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Louise co-founded MediaCityUK-based children’s and learning indie Libra Television in 1999 and has devised, developed, produced and exec produced the company’s content for Discovery Kids, Channel 4 Learning, CiTV, Teachers TV, Five Milkshake and BBC Learning. Libra has received industry awards and nominations from BAFTA Kids, Royal Television Society North West, Kidscreen, Learning On Screen, Prix Jeunesse, Broadcast Digital and The Japan Prize. In 2014 Libra’s ‘Same But Different’ won Best Kids Factual Programme at the International Emmy Awards.
Report - The Making of ‘Gudrun: The Viking Princess’
The session opened with a showreel from Children’s Media Network Scotland followed by a conversation between Alix Wiseman from 9 Story Media Group and the programme’s writer and producer at Maramedia, Simon Parsons. Simon explained how the commission came about after a casual conversation with Kay Benbow, CBeebies Controller…
Report - Distribution - What's Next?
The lively panel was comprised of Josh Scherba, DHX Media - a super producer/distributor/broadcaster behind online streaming service Wildbrain, Dominic Gardiner, Jetpack Distribution - a service-focused boutique distributor, Colin Williams, Sixteen South - a large animation studio with ambitions to have their shows seen by every child in every home…