International Creative Entrepreneur Programme – Meet the Fellows

I have been selected as a Fellow of the International Creative Entrepreneurs programme, part of Creative Futures:  an innovative new development opportunity for leaders working in the creative sectors. From April 2012, I will be working with multidisciplinary creative agency FORM, in Western Australia, which leads industry and cultural development through thought leadership and creative ...

More awards news from Twig

Twig is nominated for in the 2012 Education Resource Awards and the 2012 Learning on Screen Awards.   Very pleased to announce that Twig Science is a finalist in the 2012 Education Resource Awards in the categories Best Secondary Digital Content and the Innovation Award.  The ERAs highlight the quality and diversity of educational products ...

International Creative Entrepreneurs

I am delighted to announce that I have been selected as a Fellow of the International Creative Entrepreneurs programme, part of Creative Futures. International Creative Entrepreneurs is an innovative new development opportunity for leaders working in the creative sectors.  From April 2012, I will be working with multidisciplinary creative agency FORM, in Western Australia, which ...

Twig wins at the BETT Awards 2012

Last week, Twig was named Best Secondary Content provider at the 14th annual BETT Awards 2012.  The ceremony was held in London on the first day of BETT, the world’s largest educational technology showcase. The BETT Awards are considered to be the most prestigious in the digital education sector.  Ray Barker, Director of BESA and ...

Cash or Creativity: the Future of British Film?

Prime Minister David Cameron will suggest today that Britain’s film industry should seek to rival Hollywood, favouring mainstream “blockbuster” production over “art house” films. He comments: “our role should be to support the sector in becoming even more dynamic and entrepreneurial, helping UK producers to make commercially successful pictures that rival the quality and impact ...

Twitter TV: the future of programme making?

From the two-screen habit to the twitter bomb, televisionification to crowd-sourced plots, the way we consume and make TV is changing…  The idiot box used to have our undivided attention.  Now it is an increasingly fragmented experience.  According to MediaCom, nearly 75% of us multi-task while watching TV:  42% are online, 29% are talking on ...

Making television an agent of change

Broadcast | Comment | 18 November, 2011 Social impact should be at the forefront of broadcasters’ ambitions, writes Sarah Tierney. Last weekend, my doc The Walking Wounded won the current affairs prize at the 2011 Bafta in Scotland Awards. It attempts to use television as an agent of change and, because of brave commissioning by ...

Top 20 TED talks of all time…

…Happy birthday TED. As TEDTalks celebrate 5 years – and 500 million views – they announce the Top 20 TED Talks of all time (by views). Sir Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity (2006): 8,660,010 views Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight (2008): 8,087,935 Pranav Mistry on the thrilling potential of SixthSense (2009): 6,747,410 Pattie ...

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