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Juliet has worked in digital media for over 14 years. Following an early career in the art department of television dramas, Juliet moved into digital media in 2000, where she has specialised in delivering interactive projects with a broadcast tie-in and a focus on the children and families audience. Juliet joined Plug-in Media in 2007 and has overseen the company’s growth and success, establishing it as one of the UK’s leading digital agencies. As well as being responsible for business development and strategy, she takes an Executive Producer role on many of the company’s projects, including the BAFTA-winning ‘Big and Small’ and ‘Zingzillas’. As Founder and Co-Director of ‘Pip’, Juliet is currently also overseeing the company’s move into IP development. In 2011, Juliet was also shortlisted for the Women in Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Can producers, writers and production staff work across platforms? In fact, nowadays, must they be able to work cross platform in order to have a sustainable career? If so, how can they get the training and experience they need and overcome being pigeonholed in just one area of children’s media and being good at only one thing?
Parents, broadcasters and funders are increasingly interested in rich educational media experiences for their children. This in turn puts pressure on producers to make sure that the content they are creating is educationally viable. Drawing together experts in early childhood education and children’s media production, this panel will help you discover the best ways to incorporate educational advice in your productions. Using case studies to illustrate collaborative efforts that have led to entertaining, educational content, the panel will explore the challenges between creative and educational values, as well as the potential benefits that your production can experience.