folly is a leading digital arts organisation working across England’s North West.

folly presents an active artistic programme that provides creative interaction and
collaboration between artists andthe wider public using technology.

folly commissions, exhibits, promotes and supports creative work and innovation
with a strong emphasis on the use of online media, networked
systems and integrated technologies.

folly delivers a year round diverse and innovative programme of online projects,
events, festival activities, artist commissions, exhibitions, artist residencies,
workshops and conferences.

FACT is the UK’s centre for digital and media art, promoting and supporting artists’ work
and innovation in the fields of film, video, and digital media.
FACT believes in the ability of individuals and communities to express themselves creatively,
through collaboration, participation and digital storytelling.

FutureEverything is *an award winning, world class organisation* using mass
participation in creativity and social innovation to bring the future into
the present. It has a strong global network and international profile, and
is recognised around the world for leading pioneering projects and important
international debates. The organisation delivers a range of benefits,
including mass engagement, awards, international networks, local advocacy,
training and thought leadership, on themes including innovation, technology,
art, society and the environment. It is embedded in business support
networks, and is central to the innovation ecology in the UK.

Media and Arts Partnership was founded in Leeds, West Yorkshire in 2001,
as a public art consultancy initiating and project managing large scale projects
within the context of city regeneration.

Through the work of director Sue Ball, MAAP creates opportunities for artists
to work in partnership with a diverse range of public and private sector
organisations. Creative projects focus on bridging the gaps between disciplines
to engender new ways of thinking about places, peoples and the spaces we
occupy. By bringing developers, city planners and design teams together
with artists, MAAP instigates dynamic collaboration, encouraging innovation
and creative discourse around public space and the arts.

Hull Film is dedicated to the exhibition and creation of short film as a
crucial art form in its own right. Since 2001, Hull Film has been responsible
for the Hull International Short Film Festival, which acts as a showcase of
short film with Hull Screen being the main venue. As well as the annual festival,
Hull Film has been active in programming a multitude of screenings, lectures,
master classes and educational events in the city. Hull Film is also committed
to promoting new work, and developing critical discussion as well as
developing the Hull Film Study Collection.

The Hull School of Art and Design, founded in 1861, is regarded nationally
and internationally for its excellence as a specialist creative centre for higher
education. During the past eighteen months all existing higher education
programmes have been re written to maintain curriculum and vocational currency.
Over the past year new and sometimes unique programmes have been added to
our portfolio to give students a fully comprehensive and contemporary range of
subjects to choose from. Teaching staff are passionate and committed to their
subjects, often with experience of both industry and higher education contexts.
Staff are engaged in their own research or professional practice, exhibiting in
this country and internationally, working for prestigious clients, running and
contributing to conferences and publishing their work.

QUAD opened in 2008, it is an £11million centre, for art and film
situated in the heart of the country in Derby. QUAD is the home to the
UK’s leading biannual photography festival, FORMAT, and is one of the
lead partners for Derby Festé an annual outdoor arts festival both of
which attract over 100,000 people into the city annually. QUAD
commissions, creates and works in partnership with leading
contemporary artists and arts organisations alongside a parallel
programme of far reaching and deep rooted participatory and learning
activity. QUAD has a regular temporary exhibitions and commissions
programme, artists residencies, screens the best in independent, world
and Hollywood cinema alongside an innovative programme of education,
professional development and other activity. QUAD was the first venue
outside of London to host the BFI Mediatheque. QUAD provides
facilities and services that connect people to art and film, creating
opportunities for entertainment, education, production and