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Creative, Digital & IT Open Studios 2013- The break down

From Monday 23rd September to Friday 27th September some of Brighton’s most cutting-edge companies will be opening their doors to the public as part of the Brighton Digital Festival 2013. As the CDIT Open Studios week gets closer, with just a week until we kick start events, we thought it would be useful to share highlighting the key areas these events will be covering. These events will offer a rare behind the scenes glimpse into what makes these companies tick as well as some great career and graduate opportunities. Open to industry professionals, students, graduates and creative people- this rare …

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Creative, Digital & IT Open Studios 2013 – find out what’s going on!

For 5 days this September, as part of Brighton Digital Festival 2013, Brighton & Hove based Wired Sussex member companies will be opening their doors to show you what they do, where they do it, who does what and how. There will be talks, workshops, networking and a unique opportunity to get a sneak preview of what goes on behind the scenes at some of Brighton & Hove’s most creative and innovative companies. What’s it all about? There’s nothing like seeing behind the curtain to help demystify what companies actually do. Participating organisations are opening their doors to peers, potential …

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Wired Sussex brings you The BIG ConnectedTV Brighton Conference

On Wednesday 4th September, as part of Brighton Digital Festival, we are bringing together some of the industry’s most creative forward thinkers and leaders within the ConnectedTV era, for The BIG ConnectedTV Brighton Conference: a practical guide to making money and reaching new audiences within ConnectedTV. What’s it about? Connected TV is all about the merging of traditional TV formats with other multi-media platforms, such as the internet, mobile and games. At this one day conference, our speakers will inspire and educate with case studies and discussions on some of the most innovative projects to have recently hit the ConnectedTV …

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Au’Guest’ Blog Post – A week in the life of a Senior Producer

Written by Gavin Mallory, Senior Producer at Cogapp based in Brighton as part of the Wired Sussex guest blog month.                 In the digital world the role of ‘Producer’ can potentially mean several different things. In this guest blog post, Gavin, who has worked at Cogapp since 2006, shares a week in his life at work to give us a sneaky peek as to what the title means in a busy international digital media agency. Monday Controversially, I quite like Mondays. I start the week with project team meetings so everyone working on …

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When Culture Met Digital at Interface 2013

Brighton played host to a unique event on 29th January, when Wired Sussex teamed up with the Shakespeare’s Globe to deliver Interface 2013, bringing the UK’s top arts & cultural organisations to Brighton to meet with some of the most creative and innovative talent the city has to offer.  We were really pleased to have been able to offer our members a rare opportunity to meet with the Shakespeare’s Globe, the Barbican, the National Theatre, the Tate, the Royal Albert Hall, the Imperial War Museum, the Unicorn Theatre, Penguin Books, the V & A and the Rambert Dance Company and shout about what they do. You can find out a bit …

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Caroline’s Super Morriso success!

Phew that was tough, but what a journey… My epic cycle ride across the Andes to the Amazon in Peru and my charity quest is finally over.  Thanks for sharing it with me and showing all of your support; I couldn’t have done it without you and there’s too many of you to mention, but I’ll be forever grateful. Cast your mind back to all of my charity fundraising at the beginning of the year including the ‘Wired for Sound’ Stick it On event, my mega cycle training schedule and then preparing my trip to be part of Brighton Digital …

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Au’Guest’ Blog post – So you get paid to play on Facebook all day then?

Written by David Somerville Senior Social Media Strategist at Fresh Egg, as part of the Wired Sussex guest blog month Social media, as a division of digital marketing, is becoming fully immersed in businesses both small and large. Many people now have social media as part of their job role, or even as their full-time job. Yet probably as recently as two years ago social media job roles didn’t even exist, such is the newness of the industry. This is a strange concept considering the number of people (both employed and freelance) who now work within the area. The fact …

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>Women In Media Networking Breakfast at The Sanctuary Cafe 21st January 2010

>Thanks to everyone who attended the first Women in Media breakfast of the year, yesterday morning at a rather packed Sanctuary cafe. Jenni Lloyd from Nixon McInnes gave a great interactive presentation on ‘Building your network’ which made for a lively question and answer and networking session. Jenni highlighted useful online tools that make networking easier and demonstrated the different audiences that use them and for what reasons. It was an entertaining session and interesting to see how many people were aware of each social network and why they use them. The main theme of the Q&A session was the …

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