13
Dec
2011

Creative Practice in the New Media Environment- Simon King, Imagination

Simon King, Director of Operations and IT and one of the founding members of Imagination(www.imagination.com), the award winning global communication and brand experience agency, will be coming to Coventry University for a presentation and a Q&A about his company and his career in digital communications. Imagination has been number 1 in the Design Week Creative 100 for about 10 years.

‘With storytelling at the heart of our approach, we brought together architecture, design and content to create corporate theatre as we know it. From that foundation, we pioneered brand experience in the marketing, financial, retail and digital sectors.’

Imagination's clients include Aston Martin, Guinness, Oneworld global alliance, Disney, Ford, Johnson & Johnson, Goldman Sachs, Shell and Samsung.

This Q&A with Simon King covers themes such as creative practice in the new media environment, distributed media in professional media contexts, and using the cloud in media practice


Find out about the Digital Media BA (Hons) Degree at Coventry University
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26
May
2011

Photography Talk: Seba Kurtis

Photographer Seba Kurtis talks to students on the Photography BA (Hons) course at Coventry University. Seba discusses his life in photography, the theme of immigration, and how he manipulates light and analogue technique for unique results.

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The Photographic Mediations Podcasts are brought to you by the Photography Course in the Department of Media and Communication at Coventry University.

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31
Mar
2011

Scaling the Summit of Indie Production - Alex Connock

Alex Connock is the CEO of Ten Alps which he Co-founded in 1999 with Bob Geldof. You may not have heard of him but he is one of the most powerful people in independent media in the UK.

The Coventry Conversations are brought to you by the Department of Media and Communication at Coventry University which has courses in Journalism and Media, Media and Communications, Media Production and Photography. You can stay up to date with us by visiting the CU Today Journalism Student website.

29
Mar
2011

Jon Snow - Hacking into the unknown, the challenge of covering the Japanese Tsunami

Jon Snow is a journalist and presenter best known for presenting Channel 4 News. He has won several RTS Awards -- two for reports from El Salvador, one for his reporting of the Kegworth air disaster, and two as "Presenter of the Year". He is a Visiting Professor at Coventry University and regularly comes to see and give advice to our students here.

In his most recent Coventry Conversation Jon Snow talks about his experience covering the Japanese Tsunami and the twitter generation of journalism.

The Coventry Conversations are brought to you by the Department of Media and Communication at Coventry University which has courses in Journalism and Media, Media and Communications, Media Production and Photography. You can stay up to date with us by visiting the CU Today Journalism Student website.

7
Feb
2011

Behind the scenes from The X Factor - Peter Ogden - TV Producer

Pete Ogden is a Coventry Uni graduate and is now a producer/director for X-Factor. He talks about his experiences working in the media.

7
Oct
2010

Shameless & More - Paul Abbott

Paul is a BAFTA award-winning television screenwriter. He has become one of the most critically and commercially successful television writers working in Britain today, following his work on many popular series, including Coronation Street, Cracker and Shameless, the latter of which he created.

The Coventry Conversations are brought to you by the Department of Media and Communication at Coventry University which has courses in Journalism and Media, Media and Communications, Media Production and Photography. You can stay up to date with us by visiting the CU Today Journalism Student website.

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17
Apr
2007

Media in an Age of Moral Ambiguity - Mark Thompson, BBC Director General

Mark Thompson was appointed Director-General of the BBC on 21 May 2004, after being Chief Executive of Channel 4 since December 2001. Hear him give a lecture on “Media in an age of Moral Ambiguity” recorded at Coventry Cathedral on 17 April 2007 as part of the Coventry Conversations series.

This talk is also available to watch on CUTV.

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