Tag: creative industry

MoU between PREFORMA and Europeana Creative

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two projects to enable and promote greater re-use of cultural heritage resources by creative industries, starting from the open source tools developed in the framework of PREFORMA PCP and of Europeana Creative. Continue reading


Funding for innovation in the creative industries

Golant Media Ventures organised a free workshop on funding for innovation in the creative industries, held on 16 February in London at the Digital Catapult Centre. The workshop aimed to indicate how to create business models in order to maximise the value of creative contents and intellectual properties. It gave to the participants the chance to discover what’s out there, network with others and access advice and case studies that can help to navigate an often confusing landscape. Continue reading


PREFORMA presented to SMEs and creative industries in Greece

Thanks to the Greek Film Centre, the first results of the PREFORMA project are being widely disseminated in Greece, highlighting in particular the opportunities offered by the project to the SMEs and to the cultural and creative industries. Continue reading


Creative Industries and the Arts

Recently, it was published a very interesting article in the Guardian, about creative industries and creative people in the UK. The article reports the opinion of 3 relevant professionals, who are also speakers at Remix Summit 2014, on why supporting artists … Continue reading


Scan it, print it, wear it: the future of fashion is 3D

Models can catwalk through holograms of themselves, T-shirts can hug you and couture is being designed virtually and then printed using a 3D printer – no needle and thread involved. These marvels are developing at full speed, changing the way we see, design, make and buy clothes. Continue reading


3rd International Research Conference on the Cultural and Creative Industries

The conference is organized by Antwerp Management School, the University of Antwerp and HKU University of the Arts (Utrecht). This conference taps in to the changing dynamics between creative industries, knowledge institutions and urban policy. Moreover, this scientific conference will address various sectors of the arts and cultural industries (performing arts and festivals, heritage, museums and visual arts, film production and distribution, book publishing, recording, broadcasting, audio-visual media and multimedia, design). Continue reading


First ICCA Workshop on Cultural Industries

This Workshop, hosted by the Labex ICCA (an interdisciplinary research centre on the arts, culture and digital markets and their practices), intends to provide a forum that allows the development and the dissemination of researches on a single object (cultural industries) but from different scientific fields (economics, communication sciences, sociology, law, education sciences…). It aims at favouring discussions and connections between various scientific fields and various cultural industries. Continue reading


Europeana Tech Conference 2015

This event will bring together application developers, information professionals, technology researchers and decision makers in the cultural domain to explore current technical challenges around digitisation and re-use of cultural content, learn about new developments and establish future collaborations. Continue reading


Life of Pi’s 2013 VFX Oscar win hides an industry in crisis

Life of Pi’s beautifully art-directed CG is by turns elegant and epic, while its synthetic animals are more than just superbly renderings of fur and hide – they’re wonderfully realised characters that easily manage to out-act Rafe Spall. Composited CG elements and digital manipulation of video are as inherent to the filmmaking process as editing, production or costume design. Continue reading