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
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.
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.
Emap is a business-to-business multiplatform media group, whose brands inform, inspire and connect within the sectors they operates in. For millions of people across the globe involved in the retail, media, finance, fashion, health, education, government and automotive sectors, Emap provides essential news, analysis and access.
Emap maintains an undiluted focus on content and product quality across online and offline publications, conferences, awards, exhibitions, festivals, data and intelligence services. This enables the sharing of best practice, ideas and inspiration, for better, more timely, more informed decisions. Emap gives business professionals the commercial understanding and access to the people and organisations they need to do their jobs better.
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Relevant content; good list of delegates and excellent chairman
Head of Technology, Media and Competition - Practical Law Company