Tony Orsten is a media-tech entrepreneur, creative businessman and successful chief executive officer. Tony has worked in the UK and international media industry for four decades and is an avid supporter of and investor in content creation across all media.
INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONSULTANT
Tony consults across the world on content creation, Film and TV production, media, events, performing arts, media related training, immersive content and operational and regulatory advice. Recent clients include international media and communication companies and a number of government entities in the MENA region. Tony established and ran, as CEO, Abu Dhabi’s highly praised content creation hub, twofour54.
NON-EXECUTIVE AND ADVISOR ROLES
Tony acts as an Advisor and Non-Executive Director - he is Chair of several media companies, including training and development business Grand Scheme Media, animation producer Snafu Pictures, innovative creative IP technology platform Greenfish.io and social enterprise Sharp Futures CIC in Manchester. He also advises a number of companies on structure and productivity including the Online Graduate Art Auction House, AucArt. His enduring passion continues to be creativity in all its forms.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER and LECTURER
Drawing on his comprehensive experience of the media world, Tony delivers an inciteful and witty view on the media world to fellow professionals and students alike – from start-up issues to the impact of future technology. He continues to advise on training solutions in emerging creative economies.
CONTENT CREATION and PRODUCTION CONSULTANT
Tony consults on content creation and production, media, events, performing arts, media related training, immersive content such as XR, AR, MR and VR. Tony also is an award-winning television director with credentials going back 30 years.
Tony provides advice and guidance to businesses . Tony is Chair of Sharp Futures, Manchester CIC, a Social Enterprise set up to provide valuable new human capital to the media production community. He also is the executive Chair of Grand Scheme Productions, one of the original investors in Wildseed Studios Ltd, set up to fund and nurture brand new creative talent and is a founder investor in Hopster, a curated pre-school children’s content and education platform.