LoveLove Films’ Georgina Hurcombe and JoAnne Salmon to speak at The Children’s Media Conference

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LoveLove Films’ Georgina Hurcombe and JoAnne Salmon to speak at The Children’s Media Conference

The Children’s Media Conference is the most important event in the UK for everyone involved in developing, producing and distributing content for Children. Delegates are from television, radio, film, games, interactive media, magazine, book publishing, licensing and toy sectors and is held in Sheffield on the 3rd to 5th July 2018.

LoveLove Films Managing Director / Producer Georgina Hurcombe and Animator JoAnne Salmon are delighted to be speaking on a panel titled ‘Tips and Hits from Animated Women‘ which will discuss women in animation.

The panel celebrates the success of women in the UK animation industry and explores how women can be leading lights for equality and inclusion both on and off screen in Children’s Media.

The panel is being hosted and moderated by Beth Parker who is Senior Manager, Production (Animation), EMEA Original Programming at Disney, and the panel includes:

  • Sarah Fell from Turner Broadcasting who is an Executive Producer, EMEA Original Programming
  • Beth Gardiner Executive Producer of Frogbox who is currently in production with superhero show PJ Masks
  • Rebecca Hobbs Head writer on animated sitcom Sadie Sparks and former Freemantle Vice President of Drama and Director of Development for Disney Channels EMEA
  • Georgina Hurcombe  Managing Director and Producer of LoveLove Films
  • Rosemary Klein – Director of Industry Media
  • Anna Hollinrake Game artist and one of BAFTA’s 2017 Breakthrough Brits.
  • JoAnne Salmon – Animator at LoveLove Films
CMC Speakers - Women in Animation

CMC Speakers – Women in Animation

The CMC lists the Following information for the panel:

Gender parity in the entertainment industry is not a given – recent news stories and campaigns have made that very clear. But sometimes the best way to address bad practice is to demonstrate good practice.

So that is what this panel aims to do. In the first instance, we will celebrate the many women in animation who have succeeded in the animation business, by asking some of them to describe their journeys and how they have navigated any obstacles along the way.

Following this, the discussion will move to ask questions around equality and inclusion and share learning’s from our sector of women in animation. Centuries of conditioning may not change things over night, but channelling positive examples of where it does work, certainly goes a long way to help nudge progress in the right direction for women in animation
Panel Thursday 5th July 2018, 09:30 – 10:30 ‘ Tips and Hits from Animated Women’ at Showroom Cinema 4 Sheffield

To attend the CMC and for more information on tickets see:

For more information on Women In Animation UK see:

For more information on LoveLove Films see:

LoveLove Films will be taking a number of IP to the festival including Bottle Island, on which we are collaborating with the UN on and have produced an 11” Pilot for. Bottle Island follows a group of quirky friends as they work together to save their home, Bottle Island, from the rubbish that washes up on the shore. Through their eco-adventures, the characters discover the wonders and perils of the world around them. To get in touch with Georgina and the team about Bottle Island email

LoveLove Team members attending CMC include: Georgina Hurcombe, JoAnne Salmon, Shannon Reeve and Oliver Selby.


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