Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival
Now in its 28th year, the TV Festival features prominent industry voices. Using discussion, debate and often entertainment, the festival offers more than 50 individual sessions. They cover specific industry concerns on a wide range of topics from policy to program-making issues. The event also features keynote lectures, Channel of the Year Awards, preview screenings, masterclasses and networking parties. This year, the event expects more than 1,500 delegates to attend. The keynote speakers will be Tony Ball, ceo BSkyB, Chris Albrecht, chairman/ceo HBO and Greg Dyke, director general BBC. For further info visit www.mgeitf.co.uk.