Specialist Factual 300x163Specialist Factual New Talent Pitch


Our Specialist Factual New Talent Pitch with Discovery Channel and Open University ran from 2010 – 2013 and our pitch winners have gone on to present series for Discovery Channel, BBC, Radio 4 and Channel 5. The pitch was a unique platform for academics and experts to show their potential as onscreen presenters to a panel of leading commissioning editors, presenters and producers. Chairs include James Cracknell OBE, Adam Ruthford and Liz McIntyre, Head of Production and Development at Discovery and soon to be Director of Sheffield Docfest. Winners include Saleyha Ahsan, currently presenter of Trust Me I’m a Doctor on BBC1.

winner Saleyha Ahsan’s pitch by clicking the button below.


Watch Saleyha’s film here