Running since 2016, Creative Futures is a conference for young people, about applied creativity and supported by Arts Council England. In 2018, we sent filmmaker Paul Stringer across Worcestershire to gather advice from some of the leading creatives in the West Midlands.
Co Founder F8 Creates/The Kiln
Hamish tells us about how photography is a tiny percentage of his role as a photographer, and why timing was on his side in developing a creative and tech coworking space for Worcester.
Community Arts Intern
Rebecca speaks to filmmaker Paul Stringer about her internship experience with us, and the importance of not losing young people in a corporate machine.
Youth Development, Dancefest
Clare spoke to us about collaboration, seeing young people she's worked with develop and how you can't always walk into your dream job.
JESS MAY DAVIES
Writer and Workshop Facilitator
Jess speaks to filmmaker Paul Stringer about the varied and open nature of creative writing, advice for inspiring writers and how she would be a baker if she wasn't in the arts.
Arts Development Officer
Elaine spoke to us about her varied role at Worcestershire County Council; the importance of finding a mentor, and why its imperative to provide opportunities for young people now.
Creative Director, Creative CoLab
Heidi speaks to filmmaker Paul Stringer about wellbeing in the workplace and the need for people to care across organisations about the people they encounter.