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Sue Nott

Executive Producer and Consultant

Sue Nott

Sue is a freelance Executive Producer and Consultant, specialising in children’s and family drama. Her producer credits in children’s television cover all genres from drama and comedy to documentary and magazine, including BAFTA award winners such as ‘Coping With Relatives’ and ‘The Ant and Dec Show’. For 18 years she was at the BBC, first as an Executive Producer in Education Production and then as Head of Education for BBC Children’s, where she execed a wide range of schools programmes from hard-hitting teen drama to pre-school puppet shows, and was responsible for the birth of ‘Tracy Beaker’. For the last nine years, Sue has been part of the CBBC commissioning team, with responsibility for all independently produced drama including, most recently, ‘Eve’, ‘So Awkward’, ‘Hank Zipzer’, ‘Roy’ and ‘Jamie Johnson’. She has also helped to establish ground-breaking cross platform dramas ‘Dixi’ and ‘Secret Life of Boys’.

Sue is chair of the Children’s Media Conference.

First Timers Reception / Crucible Bar Open

05 July 2016, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Crucible Theatre

Come and join some ‘many timers’ as they answer the question: What has the CMC ever done for me? There will be free drinks and an opportunity to mingle with other first timers and veterans. Come prepared with burning questions to ask in smaller groups. The Crucible bar is also open for drinks before the Opening Keynote.

Opening Keynote with Lemn Sissay MBE

05 July 2016, 6:00pm-7:15pm
Crucible Theatre

Lemn Sissay will open the Making it Happen agenda at CMC in his inimitable style. The title of his talk is ‘Superman was a Foundling’ – in a wide sweep exploring childhood, and the outsider at the heart of popular culture, Lemn will reveal much about the role of divergence and difference in our lives. Keynote Producer Angela Ferreira on Lemn: For those who have never seen Lemn live, this is an unmissable opportunity to hear one of the leading poets of our generation speak with passion and clarity about some of the issues facing children today and what we can do to…

Opening Session: Making it Happen for UK Kids

06 July 2016, 9:30am-10:30am
Showroom Cinema 4

Our Question Time-style panel on the current and future issues facing children's media - including the BBC Charter review and licence fee cuts, the proposed contestable fund, the implications of Brexit on business conditions and more.    

Opening Session: Making it Happen for UK Kids (relayed from Cinema 4)

06 July 2016, 9:30am-10:30am
Showroom Cinema 3

Our Question Time-style panel on the current and future issues facing children's media - including the BBC Charter review and licence fee cuts, the proposed contestable fund, the implications of Brexit on business conditions and more. Send your question to: questions@thechildrensmediafoundation.org  

The Last Word

07 July 2016, 3:30pm-4:00pm
Showroom Cinema 4

Cancel the Search Party.  George the Poet is here, with some final thoughts on making kids’ media matter and CMC16. George has been watching and listening throughout the conference and has some poetic reflections on childhood, kids' media and how we serve the audience.

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