What’s New in the Creative Industries?

(7 September 2022)

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Wednesday 7 September 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 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.



Friday 16 – Sunday 18 September

Techstars Startup Weekend at Launchpad this September

Falmouth University – Launchpad Venture Studio

Learn how to think, work, and build like a start-up in 54 thrilling hours. Over an action-packed three days from, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster – and maybe even start a business! Get a £5 discount with code LAUNCHPAD

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Wednesday 21st September, 10am-6pm

Contemporary Visual Arts Network: Making Time for Equitable Change

How can we bring about equitable change in our everyday work? What action can we take to start instituting equity within the visual arts? Taking place on Zoom, Making Time for Equitable Change is a one-day programme of public learning events informed by the findings of CVAN’s Fair and Equitable programme report ‘Fostering Equity in the Visual Arts’. Making Time for Equitable Change focuses on sharing knowledge about how organisations, artists and arts workers can make practical changes to create more equitable working practices in the visual arts sector.

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Thursday 29 September

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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Wednesday 5 October

BBC Academy: Climate Creatives 2022

Creative UK are delighted to be partners on BBC Academy’s Climate Creatives 2022. 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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Head of Creative Engagement, Poet in the City

Poet in the City is recruiting for an imaginative creative project manager and programmer to lead on our work inspiring and creating opportunities for the next generation of creative producers. This is a senior leadership position within the charity, with responsibility for sparking bright ideas, influencing those around them and finding the best way to taking our programme from strength to strength.

Deadline: Wednesday 14 September



Society of Authors, Online Communications Manager

The Society of Authors – the UK trade union for writers, illustrators, scriptwriters and literary translators – are looking for a proactive Online Communications Manager to join our busy team. Their offices are based in Bloomsbury, London, but the role offers full flexibility with hybrid or home working from day one. This is an opportunity to combine creative flair with technical know-how, to help evolve the Society of Authors’ online communications.

Deadline: Friday 23 September



Creative Innovation Challenge

Dubai Culture’s Creative Innovation Challenge aims to reconsider, reimagine and reinterpret methods
in which UAE’s tangible and intangible heritage can be preserved and shared via a digital experience – utilising modern technologies to encompass interactive experiences, immersive and digital activations, engaging storytelling, effective approaches, and knowledge sharing.

Extended deadline: Friday 16 September