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More than 2500 British film and television programmes dating back to 1896 are to be made available to the public at the National Media Museum from today.
It’s part of the BFI Mediatheque, a free facility which opens up the BFI national archive, including a selection from the Yorkshire Film Archive.

Grimm Up North is holding a double bill of preview screenings with cast and crew question and answer sessions at the Dancehouse Theatre in Manchester.
The “gruesome” Sawney: Flesh of Man will kick off proceedings, with a re-imagining of a 400 year old Scottish legend.

The contract to deliver the event management for this year’s Dig the City urban gardening festival, which takes place between 3 - 11 August in central Manchester, has been awarded to Don't Panic following a competitive pitch.

Three years since it was established, content supplier, Copify, has appointed its first full-time employee.

Based in Lancaster, the firm claims to be the country’s biggest supplier of web content and the last 12 months have seen a major surge in demand.

The National Media Museum in Bradford is calling on Doctor Who fans to share stories and memorabilia for a major new exhibition.
Taking place this Autumn, it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the long-running series by exploring the public’s devotion to the Doctor.

Creative content agency, Maker Projects, has appointed industry heavyweight Joe Bachle-Morris as a non executive director.

Police were called to clear the public gallery of a Keighley Town Council meeting after councillors objected to members of the public filming proceedings.
It comes following a change in the law, which should allow people to report, blog, Tweet and film council meetings across England.

What’s believed to be the UK’s first online luxury beauty magazine has been set up in Manchester, through funding from the Government’s Start-Up loan scheme.
Laura Ward-Ongley is a former advertising executive at BBH and later AMV BBDO, where she was a global account director working with Blackberry, Audi and Persil.

SMG Europe, the operator of the first direct arena, has appointed the social media agency Tresamo on a retained basis having hitherto used the agency for project work.

Cambo, the Dutch-owned manufacturer of precision engineered cameras, stands and related studio equipment is holding two open days in the UK in Manchester and London.


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