Full Future Skills Festival Press Release
Download the official, full Future Skills Festival Press Release (pdf) from the University of Portsmouth website
A great set of photos taken by Forhad Ahmed at Screentime - a ‘liquid cafe’ event presented by Cibas at Purple Door in Portsmouth in January 2011 and the precursor to the forthcoming Future Skills Festival
Check out Rise of the Bedroom Producer - local film maker Mo Taha introduces some new music producers and finds out how they are getting ahead in the British dance music scene
Future Skills: 'Question Time'
With: John Newbigin (Creative England), Mark Eyles (TIGA), Jon Pratty (Arts Council England), Tom Perkins (Custom Studio) Date: Monday 20 June 2011 Time: 6.30pm-9pm Venue: University of Portsmouth Business School (PO1 3DE) Tickets: £25 What does the future really look like for the creative and cultural industries? The Future Skills Festival will launch with a live panel discussion and...
The Art of Blogging and Social Media
With: Alison Baverstock and Yemisi Blake Date: Thursday 23 June 2011 Time: 6.30pm-9pm Venue: University of Portsmouth School of Art, Design and Media (PO1 2DJ) Tickets: £15 Would you like to use blogging and social media as a platform for presenting new work or for marketing and promoting yourself? Following the 2009 sell-out Art of Blogging event which was organised by Cibas as part of...
PressPausePlay official trailer at Vimeo
PressPausePlay interview with Seth Godin at Vimeo
Time Management for Creative People
With: Mark McGuinness Date: Tuesday 28 June 2011 Time: 1pm-4.30pm Venue: University of Portsmouth Library (PO1 2ST) Tickets: £20 Manage the mundane, create the extraordinary Time management may not sound like a sexy topic, but it could make or break your business - not to mention your inspiration. Many creative people would like nothing better than to shut themselves in a room and get...
Magic State of Mind, an interview with Mark McGuinness by Peter Wardell
Tea and the Zen of Social Media, an interactive discussion at The Hub Islington for Social Media Week London with Sinead Mac Manus
IP and the Internet
With: Silvia Baumgart (Own It) Date: Thursday 30 June 2011 Time: 10.30am-12.30pm Venue: Technopole (PO2 8FA) Tickets: £15 How do you share and protect your creative work - your intellectual property - online and with confidence? This seminar will offer invaluable advice on how to protect your creative work online, from the ownership of images, text, audio and video - to your ideas...
2001 World E-Reading Congress: Report →
From an article at www.firstynews.com: There were some choice phrases on offer at the World e-Reading Congress, held in London this week. “Apple is a walled garden; Android is an open garden – but it has a lot of weeds in it,” was one, from Richard Stephenson, CEO of Yudu Media, the free library of digital content, discussing the relative benefits of the two platforms. “You need targeted acts...
Build your Digital Toolkit
With: Sinead Mac Manus Date: Tuesday 5 July 2011 Time: 1pm-4.30pm Venue: University of Portsmouth Library (PO1 2ST) Tickets: £20 Social networks, mobile apps, cloud computing… Is the growing choice of digital technologies baffling you? This practical workshop provides an excellent introduction to the best free and low-cost tools that you can use to productively manage and grow your...
The Art of Freeranging
With: James Byford Date: Tuesday 12 July 2011 Time: 1pm-4.30pm Venue: University of Portsmouth Library (PO1 2ST) Tickets: £20 Would you like to build a dynamic and diverse career that is as rewarding creatively as it is professionally? Do you ever feel that you’re being pulled in one direction, when you know you should be working in another? Or are you being pulled in too many...
Upgrade Yourself: Working Smarter in a Digital Age
With: Sinead Mac Manus Date: Thursday 14 July 2011 Time: 1pm-4.30pm Venue: University of Portsmouth Library (PO1 2ST) Tickets: £20 Broadband, 3G networks and social media are changing the way we work and the way we communicate. But these digital technologies result in a daily digital deluge leaving less time to get things done and less time to focus on the bigger picture, in business and...
To Tweet Or Not To Tweet… →
Clare Atkinson - Associate in Commerce and Technology at Fox Williams LLP - highlights the growing number of instances of breached copyright and libelous comment in the social sphere and the implications for hosts such as Twitter, as well as individual Tweeters at www.freshbusinessthinking.com.
Essential Professional Development for Creative...
Download the full PDF press release here A unique series of events for artists and creative businesses will take place in Portsmouth this summer. The Future Skills Festival will explore how new media and technologies are creating new opportunities and new ways of working in the creative and cultural industries. The Festival will mark the fifth anniversary of the Cibas project in Portsmouth. It...
Future Skills Festival: Full Schedule of Events
Monday 20 June, 6.30pm-9.30pm Future Skills ‘Question Time’ What does the future really look like for the creative and cultural industries? A live Q&A with an expert panel including John Newbigin, Chair of Creative England (www.creativeengland.co.uk) Venue: University of Portsmouth Business School Tickets: £25 Thursday 23 June, 6.30pm-9pm The Art of Blogging and Social Media Exploring the...