Live Sessions 2022

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Animation Assemble!

Wednesday 06 July 2022 5:00pm-6:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

Considering ‘animation as a force for good’, an expert panel looks at the power of animation to bring positive change - and asks: can the industry do better?

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Are Your Ears Burning?

Wednesday 06 July 2022 3:30pm-4:30pm
Adelphi Room

Adding Value with Audio

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Bright Young Things

Wednesday 06 July 2022 5:00pm-6:00pm
Adelphi Room

The first in a new series of CMC sessions in which high flying under-25’s discuss emerging trends in tech, audience behaviour and marketing. Come and meet The Bright Young Things!

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Bringing Books to the Metaverse (or is it the other way around?)

Thursday 07 July 2022 9:30am-10:30am
Adelphi Room

Are there books in the Metaverse? As the literacy crisis grows, how can we make the most of digital and paper to tell stories in ways that engage?

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CMC SkillBuilder: The Optimal Pitch

Tuesday 28 June 2022 4:00pm-6:00pm
Zoom

This online workshop is the perfect opportunity to pitch YOUR project to experienced industry investors and creatives, and receive instant and invaluable feedback on both your pitching technique and concept.

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Commissioner Conversations: 6-12

Thursday 07 July 2022 11:00am-12:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

A who’s who and what’s what of UK kids aged 6-12 television commissioners!

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Commissioner Conversations: Pre-school

Wednesday 06 July 2022 11:00am-12:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

A who’s who and what’s what of UK pre-school television commissioning.

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Commissioner Conversations: Teens

Thursday 07 July 2022 2:00pm-3:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

A who’s who and what’s what of UK teen commissioners!

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Creative Keynote: Joseph Coelho

Wednesday 06 July 2022 6:30pm-7:30pm
Crucible Main Stage

Join us for a CMC - and national - exclusive!  The new Waterstones Children's Laureate - a “state secret” until July 4th - will be our Creative Keynote Speaker.

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Creative Masterclass: Holly Phillips - creating ‘Get Even’

Wednesday 06 July 2022 12:30pm-1:30pm
Crucible Main Stage

Developing live-action teen drama for CBBC and Netflix in a world waking up to #MeToo, Black Lives Matter and a global pandemic.

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First Timers Reception

Tuesday 05 July 2022 5:00pm-6:00pm
Head of Steam

A unique opportunity to mix and mingle with other CMC delegates live in Sheffield. This special event  is a great chance to meet new people.

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Get In, Get On

Monday 27 June 2022 4:00pm-5:30pm
Zoom Webinar

A free webinar for newcomers to the industry and newcomers to CMC. Join us for information on joining the children’s media industry, how to make progress with your freelance work or project, and how to use CMC 2022 to best effect.

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International Exchange

Thursday 30 June 2022 8:00am-8:00pm
Meeting Mojo

The International Exchange plays host to a wide range of broadcasters, co-producers, funders and investors from across the world keen to meet sellers of content and services. A must for anyone looking for international sales, partnerships or project funding.

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Lunch

Wednesday 06 July 2022 12:00pm-2:00pm
Crucible Foyer

Lunch packs are available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates. 

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Lunch

Thursday 07 July 2022 12:00pm-2:00pm
Crucible Foyer

Lunch packs are available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates. 

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Mario Kart Networking

Wednesday 06 July 2022 8:00pm-9:00pm
Online

The Mario Kart Networking Group is excited to bring the world of Mario Kart networking to a wider audience and invite CMC online delegates for an evening of racing, conversation and new connections.

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Mentor Me, Mentor You

Wednesday 06 July 2022 2:00pm-3:00pm
Adelphi Room

Mentors: why we need them, how to get one – and how to be one.

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Opening Keynote: Ben McOwen Wilson

Tuesday 05 July 2022 7:00pm-8:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

Ben McOwen Wilson opens CMC 2022 to explore ‘what next’ – as young people’s media consumption undergoes immense change.

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Wednesday 06 July 2022 3:30pm-4:30pm
Crucible Main Stage

The hugely successful pitching contest is back with a new team of Judges assembled and a new format. There are 2 prizes up for grabs and you, the CMC delegation get to choose who walks away with one of them. Not to be missed!

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Question Time

Wednesday 06 July 2022 9:30am-10:30am
Crucible Main Stage

Lively debate assured when five leading industry figures take questions from the CMC audience.

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Speed Meetings: 6-12

Thursday 07 July 2022 12:30pm-1:30pm
Online

Following Commissioner Conversations: 6-12, commissioners will be available for ten minute one-to-one speed meetings. These meetings are especially useful for first time delegates.

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Speed Meetings: Pre-school

Wednesday 06 July 2022 12:30pm-1:30pm
Online

Following Commissioner Conversations: Pre-school, commissioners will be available for ten minute one-to-one speed meetings. These meetings are especially useful for first time delegates.

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Speed Meetings: Teens

Thursday 07 July 2022 3:30pm-4:30pm
Online

Following Commissioner Conversations: Teens, commissioners will be available for ten minute one-to-one speed meetings. These meetings are especially useful for first time delegates.

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Tea & Coffee

Wednesday 06 July 2022 10:30am-11:00am
Crucible Foyer

Tea & coffee is available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates.

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Tea & Coffee

Thursday 07 July 2022 10:30am-11:00am
Crucible Foyer

Tea & coffee is available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates.

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Tea & Coffee

Thursday 07 July 2022 9:00am-9:30am
Crucible Foyer

Tea & coffee is available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates.

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Tea & Coffee

Wednesday 06 July 2022 9:00am-9:30am
Crucible Foyer

Tea & coffee is available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates.

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Tea & Coffee

Wednesday 06 July 2022 3:00pm-3:30pm
Crucible Foyer

Tea & coffee is available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates.

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Tea & Coffee

Thursday 07 July 2022 3:00pm-3:30pm
Crucible Foyer

Tea & coffee is available in the Crucible foyer for all registered Live in Sheffield delegates.

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The Art Of...Preschool

Thursday 07 July 2022 2:00pm-2:45pm
Adelphi Room

What is the art of preschool and what do preschoolers really want and need from a live-action or animated series?

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The Art Of...Young People's Theatre

Wednesday 06 July 2022 11:00am-11:45am
Adelphi Room

Exploring playmaking with and playwriting for young people, and highlights the different approaches to writing for stage and for screen. 

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The CMC Drinks Reception

Tuesday 05 July 2022 8:00pm-9:00pm
Crucible Foyer

Join us for the opening night drinks reception in the Crucible bar. All Live in Sheffield delegates welcome.

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The CMC Party

Wednesday 06 July 2022 10:00pm-2:00am
Crystal Bar

Let your hair down after a hard day’s conferencing with the CMC party! Entry is free to all registered live in Sheffield delegates.

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The Last Word

Thursday 07 July 2022 3:30pm-4:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

Join MC Grammar, the nation's favourite rapping teacher, as he shares his mission: to entertain, educate and empower our future.

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The Young Audiences Content Fund - What Next?

Thursday 07 July 2022 9:30am-10:30am
Crucible Main Stage

This is your chance to join the debate and help shape the future of the children’s media landscape in the UK.

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UK Creativity – Talent-driven and World Beating

Thursday 07 July 2022 11:00am-11:45am
Adelphi Room

Why is the UK attracting children’s companies and investment from overseas and what does it mean for the UK industry and talent?

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Understanding Kids in the Metaverse

Thursday 07 July 2022 12:30pm-1:30pm
Crucible Main Stage

Experts unpack how brands, content owners and children are navigating the metaverse, what they expect and how it may and should evolve.

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VOD Follow-up: Animation for Peace & The Art Of Audio

Monday 04 July 2022 2:00pm-3:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about this CMC video. With speaker Kath Shackleton.

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VOD Follow-up: Learning - Innovations in Literacy

Tuesday 05 July 2022 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about this CMC video in Wonder. With video producer Emma Boucher. 

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VOD Follow-up: Narrative Gaming

Tuesday 05 July 2022 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about this CMC video. With video contributor Chella Ramanan.

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VOD Follow-up: The Modern Black Fairytale & TikTok and YouTube

Monday 04 July 2022 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about these CMC videos.

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VOD Follow-up: The Write Stuff & Do I look Like a Gamer?

Tuesday 05 July 2022 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions in Wonder on The Write Stuff strand, and Inclusivity Now: Do I look Like a Gamer?

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VOD Follow-up: The Write Stuff - Olga Cherepanova

Tuesday 05 July 2022 11:00am-12:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about The Write Stuff sessions and videos in Wonder. 

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VOD Follow-up: TikTok & YouTube

Monday 04 July 2022 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about this CMC video. With Producer Jo Redfern.

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VOD Follow-up: Where are the Smart Black Boys in TV?

Tuesday 05 July 2022 2:00pm-3:00pm
Wonder

Your chance to meet, discuss and ask questions about this CMC video. With producer Jide Johnson.

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What Next for Kids?

Wednesday 06 July 2022 2:00pm-3:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

Taking a deep dive into the issues of the day, dynamic thinkers across children’s broadcasting, publishing and education focus the debate on what we should be producing to support the young audience

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Wonder Farewell Networking

Thursday 07 July 2022 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wonder

Discuss the conference and meet old friends and new online in Wonder, in the final CMC 2022 get together.

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Wonder Party

Wednesday 06 July 2022 8:00pm-9:00pm
Wonder

Bring your own pizza and join us after the Creative Keynote for an online get together in Wonder.

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