Format Bites

Welcome to “Format Bites”, a selection of new informative 1-minute videos from The Format People, that give a little taste of the scope and knowledge we offer as a consultancy service.

Each video is presented by one of our 20+ Consultants around the world, who draw on their in-depth knowledge of the TV and digital business to highlight a gem of advice to creators, developers, producers, distributors, buyers and anyone else in the formats ecosystem.

We will release a new tip every month. Each episode is exclusive to The Format People website for the first 30 days so be sure to check back for the latest.


Justin Scroggie explains when you should (and shouldn’t) create a format production ‘bible’ – and why.

Bigger Screens, New Directions
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Tony Gregory predicts how the size of our television hardware is beginning to impact on the way content is shot.


Daniel Ravner explains why there is no such thing as a ‘viral hit’, it is all about planning  your distribution strategy.

We have an stimulating range of topics lined up for 2015/16 but we are always interested to consider others you think might be helpful. Do let us know via our contact page.