Creative/Media

Banksy app draws on Bristol’s creativity

September 2, 2011
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From Bristol 24-7 www.bristol247.com Two of Bristol’s leading creative companies have joined forces to create an easy-to-follow tour of the remaining pieces by legendary street artist Banksy. Available to download on to a phone, the app uses Google maps to show the locations of 14 pieces, ranging from the...

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Media: Design agencies announce merger

September 2, 2011
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Bristol design agency Gravity has merged with Duttons Design, the long-established design and communications agency. Over the past five years Gravity, based at Paintworks, has developed a strong reputation for its creativity particularly among food clients – it has worked with Appetito, Wiltshire Farm Foods, The Groovy Food Company...

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Media: Minister spells out vision for local TV

September 2, 2011
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Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has outlined his vision for new local television stations to Bristol TV and media figures, saying they will radically alter the way people receive information about their communities. Bristol is among 65 towns and cities named by the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS)...

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Media: Sales decline further at Bristol newspapers

September 2, 2011
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From Bristol 24-7 www.bristol247.com Consumers’ shift from newsprint to online to find local news shows no sign of stopping according to the latest official readership figures for the Bristol Evening Post and Western Daily Press. The average daily sale of the Post fell 7.6% to 38,344 copies in the...

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Media: Seaside trailer puts Old Vic play in the frame

September 1, 2011
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Icon Films, the Bristol-based natural history and documentary production company, has teamed up with the Bristol Old Vic to create a trailer for the theatre’s upcoming new play, Coasting. Filmed along the seafront at Clevedon, the trailer focuses on the play’s three characters – Ocean, Pearl and Falcon. Icon...

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Media: PR awards shortlist unveiled

August 26, 2011
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The shortlist has been announced for the prestigious CIPR West of England PRide Awards. The awards are the only ones of their kind to showcase the best PR work in the regions of the UK. Winners of the West of England awardsd will be announced at a black-tie dinner...

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Media: New talent sought for feature film work

August 22, 2011
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Two opportunities have arisen for new talent to work on a feature film due to be shot in Bristol this autumn. The two positions, for a production office trainee and a camera/DIT (digital image technician) trainee, are being organised by MicroLights, a scheme enabling young people to get hands-on...

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Casualty quits Bristol, leaving the city £25m poorer

August 19, 2011
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Casualty quits Bristol, leaving the city £25m poorer

From Bristol24-7 www.bristol247.com As the long-running BBC medical drama Casualty spends its last day in Bristol today, it is claimed the move to Cardiff will cost the city’s economy £25m. The series began life in 1986 and, in more than 780 episodes, actors including Kate Winslet, Orlando Bloom and...

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Media: News in Brief

August 18, 2011
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Big Bang Post Production has completed work on Ocean Giants, a three-part series for the BBC’s Natural History Unit. The series brings the viewer face to face with the world’s most extraordinary whales and dolphins. Top whale and dolphin scientists uncover their surprising stories and reveal new insights into...

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Zoo joins Bristol’s innovative time travel website

August 18, 2011
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Bristol Zoo is the latest addition to A Time Traveller’s Guide to Bristol, the innovative web and mobile phone application made by production firm Arthur Cox and supported by South West Screen. A Time Traveller's Guide to Bristol uses archive footage to show the changing face of the city...

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