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Children's Media Question Time - June 2014

18 June 2014
Strange Hill High

On the third anniversary of BBC North’s move to Salford, BAFTA hosted a Children’s Media Question Time panel debate exploring the impact that the move will have on Children's television.

The panellists included:

  • Phil Chalk  - (Managing Director, Factory TransMedia)
  • Joe Godwin - (Director, Children’s BBC)
  • Rebecca Hodgson - (Head of Drama, Lime Pictures)
  • Jermain Julien - (Director, Wolfblood and The Dumping Ground)
  • Cat Lewis - (Managing Director, Nine Lives Media/Vice Chair of Pact)

The panel debated the impact of BBC Children’s move to Salford; Pact’s call for the introduction of tax breaks for children’s television and assessing the success of animation tax breaks; BAME representation in children’s media. They also accepted audience questions and questions submitted in advance and on Twitter. The event provided an excellent opportunity for the public to ask those burning questions and stimulate debate on key issues affecting children's media. 

Listen to the full debate, recorded at MediaCityUK on 18 June 2014...