November 25, 2010

NEWS / EVENTS: Media Conference Looks at Screen-based Youth Productions

Youth Media Alliance (formerly the Alliance for Children and Television) welcomed nearly 200 youth production professionals to M├ędia-Jeunes, a conference held on November 18 and 19 in Montreal. Thanks to the involvement of 28 speakers and panellists, including about 10 professionals from English Canada, France and the United States, conference participants were able to explore a whole range of experiences.

The event focused on different facets of screen-based youth productions: the future of youth animation in Quebec; conveying positive messages to young people; the much-heralded death of television; a portrait of youth production through the Canadian Media Fund; audience migration to new platforms; and building communities around a television brand.

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