Children’s Media Producer, Writer and Consultant
Alison has worked in children’s media production for most of her career, twice at the BBC and also as a freelance Series Producer, Director, and Scriptwriter. Her most recent role at the BBC was Head of CBeebies Production. Alison left the BBC in 2018 and since then has been writing and consulting. She also leads on a project called Hope Works, which she co-founded with Lucy Murphy, Head of Kids Content at Sky. This global initiative launched on World Children’s Day on 20th November 2018 and discussions are taking place with broadcasters to produce a second series of films this year. www.hopeworksproject.com
The Art of Play
Two linked presentations. Playing to Innovate - using play as a vital tool to inspire creativity in innovation, research and analysis. Being Childish - rediscover your inner child! Connect with children through silliness and fun, no matter where they’re from or what they’ve been through.
The Art of Voice & Song
What makes a great character voice? What makes a truly “sticky” song that fast becomes an earworm? Don’t miss this session for sound advice that’s music to your ears! Read the producer preview of this session.