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Creative Enterprise is a bespoke set of initiatives for ambitious screen businesses to access connections, training and networks to achieve business growth.

Our goal is to give film & TV, games, immersive, animation and creative tech companies a disproportionate advantage in the industry.

Hear from some of our alumni & their transformative experience.

Working closely with our partners at the BFI, Creative Enterprise has been designed by industry leaders to take ambitious entrepreneurs who work in moving image for storytelling, spanning film and television, games and technology, on a journey to maximise their ability and create opportunities for business growth.

Creative Enterprise has proved transformational for participating businesses, with an earned reputation for providing intensive support, connections and opportunities to fulfil growth potential.

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The programme takes a collaborative approach, creating exclusive programmes and bespoke workshops in partnership with industry leaders and mentors to futureproof the next generation of moving image companies.

Hear from some of our alumni & their transformative experience.

Working closely with our partners at the BFI, Creative Enterprise has been designed by industry leaders to take ambitious entrepreneurs who work in moving image for storytelling, spanning film and television, games and technology, on a journey to maximise their ability and create opportunities for business growth.

Creative Enterprise has proved transformational for participating businesses, with an earned reputation for providing intensive support, connections and opportunities to fulfil growth potential.

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Sign Up to Our Newsletter to be kept up to date with business support opportunities, exclusive events and training and access to industry-leading expertise.

Follow Creative Enterprise on Linkedin and Twitter.

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The programme takes a collaborative approach, creating exclusive programmes and bespoke workshops in partnership with industry leaders and mentors to futureproof the next generation of moving image companies.

 

Creative Enterprise Programmes

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Not sure which programme is right for you? Book a Discovery call with a member of our team.

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Sign Up to Our Newsletter to be kept up to date with business support opportunities, exclusive events and training and access to industry-leading expertise.

Follow Creative Enterprise on Linkedin and Twitter.

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Creative Enterprise Team

Haley Edwards

Haley Edwards – Head of Creative Enterprise 

With over 15 years industry experience, Haley is an advocate for creative sustainability and works closely with emerging and established talent in the screen industry to curate and deliver bespoke programmes that support and develop their business growth. Haley has worked at Creative UK for 11 years, managing multiple business and talent development programmes providing strategy support and connecting screen businesses across the country.

Kate Sanders

Kate Sanders- Programme and Engagement Manager

Kate has worked at Creative UK for eight years managing the RGF investment programmes, facilitating hundreds of investments into growing and scaling creative digital companies across the English regions. Before joining Creative UK, Kate worked in Film and TV production and has experience of managing projects for the public and private sector.

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones – Project Manager

Sarah joined the Creative UK team in 2021 previously from a theatre background, Sarah is passionate about the Creative industries. Coordinating the planning, implementation and delivery, Sarah has a wide sector knowledge and provides connection and relationship support across programmes.

Haley Edwards – Head of Creative Enterprise 

With over 15 years industry experience, Haley is an advocate for creative sustainability and works closely with emerging and established talent in the screen industry to curate and deliver bespoke programmes that support and develop their business growth. Haley has worked at Creative UK for 11 years, managing multiple business and talent development programmes providing strategy support and connecting screen businesses across the country.

Kate Sanders- Programme and Engagement Manager

Kate has worked at Creative UK for eight years managing the RGF investment programmes, facilitating hundreds of investments into growing and scaling creative digital companies across the English regions. Before joining Creative UK, Kate worked in Film and TV production and has experience of managing projects for the public and private sector.

Sarah Jones – Project Manager

Sarah joined the Creative UK team in 2021 previously from a theatre background, Sarah is passionate about the Creative industries. Coordinating the planning, implementation and delivery, Sarah has a wide sector knowledge and provides connection and relationship support across programmes.

Maeve Reynolds

Maeve Reynolds – Project Manager

Maeve joined the Creative UK team in 2020 from a background in Film and TV acquisitions. Maeve coordinates delivery across the programmes and facilitates the mentoring and coaching support. Managing the programme’s growing database of expertise, Maeve provides an integral role in resourcing programme content.

Ivana Karabova

Ivana Karabova – Marketing Manager

Ivana joined Creative UK as a Marketing Manager in 2021; looking after the marketing and outreach function for programmes and funding. Since joining the team, she has led on marketing strategy, developing engagement funnels as well as content production. Ivana has gained her marketing experience across the creative industries; leading marketing efforts for small businesses. She started her career in the music industry working with live events and festivals.

Olivia Savage

Olivia Savage – Programme Coordinator

Olivia’s role first role with Creative UK included business support across Wakefield and Manchester areas, before joining the Creative Enterprise team. Olivia comes from a creative background, having attended Art school in Brighton. She has experience in project management roles in various art galleries, artists’ studios, community arts projects and numerous large-scale arts events and festivals including Manchester International Festival.

She is passionate about supporting the creative sector. Outside of work Olivia is a practising printmaker and potter and loves cooking (eating), travelling, going to gigs, film, hiking, camping and swimming in the sea.

Maeve Reynolds – Project Manager

Maeve joined the Creative UK team in 2020 from a background in Film and TV acquisitions. Maeve coordinates delivery across the programmes and facilitates the mentoring and coaching support. Managing the programme’s growing database of expertise, Maeve provides an integral role in resourcing programme content.

Ivana Karabova – Marketing Manager

Ivana joined Creative UK as a Marketing Manager in 2021; looking after the marketing and outreach function for programmes and funding. Since joining the team, she has led on marketing strategy, developing engagement funnels as well as content production. Ivana has gained her marketing experience across the creative industries; leading marketing efforts for small businesses. She started her career in the music industry working with live events and festivals.

Olivia Savage – Programme Coordinator

Olivia’s role first role with Creative UK included business support across Wakefield and Manchester areas, before joining the Creative Enterprise team. Olivia comes from a creative background, having attended Art school in Brighton. She has experience in project management roles in various art galleries, artists’ studios, community arts projects and numerous large-scale arts events and festivals including Manchester International Festival.

She is passionate about supporting the creative sector. Outside of work Olivia is a practising printmaker and potter and loves cooking (eating), travelling, going to gigs, film, hiking, camping and swimming in the sea.

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Upcoming Events

[more events coming soon]

You can watch replays of our events in our Resource Hub. 

 

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Creative Enterprise Resource Hub

Screen Growth Summit Replay

Meet the Mentors Q&A: Foundations and Scaling Up

Meet the Mentors Q&A: Investment Readiness

One Thing I Know – Physical, Digital and Audio Book

Compiled by Writer/Editor Anthony Story, with original artwork by 16 illustrators, One Thing I Know includes forewords and essays from Creative UK’s CEO, Caroline Norbury OBE, and Creative UK’s Chief Investment Officer, Mehjabeen Patrick, as well as Anthony Story and Sir Ian Livingston CBE, best-known as the co-founder of the phenomenally successful company Games Workshop.

Available now for download as a free e-book or listen to audiobook on streaming platforms.

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Creative Enterprise has been developed  with National Lottery funding from the BFI, to increase the sustainability of the moving image sector in England.