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Dave Hill


Writer and Content Developer

Dave Hill, Writer and Content Developer – Freelance

Dave has worked on numerous projects across broadcast, education and publishing. Main contributions include:

– Content developer and writer for ‘Shusshh Listen,’ ‘Always Remember To…’ ‘Pablo and His Dogs,’ CBeebies Radio & ‘Together,’ BBC Learning.
– Production team for ‘Let’s Celebrate,’ CBeebies & ’15 Children and Counting,’ Channel 4
– Producer for various educational resources including; ‘Just10,’ ‘SUMO4Schools Assembly,’ ‘Qudos,’ ‘Treasure Hunters’

He also leads a team of around 80 volunteers for IvyKids, working to provide events and program for over 250 children in Manchester.

Dave's Sessions

Going for a Song

11 July 2013, 12:23am-12:23am

Blogged by Dave Hill "It was great fun!" Adrew Viner, Freelance Writer "A very well produced session, with entertaining contributions. Basically, a great way to end a content rich conference." Anon A fun and funny session that discussed best practice in composing and integrating songs into children's content. Tony Reed,…

Getting Children Listening

06 July 2013, 9:46pm-9:46pm

#TCMC Getting Children Listening Blogged by Dave Hill "I wish people would give radio the credit it's due" David Holt, Freelance artist. "Since CBeebies Radio was created it's taken a couple of years to get to a place where we can talk about it with pride. Now we can do…

Live Action - Global Attraction?

12 July 2013, 9:52pm-9:52pm

Really enjoyed the session. Thought it was especially interesting about how live action can reflect the reality of a child's own world. Emma Barnes, Freelance Writer. The seminar explores a very interesting question. I was especially interested in what Mellie Buse brought and also that Tony Reed questioned the BBC's…

Two Screen, or Not Two Screen

04 July 2013, 6:01pm-6:01pm

Two Screen or Not Two Screen Blogged by Dave Hill Second Opinions: "We need a high tech solution and a high content solution. We need both." Yago Fandiño Lousa, TVE - CLAN "The important thing is to use second screen in sympathy rather than a distraction, which is different with…

School Edutainment - In a Class of It's Own?

11 July 2013, 11:48pm-11:48pm

There were alot of presentations, but I was especially interested in the information that Joan brought. Olwen Sheedy, Enterprise Ireland. Really enlightening and a bit frightening Rachel Hoy, Platypus Research. Obviously an area that we need to address Jean Lanchance, Toon Boom Animation. Edutainment - the process of educating through…

International Exchange: Focus on India

11 July 2013, 1:37pm-1:37pm

#TCMC Blogged by Dave Hill. Really good to know about markets that you should know more about. Prof. Jeanette Steemers, University of Westminster A really useful session. It gave the positives and negatives. Please ask people to register at John Durkan, UKTI A five course set menu of insight,…

International Exchange: Focus on Funding

11 July 2013, 12:04pm-12:04pm

#TCMC Blogged by Dave Hill. This was a useful session for companies seeking funding through co- productions, with a special focus on countries further afield than Europe, e.g. Brazil, Australia and Asia. Always interesting to discover more about funding. The real desire is to bring more content into the UK.…

Introducing the Blogging team....

27 June 2013, 2:49pm-2:49pm

#TCMC Dave Hill, a freelance writer and content producer, is new to the blogging team this year. This week all the bloggers will be introducing themselves to delegates - and here Dave looks at how he's turned children's media user... into children's media provider. When I was younger I loved…