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 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.
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 generous financial subsidies — but be quick: many funds close early 2015. Get in touch now, via our enquiry form.
New Learning Productions for 2015/16 *
Facilitating digital storytelling for change.
Designed for group facilitators, creative teachers and lecturers to explore how media can support change, this production inspires delegates to shine a light on responsible innovation, connecting with economies trying to grow in areas of outstanding beauty. Take a city-break to seek out new approaches to cross-platform media and cultivate your networks. Ontente’s trademark participative approach brings together digital storytelling and deep ecology to help you develop your wider skills, recognise complex inter-relationships and wow audiences in the experience of learning to be human in a digital space. Next production planned: March 2015, Spain
|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 production planned: November 2015, Lithuania
|Gaming and storytelling for business growth.
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: September 2015, 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, assuming no knowledge of the local foreign language.
Next production planned: March 2015, Czech Republic
|Developing cross-platform documentary.
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. Dragon Forum is a leading producer of international documentary for US, European and Asian markets, co-operating with Contented on a joint cross-media audience development programme. You’ll develop your wider soft skills while exploring a common storytelling framework. VIP access to the dragons’ den will breathe fire into your ideas.
Next production planned: June 2015, Poland
|Responsible leadership for female entrepreneurs.
Bringing together early stage female 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. Women 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: June 2015, Hungary
* Dates and destinations are subject to change. Please contact us for latest details.