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A New Chapter in Regulation?

CMF Evening Event 6 February 2018, 6 – 8.30 pm (including drinks reception) Venue: Lewis Silkin Llp, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford’s Inn Passage, London EC4A 1BL Tickets: £10 – free to all CMF Supporters and patrons Following Baroness Benjamin’s success in amending the Digital Economy Act which empowers Ofcom to regulate for more kids’ content on the three commercial […]

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The 2018 Sandford Awards Now Open for Entries

The Sandford St Martin Trust is calling for entries to the UK’s most prestigious broadcasting awards for radio/audio, TV and online content exploring religious, spiritual or ethical themes, in what will be its 40th anniversary year. Eligible programmes must have been first broadcast during 2017 and have been available to general UK audiences. Applications are […]

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Event Producers – CMF Needs You!

Are you familiar with children’s media policy and legislation? Or are you engaged in production for TV, audio, animation, digital production or publishing – and interested in the bigger picture? If so, the CMF would love to hear from you! We are currently looking for Event Producers to deliver our regular evening events in the upcoming year. This is […]

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Call for Writers and Sponsors for the 2018 Children’s Media Yearbook

The 2017 Children’s Media Yearbook was distributed to every delegate at the Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield in July 2017. That meant it reached over 1200 people who either work in, or are associated with, the children’s media industry. From everyone who contributed an article, to those who enjoyed reading the book, the feedback was highly appreciative. […]

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Children’s Global Media Summit sets out vision to redesign future of media for the unlimited generation…

5-7 December, 2017 Manchester, UK Register here From 5-7 December, the Children’s Global Media Summit will bring together leading voices in media, technology and beyond from around the globe. The speakers who’ve recently joined the prestigious line-up include: Malik Ducard, YouTube’s Global Head of Family and Learning; Sangeeta Desai, COO and CEO Emerging Markets, FremantleMedia; […]

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Children’s Screen Content in an Era of Forced Migration: Facilitating Arab-European Dialogue

PRE-SUMMIT CGMS WORKSHOP: 4 December 2017 10.00-16.00 including lunch  BBC Media City, Salford Quays Workshop Coordinators:  Professor Jeanette Steemers (King’s College London)  Professor Naomi Sakr (University of Westminster) This pre-summit workshop will take place on 4 December prior to the Children’s Global Media Summit 2017 at BBC Media City, Manchester, UK.  European broadcasters, policy-makers, children’s advocacy groups […]

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More Money for BBC Children’s – The TV Industry Perspective

Martin Franks discusses the BBC’s increased investment in Children’s and Youth content and the ramifications this could  have on the UK supply chain.  We are experiencing a period of interesting change in the UK children’s media scene, after years of what appeared to be a state of ‘bumping along the bottom’ that followed the major events ten years ago, as ITV departed […]

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More Money for BBC Children’s – The Digital Perspective

John Kent discusses the potential impact of the BBC’s latest announcement and the possibility that smaller brands, and children, may suffer as a result.  One of the tenets of the BBC announcement of £34 million a year additional investment for BBC Children’s is the belief that the Corporation has to reinvent itself for the digital age. Almost […]

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In Memoriam: Brian Cant

Anna Home OBE, Chair of the Children’s Media Foundation and a researcher for Play School (1964), commemorates the life and talent of Brian Cant (1933 – 2017). Brian Cant, who died in June, aged 83, will always be remembered as the face of Play School. He was part of the original presenting team in April […]

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