• Short Summary

    MEN AND WOMEN FROM MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD ATTENDED A RECEPTION AT THOMSON HOUSE IN LONDON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) EVENING.

  • Description

    MEN AND WOMEN FROM MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD ATTENDED A RECEPTION AT THOMSON HOUSE IN LONDON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) EVENING. THEY HAD JUST COMPLETED A 16 WEEK COURSE AT THE THOMSON FOUNDATION TELEVISION COLLEGE IN SCOTLAND. AT THE RECEPTION THEY RECEIVED CERTIFICATES FOR ATTENDING THE COURSE IN TELEVISION PRODUCTION.

    THE RECEPTION WAS HELD BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE THOMSON FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDENTS. LORD KILMUIR IS CHAIRMAN OF THE TRUSTEES, AND HIS WIFE, LADY KILMUIR, GAVE THE STUDENTS THEIR CERTIFICATES.

    LORD THOMSON OF FLEET, THE MILLIONAIRE NEWSPAPER OWNER, IS THE MAN WHO SET UP THE THOMSON FOUNDATION. HE WAS AT THE FOUNDATION TO MEET THE STUDENTS WHOSE AGES RANGED FROM 21 YEARS OLD TO 42.

    THE FOUNDATION'S SPECIALLY BUILT AND EQUIPPED TELEVISION TRAINING COLLEGE IS NEAR GLASGOW IN SCOTLAND. IT OFFERS PRACTICAL TRAINING IN THE BASIC TECHNIQUES OF TELEVISION PRODUCTION, TECHNICAL STUDIO OPERATION, AND STUDIO ENGINEERING.

    COURSES ARE OPEN TO MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE MEMBERS OF EXISTING BROADCASTING ORGANISATIONS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. APPLICANTS, WHO MUST BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND ENGLISH WELL ENOUGH TO RECEIVE TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION, MUST BE SPONSORED BY THEIR EMPLOYERS WHO MUST ALSO GUARANTEE THEM A POST IN TELEVISION ON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE.

    SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS ARE PRESENTED WITH CERTIFICATES AT THE END OF EACH COURSE AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS ARE SENT TO EMPLOYERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADTPXOADQNIYO8YYX9UTWRTHR2
    Media URN:
    VLVADTPXOADQNIYO8YYX9UTWRTHR2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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