Tag Archives: mobile

Many solutions, fewer answers – Barcelona

To Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, an insanely large gathering of all of the major global players in the mobile world (except Apple) – 70k+ people in a venue over a kilometre from end to end. Some takeaways: Tech vs … Continue reading

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Mumbai – translating a sense of self?

To Mumbai for the first time, and as described by a colleague a city as “assault on the senses” outside of the 5* hotel bubble. FICCI Frames is the annual get together of the Indian Film & TV industry and … Continue reading

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Madrid / Barcelona

Two separate presentations to 70+ TV and film producers in Madrid and Barcelona (on behalf of FAPAE and Catalan Films) book-ended a trip to Mobile World Congress. MWC was another display of an industry in growth mode – a truly vast … Continue reading

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UK / China Animation Forum – 6th & 7th December, Beijing

China is now officially the second largest economy in the world and continues to grow, despite the global recession, at nearly 9% p.a. The animation industry in China is also expanding fast and is viewed as representing a significant growth … Continue reading

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Creative Sector opportunities in Taiwan

I spent yesterday with Amanda Lin, the Senior Commercial Officer for the British Trade & Cultural Office in Taiwan. Her remit includes the creative industries, so whilst introducing her to some UK businesses we discussed the opportunities for creative companies … Continue reading

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Media Sandbox 2010 commissions announced

The seven successful commissions under this years’ Media Sandbox project have been announced. The commissions cover a wide range of innovative concepts from environmentally aware mobile games to scent “sculptures”. For 2010, Media Sandbox has been divided into two strands: … Continue reading

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The global Mobile App economy / Mobile Clicks 2010

Two very interesting documents were published this week, both highlighting the exponential growth and significant commercial opportunities for the global mobile app economy. And reinforcing that impression Vodafone launched Mobile Clicks 2010, looking to invest €150,000 into mobile internet start … Continue reading

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Who pays for development time?

“If we are going to grow, I have to move my business from a position of “work to hire” for ever-reducing margins to ownership of rights or IP” Question: Was this said to me by a Chinese animation company, or … Continue reading

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