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Freelancers offered free drama production courses at MediaCityUK

Freelancers offered free drama production courses at MediaCityUK

MediaCityUK will play host to free drama production courses, organised by Creative Skillset and the BBC Academy. Get Your Next Job in TV Drama is a day-long session of panels, networking and training for beginner and entry-level freelancers. Events are taking place in Manchester and Birmingham. “This is a great chance to learn more about building a […]

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From Radio 1 to Radio Manchester BBC Philharmonic plays across the BBC

From Radio 1 to Radio Manchester BBC Philharmonic plays across the BBC

The BBC Philharmonic, which is based at MediaCityUK, will be showing off its full repertoire, playing a vast array of musical styles between September and October. Performing live at Dock10, it will be teaming up with the Culture Club, Clean Bandit, John Grant and more for a series of shows, which will be broadcast across […]

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Pokusevski’s Deli to open flagship MediaCityUK outlet

Pokusevski’s Deli to open flagship MediaCityUK outlet

Pokusevski’s Deli, originally based in Heaton Moor, is to create at least 10 new jobs with a new flagship outlet at MediaCityUK. It’s taken a 25-year lease on a 1,300 square foot property next to Costa Coffee, opposite the side entrance to The Studios. Founded by Zoran Pokusevski, a former PhD chemical engineer, the original […]

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BBC MediaCity staff ‘love’ their new offices, but NOT the Metrolink

BBC MediaCity staff ‘love’ their new offices, but NOT the Metrolink

According to the BBC’s first staff survey, a small majority of MediaCityUK staff “love the place” – but 30% are concerned that certain problems (including Manchester’s Metrolink service) could overshadow the benefits. Other criticisms included “desktop and production technology” such as the in-house editing and storage for BBC Vision teams, which crashed in January. BBC […]

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