Category Archives: Funding

7 Positive Steps to Successful Creative Content Marketing

Marketing for Creatives Digital exports are a major growth point for the creative industries. A Creative Industries Federation report estimated that they were worth £46bn in 2016, a figure which is probably considerably higher in 2020, despite Covid-19.  In addition,the … Continue reading

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7 Positive Steps to Improving Creative Distribution

Distribution Will Covid and the new mass use of digital networks change content distribution for UK creatives.? Traditionally, distribution systems were dominated by the few big players in the creative industries. From major integrated studio networks in film, television and … Continue reading

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7 Positive Steps to Increasing IP Content Investment

Covid-19, Creatives and Money The impact of the Covid crisis has been documented on theatres, galleries, games, film & TV productions etc. but its impact, as a result of the initial weakness of the Government’s strategy on creative sole traders … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Financial Support for Creatives

The Government is being lobbied to provide a national programme of financial support for the Creative Industries.  Negotiations are ongoing but until such time as the Government agrees to recognise the specific needs of the Creative Sector then Creative Organisations … Continue reading

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Money for Creatives Part 2: Specific Creative Work

As part of BCre8ive’s work on developing support for creatives in the UK this is the second in a new series of blogs  linked to our series on local creative cluster development. Each of us tends to work in one … Continue reading

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How to Support Creatives?

In this third blog of the series on developing local creative micro-companies and freelancers we look at the various existing resources available to support creatives and what needs to be created to improve the situation. Why is this so important? … Continue reading

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Five Questions for Any Creative Cluster

This is the second blog in the series looking at how to build and support effective local creative clusters. In particular, how to help micro-companies or freelancers succeed in your area. Having identified the number, type and range of creative … Continue reading

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Where are the AHRC Creative Clusters?

Over a year ago the AHRC launched its call for a Creative Clusters programme designed to help the creative industries develop new research and development projects. In response over 40 proposals were submitted. Early this summer these were shortlisted and … Continue reading

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What Will the Sector Deal Ever Do for You – Investors?

In this, the third of three blogs on The Creative Industries Sector Deal, which was published recently by the UK Government, we set out the opportunities and questions for Investors in the UK’s Creative Industries.  The Deal sets out a … Continue reading

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What will the Creative Industries Sector Deal Ever do for You – Freelancers and Micro-Companies?

The Creative Industries Sector Deal, published recently by the UK Government, sets out a range of goals and actions designed to help the creative industries and its partners. However, in the light of the famous Monty Python line “What have … Continue reading

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