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A Children’s Media Producer and technology enthusiast with a background in music, development and project management.
At Plug-in Media, James has produced number 1 kids’ apps for Nickelodeon, realtime interactive content for Channel 4, and cutting-edge HTML5 projects for the BBC, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Sesame Street,
Recently, James produced broadcast animations for BAFTA Nominated brand, ‘Tee and Mo’, which aired on CBeebies, iPlayer, and online in 2016, before winning the Prix Jeunesse for best interstitial animation.
Preview – Minecraft University
James Coleman, producing Minecraft University, asks "How can you teach kids in a world where they are the experts?" In this Minecraft University course, crammed into one hour, and hosted by Educational Technologist, Donna Comerford, we mine Minecraft and its ancillary activities to discover the opportunities they present to children, educators, and the…
How can you teach kids in a world where they are the experts? We will examine how Minecraft is being used in the classroom and at home, as well as for creative and artistic means. The session concludes with a panel discussion exploring the opportunities Minecraft can offer, that traditional…