Off to the Future of story telling at 2022NQ
Part-time CEO, strategic consultant, facilitator, trainer & mentor specialising in the creative and media industries. Steve brings his wealth of creative knowledge to chair this discussion.
Dave is a successful designer, teacher and storyteller. His 365 project began as a last minute idea, late on New Year’s Eve and it has now become an internet phenomenon. The first graphic novel to be crowd authored on Twitter, 3hundredand65 has attracted over 230 volunteer writers and celebrity Tweeters, including Stephen Fry, and support from professional poets, writers, artists, bands, musicians, Professors, Olympians, and DJs across the UK.
Fiona McGarva is a highly experienced communicator specialising in both consumer brands and broadcast. Passionate about the future of communications and creating engaging and immersive experiences for client’s audiences, Fiona heads up Sundae PR, providing media relations, events and content creation for both commercial and creative companies. Sundae uses a unique knowledge of converging industries to create campaigns that look to the future.
Ian is the Producer for Digital at The Digital Fiction Factory, a creative partnership between the BBC, Channel 4, Creative England and Conker Media, which is exploring new ways of telling stories. The Digital Fiction Factory team work with new and established writing/directing and digital talent, to bring a multi-layered approach to storytelling: creating stories which play across one or more platforms. Ian runs the Digital Fiction Factory’s Creative Network of specialist craftspeople working in connected TV, online, mobile/tablet and live events.
The Neighbourhood combines technology, imagination and craft to define architecture, to design imagined worlds and tell brand stories. The Manchester company uses insightful creativity to connect clients from advertising, design, broadcast and architecture to their audiences.