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Sam is a freelance writer and script editor. In his (almost) 20 years in the business, Sam has created a dizzying number of episodes of some of the best loved kids’ programming on the planet. His greatest hits include ‘Bob The Builder’, ‘Thomas & Friends’, ‘Fireman Sam’, ‘Claude’, ‘Digby Dragon’ and the multi-award winning (and BAFTA and Emmy nominated) ‘Lily’s Driftwood Bay’. Bonus dinner party fact: He has also co-written a song for living legend Dolly Parton, in her guise as a big-feathered country and western chicken called Nolene.
Report - Fresh Kids Tech
In this session, Stuart Dredge gave the audience an entertaining whistle-stop tour of the latest tech trends in the kids’ space. Stuart explained that his talk was definitely not intended to evangelise about tech - and that while there is much to be excited about, some developments are cause for…
Report – Pushing the Preschool Envelope
With a panel of industry figures from across the kids' media business, this session discussed the challenges of finding and moreover holding a preschool audience, in the midst of an ever more fragmented landscape. Takeaway: Diversity is the key to building a global brand. Be genuine - don't be 'tokenistic'.…