3 March 2015
Fiona Clarke-Hackston (Chief Executive, BSAC) has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of BKSTS for her work in driving policy forward across the media industries.
She has said,
“The BKSTS is an amazing organisation that provides an invaluable service in supporting as well as fostering the next generation of technical staff upon whom the entire industry depends. I am delighted to have been honoured in this way.”
24 February 2015
The February Council Meeting included:
- the European Commission’s agenda for the digital single market
- Creative Content UK: an industry response to online piracy, featuring: Julian Ashworth (Global Director of Industry Policy, BT); Roz Cochrane-Gough (VP, Anti Piracy and Litigation, NBC Universal); and Trevor Albery (VP, EMEA Anti-Piracy Operations, Warner Bros.)
- The Growth of ESports, featuring: Stuart Saw (Director, EMEA, Twitch); Jo Twist (CEO, UKIE); and David Yarnton (Director, Gfinity)
- Family Online Safety: a UK and Global Perspective. An overview of FOSI's work was provided by guest speaker David Miles (Director, Europe, FOSI).
23 February 2015
The Chief Executive attended a speech by Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Opposition, in which he set out Labour's priorities for the public arts, creative industries and cultural education.
18 February 2015
Tim Davie was interviewed on the 17 February by BSAC Chairman Adam Singer.
Discussions were Chatham House in nature. Topics included:Read more...
30 January 2015
On the evening of 29 January, BSAC held a Chatham House discussion on European Politics and the implications for Audiovisual Policy, featuring Catherine Stewart (Senior Advisor, Interel) and Robert Madelin (Director General, DG CONNECT: Communications Networks, Content and Technology). It was Chaired by BSAC Member William Bush (Director of Communications and Public Policy, Premier League).
This was a private event for Members and invited guests. It was hosted by Deloitte.