Luton’s world-wide smile is a digital museum engagement coup

“Smile and the world will smile with you” so the saying goes and a principle that Luton Culture put behind their Museum Makers project: Pharrell Williams - Happy (we are from Luton) video. “Luton often gets a lot of negative press and something that our Museum Makers often write on our ideas box wall is that they want to see more positivity in the town."  So says Jemma Murphy, who is one of a very small number of people who conceived, delivered and facilitates Museum Makers for Luton Read more [...]

Making sense of the marketing industry through those that are at the heart of it

It's satisfying to be working with next generation creative industry talent who are working at leading digital and media companies in Bristol - an important centre of digital excellence. I deliver the training onsite at places like Icon Films, the BBC and Bray Leino. My teaching includes the Level 4 Diploma in Marketing Communications and is a Higher Level Apprenticeship being delivered by Cirencester College. Cirencester college was one of the first three providers in the UK to receive Read more [...]

Brands, Bands and Digital Reach – Interview with Richard Kirstein by @clairedesully

Music Industry stalwart Richard Kirstein  had a background in music performance with single releases, UK tours, TV appearances, Radio 1 air play before stepping into the world of music rights and licensing. Richard works with some of the biggest brands in the world from fashion, drinks and automotive industries helping them to license music for their campaigns. Richard came into my @BIMMBristol lecture via the power of Skype video this week and allowed me and my students to grill him.  Life Read more [...]