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Creative UK Cornwall offers tailored business support for screen based creative and cultural practitioners, freelancers and SMEs based in Cornwall. The programme is delivered by Creative UK and is funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and administrated by MHCLG (Ministry of housing, Communities and Local Government). 

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How to get in touch? 

The Cornwall team is run by Charlotte Bond, who is the Programme and Engagement Manager, and Amelia De-Felice is the Programme Co-ordinator. Passionate about helping Creative Businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly thrive, they are always happy to talk, so do feel free to get in touch via e-mail in the first instance.  

About the programme

The programme launched in May 2021 with a one-day Cornwall x Connectivity online event, which saw 23 speakers from across the Creative Industries talk about everything from hub working, sustainability, innovation and much more besides. In June we held a Finance support series which included a two-day finance bootcamp and an introduction to Creative UK’s Start Up Loans and Creative England’s Creative Enterprise Schemes. We are currently planning a series of events to take us into spring 2022 that will support Cornwall’s screen-based businesses and practitioners as well as help them connect to wider networks across the Southwest and nationally.  

Mentoring

Creative UK Cornwall offers mentoring at various times of the year, please check back to see when the next round is open for applications.

The Cornwall team is run by Charlotte Bond, who is the Programme and Engagement Manager, and Amelia De-Felice is the Programme Co-ordinator. Passionate about helping Creative Businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly thrive, they are always happy to talk, so do feel free to get in touch via e-mail in the first instance.  

The programme launched in May 2021 with a one-day Cornwall x Connectivity online event, which saw 23 speakers from across the Creative Industries talk about everything from hub working, sustainability, innovation and much more besides. In June we held a Finance support series which included a two-day finance bootcamp and an introduction to Creative UK’s Start Up Loans and Creative England’s Creative Enterprise Schemes. We are currently planning a series of events to take us into spring 2022 that will support Cornwall’s screen-based businesses and practitioners as well as help them connect to wider networks across the Southwest and nationally.  

Creative UK Cornwall offers mentoring at various times of the year, please check back to see when the next round is open for applications.

Creative Coalition Festival 2022

We celebrated Cornwall’s unique creative sector as part of the Creative Coalition Festival 2022 with a day of specially curated sessions held at the Eden Project’s Rainforest Biome. You can watch the sessions back below.

Read the delegate pack from the day here.

Culture and the Climate Emergency

Culture and the Climate Emergency

Streamed from the Rainforest Biome at Eden Project, Cornwall, explore how leading Creative Practitioners approach making work about the Climate Emergency. Chaired by Nicholas Serota.

Place and Purpose

Place and Purpose

Creating games with social and commercial impacts and what that means for the UK Games Fund and Cornwall Games. With Paul Durrant OBE, UK Games Fund.

Engaging with Sustainability on Screen

Engaging with Sustainability On Screen
An exploration of how the BBC and other broadcasters are working with production companies to authentically incorporate sustainability on screen across fact and fiction. Led by Gaby Hornsby (TV Lead for Sustainability, BBC) with members of the Cornish TV and Film industry.

Culture and the Climate Emergency

Streamed from the Rainforest Biome at Eden Project, Cornwall, explore how leading Creative Practitioners approach making work about the Climate Emergency. Chaired by Nicholas Serota.

Place and Purpose

Creating games with social and commercial impacts and what that means for the UK Games Fund and Cornwall Games. With Paul Durrant OBE, UK Games Fund.

Engaging with Sustainability On Screen
An exploration of how the BBC and other broadcasters are working with production companies to authentically incorporate sustainability on screen across fact and fiction. Led by Gaby Hornsby (TV Lead for Sustainability, BBC) with members of the Cornish TV and Film industry.

Virtual and Immersive Futures

Virtual and Immersive Futures
Trading in the immersive marketplace from Cryptocurrency to NFT’s. Immersive Business Cornwall.

Virtual and Immersive Futures
Trading in the immersive marketplace from Cryptocurrency to NFT’s. Immersive Business Cornwall.

Resources

Have a look at our video carousel below to watch webinars on the Start up Loans scheme, Creative Enterprise and re-watch our South West Hub event which had a fantastic panel of speakers from across the South West.