Story-Hacking: A Journey of Narrative Creation
Story-Hacking: A Journey of Narrative Creation

Speed Pitching (Media) 2016
Speed Pitching (Media) 2016

The Cross-Platform track brings media and literary industry professionals and enthusiasts together to discuss the latest trends in media content. It focuses on multi-platform storytelling, pitching, interactive narrative, and digital marketing to address the current issues and needs in the content market for children and young adults.

Take part in sessions with other media and literary industry professionals to connect and share experiences in innovating content for children across different platforms and media.

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Jump to 5 Sep - 6 Sep - 7 Sep

5 Sep 2019 (Thu)

9.00am - 10.30am
L16, The Pod Keynote

AFCC Launch & Keynote Address

Championing Diversity In A Volatile World

Featuring: Helen Wang, Sara Sargent, Mary George

To officially launch the 2019 Asian Festival of Children’s Content, join us for the opening session of AFCC where the keynote speakers will offer their take on the theme of this year’s festival, Diversity in a series of keynote addresses, followed by a round table discussion.

Details

Add to Calendar 09/05/2019 09:00AM 09/05/2019 10:30AM Asia/Singapore AFCC Launch & Keynote Address

To officially launch the 2019 Asian Festival of Children’s Content, join us for the opening session of AFCC where the keynote speakers will offer their take on the theme of this year’s festival, Diversity in a series of keynote addresses, followed by a round table discussion.

Details

L16, The Pod
10.45am - 11.45am
L16, The Pod Panel

Insights from Media Commissioners: Within and Beyond the Media Landscape

Featuring: Derek Tan, Kevin Ho, Barry Toa

Get the scoop on what's in demand and on emerging trends in the industry. Learn more about what commissioners are looking out for, and how this might impact content creators.

Add to Calendar 09/05/2019 10:45AM 09/05/2019 11:45AM Asia/Singapore Insights from Media Commissioners: Within and Beyond the Media Landscape

Get the scoop on what's in demand and on emerging trends in the industry. Learn more about what commissioners are looking out for, and how this might impact content creators.

L16, The Pod
3.15pm - 4.15pm
L5, Possibility Room Talk

Creating Transmedia Narratives: New Frontiers in Children’s Storyworld Adventures Through Minecraft and Roblox

Featuring: Cheeno Marlo Sayuno

The popular online games Minecraft and Roblox allow children to create worlds and stories of their own through their transmedia engagement, even as the games have shuffled the production, consumption, and distribution dynamic of children’s content. Learn how storytelling for children has reached new frontiers through these platforms.

Add to Calendar 09/05/2019 03:15PM 09/05/2019 04:15PM Asia/Singapore Creating Transmedia Narratives: New Frontiers in Children’s Storyworld Adventures Through Minecraft and Roblox

The popular online games Minecraft and Roblox allow children to create worlds and stories of their own through their transmedia engagement, even as the games have shuffled the production, consumption, and distribution dynamic of children’s content. Learn how storytelling for children has reached new frontiers through these platforms.

L5, Possibility Room

6 Sep 2019 (Fri)

2.45pm - 3.45pm
L5, Possibility Room Talk

Bringing Stories to Life: Nurturing Young Readers Through Digital Technology

Featuring: Samuel Simon

How can technology be used to kickstart a lasting reading habit? Join Samuel Simon as he delves into how traditional reading material can be transformed into digital screens as an alternative solution to make reading more interactive, rewarding and interesting for children!

Add to Calendar 09/06/2019 02:45PM 09/06/2019 03:45PM Asia/Singapore Bringing Stories to Life: Nurturing Young Readers Through Digital Technology

How can technology be used to kickstart a lasting reading habit? Join Samuel Simon as he delves into how traditional reading material can be transformed into digital screens as an alternative solution to make reading more interactive, rewarding and interesting for children!

L5, Possibility Room

7 Sep 2019 (Sat)

9.00am - 10.00am
L16, The Pod Talk

Book-Screening: Adapting the Picture Book Reading Experience for the Digital Age

Featuring: Aparna Kapur, Bijal Vachharajani

The amount and variety of media entertainment available to children is increasing at a rapid rate. Join the speakers as they discuss how embracing technology can renew the way stories are told in picture books and transform storytelling through digital media.

Add to Calendar 09/07/2019 09:00AM 09/07/2019 10:00AM Asia/Singapore Book-Screening: Adapting the Picture Book Reading Experience for the Digital Age

The amount and variety of media entertainment available to children is increasing at a rapid rate. Join the speakers as they discuss how embracing technology can renew the way stories are told in picture books and transform storytelling through digital media.

L16, The Pod
10.15am - 11.15am
L16, The Pod

Media Pitch

Featuring: Kenny Tan, Seng Choon Meng, Kevin Ho

Take a step forward and translate your ideas into reality! Whether it's an idea for a television or web series, games or an interactive app, submit your proposal and get the chance to pitch your concept to a panel of commissioners.

Submission Details

Add to Calendar 09/07/2019 10:15AM 09/07/2019 11:45AM Asia/Singapore Media Pitch

Take a step forward and translate your ideas into reality! Whether it's an idea for a television or web series, games or an interactive app, submit your proposal and get the chance to pitch your concept to a panel of commissioners.

Submission Details

L16, The Pod
11.15am - 12.15pm
B1, Multi-Purpose Room Panel

Show and Tell: Preparing Our Children for the Future

Featuring: Ann Gee Neo
Moderator: Tanya Wilson

The Future of Jobs Report cites complex problem solving, critical thinking and creativity as the three most important skills a child needs to thrive in the  future. This session will explore the rise of edutainment and how exposing children to cutting-edge creativity – through images, literature and experiences – can inspire child-led learning and nurture social-emotional development.

Add to Calendar 09/07/2019 11:15AM 09/07/2019 12:15PM Asia/Singapore Show and Tell: Preparing Our Children for the Future

The Future of Jobs Report cites complex problem solving, critical thinking and creativity as the three most important skills a child needs to thrive in the  future. This session will explore the rise of edutainment and how exposing children to cutting-edge creativity – through images, literature and experiences – can inspire child-led learning and nurture social-emotional development.

B1, Multi-Purpose Room