Clusta is a digital creative agency based in Digbeth now in their 10th year. They’ve got a very impressive client list, from local businesses to international brands all of which is innovative and, dare I say it, cutting edge. Their animation for last year’s Plus festival is probably the best introduction to their style. Click … [Read more…]

Inspiration Sessions

The 4Talent Inspiration Sessions are a series of events held in Birmingham where 15 attendees get to work with at least four top creative in their field for a day “sharing ideas, discussing working practices, and learning from the best in the business”. Here’s the current schedule. Click on the links for details. 23rd April: … [Read more…]

300 Birmingham Words

Submissions are open for the fourth Birmingham Words anthology to be titled Perfectly Formed with the only requirement being pieces are less that 300 words long. We don’t want anything slapdash or hasty. When you’ve got up to an absolute maximum of 300 words (and we’re going to be strict on this) you can’t afford … [Read more…]

Muslim Writers Awards

The first annual Muslim Writers Awards take place on 28th March at the Library Theatre. The closing date for submissions is 28th Feb, which is a bit close, but the project appears to be wider than just a ceremony offering writers a whole gamut of support from creative writing courses and editing advice to professional … [Read more…]

Digital Film Event 2008 confirmed

Film Birmingham, the agency that, amongst other things, acts as a go-between for film companies and locations in the city along with promoting the local film and TV industries, has launched a new Digital section on their site and are looking for digital media projects to fill it. Get in touch at if that … [Read more…]

Music Network meeting

What it is about next Thursday? As well as the aforementioned Digital Cities dialogue in Eastside and the Birmingham Strategic Partnership’s Tackling Climate Change movie, food and a chat evening there’s also The Birmingham Music Network‘s monthly networking meeting. Actually, if you ditch the climate change stuff you could do the other two as the … [Read more…]

Lower Eastside Dialogues: Digital Cities

Digital Cities, the second of the Lower Eastside Dialogues “aiming to set the agenda for the emerging learning and cultural quarter” is next Thursday 22nd Feb. Chaired by Dave Hart of Digital Central the speakers are Maggie Ellis, Head of Production at Film London, Peter Packer, Media Consultant, Strategy Adviser to UK Film Council and … [Read more…]