News & Views

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 […]

Listen with FR PR & TMF…… The time for ‘active listening’

According to latest Ofcom stats, around 7.1 million people in the UK now listen to podcasts every week. That’s one in eight people, an increase of 24% over the past year – and more than double over the past five years. The Ofcom research also found that half of listeners have only joined the podcast wave […]

Production, meet brand. Again.

In an era of hypertasking, ads and information overload, where we can choose to consume content when and where we want and equally block or turn off the noise, brands are turning to connect with their audiences in a variety of ways. Of particular interest are methods where they can regain the driving seat when […]