The kids are alright and the big kids entertaining the kids are doing even better! Like A Photon is a Brisbane-based production company specialising in world-class kids animation and children's TV and online content. Come and meet two of their top creatives and discover how they rose to stellar heights and what it takes to break into the amazing but competitive world of kids' content.
Don’t miss this chance to meet and get invaluable advice and knowledge from the development team of one of Australia's most exciting and successful new production companies.
When: Wednesday 13 March 7.00pm – (come early, speakers begin at 7.30 sharp)
Where: The King Room, QA Hotel, 64 James Street, Fortitude Valley
Cost: AWG Members $5, Guests $10. Tickets from AWG website or on the door [if paying at the door please bring correct change]
Cash bar available at pub prices
NADINE BATES: Nadine is the CEO of Like A Photon Creative, a multi award-winning production company that specialises in stellar children’s content, including Disney series, Balloon Barnyard and award-winning segments for Sesame Street USA’s 45-48th Seasons. Prior to LAPC, Nadine was an in house writer for Network Ten and freelance writer for the ABC. She's currently completing a PhD in children's writing with an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship whilst simultaneously producing a 10 x animated film franchise called Tales from Sanctuary City for worldwide theatrical release.
RYAN GREAVES: Ryan is the Head of Development at Like A Photon Creative and is the co-producer and Head of Story for three 3D animated feature films, all for theatrical release, funded by Screen Australia and Screen QLD. These films are titled The Wishmas Tree, Combat Wombat and Daisy Quokka: World’s Scariest Animal. Ryan previously wrote and associate produced the hit Disney Junior 3D animated series Balloon Barnyard and produced the award-winning 'S is for Storytelling' episode for the 47th season of Sesame Street on HBO. As a writer, Ryan wrote the Screen Australia funded series, titled Crafty Kingdom, which was distributed on YouTube and three episodes of Hogie the Globehopper for Lil Critter Workshop, currently screening on Netflix worldwide.
Conversation and Q&A followed by networking/social drinks with local writers, directors, producers and other members of the Queensland film and television industry – all at the QA Hotel (centrally located). #awgqld