Sessions

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Case Study 1 – Print to Screen, Periodical to Platform: the Beano Story

Thursday 16 November 2017 1:45pm-2:10pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Chris Rose describes the Beano journey from everybody’s favourite comic to a modern media brand and a platform for entertainment content.

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Case Study 2 – What’s the Hook?

Thursday 16 November 2017 2:45pm-3:10pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

What happens to your series once it's been signed sealed and delivered to a broadcaster?

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Closing Address

Thursday 16 November 2017 4:25pm-4:30pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Wrap-up, news of future events and info on the one-to-one meetings.

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Drinks Reception

Thursday 16 November 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Join us after Manimation for networking drinks in the main event space and canteen.

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Keynote Opening Address – A Plan for European Animation

Thursday 16 November 2017 9:40am-10:05am
Event Space, 6th Floor

What are the opportunities presented by the new European Preferential Animation Support Plan and the Animation in Europe Association, and how will Brexit impact on British Animation companies' activities in a Europe that has renewed enthusiasm for the animation sector?

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Lunch Break

Thursday 16 November 2017 12:45pm-1:45pm
Lobby, 6th Floor

Lunch is available in the lobby and canteen on the 6th floor. Now is the opportunity to book one-to-one meetings.

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News – Cosgrove Hall Archive

Thursday 16 November 2017 11:55am-12:05pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

One of the most significant contributions to the development of British animation and children’s television was the escalation in influence of  Cosgrove Hall Films. With the support of ITV and Freemantle Media, Westley Wood has rescued the Cosgrove Hall Archive. He talks about its cultural heritage and legacies, and plans for its new home located […]

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One-to-one meetings

Thursday 16 November 2017 4:30pm-6:30pm
Canteen, 6th Floor

One-to-one meetings are bookable at lunchtime on the day and are available with: Jo Allen  (CBBC focus) Sarah Baynes (CGMS) Helen Brunsdon (Animation UK) Niall Davies (BFI) Jean Dong (Zespa Media) Nick Hall  (CBeebies focus) Christopher Halliday (BFI) Tim Jones (BBC Creative) Sarah Legg-Barratt (CBeebies focus) Alison Norrington (Storycentral) Kate O’Connor (Animation UK) Desiree Peeters  (CBeebies […]

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Open Networking & VR Demo Area

Thursday 16 November 2017 4:30pm-6:30pm
Lobby, 6th Floor

Experience the cutting edge of VR with Studio Liddell and University of Salford. Tea and coffee will also be served.

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Panel 1 – Europe: Potential and Pitfalls

Thursday 16 November 2017 10:05am-10:45am
Event Space, 6th Floor

Brexit: what’s known, what’s suspected, what’s feared and where the opportunities lie.

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Panel 2 – State of Play: Games up North!

Thursday 16 November 2017 11:15am-11:55am
Event Space, 6th Floor

How programmers, animators, artists and musicians are coming together to once again create world class games in the North.

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Panel 3 – Working with China

Thursday 16 November 2017 12:05pm-12:45pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

As the market in China begins to open up for UK writers, animation producers and distributors, what are the challenges of this complex territory?

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Panel 4 – Pipelines and Workflow

Thursday 16 November 2017 2:10pm-2:45pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Workflows that work… and flow: the tools and developments available to help producers and production managers keep their projects on track.

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Panel 5 – Training and Skills

Thursday 16 November 2017 3:10pm-3:45pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

The key points of the new Apprenticeship Levy for SMEs, and how you can tap into the funding that will be available.

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Panel 6 – Ten Things You Need To Know About VR

Thursday 16 November 2017 3:45pm-4:25pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Don't get bogged down in the new frontiers, creative content is what VR wants.

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Registration

Thursday 16 November 2017 9:00am-9:30am
Ground Floor

Registration takes place in the main entrance of the Auto Trader building, with tea and coffee available on arrival on the 6th floor.

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Tea and Coffee

Thursday 16 November 2017 10:45am-11:15am
Lobby, 6th Floor

Tea and coffee is available in the lobby space on the 6th floor.

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Tea and Coffee

Thursday 16 November 2017 9:00am-9:30am
Lobby, 6th Floor

Tea and coffee is available in the lobby space on the 6th floor.

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Welcome and Introduction

Thursday 16 November 2017 9:30am-9:40am
Event Space, 6th Floor

Manimation Advisory Chair Tracy Liddell welcomes delegates to Manimation 2017 and presents a video run-down of the latest from the Manchester animation scene.

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