Speaker
13
sep
Speaker
4.35 pm

 

Why Attend?

SKAM creator Julie Andem talks with Keld Reinicke about how to produce fiction for new platforms versus traditional TV.

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Julie Andem is the creator, writer and director of the internationally acclaimed young adult internet television series SKAM. Through powerful storytelling and revolutionary real-time distribution via social media, the Norwegian NRK-produced web series SKAM has become one of the most successful series in Scandinavia.

Moderating the talk will be Keld Reinicke, a freelance media adviser and executive producer for the digital studio Drive. He is especially well known for being a vital part in starting DR2, TV ZULU, TV 2 Charlie, and for several years he was Head of Programmes for TV 2.

Innovative young adult web series

SKAM’s storylines address social issues faced by many teens, including loneliness, isolation, sexual harassment, gay identity, and religious/ethnic differences. The innovative use of online trans-media platforms to propel engagement between and beyond episode content earned the show a huge and loyal fan base all over the world. Andem has worked on web drama series for children and teens since 2008.