[NetBehaviour] Fwd: Digital creators wanted

Edward Picot edward at edwardpicot.com
Sun Nov 29 21:10:19 CET 2015


 From the Arts News listing:


  Digital creators wanted for exciting arts associate programme,
  Eastleigh Borough Council

*South East* *Artform:* interdisciplinary arts, photography, visual 
arts, Other, digital arts *Contact:* James Hibberd 
james.hibberd at eastleigh.gov.uk 
<mailto:james.hibberd at eastleigh.gov.uk?subject=Re%20Digital%20creators%20wanted%20for%20exciting%20arts%20associate%20programme>


    Description

Eastleigh’s *Tec Hub* is on the lookout for fresh digital artists and 
multimedia creators to join its exciting new *Digital Arts Programme 
Eastleigh* *(DAPE) *launching in the New Year.**

Whether you’re working in interactive storytelling, digital performance, 
multimedia development or augmented reality the hub wants to hear from you.

The year-long programme will provide associates with the opportunity to 
get their digital arts business off the ground with:

  * *Free* workspace for a year
  * Dedicated Mentor
  * Business planning support
  * *Free* access to monthly workshop sessions and events to help them
    create their business
  * Discounts on equipment and software
  * Participation in live projects
  * Promotion through events and media

For those involved with the digital performing arts, there will also be 
opportunities to work closely with the borough’s two thriving theatres, 
*The Point *and *The Berry Theatre*.

Applications are open to all those aged 18 and over that are interested 
in breaking into Digital Arts and Multimedia and who want to develop 
their ideas and skills using creative digital technology and turn them 
into new business ventures.

Supported by *Eastleigh Borough Council *and overseen by its Head of 
Culture *Dr Cheryl Butler*, DAPE will run from Tec Hub, Eastleigh’s 
supportive flexible working space designed especially for start-ups 
working in the digital and tech creative industries, based at Wessex 
House Business Centre.

Mentor for the programme*Marcus Pullen*, managing director at multimedia 
production company Blue Donut Studios, said:

“We’re looking for artists, writers, musicians, programmers, engineers, 
filmmakers and performers who have bright ideas and want to stand on 
their own two feet in the digital arts business world.”

The criteria for applications are as follows:

  * A current form of documented evidence of ability such as:
      o Printed portfolios
      o Showreels
      o Published writing
      o Demo sound/music reels
      o Websites
  * Must have completed full-time education.
  * Part-time employed adults will be considered.

Applications are now open – for more information and to apply for this 
fantastic opportunity, email dape at eastleigh.gov.uk 
<mailto:dape at eastleigh.gov.uk>. Closing date for applications is 29th 
January.

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