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Young people set their sights on entrepreneurship

Becoming an entrepreneur is the top career aspiration amongst young people aged 18 to 25. According to research by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), 30% of young people say that their preferred occupation by 2020 is running their own business. This was the top choice among respondents. UKTI and […]

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Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust – Announcement of Spring 2015 Intake Applications for the spring 2015 funding round are now open with a deadline for submission of 2pm on 20 January 2015. Covering a wide range of modern and traditional crafts, the Queen Elizabeth Scholarships are worth between £1,000 and £18,000, with the average grant being […]

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A Year of Inspired Youth

Former Phoenixers Inspired Youth take a look back over their busiest and emotional year to date. 2014 presented the opportunity to produce several projects and this video is a showcase of them to date.

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Write a Music Funding Application

When it comes to your music project, chances are you have the idea, but you may be a little light on the cash to carry it out. That’s where music business funding comes in. This article will help you navigate the world of funding in terms of grants and loans from arts councils/creative development agencies […]

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How to Make a Low Budget Short Film

With the arrival of inexpensive, high quality professional grade film equipment, it is now easier than ever to make your own movies. However, feature films that are over 90 minutes are time consuming and often too much work for those on a low budget. Short films are a great alternative and have a growing audience […]

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Yachts, Drones, Gimbals and Red Cams!

What do you get when a handful of ex-York St John Film & TV students set up business and go out on location with the latest video kit? Orillo Productions seem intent on filming every square foot of the globe – in their very own ‘Orillovision’ style. Whether bullet-timing Land Rovers in Scotland or hovering high above […]

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Does your business idea have a social purpose?

If you’re an aspiring social entrepreneur then this recently launched comp ought to be right up your street. Chivas Regal are on the hunt for the most promising social entrepreneurs from all around the world to take part in The Venture. This global competition will see up to 20 of the most promising ideas and […]

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10 Things an Entrepreneur Should Not Do

Whether we are talking about a football game, an election or an entrepreneurial journey, one thing is certain — there are going to be winners and there are going to be losers. Want to stack the odds of being a successful entrepreneur in your favor? You can start by taking note of the following 10 things […]

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Former Phoenixers Help York CVS Celebrate 75years

Inspired Youth are no strangers to transferring community projects to film – and this time sees YORK CVS in the limelight. For the last 75 years this local agency has been transforming individuals and organisations and has a string of supporters and projects that have started and grown with it’s help. This short film is […]

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Guide To Starting A Successful App Business: Tips And Resources

So you’re a young, up and coming entrepreneur who has read about the likes of Chad Mureta, and now you want to get into the mobile app development industry but you are not sure how to get your feet wet. Well, there are a few things you should know about before joining the pleiade of […]

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