Industry News Roundup

CMC Early Bird Ticket Sales End today, Tuesday 3 May!

CMC 2022 Live in Sheffield
5-7 July 2022
Sheffield, UK
Early Bird Rate £360+VAT
Register Here

CMC 2022 Online
5-7 July 2022
Early Bird Rate £130+VAT
Register Here

Sales of the CMC Early Bird Tickets end today, Tuesday 3rd of May, so buy now to ensure you don’t miss out on the discounted ticket price.

  • The Children’s Media Conference 2022 returns to Sheffield live and “in person” from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 July 2022. Why attend? Watch our CMC 2022 Promo to find out.
  • Join us for sessions, keynotes, and networking – all at the UK’s premier children and youth content conference. To keep CMC safe, tickets will be limited – so book early.
  • Sessions will also be live-streamed and all CMC delegates can watch an extensive online collection of specially-produced videos to enhance their conference experience.
Image courtesy of Tim Benedict Pou on Flickr.

UK Government Outlines Major Broadcasting Reforms In A New White Paper

The proposed changes would bring streamers in line with the same standards imposed on linear broadcasters; see Channel 4 go private; and give pubcasters more freedom to license content.

Read the full article on Kidscreen Magazine.

Despite Netflix’s Stumble, Hollywood’s Streaming Content Spend May Increase in Near-Term

The Hollywood Reporter writes: Even as Wall Street scepticism grows over streaming’s profitability, entertainment conglomerates are mostly all in on their direct-to-consumer platforms for now.

Read the full article here.

Creative Ireland – local creative industries and creative economies pilot

Creative Ireland has launched the Creative Communities Economic Action Fund, which provides local authorities with resources to develop  projects that seek to leverage the potential of the creative industries in supporting local and regional economic development, according to a statement published on Minister Catherine Martin recently announced the 8 local creative industry pilot projects which will receive the fund. You can read a summary of the projects in the document below: