A manifesto for the creative industries

With the general election just six weeks away, the Creative Industries Federation has published a manifesto outlining how political parties can help nurture and grow the UK’s creative sector. Recommendations include a new visa system for skilled workers and better careers guidance for young people

Real to Reel craft film festival opens next week

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival opens at the Picturehouse Central cinema in London with a three-day programme of 44 short films that celebrate the art of ‘making’. It then visits The Bureau in Blackburn for three further nights

D&AD Festival 2017: what to see

The second D&AD Festival promises “three days of immersion in creative excellence”. Here’s our round-up of what’s on offer

Artworker

NAO (National Audit Office)

Junior Designer

National Theatre

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