02 April, 2015

Writing for Youth and Children's Television in a Multimedia Age: A Presentation by Ochre Media lead by Nomvuyo Mzamane

Venue: Rosebank (Address will be sent to respondents)

Date: Thursday 16 April 2015

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Cost: Lunch at own cost in nearby restaurant

RSVP: By 10 April to Jenny at SCBWI.SA.Gauteng@mweb.co.za

Ever wondered how children’s television programmes are produced. This is a great opportunity to find out about multimedia spaces. Both writers and illustrators are welcome.

Ochre Media is an innovative and experienced multidisciplinary, multimedia and mass communications company that has a deep commitment to efficient and effective social mobilisation campaigns, high quality edutainment and creative television, film and radio broadcasts, and evidence-informed social and behaviour change communications and education outreach. These specialisations distinguish Ochre from traditional agencies.

Established in 2000, Ochre Media is part of the Times Media Group and one of South Africa’s leading producers of high-quality entertainment and educational television, with an award-winning track record. Its international accolades include a US Peabody, the Japan Prize, and recent nominations for INPUT in Seoul and Sydney. Ochre’s team is one of the most diverse in the industry. The creative, production, management, finance, and content professionals represent all of South Africa’s racial groups and include a few colleagues from other African countries and further afield. Ochre staff is also predominantly female, with women occupying key leadership positions. The Ochre team is a collective of hundreds of years of combined experience and numerous degrees and qualifications from across South Africa and the globe. For more information see, www.ochre.tv

Please note: Numbers are limited. Please book early.

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