Andy Lovatt - New Creative Futures

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Andy Lovatt's overview of the creative and digital industries - from Creative Industries Awareness Day, part of New Creative Futures

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  • I’m Paul, this is Ezra, we’re from a company called The White Room and we’re here to talk to you about the creative industries and about a very cool project called New Creative Futures.
  • Programme of activity to provide Information, Access & Support












  • [ez] Anyone here fancy a job in the creative industries? can anyone think of a job in the creativ industries they would like to do?
  • [ez] Anyone here fancy a job in the creative industries? can anyone think of a job in the creativ industries they would like to do?

  • [ez] Anyone here fancy a job in the creative industries? can anyone think of a job in the creativ industries they would like to do?

  • 15,000 new job in creative industries
    new northern home to the BBC, 5 x departments
    home to a wide range of creative dital and media pros
    from tv producers and computer games designers to specialist media layers and project managers
  • you are all welcome and invited to get involved
    there are limited places so sign up now at newcreativefutures.com and in september we will be in touch

  • I’m Paul, this is Ezra, we’re from a company called The White Room and we’re here to talk to you about the creative industries and about a very cool project called New Creative Futures.
  • Andy Lovatt - New Creative Futures

    1. 1. NewCreativeFutures A year long programme of activity and support • Information, access & support for education & work in the CDIs • Interactive industry expo @ MediaCityUK in Nov ’10 • Exclusive showcase space on CreativeTimes.co.uk • Partnering scheme for placements, mentoring & industry visits • Taster sessions and masterclasses • Specialist careers advice • Access to industry networks, events and
    2. 2. What are the creative and digital industries?
    3. 3. Advertising, architecture, arts & crafts, fashion, design, film, television, computer games, What are the music, publishing, creative and radio, performing arts... digital Creative functions in industries? mainstream companies and organisations ‘creativity is everybody’s problem’ Richard Florida
    4. 4. Why should we be bothered? Just get a proper job!
    5. 5. Its big... 2 Million Jobs in the UK Why should Its getting bigger... over 2% annual growth we be bothered? Just get a proper Its digital... 5% growth in digital work job! Its the future... 130,000 new jobs each year
    6. 6. What sort of jobs are there?
    7. 7. • film director
    8. 8. • film director • choreographer
    9. 9. • film director • choreographer • artist
    10. 10. • film director • street dance choreographer • artist • fashion designer
    11. 11. • film director • street dance choreographer • artist • fashion designer • camera operator
    12. 12. • film director • choreographer • artist • fashion designer • camera operator • rock guitarist
    13. 13. • film director • choreographer • artist • fashion designer • camera operator • musician • games designer
    14. 14. • film director • choreographer • artist • fashion designer • camera operator • musician • games designer • architect
    15. 15. or maybe these!
    16. 16. Set-builder, location researcher, project manager, TV make-up technician, engineer, dialect coach, fashion or maybe consultant, programmer, information architect, these! electrician, visual effects designer, animal choreographer, sales manager, production runner
    17. 17. What sort of skills do they need?
    18. 18. Technical Skills Communication/Team What sort of Skills skills do they Cognitive Skills need? Project Management Commercial
    19. 19. What subject areas will they come from?
    20. 20. Virtually every subject area. 70% of CDI Employment comes from non-creative What subject areas courses. will they come from? Esp. Computer Science, English, Law, Marketing, Humanities, Social Science, Art and Design, ‘Media Studies’...
    21. 21. What kind of people?
    22. 22. ‘t-shirts, the anoraks What kind of people? & the suits... and the hoodies’
    23. 23. Routes into employment, training and education.
    24. 24. Work Hard Be Flexible Work Experience Routes into School, College and University employment, Placement Apprenticeships training and Networks education. On-Line Get a job Start a business
    25. 25. How do I Know?
    26. 26. My CV Electrician Advertising Sales - City Life Magazine Production Management Business Management Student How do I Know? Masters Student Researcher MD CIDS Head of CDI at NWDA Consultant MD The White Room
    27. 27. What is MediaCityUK?
    28. 28. How do you get Sign Up - today and/or on-line @ NewCreativeFutures.com Register on CreativeTimes.co.uk Register for Industry Visits, Mentoring and Partnerships Tell colleagues from other subjects to do the same

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