Television Production alumni shares inspiring career advice with students

Wed 13 March, 2024
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A Television Production graduate from the 新澳门六合彩开奖结果, who has worked on shows for streaming giant Netflix and broadcasters Channel 4 and BBC, recently returned to campus to inspire current students with his impressive career highlights.

Tom Wall, who graduated from the 新澳门六合彩开奖结果 in 2013, joined students to give aspiring producers, directors and camera operators an insight into the current state of the industry and shared his own experiences before taking part in a Q&A session.

Tom started his career in the industry with a role as a researcher on Channel 5鈥檚 鈥The Gadget Show鈥. From there, he has worked as a director and camera operator on a range of popular television programmes including BBC鈥檚 cookery competition 鈥The Great British Menu鈥, and BAFTA-nominated 鈥Snackmasters鈥 on Channel 4.

More recently, Tom has worked as a Shooting Producer on hit Netflix documentary 鈥Six Nations: Full Contact鈥, a behind-the-scenes documentary delving into the teams competing in the 2023 Guinness Six Nations tournament.

Speaking about his return, Tom said: 鈥淥ver a decade has passed since I graduated from the 新澳门六合彩开奖结果, yet the skills I acquired during my course continue to serve me well to this day. It is truly humbling to receive an invitation to return to and engage in discussions about the dynamic landscape of the TV and streaming industry, alongside sharing insights gleaned from my own journey within the field.鈥

Within his work, Tom has plenty of experience working on programmes with A-listers from the sporting and entertainment world, including world champion boxer Tyson Fury and former cricketer and TV presenter Freddie Flintoff.

Tom is just one of a number of successful alumni from the School of Arts & Creative Industries who have returned to campus to share career advice and guidance with students. Last November, 鈥Star Wars鈥 Assistant Director, David Underwood, took part in a media masterclass event where he discussed his work with future filmmakers.


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