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BBC, Lime Pictures and Nine Lives Media to take part in Children’s Media event

BBC, Lime Pictures and Nine Lives Media to take part in Children’s Media event

Senior representatives from Lime Pictures, Nine Lives Media and the BBC are to take part in a Children’s Media Question Time event at The Landing on Wednesday. Timed to coincide with the third anniversary of BBC North’s move to Salford, the event will look at subjects including the impact of BBC Children’s move to MediaCityUK […]

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Unique signing musical Bad Elvis premieres at MediaCityUK

Unique signing musical Bad Elvis premieres at MediaCityUK

A stage performance of BBC Radio 4 play, Bad Elvis, will debut at the University of Salford’s MediaCityUK campus tomorrow (21st March). What makes the production unique is that it’s a sign, dance and theatre musical based on the radio play. Performed by touring company, Signdance Collective International (SDCI), the aim is to make radio […]

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MediaCityUK audience to see four BBC Comedy pilots at Festival

MediaCityUK audience to see four BBC Comedy pilots at Festival

MediaCityUK will play host to the BBC Salford Comedy Festival, where the corporation will be airing 4 comedy pilots in front of live studio audiences. The showcase, which runs over 3 consecutive nights, starts on 17th March and is supported by BBC comedy commissioning, in collaboration with BBC North. It’s the third year of the Sitcom […]

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The Landing event to consider “new models of working with academia”

The Landing event to consider “new models of working with academia”

The Landing has teamed up with Cisco to host an event for leading members of the UK universities data networking community to discuss how research can tackle industry challenges. Next Generation Networks, a two-day series, starts on December 16 with an event at Cisco’s Manchester office, which will bring together academic partners from the North […]

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The Simpsons’ Josh Weinstein talks of media revolution in Manchester

The Simpsons’ Josh Weinstein talks of media revolution in Manchester

Josh Weinstein, the former writer and executive producer of The Simpsons, believes Manchester has the potential to overtake Los Angeles as a media hub. He made the observations during an “in conversation” session at the Salford Media Festival at MediaCityUK. Talking to Inspiral Carpets’ Clint Boon, he told delegates, that Manchester had both the infrastructure […]

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Salford Media Festival concludes after ‘Weatherfield Declaration’

Salford Media Festival concludes after ‘Weatherfield Declaration’

The Salford Media Festival at MediaCityUK is packing up for another year after a day where local television issues and Scottish independence became big talking points. Keynote speaker Fiona Hyslop, cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Scottish Government Fiona Hyslop, MSP took a trip around the Coronation Street set to deliver a so-called ‘The […]

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Leading speakers line-up for Global Reach Conference on 28 November

Leading speakers line-up for Global Reach Conference on 28 November

Graham Bryce, Bauer Radio’s group managing director for Place, Northern England and Scotland, has confirmed he will join the speaker line-up at the forthcoming Global Reach Conference on Thursday 28 November. He joins other speakers representing the BBC, Press Association, Google, Epiphany, Shine TV and SteinIAS. To book a ticket for this free to attend […]

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