What’s new in children’s interactive media?
As part of the special 2021 online program, the Bologna Children's Book Fair is delighted to once again offer a unique edition of the Dust or Magic Masterclass for all those interested in and making digital media for children today.
The event will focus on the juror reports from the new Crossmedia award, along with discussions on innovation, ethics, platform trends and — if time — demos.
Pre Registration required
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Organized by the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in the framework of Aldus Up
14:30 (CEST) - Welcome, Elena Pasoli, Exhibition Manager, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy
PART 1: MAKE A FRIEND
14:35 (CEST) - Breakout rooms. What’s new in children’s interactive media? Turn on your camera and share your thoughts on children and technology. Groups will be assigned at random.
PART 2: CHILDREN’S RIGHTS
14:45 (CEST) - Sonia Livingstone, Professor, London School of Economics. Children’s rights in the digital age. Comment on the recent work of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. What is General Comment 25, and what does it mean for children’s publishers?
PART 3: NEW CROSSMEDIA AWARD
15:00 (CEST) - Crossmedia Awards Juror Panel with Julie Fox, Neal Hoskins, Cristina Angelucci and Warren Buckleitner. The reason behind the choice of The Snail and the Whale and mentions, with Chris Inns, Macmillan Children’s Books UK (UK) and Martin Pope, Magic Light Pictures (UK).
PART 4: PUBLISHER UPDATES
What’s new in children’s interactive media? Five minutes and two slides to share news and post pandemic thoughts.
15:15 Emmet O’Neill, CEO, StoryToys and TouchPress, Ireland
15:20 Aksel Køie, CEO, PIBOCO, Denmark
15:25 Jason Krogh and Lisa Armstrong, CEO Sago Mini, Canada
15:30 Valerie Touze, CEO, Edoki Academy, United Kingdom
15:35 Japhet Asher, Polarity Reversal, United Kingdom
15:40 Demos, Q/A and Discussion