation. The complex brief reflected the core sustainability and energy values that the building had to achieve. They also had to incorporate the public car park into the building, resulting in the stilts […]

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Essential job application tips

Posted on: 17/12/2014
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We’re launching Career Focus TV, to provide a multi-media platform careers service. We’re interviewing industry leading professionals to give the inside track on ways into different sectors. Here’s a taster of some job application tips. Please comment with your thoughts. Get through the first sift Employers receive so many applications that they do a first […]

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Planes, trains and…MP’s

Posted on: 09/12/2014

On Black Friday we avoided the carnage of the sales as we had a packed production schedule of filming in West Yorkshire. For the general election build-up we are producing short programmes that give snap-shots of life in different constituencies across the UK. We arrived at Leeds Bradford International Airport first thing on a very […]

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MP’s meeting over Children’s Heart Surgery Unit closures

Posted on: 02/12/2014
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A Parliamentary meeting with Yorkshire’s MP’s takes place tomorrow to address the potential closure of several Children’s Heart Surgery Units including Leeds General Infirmary’s. Closure plans also include units at Leicester’s Glenfield hospital and the Royal Brompton hospital in London. Although these plans were suspended last year after an independent review deemed their analysis “flawed” […]

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UKIP victory in tomorrow’s by-election to end Cameron’s leadership?

Posted on: 19/11/2014
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Mark Reckless’ defection to UKIP has sparked a pivotal by-election in Rochester that could dismantle Cameron’s leadership. You know the PM is feeling the pressure when he resorts to childish taunts about Reckless’ “fat arse”. So why does tomorrow’s Rochester by-election mean so much? The Tories lost Clacton-on-Sea to UKIP, but Rochester looks far removed […]

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