Company profile: The Financing Forum for Kids Content in Malmö, Sweden is an annual, international 3-day highly curated co-production platform for smart content for young audiences. An opening inspirational Conference + RealYoung/ Docs for Kids Work-shop is followed by two days, where 20-30 art house projects in development worth of approx. 35 mill euros are pitched for 50+ international decision makers and experts + 150 producers and distributors from more than 20 countries.
The Forum is open to various genres and formats, relevant to 3-18 years inclusive of a strong strand for documentaries and for digital factual and immersive. Encouraging a non-didactic, intelligent, and highly innovative, artistic approach.The Forum gives Decision Makers an exclusive intro to creative projects, at early stages and present daring, new and seasoned producers with strong visions. It is an inspirational meeting place for networking and cutting edge and independent ideas.
Job description: I have over two decades of experience in the media industries with the specific focus on kids content development. Following the growth of both the Forum Event and the development in kids media content, I now holds the position as Creative Director, with emphasis on designing future industry activities and focusing on international partnerships. I maintain an ongoing dialogue with industry and national and international stakeholders, leads the development of the Forums initiatives, and reinforces the positioning of the Financing Forum and kids independent media within the industry.
I have the past 13 years become increasingly curious and deeper submerged in the question about the correlation between new technology, immersive experiences, the industry and young audiences’ innate intelligence and intellectual sophistication.
Main activities: Art & Culture, Science, History, Education