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Children’s Media Symposium: from print to screen

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University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive

Sippy Downs, QLD 4556

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The Children’s Media Symposium brings together two related ways of knowing about children’s media by showcasing both academic and industry/practitioner perspectives.

Whether you are a scholar, a creator of children’s media, an educator, or an interested member of the general public, the Children’s Media Symposium will offer a rich, holistic snapshot of the changing children’s mediascape.

Where: University of the Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556
Building: LT1 & LT2

When: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26

Saturday 8:00am - 5:30pm

Join us on Saturday for an exceptional line up of world-class researchers and media industry experts, including:

  • Keynote speakers and industry guests: Jenny Buckland, CEO Australian Children’s Television Foundation; Gary Crew, children’s author; Shaun Tan Oscar-winning illustrator; Stuart McAra and Lisa Chatfield, producers of Thunderbirds Are Go!;

  • Panels of leading children’s content creators discussing their storytelling and creative practices – representatives from production companies Ludo, Like A Photon and Matchbox Pictures, and the ABC’s Michael Carrington.

  • Presentations from scholars currently researching children’s changing relationships with media, learning, and technology.

Sunday 8:00am - 11:30am

  • Join us on Sunday for a free day for the kids! There will be a screening of ABC ME's new drama 'Mustangs FC', plus two of the show's stars Emmanuelle Mattana, Molly Broadstock and Sunshine Coasts Lightening very own Caitlin Bassett will be attending!

For the Full Program please click here.

For any questions or queries please feel free to email ChildrensMedia@usc.edu.au


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