Creative/Media

West’s top PR talent is showcased at glittering CIPR PRide Awards

November 12, 2012
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West’s top PR talent is showcased at glittering CIPR PRide Awards

The region’s top public relations and communications professionals were rewarded for their work over the past 12 months at the CIPR West of England PRide Awards. More than 150 people from across the regional PR industry gathered at Bristol’s Grand Hotel to celebrate the achievements at a glittering awards...

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Tonight’s the night: Top PR agencies contest prestigious CIPR PRide Awards

November 9, 2012
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Tonight’s the night: Top PR agencies contest prestigious CIPR PRide Awards

The region’s top PR agencies and practitioners go head to head this evening at the 2012 West of England CIPR PRide Awards. The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony and dinner at the Grand Hotel, Bristol. Bristol Business News will carry full details of all the winners...

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New MD for Brandon Hill’s fast-growing events division

November 9, 2012
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New MD for Brandon Hill’s fast-growing events division

Luke Brown has been appointed managing director of the events division at Brandon Hill Communications, the award-winning Bristol-based marketing agency. The move is part of a strategy to reinforce the management structure in the division, which was established in 2007 and has achieved strong year-on-year growth despite the economic...

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Afrika Eye starts today – and here’s some not-to-be-missed highlights

November 9, 2012
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Afrika Eye starts today – and here’s some not-to-be-missed highlights

Bristol’s pioneering African film festival Afrika Eye starts today and co-director and co-founder, Zimbabwean filmmaker Simon Bright, here selects his highlights for this year. All events take place at Watershed: * African Interactive at 2 pm today. A free event featuring a live link up with Kenyan capital Nairobi,...

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Synergy Creative’s annual quiz answers Bristol charity’s call for funds

November 5, 2012
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Synergy Creative’s annual quiz answers Bristol charity’s call for funds

Bristol marketing agency Synergy Creative’s annual quiz has raised more than £500 for local charity Alive! Synergy, which specialises in providing branding, employee communications and marketing services for clients across the UK, chose Alive! as its charity of the year in January following nominations and a vote by its...

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Pioneering Ujima Radio project gives focus to Bristol’s young media talent

November 2, 2012
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Pioneering Ujima Radio project gives focus to Bristol’s young media talent

Five young people taking part in a pioneering heritage film and broadcast project staged by Bristol’s urban music community radio station Ujima 98fm have been accepted onto BBC Radio’s Face 2 Face courses. The five – some of whom may be offered paid work with the BBC – have...

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Unique live link-up between Bristol and Nairobi to explore digital technology

November 2, 2012
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Unique live link-up between Bristol and Nairobi to explore digital technology

A ground-breaking live link-up between Bristol and Nairobi looking into how digital technologies can help expand the audience for the African moving image takes place next Friday as part of Bristol’s pioneering Afrika Eye film festival. The continent-spanning event follows on from an initial discussion at Bristol’s Encounters film...

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Award for technology-art innovators backed by city law firm TLT

October 29, 2012
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Award for technology-art innovators backed by city law firm TLT

Bristol-based law firm TLT is sponsoring the Playable City Award, a prestigious international arts competition launched by the city’s art and media centre Watershed. The pioneering award is part of Watershed’s exploration into the relationship between art and technology. Applicants are being invited from across the world to create...

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Design agency signs up to staff cycling scheme

October 29, 2012
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Design agency signs up to staff cycling scheme

Cycling-mad staff at Bristol product design firm Crux have the use of new bikes to ride to work under a tax-efficient scheme introduced with the help of Bristol-based chartered accountancy firm Whyatt Pakeman Partners. All directors and employees of the agency, based at Paintworks, are keen cyclists and Crux’s...

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Regional CBI dinner to hear from BBC security correspondent

October 25, 2012
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The BBC’s security correspondent Frank Gardner is to be guest speaker at this year’s CBI South West annual dinner next month. He replaces fellow BBC journalist and world affairs correspondent John Simpson, who was originally booked to make the keynote speech to around 500 of the region’s most senior...

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Bristol’s Afrika Eye film festival to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican Independence

October 19, 2012
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Bristol’s Afrika Eye film festival to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican Independence

This year’s Afrika Eye film festival in Bristol is shaping up to be the most ambitious since its launch seven years ago. A core focus  of the festival, which takes place between Friday November 9 and Sunday11 at Watershed, is dedicated to celebrating 50 years of independence for Jamaica....

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Visit Cornwall website work earns accolades for Bristol’s Nameless agency

October 19, 2012
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Visit Cornwall website work earns accolades for Bristol’s Nameless agency

Bristol digital agency Nameless’ work upgrading the Visit Cornwall website to meet spiralling visitor numbers has paid off with a trio of award wins and nominations. The site has been shortlisted for the British Travel Awards 2012 'Best UK Visitor Guide Website', and has won the prestigious TravelMole award...

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Bristol filmmaking talent strikes gold at the city’s Wildscreen Panda Awards

October 19, 2012
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Bristol filmmaking talent strikes gold at the city’s Wildscreen Panda Awards

Two Bristol film production companies and a natural history filmmaker scooped major awards at the prestigious international Wildscreen Panda Awards – the 'Oscars' of the wildlife film industry – which took place in the city last night. The Disneynature Innovation Award went to Tigress Productions for its hi-tech natural...

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