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Ravensbourne’s BBC Archives update

Ravensbourne updated its BBC archives – so team FR took a nostalgic look at our favourite title sequences. Colleen: Doctor Who. What else? Xander: Doctor Who also. Or he might have been looking over Colleen’s shoulder. Or trying to get in her good books. Kat: Grange Hill. Any child of the 80s would be able […]

A totally fresh perspective on the Big Screen

Anyone more than casually reading this blog will know what big cinema fans we are at FR towers. Seeing the industry we love facing such exceptionally challenging business environments is hard for us. So we have enjoyed seeing some positive developments this month – especially that Christopher Nolan’s summer tentpole release Tenet now has a […]

WFTV Hot Seat – Katia Shannon

Next in our profile series with the wonderful Women in Film & TV UK, , we sit down with Director and Writer, Katia Shannon. It’s been a particularly busy month for Katia – she has been selected as a Netflix Diversity of Voices participant at the Banff Media Festival, and her latest short Standstill, has […]

Creativity is leading out of Lockdown

As we all experience the heat of proper summer, the country around us is starting to slowly open up. You may have seen our excitement at the announcement that cinemas will be formally reopening from 4 July, with appropriate distancing measures in place. But the creative minds in media, marketing and production have hardly been […]

In the Media Hot Seat | Lucinda Kingham, Comms Consultant, Franklin Rae

What’s your proudest PR moment (to date!) When myself and my team managed to secure a broadcast interview on CNBC for an engineering simulation client. They had been tricky to pitch as the technology was very niche, but with a lot of dedication and a good hook we managed to secure a national broadcast opportunity! […]