Just a wee note about a site I launched a couple of days ago, designed to help authors with self-promotion and sales in these changing times. If anyone is up for an author (or publisher) interview, or a guest post, please get in touch.
Mint is awarding a scholarship of £4000 ($6000) to help a university leaver or recent graduate launch a business. We are looking for someone with a promising idea and the personal characteristics to turn it into a success.
If you win the scholarship, you will have two months to develop your idea, working in the entrepreneurial environment of Mint Digital.
At the end of this time the idea will remain 100% yours. We hope you'll want to…
Does anyone have views on the decision to put BBC TV Centre in London up for sale? There's been outrage on Twitter by some celebs and commentators, but what's the general mood in the wider production community? Is describing the sale as a disaster a reasonable argument, or shortsighted nostalgia? What impact will it really have on the future of TV production in London and elsewhere?
I'm writing a short piece about the decision (and the reaction to it) for Televisual this month so I'd…
Those pleasant coves at The Commonty, the blog for creatives in the South of Scotland, through the medium of their local newspaper, have discovered the visual imaginations of the three short listed candidates for the grand Icon in waiting for the Scottish-English border, theGretna…
Shared ownership is becoming 'mainstream' in the UK, according to Co-operative Development Scotland.
Sarah Deas, Chief Executive of the Scottish Enterprise subsidiary, was speaking ahead of the UK's flagship Co-operative Congress 2011, where she will chair a keynote session with national bosses of the Post Office and the National Trust.
We’re very happy to announce that as of today we're recruiting a conversation leader / producer for a new position at SDI!
Producer specialised in Marketing & Distribution FT – 17 months, £24,000-26,000 pa
This is a unique opportunity for someone to be at forefront of new models of documentary film investment and audience engagement. A successful PMD can make the difference between a film you never heard of and a glowing success which pays back its…
Social Media Unleashed 2 returns to The Lighthouse on 9 June, a free but registered event, which will focus on the traction of people and society, namely the potential of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. There's an interesting line up of speakers so it promises to be a good, thought provoking event.
A bit of a scoop, there will also be a live link-up with New York, and the founders of the global phenomenon…
Social Innovation Camp have spent the last 10 weeks scouring the country to find the most promising back-of-the-envelope ideas that use web and mobile-based technology to solve a social problem.
They had a huge 97 ideas submitted to Social Innovation Camp June 2011 and the judges have chosen just six of the best to help build over one weekend, from 17th-19th June 2011 at the Informatics Ventures Forum, Edinburgh.
The shock of the new is quickly overcome by boredom. Frankly, I’m already fed up with the repetitive nature of media coverage when it comes to ebooks.
Every news story is hooked on some latest sales record or notable publishing ‘landmark’; for example, Bloomsbury recently reported that worldwide sales of its ebooks have increased by around 1,800% in the last year, a record almost certainly to be broken during 2011, given that the first three months of the year have already matched… Continue
Hi everyone, I have just recently finished BSc (hons) Multimedia Development and I am now looking for employment or work experience. I am good with Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Premiere Pro. My portfolio can be viewed at www.cage82mediadesigns.com
On the subject of my portfolio I would really appreciate any feedback anyone has on it so I can think about what I should do next with it. There is a variety of work to be…
one of our established agency clients needs an additional developer as a result of an influx of new work. Working primarily with the Umbraco CMS system, you'll need to have 12-18 months experience of using Umbraco and a background in C# .Net development. Easy to commute city centre location - give me a shout for more info! firstname.lastname@example.orgSee More
Leading Software is an innovative software company based in the heart of Edinburgh. Intrallect and Identico are two companies within Leading Software that focus on the educational and security sectors respectively, and are looking to expand. Our development team works hard to support one another, and strives to foster a friendly and collaborative working environment.The ideal candidate is passionate about software development, values quality code, design and best practices, and thrives under…See More