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Discovering Asia

BY ANNETTE BREJNER, HEAD OF THE FINANCING FORUM FOR KIDS CONTENT In 2015 I was encouraged twice, almost simultaneously, but independently to turn my head towards Asia. To turn my head in a broader sense of course, since I already

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Approaching Asia

BY LIISA VÄHÄKYLÄ, FINNANIMATION, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The author has been the executive director for Finnanimation, the Finnish animation producers’ network since 2009. She has travelled to China many times since 2004; in 2015 she spent 4 weeks in Xian studying

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Girls vs Boys on the Internet

Focus on children’s gender-like media use BY SIRKKU KOTILAINEN, UNIVERSITY OF TAMPERE FINLAND, Ph.D. PROFESSOR Gender is an important axis that shapes media participation starting from an early age. This has recently been noticed in several studies concerning young people

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Horror in Children’s Culture and Cinema

How horror culture and understanding it can be a way for adults, parents, educators and content producers, to get closer to young people’s world BY MARJO KOVANEN, KOULUKINO – SKOLBIO, FILM EDUCATOR / PRODUCER A child scared to death, a

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Brave Tablet World

BY ISABEL FRÓES, IT UNIVERSITY DENMARK, Ph.D. CANDIDATE Despite the chosen title, our present is not so grim. On the contrary, as we reach the middle of the second decade in the twenty first century, we are daily confronted by

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LIVE BLOGGING 2016

Following the success of previous years, we will be blogging about live events at The Financing Forum for Kids Content in Malmö, Sweden, from March 15th to 17th. So even if you may not be able to participate in the

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Preview for Forum Participants

Special preview for The Financing Forums participants: Digital Culture (R)evolution for free download/ Report in Scandinavian with English excerpts As part of  The Financing Forums new strategy and future focus on Kids & Interactives the Forum has the unique oppotunity

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The Digital Kids

By Nikolaj Rasmussen. Nikolaj Rasmussen is a Communication Designer who works with interaction design and new technologies. He also has a big passion for podcasting, and is the co-founder of Rocket Cast, a Danish podcast about the world of technology,

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Don´t show it – Play it

Don´t show it – Play it: How digital storytelling are levelling up Experiments in interactive digital storytelling are blossoming these years. A huge range of newcomers are rapidly changing the way we experience and explore stories with one powerful tool:

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Experience Scopes and Young Minds

By Adipat Virdi, Transmedia Producer, Transmediasphere, UK Transmediasphere builds Multiplatform Storyworlds to create engagement between audience and content. We write, direct and build Transmedia experiences for film, TV, Games and Brands.  

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