Artist/Noise Team/ Denise Proctor

Manchester, United Kingdom

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Denise Proctor

Denise Proctor

CEO / Charity Trustee / Creative / Digital Consultant / Film Director / Scriptwriter

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Margaret Thatcher's legacy to Young Creatives

I was asked by CBC to comment on Margaret Thatcher’s impact on the arts and culture in the 80’s, in the week she died. I was a student then, one of the last to gain a degree when there were grants for higher education and no fees. Yes that’s free university education, can you believe?

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Education / Qualifications

09/30/1986 - 08/31/1989

ST. MARTINS SCHOOL OF ART

Qualification:

BA (HONS) FINE ART, VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Location:

St. Martns School of Art, London, and Syracuse University, New York

BA from world renkowned St. Martins School of Art, with one year undertaken at New York's Syracuse University.

Education / Qualifications

09/30/1990 - 08/31/1991

ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART

Qualification:

MA Film Directing

Location:

The Royal College of Art, London

Employment

07/01/2000 - 07/31/2004

Globalaw

E-commerce and e-security consultancy for the Globalaw association of 70 international law firms (2000 - 2004)

Gypsy Fair

Employment

07/23/2004 - 07/31/2012

NOISE Festival Ltd

Location:

Manchester, UK

Developed business plan, established the charity, raised £3m+ funding from Arts Council, NWDA, DCMS, HLF and MSN to recruit and manage a team of media producers to implement a program of national events for a “virtual” mass-media biennial talent showcase for the best young UK talent under 30. Attracted media partners BBC, MTV, Digit, Blueprint and leading UK creatives as curators – Zaha Hadid, Tom Dixon, Peter Saville, Wayne Hemingway, Stella Vine, Badly Drawn Boy, Ras Kwame etc. and support from MPs Ed Vaizey, Ivan Lewis, Yvette Cooper, Alistair Darling, Andy Burnham,etc

Showcase

07/08/1997 - 07/30/2012

TV

Role:

Director

Location:

UK-wide

Directing Arts documentary and youth entertainment programmes for BBC, ARD, SF DRS

Education / Qualifications

07/01/2010 - 07/30/2010

The Leadership Trust

Qualification:

Executive Leadership Programme

Location:

UK-Wide


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Best Arts, Culture and Heritage Charity

Where from:

National Charity Awards

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Employee Appraisals


Education / Qualifications

07/08/2008 - 07/07/2008

Manchester Business School

Qualification:

MBA in Finance

Location:

Manchester

Education / Qualifications

07/11/2012 - 07/17/2012

Institute of Directors

Qualification:

Chartered Director

Skill

Researching, developing and producing cross-platform projects

  • NOISELAB 2010 largest UK pop-up shop run as a high-street Free Arts School with retail
  • Creative Futures (2008) a creative careers festival attracting leading companies for portfolio reviews, master-classes, plus open mic stage, fashion shows, talent camp, etc.
  • Feasibility study, business plan development and implementation for NOISE Festival, a national cross-media showcase of the best talent aged 30 or under (2004-present)
  • Selecting, funding and developing project applications from SME’s for future platforms as Director of Production at NESTA Futurelab (2001-2).
  • Developed pioneering music e-commerce system for customised CD compilations; CDIY, launched 3 years ahead of its competitor sites in the US (patent application 1995), with a catalogue of unsigned bands and hosted the national Unsigned Unsealed competition with EMI/Warner Music. R&D continued with ‘Open….’ for the digital Set Top Box (1999).

Skill

Consulting, drafting, fundraising and implementing business plans

  •   establishing a National cross-media showcase for creative works and raising over £3million in funding for the project (2004 ongoing)
  • a youth lifestyle cable channel, with content syndication across platforms, for the 16-24 urban demographic. Selected out of 280 business plans for venture capital (2000).
  • a B2B E-commerce platform for the UK Association of Independent Music labels (1998)

Work Availability

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