More bad jobs news. Channel 4 have announed that the 4Talent Networks teams, including those at the Birmingham hub, ‘won’t be around‘ in 2009. We’re told that: under new management channel4.com/4talent will at least continue but whether they can maintain the impeccable standards set by Nick Carson, Helen Byrne and Catherine Bray is another matter.
…be at Gigbeth tonight, but I’ve got to go to a birthday party the other end of the world instead. Humph. If I could, I’d be checking out The Destroyers (amusingly described as “Oompah oompah oompah oompah oompah oompah pah, OY! x 1m” by one unconverted soul), the Sugar Hill Gang and the 4Talent stage. … [Read more…]
Another big weekend with something for everybody (unless you happen to hate animation, music and design in equal measure, in which case you can just do one) with: Plus+ International Design Expo Flip Animation Festival Gigbeth Plus+ kicked off today at Fazeley Studios, Digbeth.Â I’m heading over in a bit and am not really sure … [Read more…]
shameless self promotion (for a good cause) Â« graphiquillan Please go and vote for Shona’s beautiful design. It’s so quick to do and you’ll be supporting Birmingham’s creativeness. Please. Go on 4Talent Central Film Weekender As part of the Hello Digital festival the local 4Talent folk have put together some film events at the Electric … [Read more…]
I’ve been feeling a bit off-colour the past couple of days, so apols for the lack of decent posting.Â If anything’s going to raise my spirits it’s the prospect of a sodding great whale and a huge robot both turning up in the city.Â It’s like Power Rangers or something. The former comes courtesy of … [Read more…]
There are just two weeks to go for submissions to the 4Talent Awards – the deadline is 29 August 2008. 4Talent acts as a talent spotter for the various arms of Channel 4 and the awards: tip exciting individuals with the potential to make a difference, as judged both by commissioners and the leading producers … [Read more…]
Present on 4Talent Win a ticket to Bestival and the chance to interview an artist on 4Talent’s podcast. Some interesting fun with Twitter from the Brum-based 4Talent peoples. Collection: Capsule @ Sonar 2008 Jenny Capsule has put up photos from Sonar. Birmingham Words – New Editorial Team “We intend to make Birmingham Words reflect the … [Read more…]
Modulate in Capsule Modulate, the West Mids AV and digital arts collective, have a new piece of work which will form part of an Optofonica exhibition in Amsterdam next month. It sounds incredible and they’re looking to bring it to Birmingham in 2009. Jerusalem: The East Side Story screening c/o B.I.F.S. “A documentary of the … [Read more…]