59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

BCBF Events Programme

You have time until 30 September to see again our exciting events programme online who took part from 14 to 17 June: award ceremonies, international conferences, talks, masterclasses, webinars, live streaming, interviews and meetings.

The presentation sheet will indicate the link allowing you to connect to the recorded videos.

 

Scholastic Scholastic

Monday 14 June 2021

ALDUS UP

14 June

09.15
(CEST)

8 Hours

ENG

Forging Forward: the Pandemic – An Interruption, or Opportunity to Rethink?

How the global publishing industry builds the future inclusively, accessibly, sustainably and profitably.

Organised in the framework of Aldus Up

Speakers

Bodour Al Qasimi, President of IPA - International Publishers Association, Sharjah UAE; Richard Charkin, founder of Mensch Publishing, UK; Gianpiero Calzolari, President of BolognaFiere S.p.A., Italy; Ricardo Franco Levi, President of AIE - Associazione Italiana Editori, Italy; Catherine Bell, Scholastic UK; Caroline Michel, Hay Festival, UK; Deborah Ahenkorah, Accord Literary, Ghana; Felicia Low, Difference Engine, Singapore; Fathima Dada, Oxford University Press Education, UK; Elif Shafak, Author, Turkey; Stephan de Valk, IPA Educational Publishers Forum; Jane Mann, Cambridge Partnership for Education; Kumuriwor Alira Bushiratu, Learners Girls Foundation; Giorgio Riva, La Scuola SEI Publishing Group; Ameena Saiyid, Lightstone Publishing; Karine Pansa, Vice-President of IPA - International Publishers Association, Brazil; Michiel Kolman, IPA Inclusive Publishing & Literacy Committee, Netherlands; Barbara Schuer, Penguin Random House, Germany; Kathy Bail, University New South Wales Press, Australia; Rachel Launay, British Council Italy, Italy; Maliya Mzyece Sililo, Author, Zambia; Brian O’Leary, Green Book Alliance (BISG), USA; Diego Echevarria, Ink It!, Mexico; Allen Lau, Wattpad, Canada; Sidharth Jain, StoryInk, India; Mette Hammerich Caserta, Saga Egmont, Denmark; Claudia Mazzucco, Atlantyca, Italy; Dominique Raccah, Sourcebooks, USA; Annette Thomas, Guardian Media Group, UK; Veronique Fontaine, Fonfon, Canada; Nathan Hull, Beat Technology, UK; Enrico Poli, Zanichelli Venture, Italy; Porter Anderson, Publishing Perspectives, USA.

Organized by
BolognaBookPlus, IPA
In cooperation with
AIE
Sponsored by
Beat Technology
ALDUS UP

14 June

10.00
(CEST)

3 Hours

ENG

STATI GENERALI DELLA TRADUZIONE LETTERARIA/INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON CHILDREN’S LITERARY TRANSLATION

Down the rabbit hole: working (and surviving) as a translator of children’s books.

The event is organized by Bologna Children's Book Fair within the Framework of Aldus Up.

Programme

10.00 - 10.45 A.M.
Keynote Speech
Enrico Terrinoni (University for Foreigners, Perugia)
Who owns our words? Translation as the stuff we are made on

10.45 A.M. – 12.30 P.M.
Speakers

Daniel Hahn, Translator, UK; Lara Holbling Matkovic, Ceatl Secretary General and Croatian Literary Translators' Association  (DHKP); Lena Jonsson, Översättarsektionen – Writers' Union, Translators' Section, Sweden; Valérie Le Plouhinec, ATLF – Association des traducteurs littéraires de France; Marta Morros,  APTIC –  Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters of Catalonia and FIT; Francesca Novajra AITI – Italian Association of Translators and Interpreters; Kevin Quirk, President of FIT – International Federation of Translators; Alexandra Rak, VdÜ – Verband Deutscher Übersetzer – Association of German Translators ; Eva Valvo STRADE – Union of Italian Literary Translators

12.30 A.M. -1.00 P.M.
Q&A session

Moderator

Simona Mambrini, Translator and BCBF Consultant, Italy

Organized by
Bologna Children's Book Fair
ALDUS UP

14 June

16.30
(CEST)

30 min.

ENG

BolognaRagazzi CrossMedia Award - Winners Announcement

Meet the Jury

The award is aimed to highlight the publishing projects that have best expanded their narrative universe to other media. Let's find out the winners of  2021 BolognaRagazzi Crossmedia Award.

Welcoming regards: Elena Pasoli, Exhibition Manager, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy.

Event organised within the framework of ALDUS UP

Speakers

Cristina Angelucci, Editor in Chief, Licensing Magazine, Italy; Warren Buckleitner, Founding Editor of Children’s Technology Review, USA; Julie Fox, IP Expert and Executive Producer, Ireland-France; Roberta Franceschetti, Co-Founder, Mamamò and TheContentMakers, Italy; Neal Hoskins, Founder, Wingedchariot, United Kingdom;

Organized by
Bologna Children's Book Fair
In cooperation with
Mamamò

Tuesday 15 June 2021

ALDUS UP

15 June

14.30
(CEST)

120 min.

ENG

Dust or Magic Masterclass, Online Edition

What’s new in children’s interactive media?

As part of the special 2021 online program, the Bologna Children's Book Fair is delighted to once again offer a unique edition of the Dust or Magic Masterclass for all those interested in and making digital media for children today. 

The event will focus on the juror reports from the new Crossmedia award, along with discussions on innovation, ethics, platform trends and — if time — demos. 

Pre Registration required

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Organized by the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in the framework of Aldus Up

AGENDA

14:30 (CEST) - Welcome, Elena Pasoli, Exhibition Manager, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy

PART 1: MAKE A FRIEND

14:35 (CEST) - Breakout rooms. What’s new in children’s interactive media? Turn on your camera and share your thoughts on children and technology. Groups will be assigned at random.

PART 2: CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

14:45 (CEST) - Sonia Livingstone, Professor, London School of Economics. Children’s rights in the digital age. Comment on the recent work of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. What is General Comment 25, and what does it mean for children’s publishers?

PART 3: NEW CROSSMEDIA AWARD

15:00 (CEST) - Crossmedia Awards Juror Panel with Julie Fox, Neal Hoskins, Cristina Angelucci and Warren Buckleitner. The reason behind the choice of The Snail and the Whale and mentions, with Chris Inns, Macmillan Children’s Books UK (UK) and Martin Pope, Magic Light Pictures (UK).

PART 4: PUBLISHER UPDATES

What’s new in children’s interactive media? Five minutes and two slides to share news and post pandemic thoughts.

15:15 Emmet O’Neill, CEO, StoryToys and TouchPress, Ireland
15:20 Aksel Køie, CEO, PIBOCO, Denmark 
15:25 Jason Krogh and Lisa Armstrong, CEO Sago Mini, Canada
15:30 Valerie Touze, CEO, Edoki Academy, United Kingdom
15:35 Japhet Asher, Polarity Reversal, United Kingdom 
15:40 Demos, Q/A and Discussion
16:00 Conclude

Moderator

Warren Buckleitner, Editor, Children’s Technology Review, USA

Speakers

Cristina Angelucci, Editor in Chief, Licensing Magazine, Italy; Lisa Armstrong, CEO Sago Mini, Canada; Japhet Asher, Polarity Reversal, United Kingdom; Julie Fox, IP Expert and Executive Producer, Ireland-France; Neal Hoskins, Founder, Wingedchariot, United Kingdom; Chris Inns, Macmillan Children’s Books UK, United Kingdom; Aksel Køie, CEO, PIBOCO, Denmark; Jason Krogh, CEO Sago Mini, Canada; Sonia Livingstone, Professor, London School of Economics; Emmet O’Neill, CEO, StoryToys and TouchPress; Martin Pope, Magic Light Pictures, United Kingdom;Valerie Touze, CEO, Edoki Academy, United Kingdom; 

Organized by
Bologna Children's Book Fair, Children’s Technology Review

Wednesday 16 June 2021

ALDUS UP

16 June

15.00
(CEST)

2 Hours

ENG

Annual Literary Translation Forum

The Forum is designed to create a lasting community of professional translators and those considering a career in this area.

Organised in the framework of Aldus Up

Speakers

Piero Attanasio, Head of international affairs, R&D programmes AIE - Associazione Italiana Editori, Italy; Jacks Thomas, Guest Director, BolognaBookPlus, UK; Susan Harris, Editorial Director, Words Without Borders, USA; Ruth Ahmedzai-Kemp, Translator, USA; Gioia Guerzoni, Translator, Greece; Barbara Ofosu -Somuah, Translator, USA; Alta Price, Publishing consultant and translator, USA; Candice Whitney, Translator, USA; Sam Schnee, Words Without Borders, USA.

Organized by
BolognaBookPlus
In cooperation with
Words Without Borders
ALDUS UP

16 June

17.30
(CEST)

60 min.

ENG

FROM PAGE TO SCREEN: What makes a book or series of books a good work for screen projects

We often hear phrases like: What makes a book or series of books a good work for screen projects

Film Adaptations Of Books Earn 53% More At The Worldwide Box Office (Adam Rowe, Forbes, July 11th, 2018)

70% of the world’s top 20 grossing films are based on books (Frontier Economics)

65% of film released in 2015 were from book properties (Medium.com)

In the US over 47 books are becoming movies and TV shows in 2021 (Perpetual Page – Turner)

In fact, the link between the audiovisual and the publishing industry is long standing and important. In this panel, publishing rights sales experts, production company readers and producers will discuss the key elements in a work that make them good screen projects.

Event organised within the framework of Aldus Up

Moderator

Cristina Angelucci

Speakers

Caterina Gonnelli, EVP Content, Xilam Animation, France; Annie Nybo, Reader for Netflix, USA; Etienne Bonnin, Head of Foreign Rights, Glenat, France; Ellen Doherty, Chief Creative Officer, Fred Rogers Productions, USA

Organized by
Bologna Children's Book Fair

Thursday 17 June 2021

ALDUS UP

17 June

15.00
(CEST)

90 min.

ENG

Jackets Off Masterclass "Covers Go Digital"

The masterclass is dedicated to the theme of cover design in the era of digital access, seeking visuals that stay strong across different media.

The event includes a special video contribution by graphic designer, Steven Heller, who looks at his work as art director of The New York Times’ Book Review: putting a cover on the book supplement.

Organised in the framework of Aldus Up.

Moderator

Ivan Canu and Giacomo Benelli, Mimaster Illustrazione - The Illustrators Survival Corner 

Speakers

Alice Beniero, illustrator and art director, Italy; Paul Buckley,  Senior VP Executive Creative Director, Penguin Random House,USA; Cecilia Flegenheimer, art director, Mondadori, Italy; Jon Gray, graphic designer, UK.

Organized by
BolognaBookPlus
In cooperation with
Mimaster Illustrazione Milano