We’re so pleased to be involved with what promises to be a fascinating Producers Forum Event!
“Producers Forum present
June 19th, Giant Screen, Millennium Point – 1.30pm-5.00pm
Embracing the new wave of indie film making.
The Producers Forum invite you to explore , debate and rant about the new wave of film making.
From old school to new school , DIY to mainstream, traditional to emerging.
An afternoon of showcases and panel debates fused with film clips and popcorn.
Come and join a rag tag huddle of film makers old and new
It’s free but could change your life!
For more info and to book your ticket see here!
The BizzInn Business Incubator at Birmingham Research Park are holding their first free networking event on Tuesday 4th June, from 5pm – 6:30pm.
“The event will give you a chance to find out more about how the BizzInn will work, inspect the new facilities on offer and network with entrepreneurs and professional advisers.
Our very own artist in residence, Dean Melbourne will be conducting a set of lectures for the Cannon Hill Collective in partnership with Amy Martin, Ideas Vendor, and Ideas Tap, at the MAC, Birmingham.
#CannonHillLectures are for young creatives aged 16-24yrs from the West Midlands. The sessions aim to de-mystify the creative and cultural sector and help young people to find their route in, whether that is as an employee, freelancer or as an entrepreneur.
We’re pleased to announce our next FREE half day seminar in association with Creative Enterprise and Coventry University – Getting it Manufactured.
Want to know how to get your creative product ideas manufactured? Then this free half day seminar on April 24th at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, could hold the answers.
In this practical and inspirational seminar, aimed at designers and producers at all levels, creative business people and industry speakers will give insights into how to scale your business up from making one off pieces to mass production.
Speakers will include ceramic tablewear designer Sarah Heaton and Nicky Hope of Weaving Hope (who has been featured in one of our previous ‘Independents We Like’ blog features) and representatives from the manufacturing industry.
To apply for your place simply click here.
It’s time for our second Facebook Caption Competition, and you have a chance to win a copy of our book of the month, Ken Robinson’s The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything The book attempts to re-connect you with your true self, and your passion. Who wouldn’t like a career or life where they do what they love? As usual, all you have to do to enter is like our facebook page, and enter your caption in the comments section under the photo. Our favourite comment, whether it be the funniest, the cleverest or most creative will win a copy of the book! Good luck!
Our friends over at the University of Birmingham will be running their first ever Arts and Science Festival from the 18th-24th March. The festival, led by the Unversity’s Cultural Engagement team, has a rich and diverse programme of over 70 events from Ancient Egyptian Communication to Intelligent Robotics, Big Band Performance to Classical Recitals, urban vegetable growing to dirty new media. We’re also excited to see that the university has collaborated with regional partners including Vivid Projects, Birmingham Opera Company, Kino 10, and Creative Shift favourite Flatpack Festival.
We mentioned a while back our involvement in the Creative Enterprise Seminars with Coventry University and now we’re very excited to have a seminar focused on helping musicians take their music to market on Wednesday 6th March, 3:00pm – 6:00pm at Taylor John’s House, Coal Vaults, Canal Basin, Coventry, CV1 4LY.
The seminar is absolutely FREE, and aims to be a practical and inspirational session, aimed at musicians at all levels,expert speakers and follow up exercises will assist you to plan multiple income streams and a sustainable career.
Speakers include representatives from Tin Angel records, John Mostyn of Highbury Studios, Steve Lawson of www.solobasssteve.com
and a representative from the Musicians Union.
To apply for a place see http://musiciansmarketsmar2013.eventbrite.com – it promises to be a fantastic event.
You can also download the flyer for the event here: