The creative industry is a somewhat wide notion, originally introduced by the Blair government to re-vitalise dormant industrial areas. After the success of Silicon Valley, and New York's Silican Alley, the model was adopted by among others Amsterdam and Berlin.
As a student of creative technology / new media you may find work in the creative industry. For
a more extensive scenario, see scenario(s).
For a critical analysis of the creative industry, however, see