TV Development Skills for Entertainment & Factual Entertainment

TV development Skills for Entertainment and Factual Entertainment is a one day course that will explain how to generate and develop ideas for non-scripted TV and help you understand what TV commissioners are looking for.  The course is highly visual and interactive and will culminate with a practical development session.

Available Courses

Course content


  • Discuss how to break down existing formats and build new ones.
  • Offer ideas on how to motivate individuals and teams to work faster and smarter.
  • Provide tips on how to best sell your ideas both internally and externally.
  • Share case studies on how major UK commissions made it to screen.
  • Offer ideas on how to make your documents memorable and your sizzles really sizzle.
  • How to attract the right talent to your idea.


Who it's for

The course is primarily aimed at Researchers, APs and Junior Creatives already working in TV Development (who wish to take a useful pulse check on how they’re progressing, learn new approaches to their work or cement skills they will have already learnt.)  It would also suit those with a production background or freelancers who are keen to break into development for the first time.

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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94 Euston St
Kings Cross
London, NW1 2HA
T: 020 3487 0354