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The Children's Media Conference & Skillbuilder 2022

We’re pleased to announce that this year Jellyfish Pictures are sponsoring the Opening Keynote for the Children’s Media Conference (CMC). Ben McOwen Wilson, MD YouTube UK, has been announced as the opening speaker for the conference. As a senior figure in broadcasting and digital media, working across 5 continents over the last 25 years, Ben is uniquely placed to consider 'what next' - as young people's media consumption undergoes immense change

Running from the 5th-7th of July in Sheffield, CMC is the only UK gathering involving developers, producers, and distributors of kid’s content–across all platforms. The event brings together some of the biggest names in children’s content creation, including Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.

Natalie Llewellyn, Managing Director of Jellyfish Animation and Originals – our kids-focused and animation divisions – will be taking part in the online SkillBuilder session called The Optimal Pitch alongside industry experts to offer tips and guidance for those who want to present their kids’ TV projects.

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A Unique Chance to Pitch Your Project

The CMC SkillBuilder is an excellent opportunity to draw on the experience and knowledge of industry experts who have a wealth of knowledge in a fun, constructive, and relaxed environment. Alongside Natalie, you can expect to meet 20 illustrious industry people including Ian France, Commissioning Editor, Sky Kids; Ros Attille, CBeebies; Tasha Dhanraj, comedy writer; Sarah Fell, Warner Bros. Discovery; Emilie Frelon, Netflix; Robin Gladman, Aardman; Craig Hunter, YouTube; and Lynsey O’Callaghan, Nickelodeon, and more.

This is truly an unmissable event for those who want to break into the animation industry. Interested in taking part? Tickets and further information is available here.

Join us at CMC!