After a process which started in Spring 2017, amazing news last week from C4. Having authored the submissions from Bristol, working with IBB and the industry steering group led by Mayor Marvin Rees, this was the decision we’d hoped for from the very beginning (we were realistic that we probably weren’t “northern” enough to be the HQ…).
To quote the C4 press release: “In Bristol there is the opportunity to build on a thriving television production sector in the City, which has world-renowned factual producers and also has strengths in areas such as animation and digital production.
Bristol put forward exciting proposals to establish new social mobility initiatives to work with diverse communities across the city and bring through new talent into the industry.”
For Bristol the positive implications for the creative industries ecosystem in the city, opportunities for new diverse talent and catalyst for secondary inward investment will have a transformative impact.
Now the hard work to deliver the Bristol C4 Creative Hub, a nice problem to have…