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“Stronger together” – words for PR and Marketing agencies to adapt by?

First things first – this isn’t going to be another piece talking about why it’s important to keep marketing during lockdown, or a recession. The world has had more than enough of those hot takes, and we won’t be adding to them. No – this is a message to PR and marketing communications agencies and […]

Franklin Rae’s Virtual Escape Room: The Leaderboard

Franklin Rae’s very own virtual escape room kicked off this week – and here are our first participants. Up for a challenge? Email us on [email protected] (if you think you’re ‘ard enough…). The winners will be crowned at the end of the Month – and there are prizes to be won. Nothing like some healthy […]

Watch out Hollywood, Dagenham and Doncaster are coming

What do Ashford, Doncaster, Reading, Liverpool and Hartlepool have in common?   These places together with Shepperton, Dagenham, the Port of Leith, Elstree and others will soon be hosting shiny new production studios.   The billions of pounds that overseas companies are pumping into our creative industries is evidence that Britain is truly world-leading in making films, TV shows, advertising, and everything in between. It is not […]

WFTV Hot Seat – Amelia O’Loughlin

Next in 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 Actor, Writer, and Founder of Freida Films Amelia O’Loughlin. Tell us what you’re up to at the moment. Hey Franklin Rae PR!! Top o’ the morning! Well, […]

MIPTV, market valuations, progressive content, and the future of entertainment

Having recently watched Guy Bisson’s session “Understanding the future of entertainment” on MIPTV’s digital platform it was no surprise to hear Netflix now has a greater market value than the US oil giant ExxonMobil. As of 17th April, shares in the company increased 5% to a record high of $448 (£360), taking its market value […]

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 […]