creativelancashire.org 19 Creative Lancashire Screen Opps Festival of Making POWWOW Conversations in Creativity The programme aims to support careers in screen and film by developing the knowledge and understanding of the business how to access support and collaborate globally. Screen Opps provides opportunities for new and experienced would-be filmmakers to come and meet professionals working in making and funding onscreen content including Creative England BFI and BBC North. An event dedicated to the art of making from 3D printing to making music from culinary treats to creating digital art this unique event will celebrate the wealth of talented creatives in and around Blackburn. Built on the wealth of industrial entrepreneurs and makers of the Victorian age today it boasts a wealth of making talent from individual crafts people to world class businesses like Graham Brown. Regular creative social networking - bringing together agencies businesses freelancers and students to encourage collaboration and knowledge transfer between businesses and establish links between businesses and future employees. A network and series of events where creatives from across the crafts trades and disciplines explore how inspiration from around the world informs process. Previous events have featured Hemingway Design Gary Aspden Adidas Pete Fowler Animator Artist Donna Wilson Designer Cherry Ghost I am Kloot and a series of events during the Guild Festival with Nick Park Aardman Lemn Sissay Poet and Jeanette Winterson Author hosted by Dave Haslam John Robb. Digital Lancashire CIC Digital Lancashire has recently been formed with support from Creative Lancashire as a membership based community interest company CIC to help drive digital sector skills and excellence within the Lancashire region. Best of Britannia BOB North Annual trade show pop-up department store talks and exhibits showcasing brands from the region alongside the best from the rest of the country. This provides the best of British brands a first-class opportunity to meet and do business with other likeminded companies and to sell directly to a targeted group.