Creative Sector Websites

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Lots of our clients are themselves other creative businesses – which tells you something about the respect we’re held in within the creative industries. To make your own enquiry or booking… Get in touch today!

Santé Theatre website

Santé Theatre website

This clean and clear new website for an innovative theatre company was compiled by us in double-quick time, with content and resources taken from the client’s previous site, and new higher-quality images provided by our client Isis Media…

CITIZENS: Excision – interactive series website and social media (allegedly)

CITIZENS: Excision – interactive series website and social media (allegedly)

In order to provide a suitable scapegoat for this regrettably unnerving project, we have been asked to claim responsibility for the website production of this interactive series. Allegations have also been made that our Director Ian Kennedy also wrote and…

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

Ian spent half a day with this client, smartening and sharpening their website, adding new features, and training the clients in how to manage it to its full capacity. Before the commission, the site was full of clunky features, like…

Jaanika Okk Arts Management website

Jaanika Okk Arts Management website

This one-day website commission for an arts management professional has enabled us to train the client, build the website in full and hand over to her on the day. The site includes an attractive tabbed index pages, customised coding as…

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

It’s been a pleasure to work again with one of our early clients to modernise her site when her needs for it changed. The original site had been made to the style and specifications she requested, but she was now…

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

In 2011 FriendlyWebStarter adapted an existing website for performer and vocal coach Rebecca Schwarz, and we later filmed one of her concerts in High Definition… and in 2014 we gave the site a new look and transformed its navigation, creating…

New-look Producers’ Forum website and newsletters

New-look Producers’ Forum website and newsletters

As its Communications Officer, Ian relaunched the Producers’ Forum in late 2013, with a smarter new website (including video galleries) and a new newsletter platform…

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

From July 2011 to April 2014, Ian worked as the Communications and Member Services Coordinator for the Producers’ Forum, transforming its communications, website and member subscriptions. The Twitter, Facebook and newsletter following has gone from under 2,000 to over 3,500 cumulatively…

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

To complete a site that had already been initialised, Ian redesigned the header image, amended the website’s style and layout, and added smooth new animated slideshows as well as a testimonials widget and other effects, while training the client to…

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

This colourful new site makes the most of the client’s vivid images of their creations, with a large slider on the homepage that links to different sections of the site, plus an interactive map and Flash picture galleries. The site…

Ian speaks at WordPress Birmingham about building websites in a day

Ian speaks at WordPress Birmingham about building websites in a day

It was an honour to be asked to do a ten-minute presentation to WordPress professionals about how FriendlyWebStarter manage to build entire advanced websites, train clients and hand over to them in a day, and led to our biggest ever…

Birmingham Fest – new theatre festival website

Birmingham Fest – new theatre festival website

FriendlyWebStarter has produced the vivid website for this new independent theatre festival…

2011 & 2012 Creative Web Design courses for University College Birmingham

2011 & 2012 Creative Web Design courses for University College Birmingham

In 2011 Scarlet and Ian led this course together, but with Scarlet unavailable Ian ran the 2012 course, designed to facilitate 10 students to create websites ‘of a saleable standard’ within just two days…

New IQK Website – Writing & Productions by Ian Kennedy

New IQK Website – Writing & Productions by Ian Kennedy

Moving across from our attractive but technically outmoded HTML site was a great opportunity to show off new features, functions and styles…

Skydrones Aerial Photography website

Skydrones Aerial Photography website

A particularly proud moment for FriendlyWebStarter was producing this bespoke website in 2012 – our first one-day integrated web design and handover process…