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Articles and interviews from our Sector Experts, Practitioners and Peer Reviewers.

  • Elevating Diversity in the UK Music Industry – Your Voice Matters

    Elevating Diversity in the UK Music Industry – Your Voice Matters

    The “UK Music Workforce Diversity Survey 2024” is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at propelling diversity and inclusion within the UK music industry to new heights. By gathering detailed insights from those working behind the scenes—ranging from studios to live music sectors—the survey seeks to map out the landscape of diversity within the industry. Launched in…

  • ACM Post-Graduate Certificate

    ACM Post-Graduate Certificate

    The ACM Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Industries Futures is a ground-breaking course that allows you to gain academic credits for your industry and professional experiences. It enables industry professionals, graduates, academics and creatives to construct a space for knowledge exchange that spans the boundaries of academic, professional, cultural, socio-economic, ethical, and pedagogical practices. At the…

  • A View From Melbourne: Adam Simmons, Thinking Bigger.

    A View From Melbourne: Adam Simmons, Thinking Bigger.

    I had no idea at the time, but I seem to have joined The Great Resignation or The Great Reshuffle, as it is said to be playing out in Australia. After close to two years of next to no work as a musician, I am transitioning to data analytics with assistance from the Victorian Digital…

  • Our International Community: Phillipa Van Helden

    Our International Community: Phillipa Van Helden

    Tell us all about you and what you’re working on right now. Since April 2021, I’ve been the development coordinator at the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Australia’s leading Baroque and early music orchestra. My role involves looking after a portfolio of donors, coordinating our corporate partnerships, and organising our key fundraising events. After so many cancelled…

  • Our International Community: Hannah Lawes

    Our International Community: Hannah Lawes

    Hi Hannah, thanks for speaking with us from Tasmania. Tell us all about you and your industry. Hello! I am a musician based in beautiful Tasmania, Australia. I have a band with my boyfriend Zac, and together we have been writing and independently recording and releasing our work for the last four years. We’re currently…

  • Deep Dive: Achal Dhillon, The Music Federation

    Deep Dive: Achal Dhillon, The Music Federation

    “That’s really where I feel like you guys are turning out every possible captain of this industry. It’s like you’re the Harvard of the creative industries. You’re encouraging people to set up their own planet rather than be intermediary for the existing one. That’s what I think you’re doing.”  Achal, thanks for joining us on…

  • Our International Community: Nicoletta Cataldo

    Our International Community: Nicoletta Cataldo

    Tell us about your path into the creative industries.  After my degree in “Cinema, television and multimedia production” in 2007, I started my apprenticeship. I worked with film production companies in Italy and abroad and was part of “ZEN.movie”, a Cultural Association where I produced live-action short films and documentaries until 2015. I launched Insolita…

  • Our International Community: Ismène Elbers

    Our International Community: Ismène Elbers

    Why did you decide to do the CLOCK programme?   Well, firstly, I knew nothing about CLOCK. Someone pointed CLOCK out to me. I was struggling. I had no degree or certification suitable for jobs or getting into education to be a teacher. This person said, ‘well, I think, I believe, truly believe that you will…

  • Sector Spotlight: David Garcia, CLOCK Sector Expert, Co-founder of KrillAudio, and Learning and Technology Consultant

    Sector Spotlight: David Garcia, CLOCK Sector Expert, Co-founder of KrillAudio, and Learning and Technology Consultant

    In sector spotlight CLOCK members speak with us about their latest projects and share insights from their sector. David Garcia is co-founder of KrillAudio, learning and technology consultant with Rinova, and CLOCK Sector Expert and Peer Reviewer. David co-founded the first digital music creation & sound production school in the South of Spain in 1999.…