Learn what it takes to be a successful creator across social media, film and photography with Here East and Create Jobs.

Hosted by Studio Wayne McGregor, we’ll be joined by experts who’ll be sharing their insights into producing authentic content, growing a following and creating a community. Plus...

Headline talk: David Knight in conversation with Meji Alabi

Editor of music video industry bible Promo for many years, David Knight now edits and publishes the music video industry website Promonews, curates the BFI Southbank’s popular music video strand BUG (hosted by Adam Buxton) and is editorial director of the UK Music Video Awards.
David also works as a freelance video commissioner, and in the past two years has supervised the making of music videos for Sigrid, Flyte, Aquilo, Mumford & Sons, and others.
David writes regularly (about music videos and other things) for Shots, Creative Review and other publications.
He will be talking to London based video director and photographer Meji Alabi as he shares his experiences of braking into the creative industries and working with international artists like Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Jorja Smith and Skepta.

Panel discussion: Bossing Social Media

Brands are always looking for creative ways to grow their following across social media. So, whether it’s a still image on Instagram, 10 second videos on TikTok, or 280 characters on Twitter, creating content that engages with followers is key to success.

This panel will help aspiring content creators, hopeful social media execs and potential influencers practical tips on how to boss social media/create a following/create content to build a following.

Panellists:

  • Grace Owen, Content and Marketing Manager at Studio Wayne McGregor
  • Megan Moftakhar, Digital Content Manager at Here East

More panelists to be announced soon.

Here East is home to big, small and different businesses driving innovation in technology and creative industries. Their insights events are produced by Create Jobs in order to show young east Londoners the careers and opportunities available on their doorstep.

Image: Instagram/Meji Alabi