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3DTV - Fact Or Fiction?

Friday 06 July 2012 9:30am-10:30am
Showroom Cinema 2

The future of 3D on TV. Will programmes ever be simulcast in 2D and 3D, or will 3D be relegated to only sports, ‘special events’ and niche documentary.

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BAFTA Presents: The Amazing World of Gumball

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:00pm-3:00pm
Showroom Cinema 4

A “making of” session with the creative team behind ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’, plus a sneak peek at a brand new episode from the upcoming second series.

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CMC Wrap

Friday 06 July 2012 3:35pm-4:00pm
Showroom Cinema 4

A final review of the top ten takeaways of CMC 2012

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Commissioned By The Crowd

Friday 06 July 2012 9:40am-10:40am
Showroom Cinema 3

Got a great idea but don't know how to fund it? Use crowdfunding to finance a prototype, pilot or even a whole project. Top tips from those who've done it!

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Cotton-Wool Kids

Friday 06 July 2012 2:15pm-3:30pm
Showroom Cinema 2

Are we over-protecting our pre-schoolers? There's a growing concern that children are not getting the life experiences they need to develop physically, mentally and emotionally.
In a risk-averse world, can we break the imitative behaviour barrier and help reverse the trend that prevents children from playing outside?

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Enabling Kids, Connecting Communities

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:00am-12:30pm
HUBS The Stage

Applying social media, digital and gaming technologies to real world problems. Insights from successful projects that empower children and their communities.

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Fighting Fantasy - Making Games

Thursday 05 July 2012 5:00pm-5:40pm
Showroom Cinema 4

Celebrating 30 years of interactive entertainment with Ian Livingston OBE

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Focus on China

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:10pm-3:10pm

A chance to get the lowdown on working in China from UK and China based experts and local producer/broadcasters.

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Focus on Malaysia

Friday 06 July 2012 9:30am-10:30am
HUBS The Stage

The lowdown on working with Malaysia including members of the International Exchange delegation.

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Let's Get Physical

Thursday 05 July 2012 3:30pm-4:30pm
HUBS The Stage

Exploring the possibilities and pitfalls of stimulating action and activity in the real world using media stimuli – in games, apps and on TV.

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Meet The Commissioners: Commercial

Friday 06 July 2012 11:00am-12:30pm
Showroom Cinema 4

The channel shapers at the UK's major commercial broadcasters share their programming overviews and outline their commissioning priorities.

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Meet the Commissioners: Mind Candy

Thursday 05 July 2012 12:45pm-1:30pm
HUBS The Stage

Mind Candy is expanding beyond Moshi Monsters and commissioning and investing in new digital IP. Come along and learn about their plans

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Meet The Commissioners: Public Service

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:00am-12:30pm
Showroom Cinema 4

The Commissioners that count are at the PSBs. And they need you as much as you need them. S4C, BBC and C4’s decision-makers quizzed on their needs and plans.

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Meet The Commissioners: Publishing

Friday 06 July 2012 9:30am-10:30am
Showroom Cinema 4

What are publishers looking for? Discover what is exciting the commissioners from both established and start-up publishers.

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Mind The Gap

Thursday 05 July 2012 12:30pm-1:30pm
Showroom Cinema 2

Sources of funding assistance for producers, including the EU MEDIA fund, soon to be Creative Europe, and EIS investment funds. Plus an update from the UK Animation campaign.

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Never Ending Story

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:10am-12:40pm
Showroom Cinema 3

How will storytelling have to change to fit in with children's media consumption? Will stories cease to have a beginning, a middle and an end?

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OMG£££ - Magnetising and Monetising Apps

Friday 06 July 2012 2:00pm-3:30pm
Showroom Cinema 3

Models, money and morals in the Wild West of the new App Stores.

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Opening Keynote - Lane Merrifield

Wednesday 04 July 2012 6:00pm-7:15pm
Crucible Theatre

CMC 2012 begins with inspiration, innovation and challenge in "Ahead of the Game", our opening address. Conference Chair, Anna Home, introduces the keynote speaker , Lane Merrifield, co-founder of 'Club Penguin' the world’s largest online playground for children, and currently Executive Vice President of Disney Online Studios, responsible for all Disney’s virtual worlds.

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Opening Quiz: Answers on a Postcard!

Thursday 05 July 2012 9:30am-10:30am
Showroom Cinemas 4 & 3

Back by popular demand, it’s the quiz that kicks off the conference with rib-tickling hilarity. Hosted by CBBC’s Friday Download presenter and actor, Caellach Spellman.

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Parent Power

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:00pm-3:00pm
HUBS The Stage

Thanks to Twitter and Facebook, parents have more access to broadcasters and content makers than ever before but what have they got to say? And are we listening?

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Pizza Express Supper

Thursday 05 July 2012 8:00pm-10:30pm
Pizza Express

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PJ Playlist

Thursday 05 July 2012 5:10pm-6:00pm
Showroom Cinema 3

Children’s personalities share their most inspirational or intriguing shows from this year’s Prix Jeunesse Festival

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Reception

Wednesday 04 July 2012 7:15pm-8:45pm
Millennium Gallery

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Research: Appyfamilies – Apps for Big and Little Fingers

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:10am-12:40pm
Showroom Cinema 1

If you’re thinking about creating an app for kids, then this presentation will give you a great insight into your audience and the challenges before you start!

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Research: Appyfamilies – Apps for Big and Little Fingers (rpt)

Friday 06 July 2012 11:10am-12:40pm
Showroom Cinema 1

If you’re thinking about creating an app for kids, then this presentation will give you a great insight into your audience and the challenges before you start!

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Research: Children, Tablets, and the Future

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:10pm-3:10pm
Showroom Cinema 1

How Tablets are opening up new opportunities for children’s creativity, motivation to learn, and social skills.

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Research: Children, Tablets, and the Future (rpt)

Friday 06 July 2012 9:40am-10:40am
Showroom Cinema 1

How Tablets are opening up new opportunities for children’s creativity, motivation to learn, and social skills.

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Research: Getting To Grips With Young Children's Learning

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:10am-12:40pm
Showroom Cinema 1

Find out how to match the learning potential of interactive products with what’s appropriate for children under five.

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Research: Kids and Co-viewing. Is it a screen thing?

Thursday 05 July 2012 5:10pm-5:40pm
Showroom Cinema 1

An up to date, real life portrayal of what ‘co-viewing’ means in the context of kids’ lives today and what the implications are for kids’ media content in the future.

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Research: Kids and Co-viewing. Is it a screen thing? (rpt)

Friday 06 July 2012 2:00pm-3:30pm
Showroom Cinema 1

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Research: Tears, Tantrums And Total Involvement In Purchasing Decisions

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:10am-12:40pm
Showroom Cinema 1

300 families told us how they decide what TV to watch, which car to buy and much more. We unravel the most valuable decision making process in the UK.

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Research: Tears, Tantrums And Total Involvement In Purchasing Decisions (rpt)

Friday 06 July 2012 11:10am-12:40pm
Showroom Cinema 1

300 families told us how they decide what TV to watch, which car to buy and much more. We unravel the most valuable decision making process in the UK.

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Research: TV Presenters – What children Want (rpt)

Friday 06 July 2012 2:00pm-3:30pm
Showroom Cinema 1

Results of the 2012 IZI international audience research on what children want in a TV presenter in terms of ethnicity, gender, age and other characteristics.

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Research: Under The Sesame Tree

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:10pm-3:10pm
Showroom Cinema 1

The challenges of creating a post-conflict public service co-production that appeals to and benefits young children.

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Research: Under The Sesame Tree (rpt)

Friday 06 July 2012 9:40am-10:40am
Showroom Cinema 1

The challenges of creating a post-conflict public service co-production that appeals to and benefits young children.

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Second Screen

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:00pm-3:00pm
Showroom Cinema 2

Companion apps alongside TV content have made a big impact in mainstream viewing – are they coming to kids’ TV too? Leading producers explore how 2nd screen Children’s TV can work.

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Speed Meetings: Mind Candy

Thursday 05 July 2012 2:00pm-3:00pm

Your chance for a 5 minute advice session.

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Speed Meetings: Public Service Commissioners

Thursday 05 July 2012 12:45pm-1:45pm
The Workstation

Your chance for a 5 minute advice session with the commissioner of your choice.

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Speed Meetings: Publishing

Friday 06 July 2012 11:00am-12:00pm
The Workstation

Your chance for a 5 minute advice session with the commissioner of your choice.

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Testing, Testing

Thursday 05 July 2012 3:30pm-4:30pm
Showroom Cinema 2

Getting the most from your own user-testing

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Thank You for the Music

Thursday 05 July 2012 11:00am-12:00pm
Showroom Cinema 2

The forgotten income! The ins and outs of potentially lucrative music royalty income in film, TV & other media platforms. It's simple when you know how!

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The Audio Picture

Thursday 05 July 2012 5:00pm-6:00pm
Showroom Cinema 2

When life's full of cartoons, picture books and colourful TV, it‘s easy to see a child’s world as predominantly visual. But what about the incremental value that audio can create for brands?

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The Creative Keynote Interview - Making Monsters

Thursday 05 July 2012 6:15pm-7:30pm
Showroom Cinemas 4 & 3

Double Carnegie medal winner Patrick Ness on monsters, teens & the creative process needed for both.

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The Forum Buffet

Thursday 05 July 2012 8:00pm-10:30pm

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The HUBS Party

Thursday 05 July 2012 10:00pm-2:00am
HubSpace

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The VOD Inquiry

Friday 06 July 2012 11:00am-12:30pm
Showroom Cinema 2

Is the end game for Kids TV 100% On demand?

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Wednesday Workshop: From Screen To Shelf - Ready For Retail?

Wednesday 04 July 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm
Millennium Gallery - Arundel Room

For creators, producers and investors with ambitions for their media project to thrive both off screen and on. The insight acquired during this workshop will provide tools to objectively judge and articulate how your IP could translate successfully offscreen: an increasingly essential component of finance for many media projects.

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Wednesday Workshop: Shape It, Pitch It

Wednesday 04 July 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm
HUBS A

Shape It, Pitch It is a unique opportunity to work on your idea. Whether it’s a game, book, radio or TV show, we give you the opportunity to work with a set of highly experienced experts to shape your idea and then try pitching it to a panel of guest commissioners from TV, games and publishing.

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Wednesday Workshop: So Now You've Got An App

Wednesday 04 July 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm
HUBS Common Room

In order to be successful in today's marketplace, apps need to differentiate and deliver a truly great experience. Join us to explore what this means.

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Wednesday Workshop: The Co-Pro Clinic

Wednesday 04 July 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm
HUBS The Stage

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Wednesday Workshop: Writers' Workout

Wednesday 04 July 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm
Electric Works

An active session to help you create stronger shows and structure better scripts.

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Welcome Drinks

Wednesday 04 July 2012 5:00pm-6:00pm
Crucible Theatre

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Working With CBBC

Friday 06 July 2012 11:00am-12:15pm
HUBS The Stage

Working with CBBC: An insight into how external suppliers, talent and companies can nurture working relationships with CBBC in-house productions.

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