Professional Development for New Media Practitioners and Artists (UK)

Time to Find Out About: New Media, Artists' Moving Image and Film

A networking / speaker event focusing on professional development
advice for new media and film practitioners, and artists who work with
the moving image.

Wednesday 14 November, Four Corners, Bethnal Green, London
6.30pm to 8pm,
Doors open and refreshments from 6pm

Arti Dillon, Four Corners
Phil Hallet, Sonic Arts Network
Philippa Barr, New Work Network
Gary Thomas, Animate Projects

CreativeCapital is hosting a series of speaker/network events this
November, focusing on professional development and career advice for
artists. They are artform specific, free, and feature important guest
speakers from the worlds of writing, visual arts and crafts, new media
and film, and theatre facilitation.

Time to Find Out About: New Media, Artists' Moving Image and Film will
be an opportunity for artists who incorporate technology into their
work from sonic arts, animation, mixed media performance, film and
video, as well as those who would like to explore this field in more
depth, to hear from four experts in the field of professional

Come and find out about the training, advice and career development on
offer for new media practitioners, artists who work with the moving
image and filmmakers; engage in debate with and ask questions of our
speakers; network and discuss your work with other practitioners in a
relaxed, friendly environment.

More information on the speakers:

Arti Dillon, Four Corners
Arti is Professional Development Manager at Four Corners.
Four Corners is a unique centre for film and photography based in East
London. It facilitates production, training and exhibition
opportunities providing a forum for creative practice and debate,
provides technical advice and professional development support for
filmmakers and photographers, and hosts seminars for moving image
makers and visual artists, with artists presenting or discussing

Phil Hallet, Sonic Arts Network
Phil Hallett is Chief Executive of Sonic Arts Network and has been
with the organisation since 1998.
Sonic Arts Network is the lead national body for experimental
electronic music and sound art. We produce events and festivals that
showcase the best of the world's sonic art, put legends next to
today's pioneers, noise next to silence and audience next to artist.
From our award winning Sonic Postcards project through to workshops in
software and circuit bending, we enable people to discover and create
sonic art.

Philippa Barr, New Work Network (NWN)
Philippa is Co-ordinator of the New Work Network.
NWN promotes and supports the development of new performance, live and
interdisciplinary arts practice by providing networking support for
artists and facilitating engagement and collaboration between
practitioners nationally and internationally. NWN works in partnership
with development organisations and artist-led initiatives to provide
schemes, events and activities that focus on advocacy, information
exchange, critical debate professional development and networking.

Gary Thomas, Animate Projects
www.animateprojects.or g
Gary is Co-Director of Animate Projects
Animate Projects supports artists working with moving image through
commissioning and developing curatorial, distribution and other
initiatives. Animate has commissioned 90 films since 1990 and is the
longest running collaboration with a broadcaster scheme ever supported
by Arts Council England, and the most consistent commitment ever made
by Channel 4 to the independent production of innovative and
challenging films.

This a free event but booking is essential as places are limited; to
book please email Claire Cooke, Information Officer at
[email protected] with

- your name,
- contact email,
- job title/ company (if relevant)

Please let us know, as soon as possible, if you have any requirements
to enable you to attend or participate fully in this event