Channel 4 is looking for someone with a passion for technology and gadgets to join the presenting team for Future Family, a major new documentary series in partnership with E.ON.
The new five-part TV and web-based series will follow an average family as their lives are transformed using futuristic technology and gadgets.
Featuring the latest environmental and energy-saving technology, Future Family will look at how new developments could change the way we live, from how we work and play, to relaxation, how we power and heat our homes, as well as eating and staying healthy.
As part of the presenting team, the new talent will be given the opportunity to front the Future Familyseries of web videos, in which they will help demystify the technology featured in the show.
The online series will showcase fantastic and futuristic inventions and practical how-to videos offering advice on saving and generating energy in your home. It will also offer the audience the opportunity to submit their own inventions. Further details will be announced closer to launch date.
Do you have what it takes?
The new presenter can be of any age, male or female, but should have a genuine passion for technology. They will be engaging and have the ability to speak about the latest gadgets and energy saving inventions with credibility.
How to enter
For an opportunity to become the show’s resident technology expert, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwnWQaFuhKk
Applications close on 30th May 2011.
Applicants will receive an email requesting that they complete a short application form and provide a link to a one minute video clip of themselves talking about a piece of technology that interests them.
Should they be successful, applicants will be contacted by the production team to discuss the series in more detail. A screen test will be required as part of the final selection process.
Future Family will air on Channel 4 this autumn and will be Channel 4’s first peak-time Advertiser Funded Programme.