The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF)

Tag: Events

Cracking the Code

Following her inspirational CMC Keynote, Baroness Beeban Kidron is appealing to producers, digital practitioners, broadcasters and all interested parties to submit comments to the Information Commissioner (ICO) Consultation on the Age Appropriate Design Code. The Code will work with GDPR to inform the regulation of companies that store and use children’s data, and any legal cases which  might ensue. Baroness Kidron, with […]

Events Policy

Kids and VR

“Conjuring Magical Experiences for Kids in VR”  is the 3rd in a series of VR and Kids’ roadshows organised by the Childrens’ Media Foundation. It will be on Tuesday 25th September in Manchester. Hosted by Immotion (Studio Liddell), the event will look at Experience Design for kids in Virtual Reality. Peter Caddock, Head of Immersive Technologies at Immotion […]

CMF Updates Events Research

Children’s Media Conference Round-up

The new CMF Newsletter Editor, Diana Hinshelwood, gives a CMF perspective on the UK’s major industry gathering, The Children’s Media Conference, which took place in Sheffield, 3-5 July 2018. Although I’ve attended CMC before, this was my first conference as the new Editor for the CMF Newsletter.  My brief was to act as a ‘roving […]

Events Industry Policy Research

Breakdancing over Pizza

Newsletter Editor Diana Hinshelwood’s “roving reporter” role at the Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield had unexpected rewards from chance meetings. That’s very CMC… What if one day you woke up and found that you suddenly couldn’t see you own child?  This question prompted Nathan Geering the artistic director of the hip hop theatre company Rationale, to think about how his […]

Events Industry

Discount CMC

Children’s Media Foundation supporters, patrons, and members from supporting companies can buy Children’s Media Conference tickets at a discount for £380 + VAT. That’s a saving of £115 on the full rate. If you are not currently a CMF supporter or patron – sign up here for as little as £25. Then register for CMC by using this link which automatically […]

CMF Updates Events Industry Policy Research

Distinctiveness and the BBC

Last month, CMF Board member Jeannette Steemers and Exec Group member Ashley Woodfall attended an Ofcom seminar on the BBC and Distinctiveness. The background to this is the Government’s desire to hard-wire ‘distinctiveness’ into the Charter, with the new Royal Charter and Framework agreement having it written into the BBC’s mission, purposes and regulatory framework. […]

Events Industry Policy Research

Free to Air Channels – a Westminster Media Forum Event

At the June Westminster Forum on The Future of Free to Air in the UK, CMF Chair, Anna Home, spoke in the session: “What is Free to Air For?” She made the case for the vital role of free to air, in particular the PSB channels in continuing to provide varied, age appropriate, entertaining, stimulating […]

Events Industry Policy

Progress on Policy

Three major policy areas (with a fourth lurking in the shadows) dominate the policy landscape this summer.  progress is being made in all cases and on roughly the same timetables. Ofcom continues the work of its Children’s Content Review, ten years on from the last review which discovered the collapse in UK commissioning and the […]

Events Industry Policy

CMC – Special Offer

Children’s Media Foundation supporters, patrons, and members from supporting companies and organisations can buy Children’s Media Conference tickets at a special discounted rate of £380 + VAT – that’s a saving of £115 + VAT on the full rate. If you are not currently a CMF supporter or patron – sign up here for as little as […]

CMF Updates Events Industry Policy Research

Research Roadshow: VR+Kids

  CMF is conducting a long term research project into the viability of VR for children. Looking at the health issues, and into that is out there that works for the children;s audience. CMF Executive Group member Alison Norrington is organising 4 outreach events giving practitioners and researchers the opportunity to discuss what is known […]

Events Research

Previous Posts