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Helen Dugdale

Scribble

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.

Report – Panel 5: Training and Development – New Initiatives, New Entrants

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 5:38pm

Speakers: Belinda Peach Peachy Abigail Fairhurst, Brown Bag Films Steve Swanborough, Freelance animator, motion designer and editor Praveen Zacharias, Brown Bag Films, Rose Marley, Sharp Futures Helen Brunsdon, Creative Skillset Adrian Healey, The Manchester Growth Company Takeaway: Getting ahead in the industry is about hard work, dedication and work experience, whether…

Report – Panel 3: Brave New Worlds

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 5:28pm

Speakers: Ben Mills, Desk Dragons Jonathan Newth  Focal Point VR Nick Pittom, Fire Panda David Sproxton, Aardman Animations and member of BAFTA VR Advisory Board Takeaway: VR and AR technology is still developing, meaning there will be big changes in the next 5-10 years – but for now the industry…

Report – Panel 2: Creative Snapshot with the BBC

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 5:21pm

Speakers Westley Wood, CITV (moderator) Sarah Legg, CBeebies Jo Allen, CBBC Tim Searle, CBBC Productions Takeaway: Like cream, the best ideas always rise to the top! Spend time watching the channels to see what we’re doing and if you have anything different to offer. CBBC is on the hunt for…

Report – Presentation 3: TV and related media in the lives of UK pre-schoolers

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 5:17pm

Speaker: Fiona Scott, University of Sheffield Takeaway:  The traditional belief is that when preschool children consume TV and related content it is a solitary and sedentary experience – but the truth is parents tend to watch TV with, and engage with, their young children. Detail: Fiona’s research focuses on the lives of…

Report – Keynote: The Times are a changin’ … what lies ahead in a post Brexit future for the screen industries

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 5:01pm

Speaker: Cat Lewis, Nine Lives Media Takeaway: Big changes are coming with Brexit, so lobby to have your voice heard. Organisations such as Save Kids Content UK, PACT and the Creative Industries Federation are working hard to ensure that changes are in the industries' favour. Detail: What lies ahead in…

Report – Showcase 1: Motion in the North

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 4:47pm

Speaker: Jonathan Ashworth, Mighty Giant Takeaway: Manchester’s animation industry is highly regarded and distinct. The creative talent is attracting attention from the across the UK and internationally. Recruiting talent can be tricky, building strong allegiances with the regional universities can help this. Detail: Jonathan introduced a video featuring members of…

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