Coming up:


KIDS Regio Panel: Best Practices from Europe

  • 13th June 2018, Erfurt

KIDS Regio BERLINALE MEETING POINT: New Realities - New Worlds - VR Experiences for Children’s films

In cooperation with Creative Europe Desk Berlin-Brandenburg, The Financing Forum for Kids Content, Malmö and Technical University Ilmenau, Audiovisual Technology Group.

February, 17th 2018 I 2:00 – 3.30 pm
Vertretung des Freistaats Thüringen beim Bund (The Representation of the Federal Region Thuringia)/ Mohrenstraße 64 / 10117 Berlin

Digital technology developments are reshaping our industry and influencing the audience. After Augmented Realty, Virtual Reality is one of the recent technological hypes of immersive media which has a potential attraction also for the young users.

This year’s KIDS Regio BERLINALE MEETING POINT will introduce you to the most intriguing story worlds and will explore the impact that virtual realities have on its audience as well as on the art of storytelling.

Our international experts will share with you their experiences on:

  • How Virtual Reality works in film and how does it affect the art of storytelling and user experiences?
  • How does a young audience respond to virtual reality experiences and how do they interact?
  • How would a writer begin to tell a story for children within virtual realities?



Rafael Pavon, (Spain) filmmaker and Creative Director of Future Lighthouse, will speak about his passion for virtual realities, introduce us to the studios most compelling story worlds and will explain how virtual realities work in film.

Dr. Dylan Yamada-Rice, (UK) Research Manager for Dubit, a company specialised in strategy, research and digital for kids entertainment brands, Senior Tutor in Information Experience Design at the Royal College of Art, will give us insights of her research study on VR & kids.

Alison Norrington, (UK) writer/producer, CEO, Founder & Chief Creative Director of storycentral in London, will tell us what is entailed in creating virtual story worlds for children.


Nicola Jones, (Germany) CEO of the German Children’s Media Foundation, previously she has been working at the German Federal Filmboard (FFA) and was responsible for the coordination of international affairs and matters of European film policy.


Since seats are limited, registration is required until February, 7th 2018. 
For participation please contact: info(at)kids-regio(dot)org.