A report released on the economic contribution of New Zealand book publishing shows that the industry has rebounded from difficult trading conditions in 2013 and 2014 to a position of growth in sales of both physical books and eBooks in 2015. The work of authors and publishers contributed $397 million to the economy with sales […]

Another story of successful growth within New Zealand’s creative sector. New Zealand’s game development industry grew 13% last year to earn $88.9m in the year ending 31 March 2016 according to an independent survey of New Zealand Game Developers Association studios. Almost all of that revenue (92%) came from exports of interactive software and online […]

The UK Creative Industry Council have released a 5 year strategy for cross industry collaboration. The figures speak for themselves; the creative industries in the UK play a pivotal role in the vitality and reputation of the UK and EU economies. The sector is growing at 8.9% a year and is responsible for the employment […]

UK Creative Industries Sector Deal

  This month the Music Managers Forum hosted a very successful annual awards evening, celebrating the hard work of music managers in New Zealand. The night was a great success, seeing a large range of both people and venues honored for their dedicated work in the industry. The 2016 Music Managers Awards Winners are: Recorded […]