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Masterclass: Why Children's Content Matters
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Masterclass: Why Children's Content Matters

  • Calendar icon Fri 28 Jun, 6:30pm
  • Map pin icon BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, Princess Anne Theatre

This session will delve into the importance of content for children, looking at content across the genre, the need for inclusivity and innovation, and the value of storytelling.

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This session will delve into the importance of content for children, against a backdrop of squeezed budgets and a fragmented landscape. Looking at content across the genre, from pre-school, animation, to digital and live action, the panel will drill down into areas such as the need for innovation and the value of storytelling.

With this highly engaged young audience, diverse and positive representation on screen is vital for children to learn about themselves and the world around them. Versatility is now required in creating successful content which will cut through and the opportunities and challenges in developing and delivering this content will be explored.

Speakers include:
Braydon Bent, TV Presenter and Vlogger
Kez Margrie, Commissioning Editor, Factual & Factual Entertainment, BBC Children’s
Kate O'Connor, Executive Chair, Animation UK
Nathan Bryon, Actor/Author/Screenwriter
Anna Rafferty, SVP, Digital Consumer Engagement, LEGO Group

Host: Frankie Vu, TV presenter and live host

This event is followed by networking drinks from 7.45pm.

With thanks to the Official Supporters to our Young BAFTA Programme: Cartoon Network, Moonbug Entertainment, and Nickelodeon.

If you are unable to attend in person, you can register here to attend the event remotely via a livestream link.


Concessions:

All events with concession tickets available will have them clearly listed when purchasing and can be bought the same way as normal tickets. A limited number of concession tickets will be allocated on selected events.

To be eligible for a concessionary ticket, you must receive or hold one of the following:

  • Senior – over 60
  • Full-time Student
  • Under 18
  • D/deaf and Disabled
  • Refugee Status
  • Asylum Seeker Status
  • Those receiving:
    • Job Seekers Allowance
    • Employment & Support Allowance
    • Personal Independence Payment

Accompanying assistants, carers and companions can attend free of charge alongside any ticket purchase. Please email events@bafta.org ahead of booking to book this complimentary ticket.


Terms and Conditions

By purchasing a ticket for this event, you agree to the terms and conditions listed below:

Please see here for our Academy Screenings and Events Code.

Please note, the use of professional photography or recording equipment is prohibited during this event.

Pricing

  • Standard - Public Concessions
    £8.00
  • Standard - Public Full
    £10.00
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Accessibility

BAFTA is an arts charity that is open and welcoming to everyone. This means we want every visit to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly to be as enjoyable and comfortable as possible and our events accessible to all.

Our venue is wheelchair accessible and both live captioning and BSL are available on request for all events. Visit our venue accessibility page for more detailed access information here.

Accompanying assistants, carers and companions can attend free of charge alongside any ticket purchase. Please email events@bafta.org ahead of booking to book this complimentary ticket.

How to Request Access Adjustments

If you would like to book a wheelchair space, or request live-captioning, BSL translation or any other access adjustment, please email events@bafta.org or call our dedicated reception team on 020 7734 0022 at the point of booking your ticket(s). We will endeavour to support all access requests made to us.


Getting to the Venue

By tube

Green Park is the nearest accessible step-free station and is served by the Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines. 0.3 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance. The accessible entrance is from the park at the rear of the station.

Piccadilly Circus Station is served by the Piccadilly and Bakerloo Line Services. Leicester Square Station is served by the Piccadilly and Northern Line Services. Both stations are accessed by steps only.

By train

London Charing Cross has step-free access to all platforms. 0.7 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance. Staff are available to assist with ramps between the platform and the train.

By bus

There are bus stops located on Regent Street/St James's Street, Piccadilly, Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Coventry Street and Haymarket. All London buses have ramp access and dedicated spaces for wheelchair users.

Nearest car park

The Cavendish London Public Car Park – 0.1 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance.

JustPark Car Park – 0.5 miles to 195 Piccadilly entrance.

Nearest Blue Badge Parking

  • Jermyn Street: near Crockett & Jones, 1 space (0.05miles)
  • Sackville Street: near corner of Piccadilly, 2 spaces (0.06miles)
  • Saint James's Square: on street, 2 spaces (0.08miles)
  • Jermyn Street: near Tesco, 1 space (0.09miles)

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