The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF)

Media Advocacy for UK Children and Young People

February Fun at the CMC Quiz Night

Don't miss CMF's kids' media content quiz hosted by CBeebies presenter and Panto maestro Chris Jarvis!  

Online event - 26 February 2021, 8 - 9.30 pm.  
Every ticket sold helps fund the activity of the Children's Media Foundation. Come along with family and invite your friends.
Tickets £10. Free to CMF Supporters and Patrons.


Wincie Knight Joins CMF Board

We are thrilled to announce that Wincie Knight, VP of Global Inclusion Strategies at ViacomCBS Networks International joined the Board of Directors of the Children  Media Foundation from January 2021.

“We are so pleased that Wincie can find time in her busy schedule to help and advise the Children’s Media Foundation.  Her experience in senior roles in a major broadcaster with strong interest in the children's and youth audience will be invaluable to us going forward.  Her focus on inclusion will enhance CMF’s perspectives in pursuit of the best possible media for children and young people and the widest range of content choice". Anna Home, CMF Board Chair


Young Audiences Content Fund

After years of campaigning by CMF The YACF launched on April 1st 2019, to distribute £57m of funding over the course of its three year pilot.

For the latest news on the Fund's production and development slates at the start of 2021, read this article by the BFI's Head of the Young Audiences Content Fund, Jackie Edwards.


Children's Media Yearbook 2020 Goes Virtual

The Children's Media Yearbook 2020 is our new digital-only publication available here on the CMF website.

It's 100 pages packed with articles and research reflecting on the past year in children's media and the future of kids' and youth content.

Download your copy for just £7.95


CMF at CMC 2020 Online

The Children's Media Conference 2020 Online took place from 6-10 July. CMF provided session producers and speakers from our board and executive group and the CMC Opening Question Time with Russell T Davies, Baroness Kidron, Tracy Brabin MP, Ollie Bray and Charles Lauder, was produced by a CMF team.

CMC content is now publicly available free of charge on the CMC website or YouTube Channel.


"Children, and the media they use, are frequent topics of public concern and debate. The Children's Media Foundation will stimulate and participate in this debate - across the entire range of media that children experience."

Sir Philip Pullman, Author and Lifetime Patron,

The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF)