July 27, 2012

Engineering Bottom Lines?

Inter-disciplinary (and other cross-boundary) thinking is quite fundamental to innovation. My belief in this stems largely from the work of Werner Heisenberg, who observed that ‘interesting things happen where differences meet’; and of Fritjof Capra, who describes how biological systems …

July 27, 2012

Czech Mate?

A promising outcome from Ontente’s Prague Spring this year has come through the networking of one of our delegates, midlands animator Drew Roper, who has since won £30k from the Future Fund, part of Sky’s Corporate Responsibility programme.

While neither …

July 31, 2012

Creative Cities & Future Jobs

I had a good chat last night with Monika, our Lithuanian ‘ontentee’ who spent two weeks with us in Warsaw last year.  Monika used the programme as part of her masters research into creative cities, and how entrepreneurs pay the …

August 12, 2012

France TV & Transmedia

France Télévisions’ Boris Razon thinks it’s time for some transmedia testing at The Pixel Pitch competitionFrom PowertothePixel
By Rosie Lavan

In the next in our series of interviews with members of The Pixel Pitch Jury, we talk to

December 6, 2012

Ontente Delegates at Scanorama 2012, Vilnius

Here is a selection of video footage captured by the delegates while they were on placement at the Scanorama Film Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania, November 2012.

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February 5, 2013

Get creative to help your career – Careers – Magazine – The Prague Post

Get creative to help your career - Careers - Magazine - The Prague Post

New program helps innovative minds find opportunities across Europe

Prague is about inspiration, says Gerard Davies, center, founder of the new creative exchange program Ontente. The program saw a group of professionals from the United Kingdom visit Prague for two …

February 12, 2013

Film Festival One World 2013 Says: Don’t Be Scared of Eggality!

One World 2013

The 15th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will draw attention to the recent dangerous tendencies in the Czech society. The festival’s provocative Don’t Be Scared of Eggality! is to open a discussion about growing intolerance, racism …

February 18, 2013

Trailer for One World 2013


Great trailer for the one world film festival taking place in Prague 4-13

see their website for more details of the programme.…

February 22, 2013

Ontente delegates interview Ethan Steinman

The countdown is on to the One World Film Festival 2013 which kicks off on 4 March in Prague. The Ontente team spoke to filmmaker Ethan Steinman in Seattle as he gets ready to depart for Prague where his film …

February 25, 2013

Web TV

Web TV is the output from the production team assembled by Contented at One World film festival and the East Doc platform in Prague, Czech Republic, which ran from 04-13 March 2013. Facilitated by Mark Cook.

Each day during the …

March 5, 2013

Marketing strategies for creatives

A marketing plan is critical to success of creative documentaries, says Slovak lecturer Marta Lamperova, who kicked off the East Doc Platform in Prague. She described the key elements of the plan, the differences between video-on-demand platforms in Europe and …

March 5, 2013

Azerbaijan lawyer wins award


Intigam Aliyev

The Ontente team spoke to Azerbaijani lawyer Intigam Aliyev following his Homo Hominiaward for promoting human rights. It was presented by Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg at the opening ceremony of the One World International Human Rights …