Tag Archives: global markets

10 years (2)

Following on from the above. The landmark of 10 years by definition makes you reflective. It’s been a period where the “new media” of the new millennium matured and embedded itself into every part of our lives. So some reflections … Continue reading

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10 years (1)

And so, unexpectedly, Mark Leaver Consulting is 10. At the very beginning a neighbour, a highly clubbable international consultant, described the key to self-employment as to “keep moving the cliff”. I thought rather a bleak view at the time… What … Continue reading

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Sao Paulo

Você sabia que as indústrias criativas no Reino Unido geram em torno de 92 bilhões de libras por ano? Mark Leaver, adviser do UK para Creative Industries, esteve no Brasil na semana passada e nos contou um pouco mais sobre … Continue reading

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LA / Guadalajara / Mexico City – process & proximity

A trip across three very different cities, but in some ways when taken together emblematic of the globalised nature of the creative industries in a digital production environment – and especially the elements you can move, and the things that … Continue reading

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The Creative Industries: Five Key Themes – CIKTN publication

The Creative Industries KTN has just published a summary of some of the work undertaken by its “Theme Champions” – download here My work with the CIKTN as Global Markets advisor has explored a key question: In an increasingly globalised … Continue reading

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Asia TV Forum – Singapore 8-10 December 2010

Asia TV Forum is emerging as a key trade show in SE Asia. Based on a sales and distribution model, it is similar to MIP TV in style but much smaller and therefore less manic. Over the past three years … Continue reading

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UK China Animation Forum – the event

An incredible day at the UK China Animation Forum in Beijing – with 140 delegates, many of whom had travelled from other cities such as Shanghai and Hunan to attend – exploring the potential for connection between British and Chinese … Continue reading

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International Co-production: problem or necessity?

“Production is the holiday, finance is the hard bit”. An expert panel at the Animated Encounters festival explored preparing for international markets and quickly focused on the structure of financing, with international co-production labelled as “the relationship of last resort” … Continue reading

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China / Singapore – countdown to December #2

With the missions to Beijing and Singapore rapidly approaching we’ve created a new section on the parameter website. InForum is designed to help our delegates prepare for their market visit to the UK China Animation Forum in Beijing and Asia … Continue reading

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Secretary of State endorses the UK / China Animation Forum

Ahead of the upcoming Forum in Beijing I’m delighted that the project has received official Government endorsement. Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media & Sport has provided the statement below in support of the project, for … Continue reading

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