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Children’s Content Funding Discussion Paper


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NZ On Air have released a discussion paper on Children’s Content Funding. Kidsonscreen encourages interested parents and caregivers to look at it and see what possibilities are ahead and to make a submission on what you think the future is for New Zealand children’s screen content. Chair Janette Howe was invited to contribute to the drafting of this

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Television

NZ Out of the Picture


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NZ Out of the Picture in Children’s Television It is lonely representing New Zealand at a festival of international children’s television. Most other countries attending have a number of delegates; most delegates have programmes that are in competition. Bangladesh, Columbia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark and the UK were all represented to name a few.

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Press Release, Television

NZ Youth to Form Prix Jeunesse Jury


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20 February 2014 Twenty young New Zealanders will be selected to be on the jury for the television industry’s most prestigious international children’s television festival, Prix Jeunesse. They will be responsible for selecting the winner of the 12-15 Fiction/Non-Fiction category for 2014. This category includes dramas, documentaries and magazine style shows from around the world.

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Press Release, Television

Digital Switchover Fails Children


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5 December 2013 Children are being failed by the lack of provision for non-commercial television channels after digital switchover. Children have a right to access diverse local media. The failure to provide non-commercial spectrum is selling out children to commercial interests. Television is still an important medium for children according to international studies. “There is

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