There's a revolution underway in the arts world. Organisations big and small are deploying digital technology to create lively communities way beyond their geographical location and to produce a new and wonderfully diverse generation of public service content. They are also marketing themselves more effectively than ever before. At The Media Festival Arts you'll hear from some of the most imaginative pioneers in this online world. They'll explain the levels on connectivity and engagement that they're achieving and the dynamic delivery of public value that is the result.
Peter Bazalgette, Deputy Chairman, English National Opera
Arts Council England works to get great art to everyone by championing, developing and investing in artistic experiences that enrich people's lives. As the national development agency for the arts, we support a range of artistic activities from theatre to music, literature to dance, photography to digital art, carnival to crafts.
The UK Film Council is the Government backed lead agency for film in the UK ensuring that the economic, cultural and educational aspects of film are effectively represented at home and abroad.
aka was launched in 1995 to provide media, marketing, promotions, digital, creative and ticket selling solutions to the live entertainment industry.
Digital is at the very heart of all our strategic campaigns for clients including Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, Legally Blonde the musical, Billy Elliot the musical, Stage Entertainment, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, BBC Live, Top Gear Live, Somerset House ice rink, Walking with Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular, the Tate Liverpool, The Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells and the Royal Academy.
With our office in Manchester, which opened in 2004, we are the only entertainment specialist media agency serving all of the UK. In 2008 we also opened a full service agency in Melbourne and a marketing consultancy service in New York.
Selling tickets for live entertainment is our expertise, and our people who have a genuine passion for arts, theatre and music are committed to promoting the live experience to wider, younger and more diverse audiences.
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From modest Victorian beginnings, as a steam-engine repair shed, to legendary cultural venue, the Roundhouse has an enviable heritage. Today it gives young people a chance to realise their creative potential and offers audiences of all ages new and extraordinary experiences in live music, theatre, circus and new media.
Forthcoming highlights include Turning Point Festival curated by under 25s; Fritz Lang’s Metropolis with live accompaniment from London Contemporary Orchestra; a weekend celebrating Frank Zappa; gigs by Seu Jorge, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Alice Cooper, Midlake, Marina and the Diamonds; and the return of the RSC for a 10-week London Season.
Visit www.roundhouse.org.uk for more info and sign-up for free e-newsletters.
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Arts & Business sparks new partnerships between commerce and culture. We connect companies and individuals to cultural organisations and provide the expertise and insight for them to prosper together. We are the leading source of resources, development opportunities and tailored cultural fundraising advice for arts organisations. We also help forge partnerships of real value by providing businesses with a unique combination of cultural expertise, market intelligence and dynamic networks.
ArtsProfessional is the UK's leading arts management magazine, providing fortnightly news, regular features, interviews and special reports, as well as a popular recruitment section. If you work in or with the arts sector, sign up on the website for a free trial subscription.
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The BBC is creating a major new network production base in the North of England, as part of its wider commitment to produce 50% of programmes outside London by 2016. BBC North at MediaCityUK in Salford Quays, will open in 2011 with over 2,000 roles based there from across an enormous range of BBC output. In, what is the biggest move out of London in the BBC's history, Children's, Sport, 5 Live Radio, Learning, and parts of the Future, Media and Technology team are all relocating to Salford; where they will be joined by current Manchester based output, including The BBC Philharmonic, Dragon's Den, File on 4, Radcliffe and Maconie, Songs of Praise, Question of Sport and local and regional services.
Brad Insight is a leading information provider to the UK's media industry. With our media planning & business development tools and our experienced team of researchers & analysts, we turn marketing and media intelligence into insight. Let us help you untangle the complexity of today's industry landscape.
Broadcast is the only weekly magazine for the TV and radio industry, delivering the latest news including commissioning, production, facilities and technology. A mostly paid-for publication, Broadcast has a circulation of 12,269 (ABC audited) and readership of over 72,000 industry professionals, providing essential, relevant and accurate information for all sectors of the readership.
Broadcast Video Expo brings together the industry elite for this pivotal annual event. The biggest event of it's kind in the UK, over 11,500 unique visitors came to the show to see the latest products, services and technology.
The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is the world's only truly global meeting place for professionals in the communications industry who want to keep ahead of the curve. During seven days in June, thousands of delegates from 90 countries gather in Cannes to listen to speakers such as Sir Martin Sorrell, Bob Greenberg, Kofi Annan, Steve Ballmer, Biz Stone, Maurice Lévy, Bob Geldof, Mark Tutssel, Tham Khai Meng and hundreds of others, whilst around 250 jury members judge over 22,000 pieces of the most creative advertising from across the world. All the entries are available to view for delegates in exhibitions, kiosks and in screenings. The networking and learning opportunity of the year, Cannes Lions is the must-attend event for any creative professional wishing to stay ahead with the innovations in their field.
Culture24 exists to promote and support the cultural sector online and to serve the needs of online audiences. We are a not-for-profit online publisher, working across the arts, heritage, education, and tourism sectors. We have been publishing websites and sharing our data and experience successfully since 2001.
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Offering an informed view of the future of television, informitv provides independent news, research, analysis, consultancy and practical implementation services to media and technology companies. Clients range from small start-up ventures to major multinational corporations. Supported by an international network of industry specialists, informitv provides confidential consultancy services worldwide.
The informitv weekly newsletter has become a regular read for over ten thousand subscribers and a trusted primary source for analysts and journalists. Receive regular reports on the latest developments in the rapidly evolving digital media environment. Sign up for a free subscription on our web site.
The Manchester Publicity Association (MPA) is the largest of its kind in Europe and is managed by a dedicated team of passionate, experienced industry professionals. The MPA's remit is to provide great networking events, cost-effective training and development programmes, as well as providing great value and service for its members, both corporate and individual. Any profits made from these events are donated to charity and we remain one of the major national funraisers for NABS, the media industry's main charitable provider.
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Screen has offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, and a network of more than 40 correspondents around the world.
Screen is the most experienced and authoritative voice in the international film market with more than 30 years publishing knowledge. It has been a true pioneer in the international market, the first to publish market dailies and product guides at leading festivals and markets; launching the only web site exclusively dedicated to the international film business; and since becoming a leading organiser of high-end cutting-edge conferences.
Screen now offers specialist coverage of the leading events around the world, with daily publications and/or dedicated web services at Cannes, Berlin, AFM, Toronto, Hong Kong Filmart and Pusan.
shots showcases cutting-edge creativity in global advertising. Launched in 1990, it is the world's leading commercials title, providing ideas and inspiration for creatives internationally as well as being the foremost source of information for the industry. Published six times a year in magazine and DVD format, shots selects only the most creatively excellent work including the most innovative TV commercials, the latest work from talented new directors as well as ground-breaking music videos, virals, short films and idents.
Since 2001 Stream UK (http://www.streamuk.com) has been providing businesses worldwide with reliable, professional level tools to manage and distribute multimedia content over the internet.
The company is industry-leading, privately held, Microsoft Gold Partnered, ISO 9001 approved with offices in Madrid and Rome.
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Wired is the magazine about what’s next – bringing you the people, the trends and the big ideas that will change our lives. Each month, through thought-provoking features and stunning photography, we explore the next big ideas in science, culture, business – wherever innovation and new thinking are reshaping our world.
Since the US edition of Wired launched in 1993, the magazine has been synonymous with informed and intelligent analysis, and a consistently reliable predictor of change. The UK edition, launched in April 2009, is similarly committed to bringing you the best writers and photographers; compelling long-form journalism; extraordinary photography and design;and the people, products and ideas that matter.
Head of Digital Media, Royal Opera House
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