Category Archives: Photography

Development funding brings £6.5m young people’s creative enterprise hub step closer

Bristol’s Creative Youth Network, which supports young people in reaching their potential through creative expression, has come one step closer to creating a hub for Creative Enterprise. The organisation has received £300,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop the designs and vision with young people over the next 18 months.  If successful, it will receive £4.5m towards the

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Call for creative firms to enter South West Fairtrade Business Awards 2018

Creative firms are being invited to enter the annual South West Fairtrade Business Awards. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise the contribution that businesses, organisations and institutes in the region make in support of Fairtrade by buying certified Fairtrade products for the workplace and raising awareness of ethical trade issues amongst their staff, customers and peers. The awards

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Boost for Bottle Yard Studios as special effects and makeup firms join its creative community

Two more businesses – one of the UK’s leading special effects firms and a newly launched professional film and TV makeup stockist – have taken up residence at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios’ creative hub. MTFX, which has its headquarters in Gloucester, produces special effects for TV, film and events ranging from snow, fire and wind to pyrotechnics, while The Makeup

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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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West PR firms strike gold in South of England PRide Awards

Some of the West of England’s leading PR agencies, in-house teams and individual practitioners were among the winners at the CIPR South of England and Channel Islands PRide Awards. Staged in Bristol by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) but covering a region that reaches from Cornwall to Kent, the annual awards celebrate the best in-house, agency and public-sector

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UWE photography students to benefit from partnership with Bristol’s new Martin Parr Centre

The Martin Parr Foundation, which last month opened its new centre for British photography in Bristol, has launched a collaborative partnership with UWE for its photography degree courses. Named after Martin Parr, one of the most significant documentary photographers of post-war Britain, the centre at Paintworks includes a photography studio, gallery, library and archive centre.  It will be open to

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Creative Briefs . . .

Awards shortlist: Bath-based Anthem Publishing has been shortlisted for no less than eight awards at the annual PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Titles shortlisted from the publisher’s stable include: Vegan Food and Living, Colouring Heaven and Long Live Vinyl. The winners will be announced on November 28. Creative work: Paintworks agency Otrovez has just completed a series of short films

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