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Journalist / Creative Consultant
Rebecca Atkinson is a Freelance Journalist and Creative Disability Consultant for kids’ industries. She has experience in TV production, print journalism, online content and script writing. Rebecca has a specialist knowledge and interest in the media representation of disability. In 2015 Rebecca co-founded the online#toylikeme campaign calling for positive disability representation in toys. She has consulted brands looking to include positive representations of disability in their products. Previous clients include Playmobil, Lottie, Orchard Toys and Lucie London.
Changemaker Producer Jake Hobbs, Head of Digital, Wonky Films
Changemakers Strand Sponsored by BAFTA
Does the Children's industry across both TV and toys represent diversity? Should global television and toy brands with cultural sway have any moral duty to do so? We debate how disability is viewed across the sector, how we can move away from stereotyping and what key brands are doing in this area.
The Prix Jeunesse Suitcase: Making it Happen All Over the World
Outstanding and intriguing clips that stretch the boundaries of kids’ TV, fresh from May 2016’s PRIX JEUNESSE global children’s TV festival.