• November
  • Create Expo 2024

    Friday 23rd February 2024


    Vision West Nottinghamshire College hosts it's 7th Create Expo. This event brings together various amazing guest speakers over one unique day, with talks by Digital game and 3D industry experts and graphics specialists along with a whole host of other design related talks and demonstrations.  We hope you can join us for the 7th instalment.  This year's event will be in the colleges own Create Theatre in the Creative Arts Centre. 

    10.00am- 10.40am

    Stacey Ray – Lead Product Designer - Coherence
    Stacey, a Lead User Experience Designer, boasts over a decade of invaluable experience across diverse industries. With a rich background spanning Games, Robotic AI Software, Film Platforms, and Game Toolkits, Stacey has worn many hats in her career.
    Currently, Stacey's passion for design extends beyond her role, where she leads as one of the Podcasters behind the UX Guide: To the Galaxy Podcast.

    11.00am -11.40am
    Sam Morgan - 3D Multimedia Artist – Frame 4

    Sam has been telling stories for over 2 decades, helping his audiences understand characters, products, or processes. Whether for film, VFX, commercial or games.
    Working with a diverse range of companies from ITV and King games to Kings College London and 3M.

    1.00pm – 1.40pm
    Jonny Ogarr – Fashion, Branding and Marketing

    Original British Street Fashion Brand Pioneer with more than 30 years of experience in brand building, design, and marketing communications. Jonathan develops various multi-scale visual communication projects in fashion, art, print, fabric, web, and multimedia. Jonathan has an enthusiastic personality in combination with advanced creative thinking and communication skills.

    2.00pm – 2.40pm
    Hannah Sawtell – Illustrator

    Hannah has worked as a freelance illustrator for a number of years and has recently completed an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Hannah loves observing and experimenting in sketchbooks and applying those explored approaches in her finished artwork. Commissioned projects have included work for the National Justice Museum, The National Trust, Nottingham Castle Trust and The Arts Council, actively celebrating local connections to History, Heritage and Locality. 

    3.00pm – 3.40pm
    Dan Sollis – VFX and Motion Graphics artist

    Dan is the founder of Digital Distortion and has run it since its creation in 2002. He has more than 25 years’ experience working in digital visual effects and animation. Notable recent projects include the postproduction and on-set supervision on the "Unlucky traveller" opening film for the COP27 conference, and the titles and animation for the upcoming feature documentary “Borrowed Time: Lennon’s Last Decade”.


  • February
  • "Student Finance Presentation - Know What You Sign Up For"



    Thursday 14th March 2024
    Essential information for students and parents looking into higher education finance. It will answer the following questions for our students.
    Have you ever wondered how much a university education really costs?Have you questioned if you can ‘afford’ this?Are you worried about the prospect of ‘debt’ that university may bring?
    This free 1 hr presentation will take you through the ins and outs of the 6 fundamental terms and conditions of student finance.
    It will detail how different types of student loans work, how much you can apply for and what the repayment terms are.
    It will debunk some of the misconceptions around student loan debt and give you the confidence to know exactly what you are signing up for.
    Please arrive from 6 pm. Presentation begins at 6.30 pmQ and A session to finish
    Event Details
    Doors Open at 6:00PM
    Starts at 6:30PM

Call us on 01623 900578

Create Theatre Mansfield,
Vision West Nottinghamshire College,
Derby Road,
NG18 5BH

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