How to have a digital hit – Jay Pond-Jones & Sam Delaney
Written by &&& Creative | Date: 29 July 2015 | Tag: Creative Corner
- The formidable author, broadcaster and journalist Sam Delaney will be joining Jay Pond-Jones to tell us ‘How to have a digital hit’. As Editor-In-Chief of Comedy Central UK he commissioned and executive produced Viacom’s biggest ever digital hits: KSI Demolished and The Sidemen Experience, both of which received in excess of six million unique views worldwide.
In a past life, he was Editor In Chief of Heat magazine and heatworld.com. He is the founder of the entertainment company Studio Sixty Billion whose most recent online hit was Gordon for the BBC.
- We’re also thrilled to announce the venue has changed to Campus London, Google Space.
- A must attend event, be prepared to be inspired. We are.
It’s our great privilege to announce Jay Pond-Jones alongside Sam Delaney will be sharing their knowledge at Septembers Creative Corner, we have been admirers of their work ever since &&& began. If anyone can tell us ‘how to have a digital hit’ it’s got to be Jay Pond-Jones & Sam Delaney.
In fact that could be a hit in any media as their breadth of award winning work says it all. Jays unconventional career path has spanned broadcast television, working as a producer, writer, and director – and advertising, as a creative director with BMB, HHCL, Mother, and GGT.
Jay now runs the independent television and digital comedy entertainment production company, Colour TV. Their biggest and most recent success has been KSI Demolished for Viacom’s Comedy Central. In its first day of broadcast it attracted over 1 million views.
His TV credits include Channel 4’s Flipside TV, which launched the TV careers of Karl Pilkington and Alan Carr amongst others. Whilst his advertising work includes creating the original FCUK campaign, and award-winning ads for John Smiths with Jack Dee. Its doesn’t stop there, Jay also produced the BBC2 Radio documentary ‘Dusty In Memphis’.
And if that’s not enough he also has his own handbuilt bicycle business, ColourBolt. Sitting comfortably alongside some of the finest bespoke built bicycle companies in the world.
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DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
Creative Corner: How to have a digital hit
Date for the diary: Thursday 24th September 2015
New Location: Campus London, Google Space, 4-5 Bonhill St, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4BX
What you will learn
- Respect your audience
- Never compromise
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