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Boardroom train set on track to signal firm’s hi-tech innovation

May 22, 2015
Boardroom train set on track to signal firm’s hi-tech innovation

Bosses at telecoms provider Pure Comms can be excused for having a one-track mind following the installation of a 50ft model railway in their boardroom. But while any of the firm’s 10 staff, or its visitors, can play with the train set, there is a serious side to it...

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Award-winning post-production group sets up base at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios

May 22, 2015
Award-winning post-production group sets up base at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios

Leading independent TV and film post-production specialists The Farm Group has become the latest firm to open a base at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios. The multi-award winning company has worked on post production at the studio for Channel 4’s Deal or No Deal since the show relocated to there...

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Event firm Ignition fires up airshow visitors by ‘landing’ business jet on client’s exhibition stand

May 22, 2015
Event firm Ignition fires up airshow visitors by ‘landing’ business jet on client’s exhibition stand

Bristol-based exhibition and event management specialist Ignition has helped Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus showcase its latest business jet – by installing a full-scale mock-up of it at the Australian International Airshow. Ignition, based at The Paintworks creative quarter, landed a star slot for the 17-metre long Super Versatile PC-24...

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Cash backing for Bristol creatives’ innovative projects

May 22, 2015
Cash backing for Bristol creatives’ innovative projects

Three collaborations between University of Bristol researchers and creative businesses have received funding to take their ground-breaking ideas to market. Stand + Stare, Bristol-based creators of immersive theatre and interactive design, in collaboration with Prof  Tim Cole of the Department of History, have created the Mayfly Sound Journal, a...

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Studio HIVE marks first birthday by launching rhino colouring competition

May 22, 2015
Studio HIVE marks first birthday by launching rhino colouring competition

Bristol-based property development and management company Studio HIVE has launched an innovative design competition to celebrate its first anniversary. It unveiled a life-size rhinoceros statue outside its new offices on Oakfield Road, Clifton, at its first birthday party last night – and it is now asking Bristol’s creative community...

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Poldark and Sherlock contribute to ‘excellent year’ for Bristol’s film and TV industry

May 22, 2015
Poldark and Sherlock contribute to ‘excellent year’ for Bristol’s film and TV industry

Bristol’s burgeoning film and TV industry generated nearly £17.5m towards the local economy in 2014-15, figures out today show, as the city further grew its reputation as a hub for major drama production. Top BBC dramas filmed in the city included Poldark, Wolf Hall, The Casual Vacancy and Sherlock,...

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Firms urged to join delegation to gain insight into Chinese smart cities

May 22, 2015
Firms urged to join delegation to gain insight into Chinese smart cities

Bristol businesses keen to learn more about how ‘smart’ cities are evolving are being encouraged to join a London-led fact-finding mission to the China in July. The delegation will visit Hong Kong and Macau – widely regarded as two of the world’s leading cities for urban innovation in areas...

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Rival accountants’ offices ready to make a run for their money

May 22, 2015
Rival accountants’ offices ready to make a run for their money

A team from the Bristol office of accountancy firm Bishop Fleming will do battle with colleagues from its Bath base in the first marathon to be staged jointly by the two cities. Having already signed up as sponsors for the Bristol & Bath Marathon, the two Bishop Fleming offices...

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Former Bray Leino senior planner joins McCann Bristol’s growing team

May 21, 2015
Former Bray Leino senior planner joins McCann Bristol’s growing team

Integrated communications agency McCann Bristol has appointed Kathryn Ellis as planning director. Kathryn, pictured, joins McCann Bristol’s growing team from Bristol agency Bray Leino, where she was senior planner. She brings with her an impressive track record going back 10 years and a wealth of big brand knowledge, having...

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