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Aims and Objectives

> To provide and encourage quality and affordable training in radio skills.

> To promote skills sharing across the independent production sector

> To encourage new entrants to the independent production sector.

> To encourage networking, collaboration and partnership across the sector.

> To promote dIversity in programme making, and production.

> To be accessible to indie staff, freelance, and BBC and commercial radio staff.

[archived - delivered]

How to structure, write and deliver your pitch with the chance to pitch live to commissioners at the end of the day.  

Date & time: 2nd March, 0930-1700 

Venue: The Fitzrovia Centre 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL    

Places and prices: 12 learners, £40 full price, £25 RIG members /associates

* To book and pay for a place please go to the Bookwhen site at https://v1.bookwhen.com/rigtrain

UPDATE: attendees will be pitching to Caroline Raphael, ex-R4 Drama Commissioner (now Head of indie Dora Productions) and Steve Titherington, BBC World Service Commissioner 

workshop
RIGrain Perfect Pitching Masterclass with Mo Bakaya in January

Course synopsis:

Following the success of the Perfect Pitching Masterclass at the end of January, RIGtrain are providing a day-long course on the art of pitching with the opportunity to take part in a live pitch to commissioners at the end of the day.  You will learn how to hone your idea, write and structure your pitch and polish your presentation skills.  There will be plenty of opportunity to rehearse and practice and you will get feedback on your pitch from programme commissioners.

Training Provider:

Quattrain - a training company that specialise in media skills and creative leadership.  All partners are ex-BBC staff and have an expertise in programme making, editorial expertise and senior management. 

trainer: Natasha Maw is an experienced audio programme maker and trainer.  She has helped train several programme makers and digital entrepreneurs successfully pitch their ideas.