For two years the Creative Loop website has been alive with announcements, reports and information surrounding the HBTI. This timeline represents the entire journey as it unfolded.

 

  • October 3, 2012 Glasgow 2014 Opportunities

    GCG2014_Main_LogoCMYKCreative Loop is working with the Commonwealth Games Host Broadcaster (SVGTV) to develop and deliver the associated education and training programme for the 120 Scottish-based students who will participate in the training initiative. The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will take place between July 23 and August 4, 2014. Athletes, officials and ...
  • April 16, 2013 Mentorn Media: Big Questions

    Big QuestionsAs part of the initial training sessions of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative (HBTI) student Blair Stewart went to York to assist in a live recording of the popular BBC current affairs programme Big Questions. Hosted by Nicky Campbell, the programme features lively debate from the audience and passionate arguments are a staple ...
  • April 17, 2013 Preview: Glasgow 2014 HBTI

    legacy-featuredIn the coming weeks we will be revealing details of the Glasgow 2014 Host Broadcaster Training Initiative, with the launch of the scheme taking place at the Creative Loop Student Media Festival, taking place on the 8th and 9th of May in Glasgow. The HBTI will take over one hundred students ...
  • November 10, 2013 Host Broadcaster Training Initiative

    IP-Director-633x359UPDATED! The Creative Loop Student Media Festival had a few extra distinguished guests this year who were in town for one reason, to launch the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative in front of the very people that the scheme will benefit; the media students of Scotland.
  • November 12, 2013 Glasgow 2014 HBTI Launch

    The future of Scottish Media  Monday 11th November saw the launch of the Glasgow 2014 Host Broadcaster Training Initiative (HBTI) at Hampden Park by Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop MSP. During the biggest global sporting event of the year, 600 Scottish media students will take part in training led by television production professionals ...
  • November 13, 2013 Glasgow 2014 HBTI Launch Video

    Photo Credit: John YoungThe crowds gathered at Scotland's national stadium to take part in the launch of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop unveiled the HBTI broadcast truck that will be used to train 600 students in live television production of live events, ultimately ...
  • November 20, 2013 HBTI Press Launch Gallery

    11Nov13-HyslopMD170-WEB1-633x359The nation's press descended on the national stadium to report on the launch of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative.      
  • November 27, 2013 Glasgow Clyde Live Multi-Cam Experience

    1-IMG_9142-633x359Glasgow Clyde College students rolled up their sleeves and got to work at the Scottish Open Badminton Grand Prix, which took place in Glasgow last week (20-24 November), at the Emirates Arena. Second year camera students helped lay cables for the event prior to the first day of competition and were ...
  • December 9, 2013 Safe Management of Sports Productions

    Group-Photo-633x359A PDA in Outside Broadcasting in a Multi Camera Production at SCQF level 9 has been successfully validated as part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative. The PDA consists of 3 Mandatory Units; Outside Broadcasting: An Introduction Outside Broadcasting: Health and Safety Outside Broadcasting: Work Placement The Units are based on the findings of research ...
  • December 17, 2013 Edinburgh College Hosts Training Day

    Hands on a static camera in trainingPress Release 17 December 2013 Edinburgh College hosted training for students involving state-of-the-art outside broadcast equipment as part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative. The training saw Telegenic, one of the chosen outside broadcast facilities companies for the Commonwealth Games, bring one of its £4.5million outside broadcast trucks and a support vehicle to the ...
  • January 8, 2014 Awards 2014: Call For Entries

    CLoop-2013May7511-633x359ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED. Nominations and winners will be posted here in due course, follow us @creativeloop & facebook.com/creativeloop for updates. As part of the Creative Loop Student Media Festival on 19th-20th March 2014 we are delighted to announce a call for entries for the annual Creative Scotland Student Media Awards on 20th ...
  • January 16, 2014 Outside Broadcast Truck on Tour

    ob truck screenshotCreative Loop take a look inside Telegenic's state of the art Outside Broadcast truck ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
  • January 28, 2014 HBTI trainees on SPFL work experience

    WP_20131212_012-633x359HBTI trainees have been getting outside broadcast work experience with production company, Sunset + Vine at BT Sport SPFL matches across the country ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Students from North East Scotland College, Napier University, Fife College, Glasgow Clyde College and City of Glasgow College, have been shadowing ...
  • February 26, 2014 Get Qualified at Glasgow 2014

    legacy-featuredIt has been confirmed today that a Professional Development Award (PDA) in Outside Broadcasting (in a Multi Camera Production) has been validated and will be offered to students selected for roles at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games- as part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative. The PDA at SCQF Level 9 is ...
  • February 26, 2014 Celebrating Legacy Week

    Hyslop-Launch-Camera-Crop-633x359The #HBTI2014 is not only bringing students together to work at the Commonwealth Games; the knowledge, skills and prospects you are learning are all part of the Legacy of 2014. From Monday (24th Febuary 2014), and with less than 150 days to the Commonwealth Games, a national ‘Legacy Week’ will highlight ...
  • March 5, 2014 Game Changer Nomination

    The future of Scottish MediaIt's not just us media students that are a part of the Commonwealth Games - thousands of students and staff from all over Scotland have been contributing towards the preparation, execution and legacy of the biggest sporting event the country will see for years to come. To recognise the colleges, universities ...
  • March 6, 2014 Pitching Opportunity at #CLSMF

    CLoop 2013May191 633x359Creative Loop is pleased to announce a Special Glasgow 2014 call for proposals for the Best Pitch Competition which will be held as part of the Creative Loop Student Media Festival at the CCA in Glasgow on 19th-20th March 2014. Jack Morton Worldwide (Producers of the Glasgow 2014 Opening and Closing ...
  • March 15, 2014 Creative Loop Student Media Festival 2014

    CLoop-2013May007-633x359   March 19th and 20th CCA Glasgow Scotland's Media Industry & You
  • April 4, 2014 First Summer Gold – Game Changer Awards

    Medals-x31-633x465Creative Loop and SVGTV have won the first gold of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games for their continued success in the HBTI. The Game Changer Awards 2014 recognised and celebrated the varied and significant contributions that Scotland's colleges and HE institutions are making to help deliver a lasting legacy for the XX ...
  • April 16, 2014 Strathclyde Students at Scottish Cup Semi-Final Rig Day

    Ibrox-rig-day-11.4.14-close-633x359As part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative, a group of five students from the University of Strathclyde visited Ibrox Stadium on rig day ahead of the Scottish Cup semi-finals which took place 12th-13th April. The HBTI trainees were given a tour of the OB truck and they spoke to the ...
  • May 7, 2014 BBC Radio 1 Academy – Register Now

    r1-pic1-633x359As part of One Big Weekend Radio 1's Academy has come to Glasgow. There's live music and parties all weekend and R1BW also comes with some top-notch training opportunities courtesy of the Radio 1 Academy. In 2014 the Radio 1 Academy will take place in Glasgow from 10th-16th May at Queen Margaret ...
  • May 29, 2014 NEP Visions Atlantic OB Truck to Visit GCU

    Where the boss sits.Students will experience cutting-edge technology at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) tomorrow when they get a chance to see and train on some of the equipment they will be using working behind the scenes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. As part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative, NEP Visions Ltd - ...
  • June 2, 2014 HBTI Students Get a Vision of Future Technology

    GCU AtlanticThe Host Broadcaster Training Initiative had a very busy day on Friday (30th May) with 88 students from Scotland's colleges and universities attending a training day with NEP Visions. The students experienced cutting-edge technology during their tours of an Outside Broadcast truck. The event was held at Glasgow Caledonian University ...
  • June 11, 2014 Creative Loop 2014..so far.

    A professional from Visions sets up the kits  It's been Creative Loop's busiest year ever, with the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative going from strength to strength and with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on our doorstep there's still loads to be done before the Closing Ceremony's last firework has exploded above our heads.  
    14 Higher/Further Institutions 238 students currently ...
  • June 16, 2014 HBTI at the Queen’s Baton Relay

    Cloop AS037 633x422 CropSaturday the 14th of June was a milestone in the journey towards the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The unique Queen's Baton crossed the border into Scotland for the first time to start it's forty day tour of the nation before landing in the cultural capital and launching the opening ceremony.
    Glasgow Clyde College Student has short film screened as part of Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony As part of the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative, Glasgow Clyde College student Iain Henderson won the opportunity to have his short film screened to an audience of forty thousand people at the pre-transmission broadcast ...
  • July 29, 2014 HBTI Action – Runner Interview

    Student Richard Steele shares his HBTI experiencesThe Games are here and the dust has settled behind the scenes. We sent our crack reporters backstage to find out how the Host Broadcaster Training Initiative students were getting on - what they are learning and what challenges they face every day. The first in our series of interviews is ...
  • July 30, 2014 HBTI at National Hockey Centre

    Student Aiden Black at Glasgow Hockey CentreThe sun has been shining and the level of competition has been truly world class. The overriding success of the "friendly" Games is the enthusiasm that the people of Glasgow and all of its welcome visitors have show towards each sport, each other and the spirit of the occasion. Even if ...
  • August 28, 2014 HBTI Finale – Wrap Party

    Cat People Make Glasgow 633x422The HBTI has been marked as a fantastic success by everyone involved as well as everyone watching from the outside - an incredible number of live broadcast hours, over 200 students gaining invaluable experience that will influence their professional careers evermore. With the spectacular closing ceremony marking the end of the ...
  • September 8, 2014 A Personal HBTI Journey

    Shaun Dempsey 633x422Shaun Dempsey was a student at Glasgow Clyde College and during the HBTI he was a Content Assistant to the Editor at the IBC. His journey with the HBTI has been very personal, a little fraught and an overriding success. Here is his story in his own words. All in all, ...
  • September 13, 2014 HBTI The Complete Collection

    The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, where many students were deployedThe Host Broadcaster Training Initiative ended in a fanfare of success, and Creative Loop will continue to work with media students across Scotland to assist in the further training, deployment and support needed in this ever changing industry that we have chosen. Here you will find a retrospective on the HBTI; ...
  • January 26, 2015 New Project to be Announced

    The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, where many students were deployed
    Far from hibernating for the winter, everyone at Creative Loop has been scurrying away through the cold months to make sure that the media students across Scotland have the best experiences and the best chance to move into the professional world of broadcasting. There has been a slew of meetings with ...