Marketing & Publicity

Take a look at our work in Marketing & Publicity...!

We’ve publicised and promoted a great deal of organisations and projects, as you can see below. To make your own enquiry or booking… Get in touch today!

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…

Friendly Creatives YouTube channel passes 30,000 views in a year…

Friendly Creatives YouTube channel passes 30,000 views in a year…

Videos we’ve produced for clients during 2012-14 have been published to launch our new YouTube channel, including Capital Theatre Festival, Blue Orange Arts, and the Fancy Silk Store – visit http://www.youtube.com/friendlycreatives/ to see, as over 30,000 people already have done!

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…

SEO Magnet site

SEO Magnet site

This expanded site – originally created by FriendlyWebStarter in 2010 – proved so successful that Ian was later employed to expand its SEO reach from purely local West Midlands services to national ones…

IQK Ian Kennedy website (2006-12)

IQK Ian Kennedy website (2006-12)

This website was designed by FriendlyWebStarter’s Ian Kennedy with his colleague Simon Crouch in 2006-7, and incorporated a stylish interface with a scrolling ticker, dropdown menus and three complementary colour schemes…

National Publisher & Ethical Enterprise: WhatsOnUK/CityGuides

National Publisher & Ethical Enterprise: WhatsOnUK/CityGuides

Friendly Creatives’ Ian Kennedy worked as Projects Manager for WhatsOnUK in 2008-9, achieving widespread media exposure for their ethical campaigns, creating a Business Plan and funding application, and helping the company relocate…

Filming Locations Venture – IQK Studios

Filming Locations Venture – IQK Studios

In 2006, Friendly Creatives’ Ian Kennedy represented an extensive range of properties as potential filming locations at a time when they were available and mostly in disuse, making a smart  promotional video and hosting a number of shoots and location scouts’…

A People’s History of Castle Vale – Audio History

A People’s History of Castle Vale – Audio History

Ian created and ran this community history project which resulted in an hour’s documentary in three parts, broadcast on Castle Vale Community Radio with live interviews with Ian, and five compiled three-minute features which were broadcast on BBC WM…