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Quality & Diversity in International Children’s Television

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Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre

1445 Argyle Street

Glasgow

G3 8AW

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Quality & Diversity in International Children’s Television
A Prix Jeunesse Suitcase Event

A rare opportunity to view and debate a selection of the best international children’s television today, as presented at the world-leading Prix Jeunesse International Festival 2018. Taking as its focus questions of quality and diversity, this specially curated event will bring together media professionals, educators and researchers for a valuable insight into contemporary programming for children and young people.

This is a FREE ticketed event. All welcome.

Presented by the University of Glasgow's School of Culture & Creative Arts as part of its 2018/19 series on the theme ‘Inclusive/Exclusive’.

Image: Still from Polska Warrior © Prix Jeunesse


Event Structure

09:00 – 09:30: Registration & Coffee

09:30 – 10:00: Welcome & Introduction

10:00 – 12:00: Morning Screenings | Non-Fiction
Three parallel sessions, divided into approx. 80 minutes of viewing time and 40 minutes of discussion. Session moderator in brackets.

  • Up to 6 years old (Dr Amy Holdsworth, Film & TV Studies)
  • Ages 7 – 10 (Professor Karen Lury, Film & TV Studies)
  • Ages 11 – 15 (Dr Andy Mills, History of Art)

Only one morning screening can be attended: please select your ticket accordingly.

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch

13:00 – 15:00: Afternoon Screenings | Fiction
Three parallel sessions, divided into approx. 80 minutes of viewing time and 40 minutes of discussion. Session moderator in brackets.

  • Up to 6 years old (Dr Dimitra Fimi, English Literature)
  • Ages 7 – 10 (Dr Matthew Barr, Computing Science)
  • Ages 11 – 15 (Dr Lynn Whitaker, Centre for Cultural Policy Research)

Only one afternoon screening can be attended: please select your ticket accordingly.

15:00 – 15:20: Coffee break

15:20 – 16:00: Moderator Panel Discussion & Q&A

16:00: End of Session


Ticketing
Please book your ticket for the event as a whole as well as two screening sessions of your choice, one for the Morning Screenings and one for the Afternoon Screenings. The three morning screening and three afternoon screening run in parallel, categorised by target age range.

Participants are encouraged to attend the whole day, though morning and afternoon sessions can be attended separately.


About the Prix Jeunesse Foundation
https://www.prixjeunesse.de/

The Prix Jeunesse Foundation is an international body promoting excellence in children’s television, which hosts a world-leading biennial festival. The festival's creative and challenging atmosphere is carried worldwide through its Prix Jeunesse Suitcase events, featuring the best and most innovative entries from each festival.

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This event is funded by the University of Glasgow's Ferguson Bequest. Professor Thomas Ferguson (1900-1977), Henry Mechan Chair of Public Health (1944-64), bequeathed his estate to the University, with the instruction that the money should be used to foster the social side of University life.

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