Industry Links

We work alongside established businesses to deliver a totally unique learning experience.

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Founded in 2004, Fnatic is one of the world’s most successful esports brands with more tier 1 tournament wins than any other team, and the third most watched globally. With over $16 million in prize money wins, 33 million fans on social media, their own merch line (including collabs with brands like Gucci) and professional players recognised as some of the best in esports history, they are esports experts and a perfect partner for ACC.

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Condense is on a mission to bring the world’s live events to the Metaverse. Their technology enables artists and performers to livestream events in real time as 3D video (volumetric video).

The content is streamed into Unity and Unreal game engines, delivering completely new engaging experiences to people playing in online and console games, AR and VR. With Condense, the Metaverse is about to get real.

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Renderman is Pixar’s advanced technology for rendering VFX and animation.

Renderman is used throughout the Animation/VFX industry for rendering visual effects and animation.

Our Animation and VFX students receive free Renderman accounts, as well as a resource of official Renderman tutorials to help our students get the best from the software.

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Pirate Studios

Pirate Studios is a global community of over 700 tailored spaces for DJing, dance, podcasting, recording and rehearsal. Launched in Bristol, the company has locations in the US, Germany, Ireland and across the UK.

Pirate Studios are an expert in their field and a perfect partner for ACC, offering our students extra rehearsal space, expert advice and more in a bespoke environment.

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Creative UK

An umbrella organisation representing the UK creative industries, Creative UK champions creative education and skills, diversity and the future success of the UK creative sector, including influencing government policy. 

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Access Creative College has curated and run a stage at Latitude for the last 12 years. Previous ACC performers on our stage include Ed Sheeran, Lets Eat Grandma, Bessie Turner, Maya Law, Mullally and many others.

Our students are offered opportunities to get involved in the festival, in roles such as performers or event crew.

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Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is a Grade I venue with global recognition. The world’s leading figures in music, dance, sport and politics have appeared on their stage since they opened in 1871.

Over 1.7 million people enjoy live experiences at Royal Albert Hall every year, with millions more experiencing their events through broadcasts, recordings and new media channels.

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Young Minds

ACC has partnered with Young Minds to deliver online Personal Career Guidance sessions for students with a trained careers advisor.

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UK Music

UK Music is the collective voice of the UK’s world-leading music industry. We represent all sectors of our industry – bringing them together to collaborate, campaign, and champion music. Access Creative College were the first FE college to join their Music Academic Partnership.

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Brighten the Corners

Brighten The Corners is the new name for the festival once known as Sound City Ipswich. B.T.C. is another multi venue festival spread across Ipswich with shows in a myriad of venues including a church and a Victorian swimming baths. There is also a stage in the town centre that features acts curated by Access Creative and BBC Introducing team in Suffolk.

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Forwards Festival is managed by the brilliant people at Team Love. ACC students get to play, volunteer and help run a small open mic area and workshops across the weekend.

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Love Saves The Day

Love Saves The Day is managed by the brilliant people at Team Love. ACC students get to work as Artist Liaison and other roles at Love Saves The Day. 

Moseley Folk and Arts Festival

Moseley Folk and Arts

Moseley Folks and Arts is a Birmingham based stalwart of the Midlands festival calendar. Acts from ACC open the main stage each day at the event.

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Mostly Jazz and Funk

Mostly Jazz and Funk Festival is a Birmingham based stalwart of the Midlands festival calendar. Acts from ACC open the main stage each day at the event.

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Soho Music Month

Soho Music Month returns in June 2023 running takeovers, showcases, exhibitions and talks across the many venues, galleries, shops and pop ups in this historical part of London. ACC is excited to be partnering with SMM as part of this incredible event.

Wild Paths Festival

Wild Paths

Wild Paths is a multi venue festival during a weekend in October and has become a ‘go to’ event on the festival calendar. ACC Norwich hosts the music industry conference day for Wild Paths and we curate a showcase of our brightest talent in Norwich’s famous Millennium Library.

ACC students also get the opportunity to work and volunteer across the many gigs over that weekend.