In this masterclass, factual television producer Winston Gallagher provided top tips for those looking to pursue a career in TV. He provided a comprehensive overview of his own route into the industry, breaking down each of the roles involved in the production of a television series, and giving the attendees lots of tips and tricks for how to stand out and secure that all-important first job opportunity.
The event was hosted in partnership with ScreenTalk Oxfordshire.
Producer/Director Winston Gallagher started his career as a production assistant on Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins before switching to pursue a career in factual television programmes. He has produced television for BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 3, Channel 5, Dave, the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, Sky 1 and ITV 4. Winston has worked on a wide range of productions, including Attenborough and the Giant Elephant (Second Unit Director), A League Of Their Own – European Road Trip (Producer), Travel Man (Producer/Director), Snackmasters (Self-Shooting Producer/Director) and The Gadget Show (Series Director).