Mainframe 2019 Awards - Shortlist Announced

By Hana York and Charlene Sharp from Mainframe Derby

Wednesday 27th February saw us announce the shortlist for the Mainframe Awards 2019.  Here is the list of the amazing people, companies and projects selected by our judges. 

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Purely Digital Awards

By Andrew Edmondson
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Powered by PechaKucha

By Tim Elliott

On Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 5.30pm we held our very first Mainframe powered by Pecha Kucha.

PechaKucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. The format, which keeps presentations concise and fast-paced.

We had 13 fantastic speakers who shared 6 minutes 40 seconds of story on any topic they wanted.

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Brands Matched in BrandMatch

By Robert Dawes and Jessica Frearson

At Future Proof Films, we’re big fans - and friends - of Mainframe, and when we heard about the Derby Brandmatch event they had put together with TwoGuys, we immediately jumped on board - who doesn’t want to have an introduction to companies looking for local talent to help fulfil their creative needs?

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Fashion Goes Digital In Derby

By Erica Horne

There’s much more to being a fashion designer than having an eye for style and a flair for design.  In an increasingly digital world a good working knowledge of CAD software is crucial but, unfortunately, it’s something that’s often overlooked on design courses.

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A Match Made In ....The Digial DropIn

At Mainframe we love putting on big events, with inspirational speakers on topics that we think will really impact digital and creative people in Derby & Derbyshire. However, the reality is we know that's just not everyone cup of tea or the evening slots don't suit everyone (especially if you have family like us) so we wanted to offer our community something in the daytime, something more relaxed. Digital DropIn was born.
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By Paul Rose

On the wall of my home office is a ‘Thought for the day’ that asks why most people don’t follow their dreams. It says that many people are too afraid of the potential greatness inside them. When I read it, I found that idea intriguing, so I cut it out and stuck it on the wall.  That was five years ago, just as I was handing in my resignation and walking out on my career.

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We care about your data.

By Hana York

QUAD has recently published a new Privacy Policy to give you information about the sort of data we hold and what we do with it. We are sharing this with you as Mainframe is a QUAD project. 

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Words from our winners...

By Charlene Sharp & Hana York from Mainframe Derby

The 2018 Mainframe Awards are still very much in our minds and we wanted to share the lovely comments our winners made about the awards, the Mainframe Community and being part of the creative and digital landscape of Derby & Derbyshire.

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Tomb Raider is Back From The Shadows.

By Luke Earle

I am a Tomb Raider fan. That’s the best way to start this. When I was five, me and my mother would walk past the Core Design studio and she would say to me “That’s where Lara Croft lives”. 

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