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June 25th, 2012

UK-Nigeria Creative Partnership – 3 day Programme this August – Apply Now!

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Written by: Jacqueline Shaw
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An exciting project was released on Friday. See info below.


The British Council and New World Nigeria are looking for innovative creative and digital practitioners working in the UK and/or Nigeria’s film/TV, fashion, music or digital media sectors to participate in the UK-Nigeria Creative Partnership programme and seminar on 4, 5 and 6 August 2012.

4 and 5 August 2012

As part of the larger Nigeria House programme, creative and digital practitioners will be brought together to develop innovative ways of collaborating and stronger market linkages through a team-driven solutions focused hack event facilitated by Hatch Events. Participants will benefit from being at the forefront of a wider business to business platform – gaining access to industry leaders, creative investment communities, and inspiring routes into regional and international markets.

If you would like to be a programme participant please complete  the relevant application form below:

For applicants based in the UK please visit this link for the application form, the submission deadline is 9 July

For applicants based in Nigeria please visit this link for the application form, the submission deadline is 2 July

For more information please contact

6 August 2012

Participants will be invited to share their challenges and solutions at a wide reaching symposium of UK and Nigeria-based creative practitioners, businesses, consultants, investors and policymakers. Key themes will be addressed through panel-based discussions, including:

  • Developing partnerships and new models of working between UK and Nigeria based creative and digital practitioners.
  • Expanding the potential and impact digital technology has in sustaining links between key sectors in the global creative economy.

For more information about this symposium or to register attendance please contact



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