375 Industry insights in total
Lizzie Croucher looks after the community projects and programmes at DanceEast. She explains more about her role, the skills needed to do the job and offers advice to young people wanting to work in this area of the creative industries.
Vlogger Josh Hewitt vlogs about his work experience with video production company doublejump
Adam Bradley, a computer science student vlogs about his work experience with digital agency 31 interactive
Chris Stewart, a business studies student, vlogs about his work experience with creative media arts centre Fab Lab
Amy Love, a cosplayer, vlogs about her work experience with children's media company Dog Ears
Radio presenter and producer Keith Law explains how to record a podcast. He also explains what a typical working day for him looks like and offers tips for getting into radio.
Illustrator and animator Daniel McGarrigle explains how to make a storyboard. He also explains what a typical working day for him looks like and what it's like being a freelancer with this job.
Director of Bigsmall Stephen McGilloway explains how to design a product. He also explains more about what product design is and how to get into this career.
Photographer and filmmaker Denzil Browne explains how to make a video on iMovie. He also explains more about his role and offers advice on how to get into the industry,
In this animation, see advice from industry professionals being put into action as young people move towards working in the creative and cultural industries.
As part of their Curious Futures work, Curious Minds put this animation together where industry professionals gave their advice about how young people can move forward from a creative apprenticeship and look for other opportunities in the creative and cultural sector.
Rob Lloyd's journey into technical management started with him doing "bottom of the pile" work in theatre, but evolved into roles with much greater responsibility as he rapidly gained new skills. He eventually sidestepped into the music industry. Read more about his career.
Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq's art focuses on being an Asian Muslim deaf woman living in a Western world, and explores how deafness and disability affects our lives. Here is the story of how she worked twice as hard to be on a par with her hearing peers and the advice she has for future artists.
Working in technical theatre and live events is fun, fast-paced and rewarding. If you're curious about careers in this area, there's good news: we need more skilled technicians in lighting, sound and stage, and available routes in are changing for the better. Here are 4 things employers in the industry are actually looking for.
Don’t gamble with your career. The acting profession is hugely competitive, but there are ways to give yourself a better chance of success – and it’s not only down to your acting ability.
Yinka Shonibare MBE uses mixed media to explore ideas such as class, colonialism and culture. A prolific conceptual artist, he is perhaps most commonly known for his ship in a bottle, which occupied Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth. He spoke to us about life as an artist and the challenges facing the next generation.
Have you ever gone to a gig and wished you were working on it? Or maybe you’ve gone to a festival and wondered how it was all put together? Live music is a huge part of the music industry and there are lots of opportunities for getting involved.
Award-winning artist Rita Evans works where sculpture meets performance, but views drawing as the starting point. We spoke to her about how she developed her approach and what a typical day looks like for an artist in a studio.
For a career in museums you need to have the right approach to professional development, says Charlotte Holmes from the Museums Association. She offers 4 key career tips for surviving and thriving in museums.
Interested in a graphic design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design looks at typical salaries and progression routes, as well as giving key information and outlining desired skills and experience.
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