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Digital Revolution Conference

Posted on: 6/4/2016

Digital Revolution is a one day conference with a focus on development and support of the digital industry across the North West and offering a snapshot of the businesses that are thriving here. As well as showcasing some of the region’s successes, it will also take a look at topical issues facing the industry and ask what…

Hainan airlines boosts Manchester-Beijing capacity

Posted on: 9/2/2016

Hainan Airlines have announced plans to increase capacity on flights between Manchester and Beijing by upgrading to a larger aircraft. During the visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping in October last year, it was revealed that Manchester would get the UK’s first direct link to mainland China outside of London, with flights running four times…

Google chooses Manchester for Digital Garage base

Posted on: 26/11/2015

Google has chosen Manchester as the next UK city for its Digital Garage pop-up initiative which comes to the city until March 2016. The Digital Garage will offer workshops, classes and digital tune-ups for local businesses as well as providing training events for schools and charities. Previously, the Digital Garage had been set-up in Leeds,…

Manimation 2015 Round-up

Posted on: 25/11/2015

MIDAS, Greater Manchester’s inward investment agency, and The Children’s Media Conference, the UK’s premier organisation for the children’s content industries, once again teamed up to bring the Manimation event, on Thursday 19 November. The Manimation 2015 event at Manchester’s brand new creative space, HOME was attended by over 70 likeminded professionals from across the animation…

Case Study: Shaune Harrison Academy

Posted on: 22/5/2015

With some of the biggest blockbusters in film history under his belt – including the Harry Potter series, Captain America, Star Wars, Sleepy Hollow, The Mummy, The Fifth Element, The Da Vinci Code, World War Z, and The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Shaune Harrison is one of the most respected prosthetic makeup artists in…

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