Klára Brachtlová: A True Champion for Democratic Values
If you could influence millions of people, what message would you send them? Klára Brachtlová knows exactly what she would say. As the former co-CEO of TV Nova, the largest broadcaster in the Czech Republic, she had a great deal of influence. Now, as the Chief of External Affairs for Nova’s parent company, CME, Klára is transitioning into a new role that will allow her to expand her message across all six countries…
Surviving Reality TV: The Internship Experience of a…
The show Survivor is all about casting people off the show, but Tereza Vlčeková may have to be dragged off kicking and screaming. “I don’t want to leave,” she chuckled." “It’s so magical I think I’m dreaming sometimes.” Tereza, 27, is an intern on the set of Survivor Česko & Slovensko, currently being filmed in the Dominican Republic. She’s also a student of the CME Content Academy, and the internship is part of her studies.
Inspiring the Next Generation: Henrich Krejča's Message…
Henrich Krejča is an old-school journalist – the kind who investigates the mafia, battles government corruption, and fights for the little guy. Every month this year, he plans to visit universities in Slovakia with one message for today’s youth: “Please, you MUST be interested in what’s happening in your country,” he said.
Sustainability in the Spotlight: A Look Inside the…
The entertainment industry can be wasteful. Since climate change is a big topic around the globe, television and content makers are looking for green ways of production. It's natural for young people to adopt green filming strategies in their work from the beginning. That's why our CME CONTENT ACADEMY students had many practical workshops about Green filming concepts and the Albert certification.
CME Content Academy internship program has officially…
The CME Content Academy internship program has officially begun and will take place over the next three months. This week, our students have had the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various departments, including HR, Program planning, scheduling, acquisition, digital content – Voyo, marketing research, sustainable filming content, writer's room, and content development.
Interview with Sylvia Stevens
Sylvia Stevens is sick and tired of formulaic movies and TV shows. And don’t even get her started on algorithms. What does she want from broadcasters and filmmakers? Courage! This Texas-born producer and director – who’s been based in London for the last 40-plus years – wants more broadcasters to experiment, to open their minds to independent directors and to projects from around the world.
Interview with Ben Gibson
Trying to come up with a new idea for a show? Ben Gibson says to give it up. “There aren’t any original ideas,” according to Ben, who has run prestigious film schools for nearly 20 years. “Most people never start work because they’re looking for a good idea. But what’s important is to have a different idea every morning.”
Interview with Markus Sterky
“I tried to organize chaos. How Scandinavian of me.” -- Björk Markus Sterky is definitely Scandinavian and he has spent decades wrestling the chaos, drama, and sheer madness of life into successful and well-organized television content. Markus Sterky is definitely Scandinavian and he has spent decades wrestling the chaos, drama, and sheer madness of life into successful and well-organized television content.
Interview with Ole Hedemann
“If you’re average, you won’t be watched.” That pretty much sums up the philosophy of Ole Hedemann, the man who helped develop some of the best television content in Norway, and who now teaches it at Norway’s TV School.