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Helen Dugdale


Writer/PR Consultant

Helen Dugdale

Helen is founder of Scribble – the little, but mighty PR and writing agency based in Altrincham. She has over 18 years experience writing for and promoting events and brands aimed at children and families. Helen has written and created content for children’s books, educational resources, TV and radio and (fun!) corporate literature.

Past and present clients include Soreen; Mumpanel; Children’s Media Conference; BFI; Children’s Adventure Farm Trust; Imperial War Museum (North); Manchester Art Galleries and K7 Media.

Helen's Sessions

Manimation 2019 - Diversity: Good for Business

Posted on: Friday 15 November 2019 2:27pm

Following up on the UK Screen Alliance inclusion and diversity survey, the session considered how access to the animation industry can be improved and why that‘s better for business. Kate O'Connor (Animation UK) Kate O'Connor: PowerPoint Kate gave a whistle top tour through the Key findings of the Screen. Alliance…

Manimation 2019 - Panel: Ads and Animators

Posted on: Friday 15 November 2019 1:58am

A panel discussion exploring the connections between animation studios and ad agencies that have worked together to develop successful relationships and inspiring animation. Top Takeaways Small animation studios can take on jobs and turn them round quickly Creative agencies like to see visuals from animators to get an idea of…

Manimation 2019 - Global Opps.

Posted on: Thursday 14 November 2019 2:01am

The realities and benefits of working with co-producers: Top Takeaways Look out for people who are on the same wavelength. Make it a real partnership. Have the conversations at the start of the co-pro. The difference in time zones is interesting . You can easily lose a day on the…

Manimation 2019 - Keynote: Sarah Muller, BBC Children's

Posted on: Thursday 14 November 2019 12:35am

Sarah Muller: PowerPoint Greg Childs introduced Sarah Muller, recently turned to BBC Children's to take on the role of Head of Independent Animation and Acquisitions, and who would take us through a comprehensive outline fo how the BBC finds its animation and what it is looking for. “It’s an interesting time…

Manimation 2019 - Forum: ScreenSkills and the Animation Skills Council

Posted on: Thursday 14 November 2019 12:09am

Tom Box: PowerPoint ScreenSkills is an industry-led body which offers training and funding. Under the chairmanship of Tom Box, who is Chair of the Animation Skills Fund, which guides ScreenSkills in their priorities, invited guests shared training opportunities already available and guest and delegates also shared thoughts on what animation…

Manimation 2019 - The Shock of the New

Posted on: Thursday 14 November 2019 12:07am

James Stevens: PowerPoint Richard Cooper: Power Point John Knowles: PowerPoint James Stevens, CCO, YellowDog: Presentation Three separate presentations discussed the latest in tech, animation on the new platforms and new sources of funding. Top Takeaways The TV industry has a duty of care - datacentres spill massive of carbon pollution…

Manimation 2019 Keynote - Peter Lord

Posted on: Wednesday 13 November 2019 11:15pm

Peter's PowerPoint In this inspiring opening keynote, Peter Lord talked about the way Aardman has organised itself as a creative powerhouse over the last 30 years – and how their new position as a mutual company is part of that process. Aardman's 40th Anniversary Promo: The Aardman partnership began at…