MCH/BLANK

Official website for Mark C. Hewitt / Blank Productions

CPD since 1996

• Independent Theatre Council: “Starting a Performing Arts Company” (London, July 1996)
• Password Training: “Marketing for Publishers” 2 day seminar (Brighton, October 1996)
• A&B: “Sponsorship” Seminar (Brighton, March 1997)
• Sussex Arts Marketing Masterclass: “The Media and The Message” (Crawley, January 1998)
• South East Education & Training Project: “Expanding & Developing Public Art Practice” 2 day seminar (Bexhill, March 1998)
• Independent Theatre Council: “Booking a Tour” (London, June 1998)
• Opening the Book: “Setting up a Readers’ Group” (Rochester, September 1998)
• Arts Council of England: “Live Literature Network Forum” - 2 days (Manchester, November 1998)
• South East Public Art Forum: “New Interventions in the Environment” (Canterbury Univ, Nov. 1998)
• National Association for Literature Development: “Residential Training Seminar” - (Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, December 1998)
• South East Arts Board: “Valuing the Artist” (Tunbridge Wells, January 1999)
• The Poetry Society: “Public Poets, Public Poems, Public Art” (British Library, London, Sept. 1999)
• South East Public Art Forum: “Urban Regeneration & Collaborative Practice” (Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Farnham, October 1999)
• National Association for Literature Development: “Residential Training Seminar” (Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, December 1999)
• Opening the Book: “Joined Up Reading” (Eastbourne, January 2000)
• South East Arts Board: “International Networking Seminar” (East Grinstead, March 2000)
• National Association for Literature Development: “But is it Art? - Literature Development and Social Exclusion” (Royal Festival Hall, London, April 2000)
• West Sussex Libraries: “Right to Read - access to reading for young people in public care” (Worthing Library, November 2000)
• National Association for Literature Development - two seminars: “What We Tell Writers” / “Readers & Publishers” (Birmingham Rep, January 2001)
• Arts Council of England / Book Communications: “Live Literature Promoters Training Project” - 2 days (Salisbury Arts Centre, March 2001)
• South East Arts Board: “Libraries: Physical Environment & Communities” (Architecture Week, Lewes, June 2001)
• National Association for Literature Development: “How To Be Organised and a Nice Person (at the same time)” (Brighton, September 2001)
• The Reading Partnership: “Books & Business” (SE Arts, Tunbridge Wells, February 2002)
• SHARE: “Keeping One Step Ahead - New Ways of Reaching Readers” (Hounslow Library, March 2002)
• National Association for Literature Development: “Rules of Engagement - Reaching Readers, Reaching Audiences” (Royal Festival Hall, London, April 2002)
• Arts Council of England: “Moving Forward - An Orientation Day for the Arts Capital Programme” (Stratford Circus, London, April 2002)
• Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment (CABE): “Design Quality & Procurement” - for Arts Capital Programme clients (London, May 2002)
• Brighton Festival: “Stephen Clark - Playwrighting Workshops” (Brighton, June/July 2002)
• Arts Council of England: “Planning and Managing Capital Projects in the Cultural Sector” (Hampton Hill Playhouse, London, September 2002)
• National Association for Literature Development: “Mentoring in the Arts for Literature Development Specialists” (Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, September 2002)
• Visions Festival: “RE:visions - A Seminar in the Creative Application of New Media in Live Performance” (Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, October 2002)
• National Association for Literature Development: “Live Literature: Politics, Presentation & Marketing” (Royal Festival Hall, London, December 2002)
• Arts & Business: “Facilitation Skills Workshop” (The Old Market, Hove, July 2003)
• East Sussex and West Sussex County Councils: “The Business of Festivals” (March 2004, The Hawth, Crawley)
• Pier Playwrights /Third Space: “Independent Theatre for Rural Touring” (Farnham Maltings, February / March /April 2004)
• Access Disability and Inclusion (ada inc): “Disability Action Planning” (ACE,SE offices, Brighton, March / April /October 2004)
• Pier Playwrights: “Workshop Skills for Writers” (Farnham Maltings, November 2004)
• Pier Playwrights/Pursued by a Bear: “Collaborative Writing” (Farnham Maltings, February - April 2005)
• Euclid International: “Cultur€uro Seminar” (ACE, SE offices, Brighton, July 2005)
• Pier Playwrights / Annie Castledine “Writing the Monologue” (The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton, May – September 2005)
• Credibility / ACE, SE: “Respond – Make It Real” – race equality / cultural diversity action planning for RFOs (Arts Council England SE offices, Brighton, November 2005)
• National Association for Literature Development: “S.E. England Consultation Meeting” (Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, December 2005)
• Arts Council England SE: “The Art of Advocacy” (Dapdune Wharf, Guildford, December 2005 & February 2006)
• Farnham Maltings: “Arts and Suburbia” (Farnham Maltings, Surrey, March 2006)
• Euclid UK: “The Future of Creative Workspaces” (ACE, SE offices, Brighton, July 2006)
• New Writing South / Stephen Clark: “Writing the Libretto” (Friends Centre, Brighton, July 2006)
• TMPL / Arts Council England: “London/South East Region live literature focus group” (Arts Council England offices, London, July 2006)
• New Writing South / Gordon House: “Writing for Radio” (Friends Centre, Brighton, September – November, 2006)
• FLO (Friendly Literature Organisations):: “What is Literature Leadership?” (October Gallery, London, January 2007)
• New Writing South / Mark Wheatley: “Form & Structure [in playwrighting]” (Brighton, February 2007)
• New Writing South / Andrew J. Marshall: “Journalism” (Brighton, February 2007)
• New Writing South / Hilly Janes: “Journalism – Masterclass” (Brighton, March 2007)
• National Association for Literature Development: “Only Connect – Literature Development Expo” (Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria), 3 days – October 2007)
• FLO (Friendly Literature Organisations): “Yes I Said Yes it is Yes: a White Paper for Literature” (London Mathematical Society, London, November 2007)
• HRP (Historic Royal Palaces) / Rachel Gadsden: “Mixed Media: an introduction” (Hampton Court Palace, London, July 2008)
• Forkbeard Fantasy: “Film Interaction for Stage, Screen and Gallery” (Waterslade Studios, Hockworthy, Somerset, October 2008)
• Forkbeard Fantasy: “Final Cut Pro - Digital Editing.” (Waterslade Studios, Hockworthy, Somerset, December 2008)

• Independent Theatre Council: “Tour Booking” (London, September 2009)
• Independent Theatre Council: “Essentials of Producing and Touring” (London, October 2009)
• National Live Literature Consortium: “Selling live literature” (Bristol Old Vic, February 2010)
• Forkbeard Fantasy: “Final Cut Pro - "Digital Editing” (Waterslade Studios, Hockworthy, Somerset, December 2010)
• Mark Makin (Makin Productions): "Tour Booking Consultation" (London, September 2012)