Category Archives: BCre8ive Lab

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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“So Surprise Us’ – Collingwood & Co

This blog highlights the work of one of BCre8ive’s Lab partners Collingwood & Co.  They are an established animation company with a 25 year history of making award-winning animated series and specials, to critical acclaim around the world.  Series include … Continue reading

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When Worlds Change – the BCre8ive Lab process

“BCre8ive has given me the opportunity to work inside the industry much earlier than I ever envisaged, so for me it’s all been personally very rewarding.“Paul McIntosh, writer of ‘When Worlds Change’. This blog sets out the journey of all … Continue reading

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‘Heretics’ wins ‘A Place Like Settle ~ Competition

“We are thrilled to have won the “A Place Like Settle” competition” Deborah Hodges, Heretic’s team member. After three months in the BCre8ive Lab, which ran from October to December 2015, the ‘Heretic’s team emerged the winners of the Settle Stories … Continue reading

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CREATING YOUR DRAMATIC WORLD

    Dramatic worlds are the basis of our multi platform world so where do you start when you just have a narrative/story, a character drawing or an interesting idea or subject? Phil Parker, co-founder of BCre8ive, provides some clues … Continue reading

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Brave New Worlds – A Mentor’s View

This blog on the work of a creative mentor is written by BCre8ive Mentor David Manderson One Strange World So, we’ve got our setting. Let’s say, hmm…a leather-tanning factory in nineteenth century rural France. Our characters: the women who live … Continue reading

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‘A Place like Settle’ – a BCre8ive Lab Opportunity with £8000 on offer

Do you have an idea for an interactive story? Bring your story to life in an interactive way? With £8,000 production funding guaranteed, mentoring support from the BCre8ive team, Settle Stories and TELL in the BCre8ive Lab with crowdfunding courtesy … Continue reading

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7 Tips on how to become one in a million new creatives

This week’s blog by BCre8ive Co-Founder Phil Parker looks at the skills and work needed by creatives to survive in the coming years. NESTA have produced a report calling for 1m more creative jobs to be created by 2030, while … Continue reading

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5 Not Rules for Collaboration

This blog is written by one of BCre8ive’s Creative Champions, Leslie Stewart. Leslie Stewart has worked for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV as a writer and director. His credits include the drama strands Play For Today, Screen Two (writer/director), … Continue reading

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Creative Collaborations – starting out

Collaboration is key to success in the arts, and especially so in digital projects and transmedia, but how do you do it, and what does it mean. In this blog I will discuss some of the key elements which are … Continue reading

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