YACF: This is for You
Encouraging voices that truly represent the UK.
11 year old founder of iCodeRobots, Callum Daniel talks to us about…
Close to Home: When Kids Prefer Local Content
In some places, local content just survives against global content; in other…
Gracie Gosling & Malik Juma
BAFTA presenters Gracie Gosling and Malik Juma share their thoughts on what…
Comedian Aaron Simmonds talks to us about why comedy is so important…
Intentional Inclusion in Children’s Books
Inclusive Minds discuss the impact of both positive and negative representation at a young age and offer a personal perspective on how to ensure authentic inclusion.
Changemakers on Climate Change
Is education failing to equip young people for the massive disruption they perceive as their future and how can the media help?
Mission Employable: Presenting Popular Shows in BSL
The creators of 'Dare Master' and 'Mission Employable' discuss bringing British Sign Language to the CITV audience via these well-loved shows.
The ‘Drip Drip Effect’: How to Combat Gender Stereotypes
Parent-led campaign Let Toys Be Toys explores unconscious bias, the limitations of stereotypes and the harmful effects this can have on content creators and children as consumers, and what we can do about it.
Nancy’s inner child has had her dream of telling stories to children…
Her father’s passion to tell detailed stories, with interesting characters, and having…
Sumita’s multi-sensory thinking-style heightens her ability to access childhood memories in a…
Andrew listens carefully to his inner child when writing for children because…
In a busy London family, Keith’s child self was passionate about art…
Irish Animation: The story behind the storytellers, and your chance to be part of it
At CMC 2019 Ash Perrin’s session on “The Art of Play” was one of the most popular events – and definitely the noisiest! This year Ash will demonstrate how playful communication can break down barriers of formality and enhance connections with others. But is playful communication possible at a time when meeting on digital platforms has become the norm? This will not be a lean-back session . . . prepare to be challenged!
Beeban Kidron by Linda Simensky
"Beeban Kidron's keynote is the one that I often think about, as…
Lemn Sissay by Kay Benbow
"A heartbreaking but incredibly uplifting keynote by Lemn – in spite of…
Close to Home (Local Content)
Children’s TV offers its audiences both roots and wings. Some shows are made to travel; others are uniquely for local or national audiences to build a sense of “home.”
Memories of War
2020 marks 75 years since World War II ended in Europe. These compelling stories spotlight children caught in the suffering.
A curated snapshot of the programs that won the audience’s votes and hearts at the just-completed 2020 International Children’s TV Festival, PRIX JEUNESSE.
Blind YouTuber, activist and journalist Lucy Edwards talks to us about the…
Jenny Sealey by Howard Litton
"Jenny Sealey - what an inspirational woman. I loved her energy and…
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