PUBLISHED: 16:31 09 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:56 09 October 2018 Jessica Hill Tom Ranson of the University of Suffolk at the MENTA business show demonstrating a 3D printer Archant While some aspects of Tom Ranson’s job are very hi-tech, in some ways its just child’s play as we discovered when we spent a day in his life. Tom Ranson has worked at University of Suffolk as a technologist within the department of science and technology for the last six years. He is an Intel education ambassador, the only one in higher education in the whole of the UK. This involves encouraging the use of technology and project-based learning in education, and strengthening links between local schools and the University within STEM subjects.“My original degree was digital film production, so I really enjoyed making the cameras work,” he explained. “I kept my love of technology and every time a new piece of tech came into the university, I would … [Read more...] about What does a 3D productivity and digital media technologist really do all day?
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0 Have your say Digital media graduates from Brooksby Melton College (BMC) have started an exciting business venture together, Kudegra Productions. Jai Masters and James Hazeldine set up their video production company last year and specialise in producing high quality video media in 4K Ultra HD, including wedding, corporate and promotional.The friends began their digital media studies at BMC in 2012, when they embarked on their Level 3 in film and TV production. Jai and James then went on to complete their BA digital production degrees at the college from 2014 to 2017.James said: “Having studied at BMC since 2012, we have witnessed the huge improvement in facilities and equipment over the years. When we started we were using basic video tapes, but by the time we graduated with our degrees in 2017, the equipment had evolved to include a green screen and a black magic camera.“As well as learning to use a wide range of equipment, I also learnt other … [Read more...] about Graduates praise Brooksby Melton College for teaching them vital skills to set up media production company
Hollywood link-up set to create 20 positions at Belfast digital media company BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A Belfast digital media company plans to take on more than 20 new staff after securing a partnership with a US content creation studio headed by a Hollywood director. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/hollywood-linkup-set-to-create-20-positions-at-belfast-digital-media-company-37179547.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/article37179546.ece/71096/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-08-03_bus_42982144_I1.JPG Email A Belfast digital media company plans to take on more than 20 new staff after securing a partnership with a US content creation studio headed by a Hollywood director. Navada Studios said the new transatlantic partnership with LA-based Rebel of America - founded by Rock Jacobs - will "disrupt the entertainment industry with new digital formats, multi-channel approaches and immersive and interactive content experiences for … [Read more...] about Hollywood link-up set to create 20 positions at Belfast digital media company
A BELFAST digital media company is to recruit 20 new staff after securing a partnership with a major US studio, headed by a Hollywood director. Navada Studios said the new transatlantic partnership with LA-based content creation studio Rebel of America, founded by Rock Jacobs, will "disrupt the entertainment industry", with new digital formats, multi-channel approaches and immersive and interactive content experiences for digital-savvy audiences. The two companies – both of which appeared at this year’s Digital DNA event in Belfast - have together launched a new multi-channel network which will see the creation of 50 new digital media channels covering everything from sport and fitness to innovation, environment, adventure, economics, education and fashion. The Bangor founder of Navada Studios, Matthew Scott said the new roles, focused in the fields of creative, technical and production, will help the firm meet its ambitious growth plans. "This is a really exciting deal for … [Read more...] about Belfast digital media firm to create 20 jobs after US tie-up
Advertising spending’s almost-perfect record in tracking global growth could be shattered as big ad agencies are challenged by a changing industry landscape, according to global marketing firm Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.Global ad spending has been a strong coincident indicator of world GDP growth, with a 0.89 correlation from 2001-17, according to Dentsu Aegis data. For the past six quarters, though, Chief Executive Officer Jerry Buhlmann is seeing demand among the bigger players in North America slide, even as U.S. growth remains on a solid path.That’s calling into question whether ad spending can remain a good proxy for growth across the world.“The key advertisers are growing at a much slower rate,” said Buhlmann. “They’re cutting back on marketing, they’re cutting back on ad spend, principally because they’re in this challenging position where they’ve built these big brands, but they don’t control the retail outlet, and … [Read more...] about Near-Perfect Economic Growth Measure Breaks Down in Digital Age