Improve your prospects through professional learning adventures with prestigious organisations, catalysing creative ideas to take to market. Develop innovative projects while enhancing your performance and wider employability and leadership skills.
Contented presents the Ontente co-productions, a cross-disciplinary investment in technology and business development. Here, your delegates can cultivate networks alongside cultural and trade events while experimenting with digital media content to engage international audiences and customers. Join like-minded professionals, taking time out to develop yourself and your career, carrying out creative research and development while exploring an enterprise, project or co-production to develop back home. Our international partnerships enable us to offer a wide range of experiences in research and innovation in the UK and abroad.
• Practise techniques for engaging audiences through digital storytelling;
• Develop capacity to communicate, facilitate, lead and manage compassionately;
• Broaden and deepen understanding of sustainability and the case for responsible business & production.
These opportunities — and more — are open to anyone with an interest in digital content, personal growth and responsible business. Or let us arrange a bespoke programme for your organisation. Our qualified advisors can help you source financial subsidies. Get in touch now, via our enquiry form.
Learning Productions for 2015/16 *
Embedding digital media in teaching and facilitation.
Download previous course overview Designed for creative professionals, group facilitators, teachers and lecturers to explore how media can support change. Develop leadership skills, cultivate networks and shine a light on responsible innovation to understand economies trying to grow in areas of outstanding beauty. Ontente’s trademark participative approach brings together digital storytelling and deep ecology to help you develop your wider soft skills, recognise complex inter-relationships and wow audiences in the experience of learning to be human in a digital space.
Next Production planned: TBA
|Clean-tech industry research study tour.
Explore an overseas territory and develop ideas for new projects or products. Cultivate networks across industry, academia and politics, improve your leadership and wider soft skills, learn about local ways of doing things, and explore partnerships to engage audiences. You will work with a small team to research, develop and implement a creative response to a brief, identifying suppliers or investors in the target country, and organising a simple event to present your idea.
Next productions planned: Smart Regeneration Digital Study Visits, Barcelona, Spain, November 2015; February 2016, Lithuania
|Cross-platform storytelling: app & serious games development.
Develop the confidence and skills to conceive and pitch to businesses through a live cross-platform project to engage audiences in a growing economy. From video games and social media to documentary and drama, you will work with experienced storytellers from the audiovisual industry and explore how virtual experiences can create value in the real world.
Next planned production: Spring 2016, Bulgaria
|Pop-up web TV, journalism & multicasting.
Learn to hit the ground running in a strange location as a researcher for business or media outlets. Journalists and marketers develop techniques for networking and interviewing, with workflow for recording and reporting. Experience the pressured environment of a small overseas market research or media production team.
Next production planned: February-March 2016, Czech Republic
|Cross-platform storytelling: documentary & experimental filming.
Aimed at experienced and developing creative, business and technology professionals working with documentary formats who want to practise telling stories across screens and platforms and prepare for a future leadership role. You will work as part of a team to develop and pitch an experimental transnational cross-media co-production to investors, film and TV commissioners and advisors from UK and overseas at a top audiovisual festival.
Next production planned: November-December 2015, Poland
|Leadership development for entrepreneurs.
Separate productions bringing together early stage female and male social entrepreneurs across Europe to develop together tools and insights to make their ventures tangible and sustainable. The focus will be on cultural sharing and exploring new business practices through direct exposure to companies in the UK and mainland Europe. Groups of women and of male leaders will tackle together complex problems that directly impact their community, catalysing economic development and social change through innovate thinking and creative energy.
Next planned production: Summer 2016, Venue TBD
* Dates and destinations are subject to change. Please contact us for latest details.