Monday, 19 March 2012
SMMP Creative Hive Live Event at MediaCityUK 29 May 2012
Creative Hive and The School of Media, Music and Performance, MediaCityUK play host to an exciting creative digital collaboration event using state of the art technology on 29 May 2012, 2pm - 9pm.
Creative Hive Live will form the launch event for Salford University’s School of Media, Music and Performance final year shows, but will draw on the best talent of the University, other Universities and the best creative talent of the North-West of England.
Founder of Creative Hive, Alex Fenton explains, “Creative Hive is an organization based at the University whose goal is to provide real world opportunities and connections between people in education and industry. Creative Hive allows people to showcase their work digitally at www.creativehive.org and in person at physical events.” Alex continued, “We are really happy to be able to stage our latest event at this world class facility in MediaCityUK.”
Creative Hive Live will consist of interactive displays, storytelling, performances, installations, live events and more. The event will be an opportunity to make new contacts and learn from new mixed disciplinary collaborations. There will also be creative speed networking sessions using interactive touch tables allowing creative people to display and discuss their work using the latest technology.
Event curator Angela Tait said, “After the success of our previous events, we are excited about the possibilities that MediaCity brings. One of the primary aims of Creative Hive is to promote cross disciplinary cooperation within the creative industries and so we are particularly looking forward to welcoming collaborative enterprises in this fabulous digital showcase.”
The event will also provide employment opportunities for students and graduates to experience engaging work in this innovative new space. It is a chance to meet new people and potential employers over a glass of fine wine or to sit back and enjoy the event as it unfolds. For creatives, employers and industry the event will provide access to see some of the best emerging talent in the region in this exciting new space at MediaCity located in close proximity to the BBC and ITV.
Professionals and people from industry will tell their stories, promote their work and speak directly to potential new employees or placement candidates. The event is open to anyone to attend or submit an idea for inclusion in the event. The call for submissions and event registration for Creative Hive Live is now open. The event will be free of charge if you register soon at: http://www.creativehive.org/live/. The call for submissions closes on 26 March at 10am.