Creative Futures Programme Day 8: Business Planning

Our live music event has the real possibility of becoming a fully fledged business venture, which made a session on business panning with Alison Surtees very appropriate. This was our second time with Alison, after first meeting her on Day 5 when we learnt about event planning. We were given an insight into the difference … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 8: Business Planning

Creative Futures Programme Day 7: Un-Convention

Our eyes were opened to what our event could actually turn out like, as we heard from Ruth Daniel, who is part of the music events organisation, Un-Convention.  Ruth started out as a musician at a very young age, who then went on perform in bands and start her own record label. However, she eventually … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 7: Un-Convention

Creative Futures Programme Day 2: Artist Management

The creative programme with Lives Not Knives continued, as we learnt about Artist Management.  Today's valuable information and advice came from Sumit Bothra, partner at the creative management company ATC, which has offices in Camden and Los Angeles. Sumit has been working in creative management for 13 years, after getting his start when an artist … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 2: Artist Management