This festival would not be possible without the support of our fantastic partners.
The Audience of the Future Challenge, UKRI is the UK’s largest ever investment in research and innovation in the creative industries. It focuses on immersive technology within and beyond the creative industries and funds nine creative industries clusters across the four nations.
Creative Enterprise is a bespoke set of initiatives by Creative England for ambitious screen businesses to access connections, training and networks to achieve business growth.
TAICCA facilitates business matchmaking and establishes a reliable consulting system. We offer one-stop services with legal consultation, financial suggestions and diversified funding sources.
TikTok is the leading platform for mobile short videos. Our mission is to inspire and enrich people by giving them a creative home and an authentic, entertaining and positive experience.
Founded in 2011 by CEO James Burstall, Argonon is the 2nd largest UK-owned global production group, producing content including The Masked Singer UK (ITV1), Worzel Gummidge (BBC One), Attenborough and the Mammoth Graveyard (BBC One).
Creative Growth Finance is a landmark fund providing vital scale up finance to the UK’s most promising creative businesses.
The Cultural Development Fund (CDF) Network is the national collective that shares best practice and generates knowledge to capture and celebrate the success of the DCMS CDF round one investment.
Create Central is a private sector trade body that brings together the region’s most successful TV, film, games and wider creative content business leaders.
Design Council’s purpose is to make life better by design. We are an independent charity and the government’s advisor on design.
Paus is an independent film streaming start-up that offers up-and-coming filmmakers and creators the ability to connect directly to their fan base and to be financially rewarded via micropayments, ticketed live events and NFTs.
Creative England is part of Creative UK Group. Creative England’s Filming in England are the first port of call for productions looking to film in England, outside of London.
Offering industry informed courses and specialist spaces with the latest technologies, SODA is a £35M investment into the workspaces, networks, teaching and research that will drive the next generation of creative content.
The Open University (OU) has pioneered distance learning for more than 50 years, bringing university to its students, wherever they are, so they can fit study around their life, with expert tutor support every step of the way.
Creative Cardiff is a network which connects people working in any creative organisation, business or job in the Cardiff region. By encouraging people to work together we believe that we can make Cardiff the most creative place it can be.
FutureLearn is a global learning platform with a mission to transform access to education by offering top online courses from the world’s leading universities and brands.
Alison Grade describes her key skill as transforming creative ideas into a business reality. She is author to penguin published book, The Freelance Bible. Sarah McCaffrey, combined her experience of working in film and media and as a psychotherapist (MBACP) and suicide prevention trainer to create Solas Mind.
Accountants for the creative industries We eat, sleep and breathe the creative sector. Providing business support for people and brands we are dedicated accountants for the creative industries.
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Programme is the European economic regeneration programme for the region running for the period 2014-2020. The Growth Programme contributes to the EU and local ambition to deliver smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.