News & Views

A word on the freelancer community

These are the very definition of uncertain times. Times when many are planning day-to-day or week -to-week, because the landscape for business changes on a near daily basis. Times where people are having to make hard decisions about their businesses, which impact many people’s lives. Even PR Week has talked about nine in ten agencies […]

There’s more than music to your ears

As a team of self-confessed culture vultures, we thought some of you might be interested to find out what podcasts we’re listening to during these trying times as perhaps inspiration to get the podcast bug too. There’s an estimated 7.1million Brits listening to podcasts each week and given they range from news & current affairs, […]

Celebrating the silver screen

Kat Jackson, Associate Director The cinema industry has gone from sunny side up to battening down the hatches in just over a week. My colleagues and I attended the UK Cinema Conference recently and many of the sessions reiterated just how well box office was performing and how the next Bond could even lift this […]

What makes news in Blighty vs Down Under

Our intern Sarah Rankine from Melbourne Australia gives her perspective on the news agenda from both parts of world Coming to the cold London winter from hot Melbourne, I was excited to finally start working with Franklin Rae PR and get my first taste of what it’s like to work in public relations. Currently studying […]

How will ‘prosumerism’ shape the future of TV viewing?

Long gone is the simple passive sit back and watch whatever is put in front of you TV consumption, perhaps with the remote in hand to channel surf as the only way to be entertained in the 2020s.           The industry has been gearing up for a number of years now to stay ahead of […]

WFTV Hot Seat – Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres

Continuing our profile series with the wonderful Women in Film & TV UK, and celebrating our proud sponsorship of their monthly networking event, we sat down with Film composer and Classical Electronic artist Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres. What’s been your best career moment so far? Exciting meetings about an upcoming feature film  that I can’t wait to […]