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This event finished on 01 July 2020

Festival Bridge are excited to announce the next set of CREATING THE FUTURE films, designed to advise and inspire students and young people about creative careers.

Over the coming months we’ll be filming interviews and features with professionals in particular artforms. We kick off on 1 May with three musicians with East Anglian connections: musical director Greg Arrowsmith, composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad, and broadcaster Tom McKinney. We’ll then cover visual art in June and theatre in July.

The professionals will talk about the opportunities and challenges of their chosen careers, their tools for success, and what they’ve learned so far.

They will give an insight into the range of jobs in a particular sector – for example, in music you could be anything from a composer to a producer, an engineer to a broadcaster – and will help to open up the world of creative artforms and careers.

We expect the films to be especially valuable to those in sixth-form and further education, and those in Year 10 and upwards who have made their subject choices, and to support careers advice in schools and colleges, but to have much wider relevance too.

The broadcasts will be released on the first of each month, following which viewers are invited to send their own questions for the panelists to answer at a later date. For the Musicians, please send questions to bridge@nnfestival.org.uk by Monday 18 May.

This work has been made possible with funding and partnership support from: East Cambridgeshire and Fenland Opportunity Area, Take Your Place (NEACO), Cambridgeshire County Council, Anglia Ruskin University, University Centre Peterborough, The Skills Service, Arts Council England, Babylon Arts, and Music Education Hubs.

Creating the Future broadcasts are available at: https://nnfestival.org.uk/festival-bridge/schools-education/creating-the-future/ctf-live-films/, and new ones will be published on the first of each month.