Ten Out of Ten Over Fifty: Prix Jeunesse Suitcase
Friday 5th July 2013, 11:10am - 12:30pm BST
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CMC may be 10, but PRIX JEUNESSE, is 50! When the international children’s TV festival began in 1964, colour television was a novelty; today, young people consume video content anywhere and everywhere, how and when they want it, on devices as small as a wristwatch and as big as a billboard.
Despite massive changes in devices and delivery, though, one thing has remained constant. Kids want well-told stories, real and fictional, that connect to their lives and help them find a place in diverse communities, countries and the world.
Of course, you needn’t imagine the creative ways in which that idea has been expressed over a half-century; we’ll show you!