Category Archives: Film

Halo effect of creative hub means there’s no space left in HERE

Creative and tech workspace in one of Bristol’s most iconic commercial buildings is now fully occupied following the arrival of its latest tenant. Branding agency Halo’s move into HERE – the former HTV West studio and HQ on Bath Road – has left the building’s asset managers Ashville operating a waiting list until new space can be developed next year. 

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Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees: Channel 4 and Bristol share the vision of an inclusive growing economy where nobody is left behind

Channel 4 executives visited Bristol recently to hear why the city should become the site of its new national HQ. Here Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees reflects on Bristol’s bid – one of seven from across the UK – and how it has galvanized the city. Bristol is a great city, it’s my city. I say that having lived the

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Happiest Workplace Awards give enlightened creative firms reasons to be cheerful

Creative firms that go the extra mile to ensure their staff are cheerful and fulfilled are being invited to enter the annual South West Happiest Workplace Competition.   The brainchild of Bristol-based workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA, the contest has successfully championed enlightened businesses since it was launched four years ago.  This year it has the support of mental

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Boost for Bristol’s bid to become home to Channel 4’s new HQ as team prepares to visit city

Channel 4 bosses have outlined more details of what they are seeking from the cities competing to secure the broadcaster’s new national headquarters as Bristol’s bid received a number of boosts this week. Broadcast, the TV industry title, surveyed its readers on which city they felt would be the best location for Channel 4 – with Bristol and Glasgow sharing

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New chapter for Bristol animation software firm as CEO takes control

Bristol-based Sparkol, which makes the leading whiteboard animation software VideoScribe, has been acquired from its founder by its CEO. Zoe Taylor, pictured, takes over the 10-year-old firm, which employs more than 25 people, as it aims to build on the success of VideoScribe with new products, a wider distribution network and additional sharing platforms. Collaboration will also be key for

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Bristol makes it onto shortlist for new Channel 4 headquarters

Bristol has been included on a seven-strong shortlist of cities competing to become the location for Channel 4’s new headquarters. The city, along with Cardiff, Glasgow, Greater Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and the West Midlands, will now be invited to submit more information to the broadcaster to back its bid.  Bristol faces intense competition from its rivals to bring the broadcaster and

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The Workshed incubation hub on track to deliver much-needed space for Swindon’s tech innovators

Swindon’s long hoped for business incubation hub opens its doors this week, giving the town’s fast-growing innovative tech and creative firms access to modern and affordable office space. The Workshed will boast mainly open-plan co-working space for 150 workstations, with some serviced offices and hot-desk facilities of the type that have become popular with start-ups and scale-up companies in many

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