A busy summer ahead for nova

It’s a busy summer filled with arts and festival work for Nova this year. We are enormously proud to be the official media partner for Bradford Literature Festival (BLF), a huge event featuring more than 500 events and spanning ten days, the BLF is one of the UK’s most diverse festivals with a programme that […]

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mum and you

Mum and You

Mum and You is a progressive new online business, run by mums for mums, selling a wide range of own-label mother and baby products with a strong emphasis on being eco-friendly. The London-based company, which sees parenting as the foundation of building a better world,  asked Nova to produce a short film for their website, […]

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Making a studio

We love it when a plan comes together… An important new client recently approached us to help them make a large number of FAQ and instructional short films. The films, one to two minutes in length, needed to be shot in batches of 10 or 15 at a time; the idea being that their friendly […]

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Perfectly tender

We are often invited to competitively tender for work. A typical scenario is that an organisation gets in touch with an outline brief for the work they want doing, and a loose scoring system whereby cost, experience and quality will be the criteria.  The problem for us comes if no-one says what the weighting will be […]

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Back to Ours

Running away and documenting the circus might not quite fully conjure the romance of the original phrase, but it’s not a bad way to spend a week… Back To Ours was established by Hull 2017 as a programme of world-class cultural events taking place in community venues across the city – and they chose Nova […]

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Jolly Japes

When you gaze in the window of Dinsdales Joke Shop, which has been in Hepworths Arcade since the 1930s, you can easily feel as if you’ve slipped into a time warp. Graham Williams, who has managed the shop for longer than he’d care to remember, can rake through drawers and pull out gags and tricks […]

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Thank you

Hopefully it doesn’t happen too often, but if ever you’ve had cause to dial 999 then a whole system kicks in to get to you the help and support you need. It’s one of those things that we take for granted and yet, when you think about it, it’s one of the wonders of the […]

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Nova and Sierra Leone

Nova Studios has been working regularly in Sierra Leone since 2006.  Our first visits helped to build a network of British Council supported school links between Freetown and Hull. Over that time we have built a strong relationship with Freetown-based youth media collective WeOwnTV which is led by our good friend and collaborator Lansana Mansaray […]

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The Big Picture Project

The City of Culture volunteers are an emblem of 2017 and all that it has meant for the city. They are one of the forces which have propelled the year to success. Always there, always smiling, ambassadors of Hull, rooting the year in the city that most of them call home. At Nova we had […]

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