Please note: this profile is now part of an archived conference and information may be outdated.
Creative & Interactive Consultant
Sharna Jackson is a Children’s Content Creator and Curator. She’s currently leading on Creative Engagement for Lost My Name – the impossibly personalised children’s book company – and is curating the CMC Playground show at the Cantor Gallery, Sheffield.
Sharna’s previous roles include Director of Creative, Content and Interactive at Hopster, a TV and Learning app for 2-6 year olds and Editor: Tate Kids, which won Webbys, Lovies and Children’s BAFTAs. She is a published writer with two art activity books released in November 2014, and has written for talent including LeVar Burton of ‘Reading Rainbow’ and ‘Star Trek’. Through her consultancy Seahorse, she has worked with museums, galleries, SVOD platforms and publishers across the world.
Sharna is on the board of Upswing, a contemporary circus company, and sits on the BAFTA Children’s Award Committee. She was a governor at a primary school in southeast London for many years. She runs the popular Games Based Learning Twitter and Linked-In groups. Sharna has as a PgDip in Media Culture and Communication from the Institute of Education, University of London.