Multipack Meet

On Saturday there’s the monthly meeting of The Multipack at Lloyds No. 1, Regency Wharf, Broad Street from 2pm. (map). The Multipack is a community of multi-talented individuals from across the Midlands UK, that come together to discuss all the things web and share their knowledge, skills and talents. It’s a great opportunity to meet … [Read more…]

New Digital Central site

The new Digital Central website launched recently. Digital Central, if you’re not aware, is a regional development project working in the digital media and music sectors. Essentially that covers film, television, animation, interactive media, computer games, digital imaging, music and radio. In government-agency-speak: Our aim is to develop an enterprise culture for cluster businesses that … [Read more…]

eBay To Go

Have a play with this little thing: It’s called an eBay To Go widget and anyone can make one to display any eBay auction on any website, just as you might post a YouTube video to your MySpace page or blog. And it’s incredibly easy to make one. Imagine you’re an artist or craftsperson who … [Read more…]

AWM Advert

As you may know, there’s a vacancy at Advantage West Midlands for the Digital Creative Industries Manager. The deadline for applying was April 13th but I stumbled across the advert in an old Guardian and thought you might like to see it. (Click for bigger)

Creative Birmingham W1

You might not be aware of it but Birmingham has an embassy, if you like, in central London. Birmingham W1 is an office just off Piccadilly (map) which aims to give Birmingham businesses and representatives a base within the capital close to national government and the media. Digital Central have set up a deal whereby … [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…]

Lower Eastside Dialogues

Lower Eastside Dialogues is a series of events aiming to set the agenda for the emerging learning and cultural quarter over the next three months. The Design of Regeneration January 25th, 7pm @ The Bond, Fazeley Street, Digbeth (map) Speakers include: * Amanda Levete from Future Systems, architects of the award winning Selfridges building * … [Read more…]