Green Bean Studios partner with Global Eco-Innovation Lancaster Environment Centre
Green Bean Studios is excited to be partnering with Lancaster University’s Centre for Global Eco-Innovation Lancaster Environment Centre. Our business and team are undergoing a huge period of growth in 2023 and we are forming key partnerships to support this development.
As a sustainable children’s entertainment IP brand, using sustainable materials and production methods has been a key focus since the brand was founded. This year we are accelerating our creative innovation at Green Bean Studios, which is vital to support our mission of protecting the environment and reducing carbon emissions.
PHD students from Lancaster Environment Centre have now joined our team to help us build on the strength and durability of sustainable materials from our collection to demonstrate the viability of mass producing high quality eco toys.
We continue to show that eco-friendly toys can be produced at scale economically and support children to play with confidence, learn and enjoy wonderful adventures. We are proud to help reduce carbon emissions by only using sustainable, recyclable or biodegradable materials in our products and packaging.
Shop or browse our existing ECO toy range here: https://www.greenbeancollection.co.uk/shop.html
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Green Bean Studios Invited to Investing in Creative Innovation – Pitch Showcase Event
On 29 March 2023, Green Bean Studios’ founder Anita Frost will be attending Investing in Creative Innovation – a Pitch Showcase event hosted by Creative UK. Taking place in London’s British Film Institute South Bank, the event will be an exciting opportunity to network with key investors and creative tech innovators.
The event forms part of the 2022-23 Creative Enterprise Evolve programme, a unique nine-month-long programme designed by investors that prepares high-potential screen businesses for growth capital.
Businesses attending and seeking investment represent the dynamic and diverse range of creative industry talents across the UK, with businesses including immersive tech, and visual effects, games, interactive entertainment, high-end TV, and content production. UKBAA, Creative England and the British Film Institute are excited to welcome investors to experience this curated showcase of creative innovators pitching for investment.
Green Bean Studios’ founder Anita Frost
Investors will enjoy an evening of pitches from a selected group of innovative founders seeking investment to either start-up or scale-up their creative businesses. After each pitch, investors will also be able to ask the founders questions about their proposal.
The evening will be rounded off with the opportunity to network over drinks and nibbles, celebrating the high-growth potential of the creative sector.
If you are interested in investing in Green Bean Studios please contact our CFO Jay Maniar by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Our founder and executive team will be happy to meet you and share more about our multi-revenue IP investment opportunities.
To request a copy of our pitch deck and data room access please contact: email@example.com.
What is the most kid friendly cartoon?
Now, adults have much more control over what the little ones can watch and when. At the moment, parents are hitting back, on what's on TV some content loud, obnoxious followed by silly ads trying to sell their little ones an overpriced toy.
Well, get ready and look no further as Green Bean & Friends™ is now in development. There will be a real sense of joy in this series, with plenty of humour and hilarious belly-laughing moments that will amuse both children and parents. With cheeky, witty lines brought to life by the characters, children will love watching this for the feel-good factor and entertainment.
The lovable characters from the popular collectable children's book series, the ‘Green Bean Collection’, by Anita Frost are now jumping out from the pages and into the world of TV to continue the mission of encouraging families and children to play, learn, discover, and have fun together whilst enjoying a greener lifestyle.
The proposed animated series, features the leading character Green Bean™, along with six of Green Bean’s Friends™. These are unique and relatable characters on exciting adventures within the beautiful lands of Adventure Dales, each with distinctive yet lovable personalities which appeal to children aged 2 to 10 years old, as well as parents and broadcasters. The featured episodes will be brought to life with vibrant colours, upbeat and catchy music, and memorable phrases which each character is known for.
IWD Fest 2023 – Celebrating Women in Business, Wellness and the Creative Industry
Green Bean Studios’ founder Anita Frost recently attended Cultureville’s International Women’s Day Festival in Manchester. The event featured leading women in business, politics, wellness, digital and the creative industry against the backdrop of the city at ABC Building's spectacular Roof, Deck and Dome venue.
Guests were able to listen to a range of speakers sharing insights on business, online growth, inclusivity and sisterhood. Speakers included Anita Frost, author and Founder of Green Bean Studios, Zara Street, Founder of Keep it Bright, Emma Tasmin Hill, influencer and founder of All Body UK and Dr Penny Trayner, Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist. Guests also had the opportunity to participate in discussions impacting the community and network with potential female partners and mentors.
Following panel discussions guests participated in a beautiful sip and paint session led by Sip and Paint MCR where they got to create paintings while having drinks and networking. Next was an unforgettable creative performance evening featuring music, poetry, and comedy hosted by author, Loll Perkins.
IWD Fest had a fantastic lineup of performers including Funmi Says, Yemi Bolatiwa of the Untold Orchestra and Maria Kayum who entertained guests throughout the evening. The night ended on a joyous note with music from the talented Dj FYA playing Afrobeats and Amanpiano
Founders of IWD Fest Producers, Cultureville stated: "Looking at pictures of women at IWD Fest connecting brings us so much joy! This is exactly what we hoped for when we pictured IWD Fest, from women overcoming fears of public speaking to those finding new friendships and building sisterhood. Simply beautiful!".
Guest Davina Campbell stated, "What a beautiful way to celebrate womanhood. The IWD Fest was excellent!" and speaker Eve Holt, Director of GM Moving stated "Such a beautiful, joyful event & space to meet, move, talk, eat, dance, create and connect."
Furthermore, the black owned business market hall was a huge success with caterer Milly B's Kitchen stating "No crumbs left" after she sold out of all her delicious desserts during the event and designer, Bittany stating, "Yesterday was just perfect in every sense! It felt great spending a whole day with other amazing women - celebrating, encouraging and having fun with one another. I got home at midnight feeling reinvigorated!". Nathan Wrigglesworth who represented IWD Fest sponsors, ABC Building wrapped it all up saying "A really successful event all in all".
Mentoring other women and inspiring them to follow their own entrepreneurial path for success is something Anita is passionate about. Anita was honoured to speak at Cultureville’s event amongst so many other talented women for the global celebration of International Women’s Day.
Melissa Brannlund is the features writer and editor, for author Anita Frost.
Look out for Melissa's latest articles on Anita Frost's author website, where she'll talk about topics including: Business| TV | Music | Publishing, along with author news and events, and giving back to communities.
You can find her in-depth monthly feature on the News & Media page of the Green Bean Collection® website, discussing children's books, reading, and all things Green Bean™
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