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Kidscreen 2017 (February 13-17, 2017)

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 […]

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This week I’m in Miami for the annual Kidscreen Summit, flying the flag for AWESOME… In it’s second year in Miami (used to be NY), Kidscreen has become a global meeting place for people making content for kids (and kids at heart). It’s part conference (Mary Coleman of Pixar is the keynote speaker) and part […]

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Kidscreen (Feb 8, 2016)

I had a great time speaking at the annual Kidscreen Summit on Feb 8th, on a panel called HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CREATOR. All of the details are here: http://summit.kidscreen.com/2016/sessions/67414/howtotrainyour/ The official blurb is: “There’s sometimes a tension in the kids industry between singular vision and creative collaboration. So how can you get the best out of an […]

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A big kid at Kidscreen

This week I’ll be trading the London drizzle for the sunshine of Miami…well, at least the indoor air-conditioning of a conference hotel.  For the first time ever, Kidscreen, the annual get together of the global kids media industry, will swap Manhattan for Miami. I first went to Kidscreen back in 2004, when I was a […]

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Kidscreen (Feb 24, 2015)

I was in Miami (yay!) to host a creative panel called “Turning the Page: Making the Leap From Book to Screen Effectively” at the annual Kidscreen Summit. I was bejoined by three amazing creatives, who discussed the challenges across adapting pre-school, middle grade, and young adult books respectively: Darragh O’Connel from Brown Bag Films, Ace Fipke from Nerdcorps/DHX, […]

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The Long Road

Tomorrow marks the end of a long road! It’s been over seven years to bring a book I love to the screen, but on September 6th (at 4 pm), Trucktown debuts on preschool channel Treehouse in Canada, and will soon be rolling out all over the world. At the Bologna Book Fair in 2007, I was shown […]

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