TP Live Sessions

Talented People’s Live Sessions on socials are informal, informative and inspiring discussions with industry leaders and clients of Talented People. They aim to provide useful advice, optimism & a sense of togetherness and insight for content makers. New sessions are announced across all social platforms, so keep your eyes peeled and get involved…

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Mar '24: How We Made It: 'The Jury: Murder Trial'

Talented People brings you an animated conversation with the senior team behind Channel 4’s ‘The Jury: Murder Trial’.
Get ready to dive into the minds of the creators as we find out how they brought this groundbreaking series to life, and the challenges they faced getting it to air.
Don’t miss this behind the scenes look at one of the most talked about series of the year so far…

Jan '24: Improve Your CV and Pitch Yourself Perfect

Kimberly, Naomi and Tors – from the senior team at Talented People – discuss how to best to present yourself and your skillset, both on your CV and in your approaches/applications. If you work in the TV production or creative industry, this workshop is one not to be missed with practical advice as well as insider intel from us senior content-makers turned talent manager types 🙂


TP Podcast

Talented People is proud to have launched The Imposter Club, the new industry podcast exploring the human side of working in TV, which has already reached #2 in the Apple career podcast charts.

Host Kimberly Godbolt, TV Director turned talent company co-founder of Talented People asks successful commissioners, producers & filmmakers to open up about their own moments of imposter syndrome, fear and failure to help us better understand and handle the ups and downs of our own creative career rollercoaster. 

We know you will find The Imposter Club an inclusive and welcoming place, as well as glean useful tips for your career. So listen now on your usual podcast app and on the website here, where you can also sign up and contact the show.

TP Live Sessions Library

The Jeremy Kyle documentary: What Can The TV Industry Learn?

Guests Lucy Tallon & Valeria Bullon from the Film & TV Charity, Adeel Amini, Dean Webster and Jessica Gardner discuss the fallout from recent films about bullying, harrassment and ‘toxic’ workplace culture but importantly, the accessible help & tangible steps that freelancers and bosses alike can take to make TV a joyful and supportive place to work.

The Grierson DocLab training scheme – how to apply and get involved

Talented People is a proud supporter of the Grierson DocLab, which is a training scheme that helps new entrants from all over the country and from different backgrounds thrive in the world of factual TV and documentary filmmaking. This lively discussion is aimed at new and ambitious filmmakers, as well as mentors and production companies who’d like to get involved in supporting the scheme and with it, the next generation of factual directors.

Big thanks to guests: Yen Yau. Ziyaad Desai, Eloise Millard, Mal Sen and Mark Robinson.

TV & Filmmaking – is it becoming man’s game?

A fascinating discussion about sexism in TV with some leading female documentary filmmakers and an Executive Producer. Has it become harder to get directing opportunities as a woman? Is there gender bias with the technical side of filming? What about the connotations of the word ‘Producer’ rather than Director?

Guests: Vanessa Engle, Katie Buchanan, Tara Nolan and Abi Mowbray.

A Content Maker’s Guide to Messing Up

Six brilliant editorial and production management freelancers and staff talk candidly about ‘imposter syndrome’, owning your mistakes and finding solutions to a raft of uncomfortable moments working in TV. Spoiler alert: We are all human and have all f*cked up! Guests: Helen Landeau, David Vallance, Dan Howell, Cath Boggan, Ruhi Hamid, Andrew Eastel.