2021-08-17 to 2021-08-19
August 17, 2021
This project will be a Series of Workshops with different trainers on Kids’ related contents on topic each time.
From Storytelling to Animation, Sound Design, casting etc…..which was supposed to be onsite/face to face by
sending trainers to certain group of children content makers.
It is a separate project from ABU KIDS(children content exchange , previously known as ABU Children Item-Exchange)
To participate in this workshop, please submit the participation form to firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com.
JAN-WILLEM BULT is a creator/director/trainer from the Netherlands. His work for children’s media is known by his ‘Children in the Centre’ philosophy based on a strong belief in the autonomy of children.
At the age of 17 he started his first film production company and later studied pedagogics and football. Immediately after his studies he got his first professional assignment as a director/scriptwriter of film, tv, interactivity.
From 1995-1997 he was also Program Director of 2 thematic channels in The Netherlands: KinderNet (children 3-12) and VTV (women 20-49).
In 1997 KRO Netherlands Public Broadcasting appointed him Creative Head of Children & Youth dept. for 16 years in which he created over 125 programs, series and films, besides dozens of (inter-)national coproductions and also created and lead the digital public channel Family24.
Since 2015 he is the Head of Children, Youth & Media at Free Press Unlimited, a Dutch NGO. He is leading a.o. WADADA News for Kids, a crossmedia cooperation of currently 21 countries worldwide. And ‘My #QuarantineLife’, a YouTube channel for news, opinions, stories and ideas for young people worldwide in quarantine due to COVID-19.
Bult has also created and produced media for change for UN organizations such as UNESCO and UNICEF.
He has received numerous awards such as Prix Jeunesse International, Japan Prize, UNICEF Award, Dutch Academy Award, Prix Danube, UNESCO Prize and nominations such as International Emmy Award and European Broadcaster of the Year. He has been a guest lecturer at Universities in Rome, Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Bogotá, Cali, Tel Aviv, Sderot, Buenos Aires, Amsterdam.
Since 2007, Jan-Willem Bult also has his own Children in the Centre foundation (aka JWBfoundation), children’s media & sports for development & peace.
He has created, produced and lectured media in over 65 countries worldwide.