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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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Creative Producers International

Creative Producers International is a new worldwide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future. Expanding and leveraging the … Continue reading

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Mumbai / Bangalore

To Mumbai and Bangalore for UKTI to stage a couple of panel / networking sessions focused on “creative meets tech”. With an increasingly global view, production processes within the creative industries are now often internationally distributed – and there is … Continue reading

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2015

A “restful” Xmas break managed to take in Pisa, Florence, Padova, Venice, Wales & Cornwall…. (this having counted up how many miles I flew in 2014 – 78,000). So, travel plans for the first part 2015: January – Lisbon for … Continue reading

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onwards

Travel plans to December: September – Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius October – Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Munich November – Helsinki, Turin, Tokyo December – maybe Singapore Looking forward to continuing the Playable City development (and conference), and hopefully some Rio news… As … Continue reading

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Culture Shift – Helsinki / Amman

From Helsinki to Amman within a couple of days, and despite sharing a timezone quite a culture shift. That said there was a striking similarity between the two visits – that of the role of Government in supporting early stage … Continue reading

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Digital Hollywood: social privacy – an oxymoron?

Digital Hollywood was a gathering in Los Angeles of execs from across the film, TV and digital media spectrums – over the course of four days it explored the changing nature of the broadcasting landscape and the relationship with, and … Continue reading

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UKTI Specialist role – Creative Industries / Digital Media inward investment

I’m really pleased to announce a new contract position with UK Trade & Investment. Between now and March 2013 I’ll be working with UKTI in a Specialist role, focused on attracting and retaining inward investment by creative and digital media … Continue reading

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The view from Manchester – CIKTN/UKTI focus group

As part of my work with CIKTN and UKTI I produced and chaired a focus group in Manchester at the end of May, with participants comprising expert representatives from local businesses, development agencies and business networks. The discussion sought to … Continue reading

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