Creative/Media

Conference is creating a Vision for Bristol’s creative industries

November 23, 2011
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Leading lights from the creative industry are in Bristol today and tomorrow to take part in a conference aimed at supporting the region’s burgeoning creative sector. Called Vision, the high-profile event is organised by Bristol Media and hosted by the Arnolfini and brings together more than 20 speakers from...

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Media: Montage Communications lands Brabantia PR account

November 18, 2011
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Bristol-based digital marketing outfit Montage Communications has won a five-way pitch to manage the UK-wide public relations account for Brabantia, one of the top housewares brands in Europe. Montage, based near Whiteladies Road, Clifton, has been running Brabantia's international social media account for the past 12 months and now...

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Bristol magazine group gains momentum for sale to BBC

November 2, 2011
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Momentum, the Bristol-based corporate finance provider, has advised the shareholders of Origin Publishing on its sale to BBC Magazines as part of a larger deal with the publisher’s new owner Exponent Private Equity. Momentum backed Origin’s management buyout in 2006 when it was lead adviser to the management team....

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Grand Appeal draws on global animation stars for auction

November 1, 2011
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From Bristol 24-7 www.bristol247.com Some of the world’s greatest animation and TV talents, including Oscar-winner Nick Park, have come together to donate unique artwork and signed memorabilia to an online auction in aid of Bristol Children’s Hospital’s Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal. More than 30 exclusive, original or limited...

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Curtain up on Bristol’s Afrika Eye film festival

October 27, 2011
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Curtain up on Bristol’s Afrika Eye film festival

Bristol’s African film festival, Afrika Eye, takes place this weekend at Watershed with a great line up of African cinema, live music and discussion inspired by revolutionary developments in North Africa. The range of films and events demonstrate how music and song – as well as political events –...

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PR firms take PRide in awards: Full list of winners and finalists

October 24, 2011
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Bristol communications agency Brandon Hill has been named Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy of the Year at the West of England PRide Awards. The agency, launched by former Strategy PR boss Ian Muir five years ago, beat a strong field to collect gold in the hotly-contested category. The award crowned...

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Cracking profits Gromit! Aardman enjoys earnings boost

October 24, 2011
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Wallace & Gromit animators Aardman nearly trebled pre-tax profits from £703,000 to £1.9m in the year to December 2010, according to the latest accounts released by the Bristol-based company’s parent, Aardman Holdings. Turnover climbed from £31.8m to £53.5m with its TV commercial division enjoying the best sales for a decade.  Aardman...

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Brandon Hill wins Agency of the Year in PRide PR awards

October 24, 2011
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Bristol communications agency Brandon Hill has been named Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy of the Year at the West of England PRide Awards. The agency, launched by former Strategy PR boss Ian Muir five years ago, beat a strong field to collect gold in the hotly-contested category. The award crowned...

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West PR industry takes PRide in tonight’s awards

October 21, 2011
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Key figures from the West’s PR industry will be gathering in Bristol this evening 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 region and the winners will be announced at a...

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BBC factual programmes head to Bristol as part of corporation cutbacks

October 6, 2011
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Nearly 60 BBC staff working on programmes such as the Hairy Bikers, Gardeners' World and Countryfile are to move to Bristol from Birmingham as part of a shake up of the corporation’s Factual programming department. The move was outlined as part of a briefing to BBC staff about changes...

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Video: Wallace & Gromit take a rest as Aardman unveils latest cinema release

October 4, 2011
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Aardman, the Bristol-based animation studio best known for its Wallace and Gromit characters, has released a new trailer for its latest yuletide movie – Arthur Christmas (see video below). The CGI-animated film, which will be in cinemas from November 11, features the voices of a who’s-who of British acting...

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Media: Bristol’s Bottle Yard uncorks first tenant

September 30, 2011
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The first permanent tenant for Bristol’s Bottle Yard film and TV production centre has been signed up. 24-7 Drama has supplied broadcast equipment to many productions in the South West including Dr Who, Skins and Torchwood. Director Graham Hawkins said: “With branches in West London, Cardiff and Manchester, the...

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South West Screen boss named as first Creative England chief

September 20, 2011
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From Bristol 24-7 www.bristol247.com The chief executive of South West Screen has been named as the first CEO of the new organisation charged with promoting the film industry in England. Caroline Norbury will take charge of Creative England at the start of October after nine years as head of...

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