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Tony Ageh OBE on iPlayer’s creation, BAFTA and the future of Film and TV

We met up with media and broadcast innovator Tony Ageh (OBE) the other day at the BBC, to talk about what he’s been watching as a BAFTA panellist, how the evolution of new media is affecting our viewing patterns and consumption of film and his instrumental role in developing market leading on demand service, BBC iPlayer and he dispels the myths surrounding the service’s creation. We also discuss whether there’s still a place for the cinema experience.

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Episode 3: The February Edition- Alternative Love Stories & Special Guest Tony Ageh OBE

Episode summary:
In this episode, we review new releases, The Big Short, Spotlight and the latest from Marvel, ‘Deadpool’. We reveal some surprising movie trivia and Emily and Sarah divulge their top 5 unconventional films about love, pushing aside the saccharine love hearts, in favour of cinema’s more alternative romances. We also hear from you, and discuss your favourites.

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Tony Ageh OBE at BBC Television Centre- Photo credit Maxim Thompson

In our special guest interview, Emily speaks to media and broadcast innovator Tony Ageh (OBE) about what he’s been watching as a BAFTA panellist, how the evolution of new media is affecting our viewing patterns and consumption of film, we discuss Tony’s instrumental role in developing market leading on demand service, BBC iPlayer and he dispels the myths surrounding the service’s creation. We also discuss whether in the age of on demand home viewing, there’s still a place for the cinema experience.

We’ll be checking in again with Sarah to see where she’s up to with her ambitious 500  Film Challenge – she’s watching 500 films in a year!
Trivia, reviews, interviews and much more from the world of film!

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Emily Cook

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