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Beano: Reinventing the iconic British brand

Monday, 19 November 2018 - 6:30pm
David Lean Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN
Panel discussion and Q&A to celebrate Beano’s 80th anniversary and examine its re-invention for multi-platform success. Hosted by Ed Petrie (All Over the Place, Marrying Mum & Dad)

Whilst Beano’s heritage is rooted in its comic book, the panel of producers and creatives will discuss how in its 80th year the brand is appealing to fresh audiences on new platforms.  From the launch of Beano Studios and International Emmy nominated Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed, to the recent appointment of Tim Searle as Head of Animation; they’ll provide insight into developing IP’s, commissions for new audiences, supporting short-form content and working with a new generation of talented creatives.

Panel includes Beano CEO, Emma Scott; Chief Digital Officer, Iain Sawbridge; Head of Animation, Tim Searle; Executive Producer, Michael Elson; SO Beano! writer and presenter, Emma Shaw.  

This event will be followed by networking drinks.