SERVICES

SKILLS, EDUCATION & TRAINING

Our Colab brings you strong understanding of creative industries skills development both UK wide and internationally. Our work includes design and delivery of training, project management, and project delivery across education and the Creative Industries.

Our recent client work has included:

Designing and delivering the first UK wide Further Education (FE) commissioning process for NextGen Skills Academy’s Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills (NextGen Skills Academy)

Market Research: Level 4 Higher Level Apprenticeship in Creative & Digital Media. Working with digital and interactive industries and education providers to identify and address skills needs and shortages in Wales (Creative Skillset Cymru) with Alison Bown and Stephen Grey

Further Education (FE) Provider business planning and digital learner market research. Working with FE Creative Industries departments to develop their capacity to deliver vocational education courses (Creative Skillset Cymru)

VFX Level 4 Trailblazers Higher Apprenticeship Assessment plan – Development and design (NextGen Skills Academy) with Karen Hedger

Skills

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We can manage projects from inception to close and evaluation and can support you in project development at any stage. We are fully accredited Prince 2 practitioners and can bring a wealth of project experience to your organisation.

Our recent client work has included:

Project Management for Arts Council of Wales – Creative Learning through the Arts-an action plan for Wales. 10 month set up and inception of £20 million Arts Council and Welsh Government invested project to raise education standards through embedding creativity into the curriculum of schools in Wales

Project

EVENT PRODUCTION

We offer a full event management and production service for all your business needs. We successfully deliver training courses, creative industries workshops, festivals, launch events, staff inductions, film and TV awards and premieres as well as internationally focused events.

Our recent client work has included:

BFI (British Film Institute) Film Academy Network programme 2016: Delivery of 16-19 animation and VFX workshops for BFI Academy in Swansea, Wales in partnership with NextGen Skills Academy (BFI).

U.S Markets: Breaking in. Delivery and full management of a week-long international training programme for U.S and U.K TV Drama production talent (Fiction Factory Films & Severn Screen) working with Dan Thomas.

Delivering film premieres – Co-ordinating press, media, local talent and ‘end to end’ event management, guest lists and promotion (Concorde Media).

Events

PR & COMMUNICATIONS - Let us tell your story

Letting the world know about your project, event or activity is vital to its success. We offer full service PR and Communications packages across multiple platforms in Welsh and English – including writing and promotion of media releases and materials, case studies and brand promotion. We know how to get your project seen and can offer excellent connections with Welsh and UK Media.

WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

If you have a project you would like to discuss, I would love to hear from you.