- Salford Media Festival 2013
Learn, discuss and debate with the biggest names in the media industry
Date: 19 – 20 November
Venue: University of Salford, MediaCityUK
Aimed at: a diverse range of media professionals, ranging from traditional and new media content creators, to commissioners, producers, broadcasters, policymakers and academics
Price: prices vary; please visit the website
Further information: http://www.salfordmediafestival.co.uk/
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Salford Media Festival, formerly the Nations and Regions Media Conference, is a melting pot for all those with a passion for the development of both traditional and new media.
Expect to meet at Salford Media Festival 2013 content creators, commissioners, producers, broadcasters, policy makers and regulators, independents, freelancers, screen agencies, media investors and new entrants.
Confirmed speakers include: Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture & External Affairs in the Scottish Government and Josh Weinstein, The Simpsons Showrunner and Head Writer on Strange Hill High and many more…
By attending the festival you will:
-Hear about the latest trends and issues affecting the media sector
-Network with professionals passionate about the shape and future of the media in all of its forms
-Be at the heart ofone of Europe’s most exciting, vibrant and creative cultural and media hubs
-Enjoy a programme that is packed with high profile international experts
When: November 19, 2013 (9.00pm - 4.00pm)Read
Salford Media Festival 2013On: November 19, 2013 (9.00pm - 4.00pm)
The events are designed to inform companies and freelancers about key factors for success in working for the children’s and animation audience. Speakers will include broadcasters, commissioners, buyers and animation consultants.
For more information and to book:
Thurs 31 October 2013Animation Audience & Kids’ Commissioners
Thurs 21 November 2013Going Global
Thurs 12 December 2013New Players, New Perspectives
The key aims are:-To explore the children’s audience in detail, what they are watching in animation, and in which age ranges
-To understand the commissioning and acquisition needs of the key UK broadcasters of animation, and their commissioning processes.
-To network with and meet commissioning and acquisitions executives from the key UK broadcaster customers.
-To explore in depth the international market for animation and the needs and attitudes to style and content of some of the key partner territories.
-To understand the potential of the UK animated series tax incentives.
-To consider the new players in the VOD market and their interest in kids’ content and animation.
-To understand how interactive media companies and publishers are functioning in the kids’ space and how they relate to animated content – online, in apps, in motion comics and on TV.
Manimation Evening Events
As part of the Manimation Festival the CMC has partnered with local bodies to produce a series of creative and social events on each evening of the Manimation Business Development days.The events are free to all-comers and offer the entire animation community in Manchester and beyond (including producers, animators, freelancers, students) the chance to see and discuss great content, and to network and socialise.
Manimation Celebration31st October, 6.30-8pm, University of Salford, MediaCity UKManimation’s opening event celebrates the North West’s animated best. Showcasing the amazing animation that the region has to offer, from 2D to stop-motion, CGI and puppetry. You’ll be surprised at the diversity of creativity within the region. Special guest for the evening, Academy nominated Barry Purves, will consider the highs and lows of the animation industry over the last 30 years and talk about what he thinks the future has to hold. Join us for drinks and a chance to network with familiar and new faces. Register now – free of charge
Manimation Generation21st November, 6.30-8pm, University of Salford, MediaCityUK
Manimation participants meet Salford Media Festival Next Generation delegates at a special event at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK. Josh Weinstein, (‘Simpsons’ Showrunner and Head Writer on ‘Strange Hill High’, in conversation with Phil Chalk (Factory Transmedia – animation producers) and Andrew Burrell (CBBC), discuss working with an international team, their innovative production techniques, and why Manchester was the only place ‘Strange Hill’ could have happened. Register now – free of charge
Manimation Inspiration12th December, 6.30-8pm, The Sharp Project, ManchesterA pre-Christmas get-together. Look back with nostalgia and forward with enthusiasm, as Brian Cosgrove, Jean Flynn and Simon Hall reveal the secrets of iconic animation powerhouse Cosgrove Hall, discuss its newly recovered archive and consider its future as a new animation producer based in Manchester. Register now – free of charge
When: November 21, 2013 (11.53am - 8.00pm)Read
The Children's Media Conference bring ManimationOn: November 21, 2013 (11.53am - 8.00pm)
- ProductionBase will again be hosting a networking event for TV and film production staff in Manchester this Autumn. The aim of the evening is to bring together top production professionals and leading broadcasters & production companies in a relaxed and informal setting at MediaCityUK’s OnThe7th bar.
This is a FREE event open to anyone working in the TV, film and commercial production sectors, both members and non-members of ProductionBase. However, places are limited, so please register via the link below if you wish to attend.Please note, this event is aimed at those currently working in the production industry, and unfortunately it is therefore not suitable for students.
For any queries regarding the event, please email email@example.com.
When: Thursday 28th November, 6-9pm
Further Information & Free Registration: www.amiando.com/productionbase-manchester-soiree-november-2013
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When: November 28, 2013 (6.00pm - 9.00pm)Read
Production Base Manchester SoireeOn: November 28, 2013 (6.00pm - 9.00pm)
Date: Thursday 28 November 2013
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Venue: University of Salford, MediaCityUK
Event: Fantastic networking opportunities available with professionals ranging from the media, creative agencies, academia, MediaCityUK based organisations and many more.
Book your place now – Free of charge to attend
Three years ago, Masterclasses threw open the doors of the Guardian, giving people the opportunity to master a wide range of subjects, led by the very best teachers in their fields. People have come from 52 countries and all over the UK to take part in our courses, so now, Guardian Masterclasses has teamed up with the University of Salford to bring this experience to their campus at MediaCityUK.
This unique partnership draws on the best of both the Guardian and the University, with a range of courses covering everything from creative writing and self publishing to the latest developments in journalism and blogging, as well as a suite of multimedia courses making the most of the cutting-edge facilities the university has to offer.
Come along to the launch event on Thursday 28 November to learn more about this brand new partnership, and the extraordinary courses we'll be bringing to Salford over the coming year.
Book your place now
When: November 28, 2013 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)Read
Guardian Masterclasses in association with The University of SalfordOn: November 28, 2013 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)
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