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BBC Children's Acquisitions & Independent Animation
Production Management Assistant
Catherine is the Production Management Assistant for BBC Children’s Acquisitions and Independent Animation – the team responsible for programmes including ‘Hey Duggee’, ‘Clangers’ and ‘Scream Street’. In addition to her day job, Catherine has a keen interest in journalism and writes articles for BBC newspaper Ariel.
Catherine has previously worked on ‘Blue Peter’, ‘The One Show’ and various radio programmes for BBC Radio Current Affairs, including ‘File on 4’ and ‘5 Live Investigates’. She has also worked backstage at a number of theatres and for independent production companies.
Report – Panel 6, Ten Things You Need To Know About VR
An expert panel discussed the future of VR, the platforms it lives on and the opportunities it offers to the UK animation industry. Takeaway: Ensure storytelling is at the heart of VR projects Unlock creative possibilities as the technology develops Using additional technology such as SubPac systems can make experiences…
Report – Keynote Opening Address: A Plan For European Animation
Tom Van Waveren shared the vision for European animation, with emphasis on the impact of Brexit and the importance of continued collaboration. Takeaway: Continued collaboration is key Communication is extremely important We need to retain and train talent more successfully Finance remains crucial and creative financial solutions can benefit everyone…