MCB supports the official launch of the MediaHub Brussels

Victor Wiard News and events

The MediaHub Brussels was officially launched on Tuesday. Minister of Media and Brussels Sven Gatz and the VUB, together with the business world, set up this new initiative. The launch was accompanied by an event in Brussels in presence of Sven Gatz (Flemish minister of Culture, Youth and Media), Caroline Pauwels (rector of the VUB) as well as professors in …

MCB invites you to the new MediaHub Brussels Conference

Marlen Komorowski News and events

On 19 June 2018 Minister Sven Gatz and VUB Rector Caroline Pauwels will launch the MediaHub Brussels and the new “MediaHub Brussels Conference” that will take place yearly. The MediaHub Brussel wants to stimulate cooperations between media companies, cross-disciplinary academic researchers, and policy makers, to strengthen the media industry. The launch event will also present the new degree “Postgraduate in …

Screen.brussels welcomes MCB researcher to its board

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Screen.brussels‘ aim is to support audiovisual entrepreneurs in the Brussels-Capital Region. Its role is to provide support and expertise to audiovisual players. In 2018, the Board welcomes a new member: MCB researcher Marlen Komorowski. Since 2016, the screen.brussels cluster is part of the screen.brussels umbrella organisation, which includes four entities: cluster, fund, business and film commission. In two years, screen.brussels …

Building the Future of Brussels: You are invited!

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels invites you to join the Night of Knowledge on Brussels 2018. Organized by the Brussels Studies Institute, Brussels Studies and Brussels Academy, this event will bring together researchers and the public to debate about the future of Brussels. You can find out more by clicking here. When? 16 March 2018, 19:00-00:00 Where? Kaaitheater, Brussels What is it …

MCB at Brussels Academy

Victor Wiard News and events

Members of MCB have recently participated in a series of conferences and debates coordinated by Brussels Academy. The event series was called “Which Media for Brussels?”.Brussels Academy is a project that aims at putting together recent research on Brussels with academics and citizens from the Brussels Capital. The program was a developed together with Brussels Academy members: Tout Autre Information, the …

Mediahub Brussels to promote local media industry

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The Flemish Minister for Brussels, Sven Gatz, will launch in 2018 the ‘Mediahub Brussels’. In collaboration with the VUB, SMIT will lead the project. The Mediahub is part of the 2018 policy letter for Brussels affairs, which was approved by the Flemish Government in October 2017. The project’s goals are to create synergies and a collaborative platform between and for …

SMIT Policy Brief published: Brexit, BXL and the media industry

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Today,  SMIT published its 11th Policy Brief and gives insights on Brexit, the media industry and what this means for Belgium and Brussels.  The Media Unit of the research centre SMIT – Studies on Media, Innovation and Technology, which is part of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and imec, publishes regularly short updates on research results and policy relevant issues to …

The Cultural and Creative Industries in Brussels – New Report Published

Marlen Komorowski News and events

The media industry is part of the cultural and creative economy (CC) and cultural and creative industries (CCI). As such, it is also interesting for us to look at the CC in Brussels. The “sister” Innoviris project of Media Clusters Brussels called “The Diversity of Work in the Creative and Cultural Industries: Making it Work for Brussels“ of the VUB, …

Really? 16.000 media workers in Brussels?

Victor Wiard News and events

Yes! The new research results of the MCB project show high concentrations of media workers in the Belgian capital. Researchers Victor Wiard and David Domingo authored the new Deliverable (4.2a), which presents various data of a census on media workers in Brussels that is now available for download on our website. The Deliverable named “First census of media workers in …

MCB presents at seminar in Brussels

Marlen Komorowski News and events

Media Clusters Brussels had the opportuntity to present in Brussels the first research results at a seminar. The presentation was titled “Brussels’ media industry – The place to be for institutions, workers and communities?”. The research seminar “Understanding culture and creativity in Brussels: is Brussels the new Berlin?” was held in Brussels on December 8th, 2016. This seminar was organized …