Creative Week, hosted by Adobe, kicks off today

The @AdobeUK Team

July 09, 2012

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Creative Week UK is finally here! The event, which is a celebration of the creativity in the UK, will be packed full of lively debates, creative challenges, exclusive demonstrations and inspirational case studies – all broadcast live online and presented by David McClelland.

Here’s the lowdown of all our speakers and contributors throughout the week:

Monday 9th July – Creative Industry Overview

-          Brendan Dawes a UK-based, MoMA exhibited is an artist and designer (live debate)

-          Joel Gethin Lewis, co- Director of experiential design agency Hellicar & Lewis (live debate)

-          Dr Chris Gerry from The Skills Lab (live debate)

-          Rufus Deuchler, Sr. Worldwide Design Evangelist at Adobe Systems (Creative Cloud Evangelist demo and how-to sessions on Adobe Touch Apps)

-          Iconic British designer Wayne Hemingway (show and tell)

-          Chris Thompson, Head of Business Development at Ravensbourne College (show and tell)

-          Marc Lewis, pioneer of London’s new school dedicated to the art of advertising School of Communication Arts (show and tell)


Tuesday 10th July – Design & Publishing

-          Jeremy Leslie, Creative Director at magCulture and publishing industry commentator (live debate)

-          Publishing analyst and cultural commentator Danuta Kean  (live debate)

-          Future Publishing’s digital Editor-in-Chief Mike Goldsmith  (live debate)

-          Artist & Illustrator Pete Fowler (show and tell)

-          Three directors from creative agency Studio Output, Dan Moore, Rob Coke and Ian Hambleton (show and tell)

-          Adobe Certified Expert Tony Harmer (how-to session on creating stunning pattern designs)

-          Rupert Knowles, Adobe UK’s Design Product Manager (product demos, live debate and how-to session on InDesign CS6’s Content Collector Tool and Digital Publishing tools)

-          And Rufus Deuchler, Sr. Worldwide Design Evangelist at Adobe Systems will again be joining us (Creative Suite Design and Adobe Muse Evangelist demo)


Wednesday 11th July – Film & Video

-          Dan Jones, Head of Multiplatform, Maverick Television (live debate)

-          Multi–platform and interactive specialist, Marc Goodchild (live debate)

-          Director at Made Visual Studios, Justin Weyers (live debate and show and tell session)

-          Oli da Costa, founder of Fraktiv (show and tell)

-          Adobe evangelist, Jason Levine (CS6 Video Tour)

-          Dado Valentic, Director and chief Colourist at Mytherapy (how-to session on All-new SpeedGrade CS6)

-          London-based artist, Birgitta Hosea (how-to session on ray-traced 3D in After Effects)

-          Niels Stevens, Adobe UK’s Video Product Manager (how-to session on Adobe Audition CS6 for audio sweetening)

-          Matthew Gyves, Adobe’s Business Development Manager (how-to session on new features in Adobe Premiere CS6)


Thursday 12th July – Web & Mobile

-          Chris Jenkins, Head of User Experience, Tribal DDB London (live debate)

-          Alex Morris, Interaction Designer, Mark Boulton Design (live debate)

-          Rob Borley, Emerging Technologies Consultant, Headscape (live debate)

-          Joe Benton, Student Web Designer (show and tell)

-          MD of The Virtual Forge, Matt Wicks (how-to session on how to create for multiple devices and show and tell session)

-          Adobe’s Web Evangelist, Paul Trani (live debate, CS6 Web Tour and how-to session on the new features in Flash Professional CS6)

-          Adobe UK’s Web Product Manager John Cole (how-to session on Adobe Proto and Dreamweaver CS6)

-          Adobe’s Nordic Web Product Manager Johan Lopes (how-to session on Dreamweaver CS6 for responsive design)

-          Steve Burnard, Adobe UK Product Manager (how-to session on Fireworks CS6 for mock-ups and interactive content)


Friday 13th July – Photography & Imaging

-          Photographer Timothy Allen (live debate)

-          Photographer Erin Moroney (live debate)

-          Photographer and Photoshop World instructor Glyn Dewis (live debate and show and tell session on Compositing and Retouching Techniques using Photoshop CS6)

-          Julieanne Kost, Adobe Evangelist (demo on new Features of Photoshop CS6)

-          Fine art and commercial photographer Allan Jenkins (show and tell session on producing Victorian-era Cyanotype prints)

-          Fine art photographer John G Moore (show and tell session on his photographic style)

-          Adobe UK’s Digital Imaging Product Manager Richard Curtis (live debate and how-to session on Photoshop Lightroom 4’s book module)

-          Commercial photographer Debbie Jones (how-to session on creating client previews in Lightroom 4)

-          Digital artist Steve Caplin (how-to session on 3D with Photoshop CS6 Extended)


For more details on the event and to sign up for updates, visit the Creative Week website at



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