What’s New in the Creative Industries?

(10 August 2022)

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Wednesday 10 August 2022

What’s New in the Creative Industries?


Our Federation members represent some of the most exciting organisations from across the Creative Industries. We have curated a snapshot of our members’ activities from across the Creative Industries – including research, campaigns, events and opportunities.

If you are a Federation member and would like to be featured, get in touch with us at membership@wearecreative.uk

If you are interested in becoming a Federation member, find out more on our website or complete our Expression of Interest Form.




BBC Academy: Climate Creatives 2022

Climate Creatives returns online on Wednesday 14 September. One year on from the UN’s landmark Climate Change Conference (COP26) find out what’s changed in the broadcast industry and how creatives can respond. The event shares the latest thoughts from Commissioners, production staff, and those whose hit shows are communicating climate stories to millions across the globe. Sponsored by the BBC’s Chief Content Officer, Charlotte Moore and delivered by BBC Academy in partnership with albert, Creative UK, the Royal Television Society, Doc Society and the BFI.

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Production Futures ON TOUR

Production Futures ON TOUR is heading to Production Park, Wakefield on 29 September. This exciting day is created just for young people and will be packed full of opportunities to meet some of the most creative entertainment professionals in the world. If you want to work in Live Events, Music, TV, Film or Virtual Production then this is the place for you, to inspire you and show the hidden job roles and technology that make this a world leading industry, presented by the people with passion that work in it day in and day out.

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Creative Ambitions – new programme for creative entrepreneurs

Creative Entrepreneurs Club present Creative Ambitions – a first of its kind, free programme designed by freelancers for freelancers. The focus is on providing useful and practical knowledge needed to upskill or even re-skill entirely.  The programme features a curated selection of modules, live group discussions and access to a closed community space for you and your peers with loads of bonus content available. Whether you’re struggling with connecting to your customer, getting investment, or understanding how to grow your offerings, Creative Ambitions has you covered. Participants must to be based in Scotland and over 25 years old.

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That is Class: Become a Critical Friend

That is Class helps arts organisations identify and break down classist barriers by offering tailored advice through their critical friend service. “So far the reviews have been fantastic “says self-identified working class mum of two Ellese, the founder of That is Class. “I started That is Class after being being selected to be part of a cohort funded by the London Mayor;’trying to improve jb condiions for creative freelancers in London. Time and time again, it seemed so strikingly obvious that the arts industry needs to radical overhaul to get more working class people through the mysterious door. ”

That is Class is offering their critical friend service to up to 50 arts organisations. “I’m looking forward to working with more arts organisation to help make a very long overdue and lasting change within the arts.” Says its founder.

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Job Opportunities


Film London: Locations & Facilities Officer

Film London, the capital’s screen industries agency, are recruiting a Locations and Facilities Officer. This position is a key role in the Production Services Team, which sits within the Inward Investment and Business Development (IIBD) Department. London is one of the biggest film and TV production centres in the world. Promoting London locations and facilities to potential productions both domestic and international, this post is key to ensuring that London maintains its reputation and current position. Closing date: Monday 15 August, 9am

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King’s College London: Head of Communications & Marketing (Culture)

King’s Culture is recruiting a Head of Communications & Marketing. As the university’s specialist culture team King’s Culture brokers, develops and supports a portfolio of distinctive partnerships that support the university’s education, research and service strategies, while working with artists, communities, cultural organisations and cultural policy makers, in London and beyond.

The Head of Communications & Marketing develops & delivers effective communications & marketing that connect and showcase these activities both within and beyond the university, driving participation and audiences, and reinforcing King’s role at the forefront of higher education engagement with the cultural sector. Deadline: 21 August.

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King’s College London: Job Opportunity: Project Coordinator, King’s Culture

King’s Culture – the university’s specialist culture team – brokers, develops and supports a portfolio of distinctive partnerships that support King’s education, research and service strategies, while serving the needs of artists, communities, cultural organisations and cultural policy makers, in London and beyond.

The Project Coordinator supports the development, delivery and communications of a wide range of exhibitions, events, projects & programmes. They will have experience of digital communications including copywriting, administration, digital skills, project management, and supporting the production of exhibitions and events. They work closely with other members of King’s Culture and with colleagues across the wider university and cultural sector. Deadline: 21 August.

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The Export Support Service

The Export Support Service is running a business consultation survey with musicians and music organisations to understand user experiences of ATA Carnets and CITES.

Complete the survey