Children’s Media Network Scotland event – “Spring Into Action”

Guest speakers: Simon Parsons, Kenneth Anderson


Date: Wednesday, 25th April, 2018

Time: 7.30pm-11pm
Venue: First floor, Sloans, 62 Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle St, Glasgow

G2 8BG

Children’s Media Network Scotland announces details of their next event, intended for anyone involved with, or an interest in, children’s media in Scotland.


Producer Simon Parsons will be discussing the making of the recent CBeebies live action series, ‘Gudrun The Viking Princess’, revealing the ups and downs of working with children, animals AND vikings. Simon was Head of Children’s Production at BBC Scotland for over six years before going onto create and produce 'Teacup Travels' for Plum Films. He now resides as Executive Producer at Maramedia - the makers of ‘Gudrun' - as well as running ‘FIRE BY THE RIVER’, a leadership coaching service.


Character designer and illustrator, Kenneth Anderson, will be talking us through the early development of the character design in the new CBeebies animated series, ‘Bitz & Bob’. Kenneth has provided character designs for a wide range of clients including Brown Bag, Nick Jr., Axis Animation and Disney Interactive.

A free drink from the bar is included in the ticket price.


Tickets are priced £6 and are available now via this link:


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Children's Media Network Scotland is an independent network of practitioners in children's media in Scotland. The aim is to bring together people working in all sectors of the industry, be it television, film, publishing, music, games or theatre. It is run by a voluntary committee of children's media professionals.