Video presentation of BROTARU: an example of a media community of practice in Brussels

Sylvain Plazy News and events

As part of the ongoing research on media communities of practice in Brussels we went and filmed a BROTARU session on May 2, 2016. The aim of this video (in French, version with translation to be uploaded soon) is to provide an insight of the goals and challenges of communities of practice. BROTARU is a monthly gathering of video games developers …

The Brussels’ Media Survey is online!

Victor Wiard News and events

Media Clusters Brussels is launching the Brussels’ Media Survey. The MCB project seeks input from the media sector via an online survey. With this questionnaire, MCB targets media professionals, students and enthusiasts working in and around Brussels in the area of news, new and digital media, TV, movies, advertising, public relations, print media, etc. The purpose of the survey is …

MCB presents in Porto at the emma conference

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Cluster Brussels (MCB) travelled last week to Porto in Portugal. On-going research was presented at the annual conference (2-5 June, 2016) of the European Media Management Association (emma). The European Media Management Association (emma) is an international not-for-profit academic organisation that was founded in 2003. The goals of the association is to support growth in media management research, scholarship and practice throughout Europe …

MCB at BMiX seminar

Victor Wiard News and events

Last week, Media Clusters Brussels went to the BMiX seminar (which to be honest wasn’t very difficult as the seminar was happening at the VUB). BMiX or “Brussels: Mixity and X-essibility for liveable urbanization”, is a research project funded by Innoviris. It organized a seminar entitled “Perspectives on Functional Mixing and Accessibility for a Livable Metropolitan Region”, in collaboration with the …

Publication of D6.1 – A Framework for Studying Communities of Practice in a Media Cluster Context

Sylvain Plazy News and events

In line with the publication of the first deliverables of the MCB project, it is the turn of Deliverable 6.1 on media communities of practice to be put online. D6.1 is the framework for studying communities of practice in a media cluster context, which introduces the concepts of communities of practice and explains how do we plan to study them. This …

MCB at the Big Apple

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels (MCB) had the opportunity to present at the international World Media Economics and Management Conference (WMEMC) in New York City, the Big Apple. The presentation offered the audience of more than 60 media researchers from all around the world insights into the conceptual research framework developed by MCB in Deliverable 1.1b in Work Package 1. The presentation …

Publication of D4.1: Theoretical Framework on Media Workers’ Skills and Profiles

Victor Wiard News and events

After Deliverable 1.1a, it is time for Work Package 4 to release its first results on the Theoretical Framework on Media Workers’ Skills and Profiles. Within the MCB project, Work Packages 4 and 5 focus on media workers in the city. The framework can be downloaded from our website in the section of Publications. The researchers are working hard on publishing more …

MCB’s first results are online: D1.1a

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels started its research more than one year ago. Now the first results can be downloaded from our website in the section of Publications. The research results are published as Deliverables that report the findings. The researchers are working hard on publishing more and more reports within the coming weeks. Especially, the theoretical backgrounds can now be explored …

Cluster.Brussels at Screens.Brussels for an anniversary party !

Victor Wiard News and events

Screen.Brussels is an association of actors of the audiovisual industry which defines itself as the cluster for audiovisual content production in Brussels. It aims at bringing key institutions and actors of the sector together by hosting networking events, fostering connexions and creating visibility for members. It celebrated its second birthday on the 16th of october. The event The event was …