Vernon François, Humble Bee, River & Rowing & Tate join Creative Access as media partners
Creative Access are excited to have placed interns with four new media partners – Vernon François, Humble Bee, River & Rowing and Tate.
Based in Bristol, Humble Bee Films is an independent production company that make factual programmes, focusing primarily on nature science and history. Humble Bee produce programmes for a wide range of UK and international broadcasters such as the BBC and the Eden Channel. Their programmes include, David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities and BBC’s Natural World.
Tate first opened its doors to the public in 1897 where they displayed a small collection of British art all on one site. Today Tate has four major sites around England, all housing historic pieces of British art dating from 1500 to the present day. The aim of Tate is to increase public awareness, understanding and enjoyment of British art from the 16th century to the present day, and of international modern and contemporary art.
As one of the UK’s leading independent Museums, the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thames has more than 100,000 visitors a year. Opening in 1998, the museum celebrates sport of Rowing, the River Thames and the history of Henley itself, whilst presenting a dynamic range of temporary exhibitions. In the next year these include a David Hockney exhibition and a Matisse exhibition from the Heywood gallery. The museum is an educational charity and hosts a broad range of workshops, family events and special exhibitions such as The Wind in the Willows that sees more than 20,000 children attend a year.
Vernon François is a London based hairstylist who specialises in textured hair. In 2013, he was named among the Top 20 Influential Black People Under 40 and his high-profile clients include the likes of Kerry Washington, Lianne La Havas, Emeli Sandé, VV Brown and Oscar winner, Lupita Nyong’o.
We are extremely delighted to see all of our interns start their creative careers with these fantastic companies and can’t wait to see them flourish.