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GEITF tickets reduced freelancer rate

July 22, 2015 @ 12:37 pm Posted in News Comments

Not content with only partnering with Media Parents on the Back to Work Scheme, GEITF is also offering cheaper places : It’s the 40th anniversary of the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival on 26-28 August and to mark the occasion, we’ve curated an event that promises to be one of most important, entertaining and star-studded yet.

From MacTaggart speaker – Oscar- and Emmy-nominated writer Armando Iannucci – to the “world’s most influential”/ “Britain’s most dangerous” woman Nicola Sturgeon, plus the man currently in the media spotlight, John Whittingdale MP, our programme reflects this most pivotal of moments in broadcasting history.

With 60-plus sessions, new commissioner speed meetings and channel controller drinks, make sure you’re part of the crowd of decision-makers and creative leaders by registering now at

Key speakers include:
Ben Anderson,  Chris Bryant MP, Frankie Boyle, Kellie Bright, Nick Broomfield, Kay Burley, Julia Davis, Victoria Derbyshire, Stacey Dooley, Rick Edwards, James Harding, Adam Hills, Ross Kemp, Peter Kosminsky, Shane Meadows, Jimmy Mulville, Mark Lawson, John Logan, Richard Osman, Ron Perlman, James Purnell, Sarah Sands, Meera Syal, Katharine Viner
Plus: Channel controllers; US game-changers, YouTube talent; commissioning editors…

To qualify for the special Freelancer rate of £299 you will need to provide an invoice to a company for provision of your services. To find out further information on how to qualify for this discount and to book visit:

Passes for freelancers are £299 (+VAT & booking fee) which is a £100 reduction on the 2014 rate.

The Media Parents Back to Work Scheme is accepting applicants until July 31st - for details see blog post and email Please join for great jobs, networking and events.

by Amy Walker

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