Media: Students and trainees: attend a workshop at the TV Show

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THE INDEPENDENT is offering students on broadcasting-related courses and trainees in the industry the opportunity to attend workshops at the Television Show for a reduced price. Standby workshop tickets will cost pounds 2, less than half the normal price.

Available places on the workshops listed below will be allocated at the workshop ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure that you are eligible to take advantage of this offer, you should do the following:

obtain a letter from your college or employer confirming that you are a broadcasting student or trainee;

take your letter and a copy of that day's Independent with you to the show. (For example, if you want to go to workshops on Friday, you would take Friday's copy of the newspaper.)

The Television Show, an event for film and video production professionals, is being held at the Islington Design Centre from 10am to 7pm today and tomorrow and from 10am to 5pm on Friday.

Offer subject to availability.

Wednesday 17 March

12.15-1.15pm The Challenge of Change; new directions in commercials production.

1-2pm Corporate Video; where is the corporate video market going?

1.30-2.30pm Legal Question Time; update on legal issues.

3.30-4.30pm Daytime Television; opportunities on daytime TV.

4-5pm Shooting on Film for TV; a brief overview of the practical advantages, plus case studies.

4.45-5.45pm Production Management; the changing face of TV.

Thursday 18 March

10.30-11.30am An Hour with Michael Winner; the state of British film-making.

11.45am-12.45pm Taking Stock; researching and funding productions that include stock footage.

1.30-2.30pm Distributors on the Spot; the real route to pre-sales.

2.15-3.15pm An Hour with Sharon Gless; creating characters with universal appeal.

2.45-3.45pm Licensing for Profit; exploiting the profit opportunities from books, merchandising, etc.

4.45-5.45pm Come On Down]; creating winning game shows.

Friday 19 March

10.30-11.30am Non-Linear Editing Explained; an introduction.

11am-noon Business Television; the new face of corporate video.

1-2pm Non-Linear Editing for Pros.

1.30-2.30pm Truly Local Television; opportunities and pitfalls. Free.