Monday 18 November – 12:00 by invitation only
Creative Innovation Zone, Media Factory
Jane Anthony, Executive Dean for the Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries (UCLan)
Dr Andrew Ireland, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Digital and Creative Industries (UCLan)
Richard Albiston, Creative Producer of The Great Northern Creative Expo
Guest of Honour;
The Right Worshipful Mayor of Preston, David Borrow
Opening the sixth edition of The Great Northern Creative Expo in the Creative Innovation Zone will be the right Worshipful Mayor of Preston, David Borrow. The opening is hosted by the Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries Executive Dean, Jane Anthony. Music and entertainment will be provided by the UCLan Confucius Institute before and exclusive screening of UCLan’s unique collaboration with ITV, Soap in a Week, pioneered by Alan Keegan and Emma Speed.
The screening is followed by a drinks reception, where film delegates will have the opportunity to meet with the Expo team, event sponsors and fellow filmmakers.
All guests will receive a free Official Great Northern Creative Expo VIP Bag.