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Four creative companies given an extra boost with Mo Siewcharran grants

Publishing companies Profile Books and Canongate, as well as theatres Cloud Cuckoo Land and Stockroom, have been awarded the latest grants from the Mo Siewcharran Fund The Fund was set up in memory of former Nielsen Books Director Mo Siewcharran, whose passion for theatre and publishing lives on through this Fund. The Fund, administered by […]

Creative Access joins consortium with McLaren Racing in drive towards increased diversity in motorsport

Creative Access is teaming up with McLaren Racing as part of a unique industry-first alliance working towards diversifying talent in motorsport, particularly in creative roles. The multi-year McLaren Racing Engage programme will leverage the expertise of Creative Access to drive forward the 20-time Formula 1 constructors champions’ diversity, equality, and inclusion agenda. Working alongside the […]

Creative Access & Penguin Random House re-open publishing mentoring programme

Applications now open for mentoring programme for those seeking career advancement in publishing The programme follows Penguin Random House’s commitment to better support emerging creative talent from under-represented communities as part of its accelerated inclusivity action plan Creative Access and Penguin Random House have re-opened applications for their new mentoring programme which will see senior […]

Media Coverage

Provoke Media reports that Bibi Hilton has become the first Director of Communications at Creative Access

Maja Pawinska Sims has covered Bibi Hilton’s new position at Creative Access in Provoke Media. Speaking to Sims on her role, Hilton stated: “I’m so passionate about D&I and it was a chance to take everything I’ve learned over the past 15 years and work in a social enterprise. Creative Access is relatively established as a […]

Bibi Hilton, former MD at Golin London, joins Creative Access as Director of Communications

PR Week have reported that Bibi Hilton has joined the Creative Access team, acting as the new Director of Communications. She has over 15 years experience in PR, working as MD of Golin London and, most recently, as Global Engagement Director for Unilever at Interpublic. Bibi is also the former President of Women in PR. […]

Creative Access alumni details their career journey in TV

Danielle Harrison talks to Prospects about how Creative Access supported her progression from Trainee Researcher at BBC to the Researcher/Casting Researcher role she is in now. Danielle discusses the support on offer from Creative Access for interns, her experience and aspirations, and the importance of increasing diverse representation in TV. You can read the full […]

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My Kickstart Experience – by Annabella Costantino

In response to COVID-19, Kickstart placements have given young people the opportunity to work in a range of creative industries, bridging the gap of unemployment that the pandemic has caused. Annabella Costantino, recent MA Publishing Media graduate from Oxford Brookes University, is a current Kickstart placement holder at inclusive children’s fiction studio, Storymix. Can you […]

My Stop-Motion Animation journey – by Isabelle Thomson

As part of Creative Access’ ongoing partnership with Aardman Animations, Izzy Thomson, was offered a complimentary place on this covered world-class stop motion course. Here she tells us what she learned and her plans for the future… I am a painter from the Highlands of Scotland. I grew up in a place called Cromarty, an […]

Creative Access Spotlight – Ayesha Ali

We are shining the spotlight on our amazing staff once again. This time it’s the turn of our fabulous Employer Training & Operations Assistant, Ayesha Ali. Grab a cuppa as we talk all things creative (and Wales!). Please introduce yourself! I’m Ayesha and I am the Employer Training & Operations Assistant for Creative Access. What […]