Author Archives: Miranda Prynne

Creative sector must face up to huge challenges, ITV chair tells launch of Centre for Cultural & Creative Industries

ITV chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette highlighted the importance of the UK’s creative industries during an inaugural lecture at the launch of Bath Spa University’s new Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries. Speaking to 60 members of staff and students from the university, the former president of the Royal Television Society and deputy chairman of the National Film School addressed the

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Cancer treatment world leader calls in Fat Media to revamp its web strategy

Digital marketing agency Fat Media is working with one of the world leaders in cancer treatment to redevelop its online presence. The agency, which has an office in Bristol, has been appointed by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust to roll out the strategy, including extensive user testing and redevelopment of its website.  The Christie is the largest single site cancer

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Creative Business News photo gallery: The Long Lunch

Seventy five of the South West creative sector’s leading business owners, managers and directors gathered at Cowley Manor near Cheltenham for the eighth annual Long Lunch – an afternoon of lively conversation and delicious food. Organised by Mike Bennett, co-founder of independent news, what’s-on and reviews platform Bristol 24-7 and street art festival See No Evil, the Long Lunch brings

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Unique show promoting positive mental health to be staged in Bath by Bristol circus company

Newly formed circus company Emotive Circus Arts is staging a new show designed to encourage audiences to engage with their emotions and explore complex issues around love and mental health. Based in Bristol, Emotive Circus Arts is the first company of its kind in the world to incorporate neuroscience, affect theory and Jungian psychology into its performances to elicit deep

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Sponsors get behind inaugural South West Digital Awards

Creative branding agency LOGO has become the latest sponsor of the recently launched South West Digital Awards.  Plymouth-based LOGO will sponsor the Branding in a Digital Environment category, which will champion teams that have created stand-out digital branding for clients or themselves. The agency, which has worked with clients such as Dartmoor Distillery, the Sugar Association of London and Magic

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Swindon’s Carriage Works creative and tech innovation hub gets on track with design agency Bravedog as first tenant

Branding and design agency Bravedog is to become the first tenant to move into Swindon’s Carriage Works, the town’s long-awaited innovation hub for tech and creative businesses. The Carriage Works is being developed in phases in former railway workshops on Sheppard Street. The refurbishment of an initial 7,000 sq ft, which is taking place on a demand-led basis, is due

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Bottle Yard Studios generates hundreds of jobs as centre for TV and film production

An estimated 380 jobs were created on-site at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios last year, according to annual figures that highlight its importance to the region’s film and TV production sector. Some 83% (315) of the full-time equivalent (FTE) positions were filled by crew working on productions made at the studios with a further 16% (60) created by business tenants providing

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