Archive | November 2011

BVE North 2011

It was a long drive to Manchester for this years BVE North expo. 205 miles to be exact. Taking place at the Manchester Central Arena, the expo is a gathering of products and services for broadcast, video and audio professionals.

For me, I was interested in three seminars;

  • How To Be A Successful Freelancer
  • Blackpool Tower 4D Case Study
  • Things A Studio Director Should Know

I was pleased I managed to attend. I learned a few things from the above seminars and I also managed to catch up with people I had heard of but never met. My first tweet of the morning was just to say I had arrived and realised that The Crewing Company were also in attendance. It wasn’t till the end of the day where we managed to meet up, but I am glad I did. Lovely people!


Big Brother 2011: The Winner

Aaron Allard walked away with £50’000 prize money alongside an additional £10’000. In the last week of Big Brother 2011 the housemates were told the prize money was being split from £100’000 into two halves. Even although Alex was given £30’000, Jay was given £15’000, Louise was given £4000, Aaron was given £990 and Tom was given £10, they opted to put the money together outside of the programme and split it equally.

Aaron Leaves the Big Brother house a Winner

Aaron poses

Aaron and the Prize Money

Big Brother 2011: The Final. Eviction No 12

The final showdown came between Aaron Allard and Jay KcKray… and with the most votes for the series, Aaron became the winner of Big Brother 2011. And Jay was evicted.

Aaron wins Big Brother

Aaron and Jay


Big Brother 2011: The Final. Eviction No 11

With only three housemates left in the Big Brother house, the next eviction was a shocker. Alex (who was hotly tipped to win) was next out leaving Aaron and Jay as the final two: