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Leading innovation together as one with the launch of sustainable fashion design competition ‘Future Fashion’

Westfield London – an European-based shopping centre – together with Royal College of Art are celebrating sustainable fashion with its latest design competition ‘Future Fashion’, looking for local creatives to showcase their fashion-forward ideas. Fashion designers are invited to submit ideas for the Future Fashion competition, flaunting sustainability in their creation process and their designs – […]

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‘The future is already PRYNTD’ says this new virtual reality music streaming platform for music artists and their only-fans

For the first time, a new subscription platform for music artists is bringing together musicians and their audiences in a whole new virtual reality world – PRYNTD. Similar to how OnlyFans operates its own online video content, this immersive music streaming service basically matches the creative needs of content creators and the desires of their […]

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TikTok and Shopify launch ‘game changing’ partnership to scale-up UK entrepreneurs

The new coalition will see Shopify’s sellers connect with the TikTok community through shoppable video ads to ‘help them build their brand, drive sales, and create engaged communities’. Shopify retailers can now create video advertising campaigns from their dashboards and post them directly on the new TikTok For Business  platform. This uses creativity to support […]

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Comic drawing competition celebrating women and young people leading ‘transformative’ change

Generation equality: picture it! wants you to turn your idea – of a gender equal generation – into a comic, in the push for more female and youth leaders. Launched by Cartooning for Peace, an organisation using humour to bring people together, together with United Nations Women, the global challenge is part of the campaign for […]

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Netflix’s new ‘Documentary Talent Fund’ to give £40,000 to 10 British filmmakers ‘to tell the stories they want to tell’

The newly launched Documentary Talent Fund will see Netflix award up to £40,000 each to 10 filmmakers ‘in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry’. Applications are open to a new generation of innovative storytellers to produce short documentary films, with a budget of between £20k and £40k, to tell the stories […]

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The UK-wide 31 days of ‘creativity…changing the world one tic at a time’

Something for the New Year – #TheJanuaryChallenge2021 wants you to make the entire month of January your creative ‘playful prompt’ by linking your emotions with your creativity, to boost your mental health. #TheJanuaryChallenge2021 by 64 Million Artists, now in its eighth year, will see the public join up with poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE, writer, […]

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New fund ‘Common Call’ launched for UK Black-led charities and social enterprises supporting communities impacted by Covid-19

Charities and social enterprises – led by Black founders and people of colour – can now apply to receive a new grant funding of up to £3,000 to ‘socially empower’ their community-focused impact work.  The Common Call fund is jointly set up by Do It Now Now (DINN), an open innovation organisation working to socially […]

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These Arts workers moved online during the pandemic and they are ‘thriving’

The coronavirus pandemic has turned many industries upside down in a matter of weeks – and the arts sector is no exception. As insiders warn that the arts and cultural sectors are at risk of collapse without support, many workers have begun moving their businesses online. In addition to using video platforms such as Zoom […]

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British Podcast Awards 2020 – nominees named in the running to be the ‘best’ podcasts and creators in the UK

With this year’s event taking place virtually and the competition in its fourth year – some of the podcast shows nominated for the British Podcast awards includes programmes created by the under 35s.  As the mainstream radio continues to be fragmented, over seven million people are increasingly turning to podcasts each week in the UK, […]

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A virtual Short Film writing contest helping people to talk out more about mental health

Screenwriters from around the world are invited to write a screenplay for a short film tackling ‘the stigma’ linked to people talking out about mental health. The global screenwriting competition, launched by Layla – a Canadian-based mental health service – together with Open Screenplay – an online community helping writers break into the film industry […]