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Children in Need to be based at MediaCityUK

Children in Need to be based at MediaCityUK

BBC Children in Need has announced that it is moving from London to MediaCityUK next year. This will see the arrival of 50 members of staff and the …

Sinead Rocks named as new controller of BBC Learning

Sinead Rocks named as new controller of BBC Learning

Sinead Rocks has been appointed controller of BBC Learning, based at MediaCityUK. Rocks had been the acting controller since Marach, when Saul Nassé …

First MediaCityUK tenant Mediasmiths shuts down UK operations

First MediaCityUK tenant Mediasmiths shuts down UK operations

Mediasmiths, one of the first tenants at MediaCityUK has put its UK division into voluntary liquidation, closing its Salford and London offices with …

MediaCityUK animator turns to Kickstarter to make film

MediaCityUK animator turns to Kickstarter to make film

Some of the leading animators in the country are backing MediaCityUK-based Animation Toolkit founder, Westley Wood as he seeks to make his debut …

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First MediaCityUK tenant Mediasmiths shuts down UK operations

First MediaCityUK tenant Mediasmiths shuts down UK operations

Mediasmiths, one of the first tenants at MediaCityUK has put its UK division into voluntary liquidation, closing its Salford and London offices with immediate effect.   The firm was involved at the concept stages with Peel, designing its shared media infrastructure. While …

MediaCityUK animator turns to Kickstarter to make film

MediaCityUK animator turns to Kickstarter to make film

Some of the leading animators in the country are backing MediaCityUK-based Animation Toolkit founder, Westley Wood as he seeks to make his debut feature, Pooch Proposal. Having worked as a puppet maker for Mackinnon and Saunders, before joining Cosgrove Hall and then CITV, …