Manimation – a New Perspective on Animation and Kids’ Content in Manchester

Posted on: Tuesday 17 September 2013 11:08pm

Oct 31st, Nov 21st, Dec 12th

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The CMC has teamed up with the Manchester Investment Agency MIDAS todeliver a great strand of animation and kids’ content events in Manchester this Autumn.

Carve a space in your diaries now; tickets will be available here soon.

The dates and topics are set:

Thursday 31st October – Animation Audience & Kids’ Commissioners  A comperehensive look at the UK kids’ media market with contributions from key commissioners and buyers and an opening overview from Director of BBC Children’s Joe Godwin.

Thursday 21st November – Going Global  How to take your animation to the international marketplace. Who’s buying, who’s co-producing, how does the UK tax break work and how do subsidies, funding  and audience trends in other territories impact on projects?

Thursday 12th December – New Players, New Perspectives  Where are the alternative sources of distribution and funding? Who’s making money in these new spaces and how? What are the creative opportunities and challengines in new approaches and how do interactive media specialists interface with the world of animation?

Each event starts at 10.30 am and finishes at 6.30 pm with opportunities for networking including lunch and a closing drinks. Every day will include some bookable one-to-one meetings with the experts and commisisoners taking part.

There’s also a programme of creative networking evening events associated with each of the Manimation days, organised in collaboriation with the Salford Media Festival, MPA and the Manchester animation network.

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