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5 Tips for Mipcom-ing Like a Pro
02 Oct 2015 /
By Lauren Reynolds /
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It’s officially October, and that means it’s time for Mipcom. Seeing as you ended up on this blog post, we assume you’re well acquainted with Mipcom, but if not, the short explanation is that Mipcom is the world’s largest content marketplace, taking place annually in Cannes, France. Entertainment executives from across the globe gather in […]


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Chantal Rickards, CEO BAFTA LA: ‘I cannot find decent ham anywhere.’
24 Sep 2015 /
By Lauren Reynolds /
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Chantal Rickards has spent most of the last three decades working in television in the UK. Rickards began her career in television as a researcher at ITV’s Yorkshire Television where she spent eleven years in entertainment becoming a producer, director and executive producer; later she became Channel Director at Carlton Television’s Taste Network. Her TV credits […]


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Lorne Cousin, The Balvenie: ‘LA is quite unusual compared to other cities’
22 Sep 2015 /
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Lorne Cousin is a Los Angeles-based Great Highland Bag-piper, known as the “Scottish Piper to the Stars”. Lorne played bagpipes at Paul McCartney’s daughter, Stella McCartney’s wedding. One of the guests was Stella’s friend, Madonna who invited Lorne to join her on tour to which he went on to perform alongside her in 50 shows. […]


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Nate Walkingshaw, CPO Pluralsight: ‘You’re only as good as your most recent content.’
21 Sep 2015 /
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Founded in 2004, Pluralsight is the global leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to nearly 4,000 courses authored by top experts. With customers in more than 150 countries, Pluralsight serves as a career […]


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Kris Lythgoe: ‘In the UK you find a lot of creativity and people wanting to take risks’
18 Sep 2015 /
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Kris Lythgoe, son of Nigel Lythgoe, is an English and American television and theatre writer & producer known for creating and producing reality television shows such as ‘Who Are You’ and ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, of which his father Nigel stars as a judge. Lythgoe has been active in the theater circuit, creating […]


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David MacKay, Virgin Galactic: ‘I’m always a ‘glass half full’ kind of person’
17 Sep 2015 /
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David Mackay, born in Scotland, studied Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Glasgow. He joined the RAF in 1979 flying the Harrier GR3 in Germany and the Falklands, serving for sixteen years before then joining Virgin Atlantic Airways as Captain, for sixteen years also. In 2009 Mackay joined Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, ‘The world’s first […]


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