While technology may be grabbing the headlines and column inches at present, there are plenty of investment opportunities in other sectors.
Film Mobile offers a complete cinema solution for independent cinemas across the UK. We caught up with founder, Ian Brown, who started the business after a career spent providing these services for chain multiplexes.
As a former Grandmaster of Memory, Ed Cooke has used his passion to start a business, Memrise, and joins Founders Diaries to share his experiences.
The movie industry has just undergone a huge change as Zorro actor Antonio Banderas is set to star in the world’s first equity crowdfunded Hollywood film, Salty, following £1.9m raised on SyndicateRoom.
There must be a thin line between innovation and madness because Adam Aron, the new CEO of cinema group AMC Entertainment, revealed a ludicrous plan to allow texting in cinemas – the one sacred place that customers go to be relieved of communication with the outside world.
Where do you get inspiration for your office design? With both the Oscars and BAFTAs on the horizon, we’ve taken a look at some of the most famous TV and movie offices and to analyse the best (and the worst) on-screen office design.
It's a case of “the Force is strong” for British film production studio Pinewood, the shooting location of soon-to-be-released Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, which has experienced a 186 per cent profit growth.
The UK's creative industry is booming as Pinewood, the studio where latest James Bond film Spectre and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron were filmed, is “unable to meet all the demand from large films”.
Crowdfunding, the increasingly popular alternative finance model, continues to support all business sectors. The latest demonstration of this has seen independent filmmaker Sarah Lewis harness the channel to make a movie on Soho-based hair salon We Are Cuts, famed for styling stars including David Bowie.
Creative England and Crowdfunder have partnered on a short film campaign that will jumpstart independent filmmakers with a share of £100,000, while also allowing them to secure additional finance through crowdfunding.
Crowdfunding is being used for businesses of all shapes and sizes, and across various sectors – as such, Real Business has sought out a handful of the most unusual crowdfunded business ventures.
Literature and film have together created some memorable personalities, often providing some valuable insight on how we might go about conducting ourselves in the business world.