Disney+ -What does it mean for established TV platforms and advertisers?

Comment Ian Stevens, Head of Media at Wavemaker

Disney+ -What does it mean for established TV platforms and advertisers?

What does it mean for established TV platforms? Pay TV platforms face a dual threat from SVOD services. First, there is a decline in viewing caused by the streaming services and second, the downward pressure on prices as SVOD offer a lower cost alternative for consumers. In response to this, we are seeing Pay TV […]

2020 UK BUDGET: Comment on the impact of Brexit and the Budget on the creative industries from leading design consultancy Lewis Moberly

2020 UK BUDGET: Comment on the impact of Brexit and the Budget on the creative industries from leading design consultancy Lewis Moberly

‘We very much hope Rishi Sunak bears in mind the growing importance, and the particular needs, of the UK’s creative industries sector in the forthcoming post-Brexit budget.   Creative businesses contribute £100bn annually to the economy – more than the automotive, aerospace, life sciences and oil sectors all put together. It’s the nation’s fastest-growing sector, creating […]

The new Eurovision identity: does it score ‘Douze Points’?

by Benjamin Farrell, a Senior Designer at Design Bridge Amsterdam

The new Eurovision identity: does it score ‘Douze Points’?

Much like its sporting counterpart The Olympics, Eurovision’s annual explosion of camp kitsch gifts us a new visual identity each time. With its typically shallow-yet-inclusive and mildly innuendo-laden message (2020’s slogan is “Open Up”), it continues to inspire both obsessive passion and derision in equal measure. Love it or loathe it, with its noble ambition […]