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Creative Industries

How British Talent Became Hollywood Royalty

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Nearly two-thirds of the 200 highest-grossing films of the past 12 years have involved UK talent in leading roles. That really does make me proud to be British in Hollywood this week!

Foosball Figurines Reignite the Spanish Imagination

Patricia Echeverria | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Patricia Echeverria

Everywhere, we hear that the Spanish economy is drowning. The narrative is one of corruption, laziness, and discontent. But what if we were to change that story, if we depicted a more colorful narrative to re-ignite the Spanish imagination?

How Many Languages Do You Need to Speak in the Creative Industry?

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

The quintessential elements of bringing relevance to the table is listening, learning and responding. However, in order to respond, I believe at least four languages are essential to success

Arts And Culture Adds $500 Billion To Nation's GDP

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.05.2013 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the gover...

Cuts to Arts Education Would Shortchange Our Children

Robin Bronk | Posted 05.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Robin Bronk

That leaders are seriously considering devastating cuts to elementary arts education programs in L.A., arguably the American city where the positive economic impact of the arts is most apparent, ought to be a wake-up call to all of us.

Resurrection Corridor

David Rice | Posted 01.22.2012 | Detroit
David Rice

Human evolution is being challenged to accommodate -- indeed keep up with -- the massive global change wrought by our technological genies. Detroit is in a very unique position to take advantage of this evolutionary wave.