Category Archives: Creative industries

The Danish Government’s Growth Plan for Creative Industries

Earlier this month the Danish government published a growth plan for the creative industries. The report has four main recommendations for ensuring growth for creative industries in Denmark: Growing creative industries sooner and giving them better access to finance. Getting more … Continue reading

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The case for creativity in smaller cities.

In November last year, I had the opportunnity to talk about creative entrepreneurship at the smaller cities conference in Guimarães in Portugal. My main case drawing on the work I have done with Creative Entrepreneurs in Aarhus and other smaller … Continue reading

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Film, finance and business models

Last week the Danish Minister for Culture, Uffe Elbæk, hosted the fourth meeting in the series of discussions called Kultur på Kanten (Culture on the Edge). This event was a follow-up to the previous event, which discussed the issue for … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Creative Task Force

Earlier this week Copenhagen Creative Task Force published their recommendations for Copenhagen to retain their position as a leading creative hub in Northern Europe. There are 20 concrete recommendations in the report which have been divided into four main strands: … Continue reading

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Share or Perish?

How do we ensure that content creators and creatives are rewarded adequately in a digital age? The Danish Ministry for Culture recently hosted a very topical and interesting debate on digital distribution and intellectual property rights in their series of … Continue reading

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Creative industry task forces

This morning I noticed that the Australian state New South Wales have set up a taskforce for growth in the creative industries. Similarly, last week the mayor of Copenhagen in Denmark set up a creative industries task force too, Copenhagen … Continue reading

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Hansard report on Creative Industries in Northern Ireland

The Hansard report on how to support cultural and creative industries in Northern Ireland is out. I think the following points might be of interest to any place that wants to thrive in the creative and cultural economy. Key points: … Continue reading

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