Howard Weate develop high quality game-changing apps for the creative industries.
Company directors, Gavin Howard and Catherine Weate, bring a unique combination of skills, knowledge and experience to each project. They are particularly passionate about enhancing the artistic experience through interactive technologies.
Gavin is an App Developer and Transmedia Producer. He has created interactive media and products for a wide range of clients in multiple industries and sectors, including: BBC, BDBC, BP, British Library, BSI, Calvin Klein, CfBT Education Trust, Chainbow, Channel 4, Crest Nicholson, Crime Concern, Electronic Arts, Endemol, GlaxoSmithKline, HSBC, Kingfisher Property Finance, Ladbrokes, Metro, Mindscape, Metropolitan Police, Natural History Museum, New Century Arts, NHS, Royal Entomological Society, UK Home Office and UK Foreign Office.
Gavin has produced and managed large-scale touring exhibitions based on the BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs franchise; created the first literary portal for D/deaf children myBSLBooks.com and developed unique synchronising partner apps The Menstrual Cycle Monitor and The Menstrual Cycle Monitor for Men. Gavin has appeared on BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Merseyside, BBC Radio Oxford, CBBC, CITV and also lent his voice to several commercial video game characters in the 90's.
Catherine is a freelance voice and dialect coach. She has worked in theatre, film, television, radio, education, commerce, law and politics across England, Australia, Hong Kong, Africa and India. Her former roles include: Head of Voice at Rose Bruford College, Head of Voice and Vice Principal at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) and Head of Examinations at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), where she was responsible for the artistic and commercial operation of speech & drama exams worldwide.
Catherine is author of two voice books (Classic Voice and Modern Voice) plus a monologue and duologue series. She is a Trustee of the Royal Academy of Dance, where she Chairs the Artistic and Examinations Sub-Committee, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA). Catherine has also appeared on Radio 4 Midweek, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Radio Merseyside. For further information visit www.catherineweate.com