Category Archives: Art of development

What Value the Quality of the Screenplay?

This BCre8ive blog looks at the importance of the screenplay in the debate about creating independent films, and why it is so often overlooked.  The example of independent cinema discussed is the UK, but the issues equally apply in the … Continue reading

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Visions of Inclusion – more practical steps

In the previous blog the issues around building trust, and the initial steps towards an inclusive creative community were addressed.  This week the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation published their report on BAME talent and the barriers to entry in UK … Continue reading

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Collaborative Education in Practice

In a previous blog I  have written about the importance of collaborative education, and how in Scotland a portal and resources have been set up for people to use to enhance this in schools. In this blog I will set … Continue reading

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Collaborative Education

Collaborative Education is a key part of improving the chances for creatives in our uncertain world, especially one dominated by freelancers and small micro companies who will need to develop new teams, and collaborate on projects using a diversity of … Continue reading

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Creative Crowdfunding – new steps?

Five weeks after Nesta and the Arts Council launched their crowd funding pilot for arts projects this blog looks at where we are with crowdfunding creative projects, and how do you obtain grants etc. to help your funding campaign. Crowdfunding … Continue reading

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Four Solutions for the Creative Industries

Following on from last week’s blog this article looks at some possible solutions to the issues identified in ‘Four Key issues for the Creative Industries’. Several people have commented on the fact that some of the issues I raised in … Continue reading

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Four Issues for the Creative Industries.

As the government and nearly everyone else starts to look at what Brexit means, it feels like a great time to review where the Creative Industries(C.I.) are going, and what we can do to improve and support the second largest … Continue reading

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VR Basics for Storytellers

This blog sets out the basic  issues you need to take on board as an animator, writer or developer looking to explore and create in the new Virtual Reality(VR) spaces.  VR is developing fast and  the opportunities for storytelling are … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips : Tony Collingwood – Creating a Children’s Series

This blog has been written by Tony Colingwood, founder of Collingwood & Co, partners in Bcre8ive’s Lab. Tony Collingwood produced his debut film RARG in 1988. His credit list includes the specials The King’s Beard, Eddy & the Bear and … Continue reading

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‘Can you Learn to Write?’

This blog is an extract from Chris Trengove’s blog on ‘Can you Learn to write?’  Chris is a BCre8ive Creative Champion, one of our team of experienced advisors who support our work on developing new ideas, mentoring talent, and creative … Continue reading

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