Creative entrepreneurs bridge the gap between artists and audiences. Ranging from book publishers to music promoters, from film producers to interactive games developers and much in between, all are key in defining what culture we consume and how we do so. In the changing marketplace they play a vital role in developing innovative business models of production and distribution, highlighting the economic, cultural and often social benefits in doing so. The British Council supports creative entrepreneurs through a range of projects, including the global YCE awards and network.
The must-read second edition of SyncTank is now available for download, with a fresh selection of insights into digital thinking and practice in the arts. Rohan Gunatillake tells us more about it and the work of Sync.
When the British Council and partners took a leap ‘out of the box’ of academic and industry partnerships, no one quite imagined the remarkable power of creativity and technology in response to India's design challenges.
Andrés is the Founder of Nutshell Studio, a B2B agency that uses digital content to help existing brands find new ways to communicate in a crowded Internet. He describes himself as a “Digital Content Booster” as he uses digital content to strengthen existing brands and to launch new brands in association with Colombian content-makers.
Marcos is the CEO of mobCONTENT, focusing on the production of VAS (Value Added Service) content for new platforms. He was a pioneer in VAS content distribution to all Brazilian mobile phone operators.
Aritz is a producer at Primitive Films cooperative group where he also is a crowdfunding expert, partnering with Spain's leading crowdfunding company Verkami.
Zhongzhong is Director and Producer at Shan Shui Pictures, a production company that creates story-based films and visual projects with a focus on literary adaptions.
Described as a “Mobile Magician” (Entrepreneur Magazine), Elie is a constant innovator and leader in the mobile apps space in Lebanon. Elie co-founded FOO_ in 2009 and is presently its Managing Partner.