Screen Queensland announces Kids Content, Games and Convergence conference

30 April, 2014 by Press Release

Screen Queensland will present the Kids Content, Games & Convergence conference on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13 2014 at the Griffith Film School, Griffith University, South Brisbane.

The two-day conference will present a cross-section of Queensland and interstate companies who specialise in the latest issues and trends in children’s programing, gaming and digital entertainment convergence.


“The Kids Content, Games & Convergence conference is part of Screen Queensland’s commitment to the State’s screen industry and our focus on people in film, television, multi-platform, digital and games sectors,” said Screen Queensland CEO, Tracey Vieira.

“It is also part of Screen Queensland’s commitment to the emerging screen sector and to invigorating and fostering a strong and sustainable screen industry.”

The Kids Content, Games & Convergence conference will arm its delegates with the ability to navigate the current screen landscape with greater ease and understanding, and will focus on practitioners’ points-of-views who have been successful in developing and executing a single story idea across devices, channels and communities.

“We strongly encourage all individuals working in the key areas being targeted at this conference, and in particular content creators, to attend this conference,” said Ms Vieira.

Guest speakers include representatives from the following organisations:

• Screen Queensland and Screen Australia;
• Halfbrick, one of the most well-known indie developers in the world today following the success of Fruit Ninja on iPhone and iPad;
• Hoodlum, the award winning company specializing in multiplatform content and who partner with global film and TV brands;
• SLR Productions, one of Australia’s leading Emmy and multi award winning children’s entertainment companies, specialising in the creative development and production of world-class media content;
• Blacklab Entertainment an independent film and television production company building film, television and digital content production with a diverse and consistent slate of work watched by the world.

Plus more global leaders in kids content and digital storytelling to be announced over the coming weeks.

Seats for this two-day public seminar are open to everyone but are limited. Tickets will go on sale Thursday May 15 and cost $10.00 for one day and $18.00 for two days.

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