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Creating Convincing Teen Dramas
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
With the BBC’s announcement that it will be leaning into content for 12 to 16s, and platforms like Netflix enthusiastically mining the YA genre, kids producers are looking at the demo with new interest. But producing for this adjacent audience who watch adult and alternative content can be challenging. How do we engage and entertain young teens, offering them content that delivers dramatic twists and psychological tension without veering into the adult lane? Where do we draw the lines on relationships, substances, and so much more? We've assembled a diverse panel of producers actively working in the space to share experiences, best practices and (most fun) an example of a scene they feel they either "nailed" or failed" for teens.
Joint Managing Director
Head of Development
EVP Kids & Family