I had the honour of speaking at the annual future-looking conference hosted by the Bookseller. The full line up is here: https://www.thebookseller.com/futurebook-conference/programme-2017 I was invited to comment on what publishers can learn from the world of video, and am on what looks to be a panel of awesome people, including Gordon Wise from agency Curtis Brown and Preethi Mavahalli […]
I had the chance to speak at the annual meet-up of the global scripted community. I was be doing double duty, speaking both at the Kids day on November 28th and at the drama summit on November 29th. Here’s a few highlights: Hosting three top Canadian broadcasters (from my left): Sally Catto from CBC, Tom Hastings from Bell […]
I’ll be returning to Miami again this year (I know, hard right!?) to showcase a new Awesome project. I’ll be hosting a panel on Pre-School vs. Pre-Cool, where we’ll dive into the deepening divisions between younger shows and the newer, 4-6 age shows. I’ll add more details here as they emerge, but please do be […]
I’ll be speaking at the annual China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair this year. For details, check out their website: http://www.ccbookfair.com/en/Home/ And the conference program is now live at: http://www.ccbookfair.com/RXCH/RXCH_ChildrensBookFair/2016/documents/event/1108现场指南会议EN.pdf?v=636144259934573040
This year, the biggest TV event in London returns. I’ll be co-hosting the the Kids stream again this year, and participating in the Drama Summit. C21 Content London has fast become the number one destination for content creators & broadcasters. Watch this space for more news, but in the meantime be sure to register at: http://www.c21media.net/conferences/content-london-2016/
I had the honour of speaking this year at the annual mipJr market in Cannes as part of mipcom. For the uninitiated, mipcom is the global market for tv shows…it’s how your favourite television show gets to your screen. It was great to see so many friendly faces there! Mipcom Seminar Saturday 15 October 2016 – […]
I’ll be appearing at London’s newest literary festival. The Triskele Lit Fest will be in Islington on Saturday, 17th of September. It’s a full line up of award-winning authors across the genres…and it’s free. The website is: http://triskelelitfest.blogspot.co.uk I’ll be speaking at 1 pm on the sci-fi panel, and hope to see you there!
I returned to the London Screenwriters’ Festival this year to expand on last year’s World Building lecture. This year, I led a workshop on writing a series bible. I took participants through defining and outlining their show. It was my goal to help writers not only get their show sold, but also produced. I was incredibly […]
I had the pleasure of speaking at the annual Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield, this year helping budding writers and producers craft the perfect show bible. The “bible” in TV parlance is the document that tells everyone what the show is. It’s an essential document, and is the tool that ensures everyone on the show, from […]
I’ll be returning to the annual Banff Media Festival in the mountains to talk about the intersection of book & screen. If you’re going to Banff, please drop me a line. See you in the Mountains!