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Scriwptwriter/Head of Development
Lucy is based in Cape Town, South Africa (that’s two planes and a train away). She’s an animation scriptwriter with a focus on comedy and kids. She currently has a 6+ comedy optioned by Disney EMEA and Triggerfish (Cape Town). She’s representing herself at CMC as a scriptwriter, as well as pitching new properties. Lucy also works as Head of Development at Sunrise Animation (Cape Town) where she leads the story team in creating character driven content; building out existing properties, and developing feature film prospects.
Report - Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Prospective show creators got in the den (a really big stage in front of a really big audience!) to pitch their ideas to the dragons (your friendly neighbourhood producers). After a five-minute pitch, the panellists bid for the show-creator’s time in a three-month 'chat' period Takeaway: These broadcasters get a lot of pitches and…
Report - First Timers Reception
This event, hosted by Disney, was an opportunity for first timers to mingle with each other and CMC veterans. CMC debutant and Guest Blogger Lucy Heavens dived right in. Takeaways: Friendliness! The children's media industry isn’t your run-of-the-mill media industry; these people are nice! People want to chat – they’re…