Casting contributors for television

Casting contributors for television is a half day workshop designed to teach you how to find and cast the right people for a factual television programme. Practical training from one of the most experienced researchers in the business will help you track down those really great interviewees – and get the best out of them. Plus you’ll get useful advice on persuading interviewees to take part and finding the right diverse mix of characters.

Available Courses

Course content

You’ll learn or revise some of the basics – from telephone and successful cold calling to face to face interviews and building relationships. There’ll also be the chance to role play approaches to press officers, agents and experts.

Areas covered include:

  • good telephone technique
  • building relationships
  • face to face interviews
  • influencing skills
  • presenting an accurate picture to your team

Who it's for

Researchers and assistant producers, and anyone wanting to improve their skills in finding contributors.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.

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Diversity: Casting contributors for television

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