Spotlight on Careers in the Creative Sector

Djanogly Theatre & Pavilion Café, Lakeside Arts, University Park Campus

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Are you interested in gaming, performing or visual arts, design, fashion, film, radio or TV? Have you thought about these industries as a potential career, or are you interested in working in the creative sector? If so, then the Creative Academy is for you.

Join University of Nottingham staff and representatives from across the creative sector, including University of Nottingham graduates, for the launch of the University of Nottingham’s Creative Academy .

The programme for the event is as follows:

5.30pm:           Introductions/welcome
5.35pm:           Keynote: Sarah Longthorne, Narrative Director, Sumo Digital
6.05pm:           Q&A with Sarah Longthorne
6.20pm:           Tea/coffee
6.35pm:           Panel session – ‘How I got to where I am now’ featuring three UoN graduates now working in cultural sector:

• Niamh Caines (Finance Assistant, Soho Theatre);
• Ellie Cawthorne (Section Editor, BBC History Magazine);
• Phil Geller (Freelance Production Manager)

7.00pm:           Q&A with Panel
7.15pm:           Short performance by performance poet
7.25pm:           Meet the cultural sector - an informal networking session with drinks and canapes
8.30pm:           Ends

Sarah Longthorne is a professional writer and the Narrative Designer for Sumo Digital Nottingham. She previously worked on Love Island: The Game — shortlisted for ‘Best Storytelling’ in the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards (2019) — Cthulhu Chronicles, RuneScape and Block N Load, as well as other titles still in development. Her short story Hilary’s Feast was published in the anthology Insights: Fifteen Stories Exploring Disability by Claret Press in 2018.

Sign up via for the event via MyCareer