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American Center for Children and Media
David Kleeman is President of the American Center for Children and Media, an executive roundtable leading the US industry toward kid-friendly, sustainable practices. The Center promotes expertise sharing as a means for building quality, looking worldwide for best practices. David is Advisory Board Chair to the international children’s TV festival, PRIX JEUNESSE and in demand as a strategist, analyst, advisor and speaker, David has authored a major study on children’s public service media, two book chapters and frequent commentaries.
David is producing and presenting “SCREENING: Thinking Differently – Worldwide” and “SCREENING: Yesterday’s Couch Potatoes are Today’s YouTubers”. He will also be a speaker in the session “The Age of Innocence? Taste, Decency, and Self-Censorship”
David Kleeman's Sessions
Thinking the Unthinkable? – The Future of Funding for Kids' Media in the UK
Rory Sutherland invites us to think the unthinkable, setting an agenda for debate in the year ahead. Will key industry figures rise to the challenge? Session Report Session Photos on Flickr
SCREENING: Thinking Differently - Worldwide
David Kleeman trawls the Prix Jeunesse archives for some of the most challenging and provocative shows in recent kids' TV history worldwide. How do our colleagues think differently about their approach to the kids' audience? Session Report Download David's handout for the screening here Session Photos on Flickr
The Age of Innocence? Taste, Decency and Self-Censorship
The UK’s children’s media industry is shrinking, are risk-averse content makers part of the problem? Session Report Session Photos on Flickr
SCREENING: Yesterday's Couch Potatoes are Today's YouTubers
What are kids watching on YouTube and other video platforms? Session Report