The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF)

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ofcom Children’s Review – Results Revealed

Ofcom have released the findings of their Children’s Content Review, which analyses the state of the industry, commissioning and funding statistics, and the provision of content for the various age-ranges of children in the UK public service landscape. It reveals significant shortcomings in the support for kids’ and youth content at the commercial public service […]

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CMF Yearbook 2018 on Sale Now

Now in its 6th year, the Yearbook is an invaluable and enjoyable record of the highs and lows of the children’s media world in 2018. With perspectives from regulators, the industry, audience specialists, academics and with policy insights from the CMF and others, it captures the “state of the nation” – and beyond – for this busy […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Research News

CMF Academic Advisory Board member LSE’s Sonia Livingstone and Kjartan Ólafsson of the University of Akureyri have recently posted interesting findings from a new UK survey of parents with children aged 0-17, which feed into discussions about Internet Safety. The survey reveals parents want more protection for their teens. Further recent reports from the Parenting for a Digital Futuregroup include: In the digital home, how […]

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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 […]

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Invisible Children

CMF Board member, Professor Jeanette Steemers (King’s College London), Christine Singer (King’s College London) and Professor Naomi Sakr (University of Westminster) are engaged in a long-term project studying children’s media in the Arab world. Their most recent work is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project on “Children’s Screen Content in an Era of […]

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