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A Joy Media
Producer and Media Consultant
Angela trained at CBBC before leaving the BBC as an Executive Producer and joining Channel 4 as a Commissioner. She is now a freelance producer, consultant and trainer working with broadcasters and corporate clients worldwide for TV and event production. Angela has wide experience across media including live radio and TV as a host and pundit on entertainment and showbiz and has spoken on gender stereotyping and diversity in children’s TV on various panels. Additionally, she is a guest lecturer for TV & media studies.
Opening Keynote with Lemn Sissay MBE
Lemn Sissay will open the Making it Happen agenda at CMC in his inimitable style. The title of his talk is ‘Superman was a Foundling’ – in a wide sweep exploring childhood, and the outsider at the heart of popular culture, Lemn will reveal much about the role of divergence and difference in our lives. Keynote Producer Angela Ferreira on Lemn: For those who have never seen Lemn live, this is an unmissable opportunity to hear one of the leading poets of our generation speak with passion and clarity about some of the issues facing children today and what we can do to…
Making Access Happen
Children in all their diversity are well represented on screen, in books and on radio but what happens behind the scenes? Are the people who make content just as representative? With diversity as the theme for CMC 2016 and now a focus for employers, we look at who is getting in, how they are getting in and how they are getting on.
The Last Word
Cancel the Search Party. George the Poet is here, with some final thoughts on making kids’ media matter and CMC16. George has been watching and listening throughout the conference and has some poetic reflections on childhood, kids' media and how we serve the audience.