BBC Tue 26th Feb, 2013
The ‘living dead’ are being invited to shuffle down to Media City next week for an exclusive preview of a new BBC TV drama.
Organisers from the BBC’s new writing department Writersroom and the University of Salford are hoping the public will enter into the spirit of the occasion and come dressed as the undead for the screening of episode one of In the Flesh, a new BBC Three series.
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Salford Uni Fri 08th Feb, 2013
The University of Salford have formed a partnership with Key103 to deliver expert media training at the University’s MediaCityUK campus and Key103’s studios.
Salford Uni Mon 21st Jan, 2013
The shortlisted entries for the Birth Rites Collection’s bi-annual art prize will be showcased at the University of Salford’s MediaCityUK campus on Saturday 2 February.
Media City News Mon 05th Nov, 2012
BVE North 2012 will take place for a 2nd time at Manchester Central on 13-14 November 2012, featuring new technologies and insight for the production, post and content delivery community.
This year 3,000 industry professionals will attend over the two days to network, try out the latest kit and benefit from over 40 hours of free content.
Salford Uni Thu 13th Sep, 2012
Tickets are now available for the second version of TEDxSalford - a unique conference of ideas bringing together leading intellectuals, luminaries and performers under one roof, creating an environment that is intellectually stimulating for both presenters and participants. It will be held on the 21 October, 2012, Sunday.
Salford Uni Wed 05th Sep, 2012
Cutting-edge technology and dazzling live performance will bring the café society of 1930s Vienna and the steamy terraces of Brazil to MediaCityUK on 20 September, when the University of Salford premieres a radical new chamber opera celebrating the life of one of 20th Century Europe’s most famous authors.
BBC Fri 06th Jul, 2012
BBC North has today announced a wide-ranging series of events as part of ‘Summer in the City’, the season of activity taking place at MediaCityUK in Salford Quays.
Throughout August some of the biggest names from CBBC, CBeebies, BBC Learning, BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 5 live will be hosting free live shows on the Piazza at MediaCityUK.
BBC Wed 30th May, 2012
According to the BBC's first staff survey, a small majority of MediaCityUK staff "love the place" - but 30% are concerned that certain problems (including Manchester's Metrolink service) could overshadow the benefits.
Other criticisms included "desktop and production technology" such as the in-house editing and storage for BBC Vision teams, which crashed in January.
Media City News Wed 23rd May, 2012
Two amateur cyclists from Manchester will soon be saddling up at MediaCityUK for an immense challenge; using pedal power alone to get from Manchester to Brighton in a single day.
Media City News Mon 21st Nov, 2011
It's been rumoured for a while now, but Peel has finally confirmed that the 'Red House' has completed a deal with the Peel Group to open a restaurant and bar at MediaCityUK, Salford Quays.
The Red House Restaurant and Bar at MediaCityUK will be the first in Greater Manchester for the group and will be located on the ground floor of Dock House (BBC) overlooking the gardens and Quays.