Tenant News Round Up
Posted 7 April 2017
104 FILMS recognised as creative future leader
104 Films, a production company working to represent disability both on screen and behind the camera, has been named as one of ten businesses to make Creative England's Future Leaders list. Founded by Alex Usborne and Justin Edgar, the company's 'Notes on Blindness' was nominated for three BAFTAs this year, and is known for producing critically acclaimed, boundary-breaking films.
dawn Walton wins a tonic award
Dawn Walton, artistic director of Eclipse Theatre, has won a Tonic Award, celebrating her commitment to moving forward in terms of diversity, representation and access. In particular, Dawn has been recognised for her leadership of the Revolution Mix programme - the largest ever national delivery of Black British stories produced and performed in regional theatres across the country. Revolution Mix makes diversity in regional theatre a reality, exploring black history within British culture.
welcoming tutora to the workstation
Relative newcomers to the Workstation, Tutora have joined us from their previous base at the University of Sheffield's Enterprise building. Starting out with two founding members, Tutora has expanded greatly since starting up only 18 months ago, and now operates in major cities across the whole of the UK. Tutora operate a platform to bring the best tutors together on one website, taking the hassle out of finding tutors, and ensuring students find the right fit.
bearhugs reaches final of prince's trust awards
Faye Savory, founder of BearHugs, was one of three female regional winners to reach the finals of the Prince's Trust Celebrate Success awards earlier this year. Find out more about Faye's nomination here.
spotlight on: shift
Shift media is a community based, not for profit training provider, set up to help young people progress and thrive within creative and cultural industries. They offer a diverse range of training programmes, and are currently developing a series of local workshops in television production. Find out more about the work they do, and how you can get involved, here.