6 Jun 2012 by Judah Kan AFCC 2012

My day at AFCC

*This article is written by our youngest student journalist who is 9 years old. On Saturday, 27th May 2012, I went to the Asian Parents Forum in the Asian Festival of Children’s Content at The Arts House in Singapore. I attended two programs and spent three hours in the Arts House. The… READ FULL ENTRY

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6 Jun 2012 by afccwire AFCC 2012

Starry Starry Night

Children’s book industry professionals and the public gather for a night of celebration. More than 80 people assembled at The Arts House Gallery on May 26 to celebrate a night dedicated to the children’s book industry. According to the event website, the National Book Development… READ FULL ENTRY

30 May 2012 by Christina Ong, AFCC 2012 student journalist AFCC 2012

Digital Marketing – Exploring Multiple Revenue Streams

The event was on Tuesday, 28 May 2012 at the Playden, Arts House @ The Old Parliament House. It was the fifth session of the Asian Children’s Media Summit of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2012. AFCC 2012 seemed to have a heavy emphasis on technological engagement for… READ FULL ENTRY

Reviews
30 May 2012 by Christina Ong, AFCC 2012 student journalist AFCC 2012

The Art and Science of Writing Book Reviews: Online vs. Print

From left to right: Facilitator Tarie (seated), panelist Daphne Lee (standing), and seated panelists Anu Kumar and Blooey Singson (seated) Low-resolution photograph taken with my mobile phone camera The event was on Monday, 28 May 2012 at the Playden, Arts House @ The Old Parliament House. It… READ FULL ENTRY

local writers, international audience
29 May 2012 by Christina Ong, AFCC 2012 student journalist AFCC 2012

Local Writers, International Audience

Seated at the panel, from left to right, is David Seow, Shamini Flint, Emily Lim and the host from AFCC. This is a low-resolution photograph taken with my mobile phone camera. The event was held on Monday, 28 May 2012 at the Gallery, Arts House @ The Old Parliament House. It was the 10th Session… READ FULL ENTRY

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29 May 2012 by merruveen AFCC 2012

Suzy Lee: Surrealism for Kids

As an author for children’s literature, one must be able to successfully navigate the boundaries between adulthood and childhood. One author that manages to understand that concept and apply it to her work successfully is Suzy Lee. Her insight adds weight to the nature of how children… READ FULL ENTRY

28 May 2012 by merruveen AFCC 2012

Book Trailers: Fashionable Fad or the Future?

Book trailers are still uncommon in Singapore, but slowly gaining ground, if only for the most popular book series. A while back, I switched on the television and was slightly horrified to see a trailer for Stephanie Meyer’s latest addition to her widely popular Twilight series. Harry… READ FULL ENTRY

You can lead a horse to water but..
28 May 2012 by afccwire AFCC 2012

You can lead a horse to water but..

Leonard Marcus (pictured above), the speaker for today’s keynote address on Children’s Books for Education and Entertainment, discussed at length on striking the “right” balance between entertainment and educational content for children’s books. Authors of… READ FULL ENTRY