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Designed and Developed entirely in-house by Howard Weate

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 Howard

Gavin is a freelance app developer. He has worked in a diverse range of industries and sectors including theatre, film, television, radio, animation, gaming, education, special effects, sign language interpreting, heritage and exhibitions. His clients have included the BBC, Channel4, Endemol, Electronic Arts, Mindscape, Metro, GSK, HSBC, BP, Ladbrokes, William Hill, CfBT, The Home Office, The Foreign Office, Metropolitan Police, Crime Concern, British Society for Immunology, Royal Entomological Society and Crest Nicholson. Recent apps include the Menstrual Cycle Monitor (MCM) and Menstrual Cycle Monitor for Men (MCMM) on the iTunes App Store. He is most proud of his work developing the UK's first literary portal for Deaf children, myBSLBooks.com.

Catherine Weate

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 has also appeared on Radio 4 Midweek, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Radio Merseyside. For further information visit www.catherineweate.com