CMC Creative Keynote: Chris Riddell

Chris RiddellChris Riddell will deliver the CMC Creative Keynote at the Crucible Theatre on Wednesday 6 July in Sheffield.

Chris Riddell is Waterstones Children’s Laureate and acclaimed children’s illustrator and author whose work is familiar to both children and adults, as he is also the political cartoonist for the Observer newspaper.

Chris has chosen creative empowerment as his agenda for the kids of Britain. His Keynote will explore how to make that happen for UK kids while also taking delegates through his own creative journey.

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Delegate passes are £430 + VAT. Self-funded passes are £240 + VAT. Get access to all keynotes, sessions, interactive exhibition, networking events and much much more.

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CMC Rights Exchange @LBF 2016: Thursday 14 April 2016

IMG_2992The CMC Rights Exchange
At the London Book Fair
14 April 2016 
The Rights Exchange is a conference about the latest business issues in the publisher-producer-broadcaster relationship and a market for anyone looking to buy, sell or build innovative partnerships around children’s IP.

Blog reports of the Conference sessions are available now.

Animation Exchange Blogs

cmc-AnimationEx-stacked-RGBReports on every session at the CMC Animation Exchange (10 March) are available here including expert tips on tax breaks, financing and rights, and a special guest international panel. Video list available here.

CMC 2016 Announced: Tuesday 5 – Thursday 7 July

First TimersThe Children’s Media Conference Sheffield will be held Tuesday 5 – Thursday 7 July 2016. The conference will have a new mid-week format and will wrap-up on a Thursday, allowing delegates to take full advantage of all three days during the working week.


International ExchangeThe event will kick off with the annual CMC International Exchange on Tuesday 5 July, which aims to bring together IP owners, producers, writers, interactive media specialists and service providers from the UK with broadcasters, distributors and funding agencies, and producers seeking co-production potential from around the world.

Crucuble crowds 2015Tuesday 5 July will also mark the Opening Keynote, followed by the Creative Keynote on Wednesday 6 July, with the Closing Keynote wrapping up the event on Thursday 7 July at 3.30pm.