Marketing Opportunities in the Creative Industries
Herts Camera Action
Helping businesses capitalise on Hertfordshire’s world-class film and TV industry
Herts Camera Action is an exciting new project set to drive innovation by supporting the creative industries’ supply chain, invest in creative skills and knowledge exchange, and develop a series of brand-new screen tourism products to support the rebuild of Hertfordshire’s visitor economy. Funded by the UK Community Renewal Fund, it aims to capitalise on the world-leading hub of film and TV studios located in South Hertfordshire to ensure that the businesses benefit from these assets.
The project is led by Visit Herts and delivered in partnership by the University of Hertfordshire and the Hertfordshire Growth Hub.
Innovate. Develop. Succeed.
Businesses will benefit from accessing a package of support designed to:
- Kickstart innovation by supporting the creative industries supply chain
- Invest in creative skills and support knowledge exchange
- Develop new screen tourism products to rebuild the visitor economy and revitalise destinations.
Programme information and features
The Herts Camera Action support package includes:
Creative Industries Grant Programme
Eligible Hertfordshire-based SMEs can access a grant of up to £5,000 (with a 20% match fund contribution) and will undergo an in-depth business diagnostic with a sector specialist adviser, focusing on their capabilities to exploit new opportunities related to the film and television sector.
Consultancy to develop new or diversifying product offerings, including:
- Strategic business consultancy and advice
- Review of the business strategy / operating mode
- Innovation strategy
- Reviewing and rebuilding a viable business model
Free Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Here at Herts, we offer a wealth of training and development, designed to provide opportunities for businesses and professionals to expand their knowledge and enhance their workplace effectiveness. With access to award-winning academic knowledge, expertise and resources you can enhance the productivity of your business through continuing professional development (CPD) courses.
Packed with valuable insights and a wealth of knowledge delivered by industry experts, the Herts Camera Action CPD programme will offer free of charge training to help upskill the creative industry workforce. It will foster knowledge exchange between industry and academia to increase innovation in training and build links with new and existing film studios, production companies and distributors.
Our transformative modules include:
- Operating in the Media Industry
- Media strategies and Communication
- Marketing Opportunities in the Creative Industries
Express your interest
We are currently receiving expressions of interest for the programme using the form below. After completing this, we will then direct you to a separate page where you will need to register for the programme. From here you will complete an in-depth diagnostic with an advisor in order to recommend the most suitable support for your business including the grant funding and free CPD courses.
Hertfordshire County Council and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership successfully secured £3.26m funding for five projects via the £220m UK Community Renewal Fund. The fund will contribute to the levelling up agenda by investing in people, places, businesses and communities improving everyday life across the UK. Find out more about the other Hertfordshire projects here.
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Funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund: