Projects 2013 /
Kirovograd Creative City Manifesto
Client:Kirovograd Region Authority
Tom Fleming is delivering a major long-term project for the city of Kirovograd, Ukraine. The Manifesto comprises a vision document and action plan for the city, which will be launched at the 2013 Creative City Forum. It is based on an extensive programme of workshops talks, interviews, and major interactions with the city.
This project forms part of our ongoing ‘Smaller Creative Cities Programme’: a platform and set of specialist consultancy services for smaller cities keen to grow a sustainable and value-adding creative economy.
UK Audience Development Network for Film: Building the Framework for Collaboration.
Client: British Film Institute.
This new network will deliver an exciting programme of film activity across the UK on a range of platforms, with a focus on expanding, diversifying and improving the relationship with audiences.
This includes nationally coordinated approaches to data capture, evaluation, programming, events and leadership.
National Creative Economy Strategy for Vietnam.
Client:British Council and Government of Vietnam.
Strategic consultancy working directly with the Government and main strategic partners across industry. The aim is to establish Vietnam as a leading South East Asian Creative Economy by 2020.
This task involved an intensive consultation and advocacy programme spread across 2013.
Evaluation of the Music Industry Talent Development Fund, Pilot Phase. April 2013-March 2015.
Client: PRSF and Arts Council England. The Music Industry Talent
Development Fund is a pilot intended to test a small grants scheme for early to mid-career musicians broadly operating in the contemporary popular music sector of the music industry.
Our role was to provide a wide-reaching evaluation and deliver a clear forward plan for the fund with the full backing of the wider music industry.
UNESCO Culture for Development Indicator Suite for Vietnam.
CDIS is a research and advocacy initiative that aims to establish a set of indicators highlighting how culture contributes to development at the national level fostering economic growth, and helping individuals and communities to expand their life choices and adapt to change.
Our role was to interpret data provided by UNESCO and present a set of overview papers on the current profile of the cultural sector in Vietnam.
Design & Hosting of UK Creative Economy Study Visit for Ulyanovsk Region, Russia.
Client: British Council.
As part of our ongoing work across Russia, hosting a delegation of senior policy-makers and cultural operators from the Ulyanovsk Region, Russia.
With the support of The British Council, we introduced colleagues from Ulyanovsk to some leading cultural organisations and creative industries programmes in London, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Branding Study for Charleston House, East Sussex.
Clients: Charleston House and East Sussex County Council.
Development of a new brand narrative - to mobilise new audiences, deepen relationships with existing audiences, and puts the overall organisation on a more innovative and sustainable footing.
Creative Hubs in Kent, UK - a Study and Strategy.
Client: Kent County Council.
A major study: working closely with partners across the County to identify those places in Kent where the creative sector has the greatest potential for growth - 'hotspots' - and where investment in workspace and 'wrap-around' infrastructure will generate sustainable growth.
This was delivered at an important time for Kent - as it seeks to grow the creative economy across its distinctive towns, nurturing an ecology that supports the major investments which have taken place over the last decade - in education, place-making and infrastructure.