Lessons from our 2013 Mentoring Scheme – how upcoming producers got support from leading professionals

Stoke Your Fires Marketplace event, jointly hosted by the Producers' Forum

Stoke Your Fires Marketplace event, jointly hosted by the Producers’ Forum

In 2013, the Producers’ Forum ran a special Mentoring Scheme (supported by Creative England) which led to a host of insights and support from top industry professionals for new producers on the rise. We thought we’d feature the outcomes of the scheme, and insights from its beneficiaries, here for our members…

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The initiatives it takes to build a sustainable industry – and why they need your voice

new-website-bg-inc-header.jpgOur networks are a hive of activity at the moment (early 2014) – and it all goes to show how how much work and involvement it takes to build a sustainable industry here in the region. The Forum aims to stay at the forefront of the many initiatives like these – just check out these examples to see how we promote your interests and your projects, why the region needs a voice like us, and why you need to be a PF member to help make that possible. Continue reading

£100 member discount for the Rethink Media Conference, with impressive guest speakers… (Was £125, now £25!)

BCU's studio in its Parkside campus, to which PF members were given an exclusive tour when it was launched in 2013.

BCU’s studio in its Parkside campus, to which PF members were given an exclusive tour when it was launched in 2013.

The Rethink Media conference team have set up a promotion code which they are happy for us to share with members of The Producers’ Forum. The code will give members £100 off the price of a standard ticket, reducing the ticket price to just £25! Guest speakers include leading lights from Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Buzzfeed, Trinity Mirror, Creative England, TV presenter Jason Bradbury, and many more… Continue reading