The New Zealand Children’s Screen Trust, the Goethe-Institut New Zealand and Script to Screen bring you a half-day seminar with internationally renowned researcher in children and media Dr Maya Götz (Head of the International Central Institute for Youth and Educational Television).
Maya will draw on the latest international research to delve into what makes children’s content foster learning, how to enrich the viewing experience and ways to really connect with its audience.
This seminar is a must for anyone creating content for children including writers, directors and producers of television, film and digital media or those interested in this area. It includes:
– Getting the attention of your child audience (focus 3-7 years)
– Effective learning through engaging programming (focus 6-9 years)
– Dreams, fantasies and a healthy identity
For the full seminar brief click here
Maya Götz, Ph.D., is Head of the International Central Institute for Youth and Educational Television (IZI) at the Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting Corp.), Munich, Germany, and of the PRIX JEUNESSE Foundation. She has published several books as well as more than 200 articles in the field of children, young people and television. Furthermore, she acts as a consultant in the fields of knowledge concepts, character development, pilot seasons and pilot testing for producers and editors of public broadcasters.
Auckland: Tuesday 5th March, 1-5pm, St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St
Wellington: Thursday 7th March, 12:30-4:30pm, NZ Film Archive, 84 Taranaki St
Registration: Seminar costs $25. Register online via paypal; for Auckland click here, for Wellington click here.
If you would like to arrange an alternative method of payment or have any questions please contact Eloise – firstname.lastname@example.org.
NZ Children’s Screen Trust Public Forum
Join us after the seminar for a lively panel discussion on children’s media in a NZ context. A panel of New Zealand content creators join Dr Maya Götz to discuss the issues followed by a public Q&A.
All welcome. Please join us afterwards for a drink.
Auckland: Tues 5th March, 5:30-7pm, St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St
Panellists: Dr Maya Götz, John Harris (Greenstone TV), children’s presenter/producer Suzy Cato and Clare Curran (Labour Party Broadcasting Spokesperson)
Wellington: Thurs 7th March, 5:30-6:45pm, NZ Film Archive, 84 Taranaki St
Panellists: Dr Maya Götz, Yvonne Mackay (Company Director, ProductionShed.TV), Martin Baynton (Writer/Executive Producer, Pukeko Pictures) and Grant Robertson (Labour Party MP for Wellington Central)
Registration: This forum is free and all are welcome.
NB: there will be a charge of $5 for a glass of wine at the Auckland session so bring some cash if you want to have a drink afterward. In Wellington you can buy a drink from the NZ Film Archive bar.
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