Welcome to Clwstwr Clwstwr Creadigol aims to put innovation at the core of media production in South Wales - moving Cardiff’s thriving screen sector from strength to leadership. Film Hub Wales to champion Welsh film through new Made in Wales projects Film Hub Wales has announced two pioneering new projects that will champion Welsh storytelling across Wales and internationally. Top tips for your R&D journey As we welcomed our first cohort of seed funded projects this month, we hear from Clwstwr Management Team members Robin Moore and Gareth Jones on what to consider as you embark on research and development. First Clwstwr Seed cohort South Wales freelancers secure seed funding for screen ideas Perspective: Film and TV and Games industries collide in the first Clwstwr cohort Clwstwr Co-Investigator Rich Hurford on games technology revolutionising film and TV production. Clwstwr in Brussels Clwstwr team share and connect with media industry professionals, academics, policy makers and strategic agencies in Brussels. Clwstwr at Beyond Clwstwr team heads to Edinburgh for the 2019 Beyond Conference Perspective: Will Robots Write Our News? Clwstwr Co-Investigator, Professor Richard Sambrook, talks about the excitement and fear caused by the arrival of any new disruptive technology. Clwstwr Ideas Lab Monday, 3 February and Tuesday, 4 February 2020 - A two-day lab designed for freelancers and micro businesses working in South Wales. Perspective: Gavin in Japan Gavin Johnson, one of the four Clwstwr Producers, talks about connections made and lessons learned on his recent trip to Japan. Perspective: Triongl at MIPCOM Triongl co-founder, Nora Spiteri, recently attended MIPCOM in Cannes. She talks about what she learnt from the market. BAFTA Cymru announce winners of the 2019 British Academy Cymru Awards BAFTA Cymru announced the winners of the 2019 British Academy Cymru Awards at a glittering ceremony at St David’s Hall, hosted by Huw Stephens. ‘Do we need journalists?’: Clwstwr Director hosts GWLAD panel on challenges in news As part of the Welsh Assembly’s Democracy Festival, GWLAD, Clwstwr Director, Professor Justin Lewis, chaired a panel of young journalists at the Assembly. Perspective: From News Journalist Mode to Researcher First Perspective blog from 2019/20 Cohort member and journalist, Shirish Kulkarni, about his Clwstwr project Clwstwr at Immersive Technologies in Academia and Industry The Immersive Technologies in Academia and Industry (ITAI) workshop brought together innovative examples of immersive tech from both academia and industry. First cohort of funded Clwstwr projects announced Meet the 23 screen and news innovations which have the potential to develop into new products, services and experiences. Croeso to the first Clwstwr Cohort First cohort of Clwstwr funded projects will change the way we look at R&D in the creative industries Academics and industry to co-create innovation Clwstwr has brought together academics from across Cardiff’s three universities to share insight into the programme’s research ambitions. Read Professor Ruth McElroy's thoughts on Clwstwr’s first academic gathering. Major response to first Clwstwr funding call There has been overwhelming interest in our brand-new programme for innovation in the South Wales screen and news sectors. Cardiff hosts 2019 Creative Cities Convention Team Clwstwr reflects on the insights gained from the broadcasting industry event What is Clwstwr? Learn more about our brand new programme for research and development in the screen sector. Our Partners Clwstwr is led by Cardiff University in partnership with University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University. Read more about our partners. Meet the Team Get to know the Clwstwr team who will set up and curate the programme to create new screen sector products, services and experiences. Creative Industries Clusters Programme This £80 million investment aims to drive innovation and skills, and create products and experiences. It is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy. Contact Us All the information you need to get in touch.