Tag: film-making

Danny Boyle on Inspiration

In this video Danny Boyle talks about certainty, doubt, inspiration – and why it’s important not to be intimidated by your heroes when working in the creative industries. Danny and I were at school together in Bolton many years ago. Since then he’s had a brilliant career in theatre, TV and film, winning an Oscar …

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Creative Barcodes

An excellent new service to help creative individuals and businesses to protect and commercialise their intellectual property has been launched by Creative Barcode. Update: Creative Barcode ceased operation in July 2019. Copyright exists as soon as the creator expresses an idea in tangible form – as a piece of writing, music, design, software etc. Registration …

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New economics of creativity

My keynote speech to film and TV producers in Finland (video below) referred to the changing business environment for creative enterprises. Consumers are now also creators and marketers; technology is advancing and becoming cheaper at the same time; global communication and distribution are easieir than ever before. These new realities bring both threats and opportunities. …

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