Many people and organisations gave up their time to run activities make this event a success. They can also offer guidance. You can find out more about them here.
17 volunteers from Norwich University of the Arts and the University of East Anglia came on both days to help. Organised and welcomed by Lucy Marks of Your Future in Digital, many had helped at the mast YFID event in November. The were an invaluable asset to the event and also gained insights and contacts that they made full us of.
Wendy is a freelance journalist, author of comic non-fiction books and ghostwriter who also teaches young people how to set up their own business (at Access to Music, Norwich). She is currently working with SBTV’s Jamal Edwards on his book. http://about.me/wendyroby
Outline, Norwich's independent free monthly listings magazine burst onto the scene 11 years ago. Every month, they provide the city with a comprehensive lo-down on what's happening in Norwich that month. They interview national and international acts, with an eye on local talent too, as well as publishing the go-to listings section that has kept it well-thumbed every month for over a decade. Outline - Norwich Born and Read. www.outlineonline.co.uk
Norwich Arts Centre
A long-established multi-arts centre in Norwich, NAC is a venue for music, theatre, comedy, visual art and also runs courses in new media, photography, creative writing, software, film-making and much more www.norwichartscentre.co.uk
Access to Music is the UK’s leading popular music college offering learning and employability for all ages of UK and international students. Their mission is to develop a student’s creativity, intellect and vocational ambition through broad, relevant engagement with music and music-related curriculum. Since 1992 Access to Music has provided quality music training to thousands of musicians across the UK, while also equipping them with valuable employability and life skills. They have colleges all over the country including Norwich. www.accesstomusic.co.uk
Community Music East/Norwich Sound and Vision
CME run the annual Norwich Sound & Vision festival and conference for anyone who works - or would like to work - in the music, film and multimedia industries. Over 3 days bands, musicians, record labels, managers, presenters, get to meet each other, make new partnerships, see new bands, learn and be inspired in our fine city. www.cme.org
BBC Voices is a media workshop and production unit based at The Forum in Norwich, working across music, film and radio. Also produces BBC Introducing in Norfolk Saturdays 8 to 9pm BBC Radio Norfolk
Check out the BBC Introducing in Norfolk YouTube site for some great films and features about the local scene:
youtube.com/IntroducingInNorfolk and www.bbcvoices.tumblr.com
Cinema Plus at Cinema City
Cinema Plus is an educational charity based at Cinema City, a 3-screen cultural cinema in Norwich. Working with our partners, Cinema Plus delivers a wide range of film-related activities and courses, both at Cinema City and around the county. Activities range from morning screenings, with supporting activities for school groups, to film theory courses for adults. www.cinemaplus.org.uk Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01603 625145
Norwich University of the Arts (NUA)
NUA is a specialist art, design and media university with a 168 year history of providing arts education in the city. The university attracts talented creative students from across the UK and internationally. In January 2013 actor John Hurt CBE became the inaugural NUA Chancellor. NUA offers degree courses in: Animation, Architecture, Fashion, Film and Moving Image Production, Fine Art, Games Art & Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and Textiles. Seven taught MAs are also available for study. www.nua.ac.uk
Founded in 2001 by Joshua Davies, FXhome has built a strong reputation for providing cutting-edge technology to filmmakers and photographers across the world. Current products include PhotoKey 5 Pro and the ground-breaking visual effects software HitFilm Ultimate. www.fxhome.com
Your Future in Digital
An interactive event bringing young people together with industry professionals for inspiration and insight into this fast growing, challenging, exciting industry. Through short talks, discussions and practical activities the day explores the huge range of roles available, industry trends, career pathways, opportunities to gain experience and how to market yourself. Next Your Future in Digital 2013: Thursday 28 November 2013, at the Forum.
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The Forum Norwich
The Forum Trust is the independent, self-financing, charitable organisation which manages The Forum building.
It also delivers a diverse programme of activities and is responsible for The Forum's continued development, growth and innovation.The Forum Trust works with a broad range of partners - businesses, organisations and community groups - to provide new experiences and opportunities both at the building and to the wider Norfolk community. www.theforumnorwich.co.uk