Online Edition
14-17 June 2021

2021 Braw CrossMedia Jury

Jury of experts in interactive and graphic design, new media, video game, film and television works, identifies narratives that from traditional publishing have been able to convincingly migrate, intersect or expand to other platforms, such as television and cinema screens, video game consoles, mobile devices, and smart speakers. 


Cristina Angelucci

With over 20 years’ experience in the licensing and kids entertainment business, Cristina has a background in marketing, public relations, communication, sales, and business development.

Tasked by BolognaFiere to build a brand new entertainment and licensing section, she was instrumental in launching the Bologna Licensing Trade Fair in 2008, Italy’s only Italian licensing event, and one of the major meetings in Europe. Taking place in conjunction with the Bologna Children's Book Fair, the trade show has become a reference point for kids licensing with international key players. 

Following her expertise in building trade publications, Cristina is now editor-in-chief, on behalf of Bm srl, of Licensing Magazine, a leading b2b publication in digital and paper format distributed all over the world.

She is also a consultant on several animation projects to be launched as brand-new IPs on the market, following every step - from concept through financing to the final marketing strategy and launch - supporting companies to build business networks.

She debuted her career in 2000 in Rai, the Italian Public Broadcaster, where she worked for almost 10 years in different departments: acquisitions and TV special projects for the kids' channel, RaiSat Ragazzi; business development at RaiTrade (today RaiCom), and organization as coordinator of Cartoons on the Bay, a major European Animation Festival. 

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Warren Buckleitner

Warren Buckleitner is a Professor and reviewer of children’s interactive media who has worked in close partnership with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair for many years, to create and coordinate independent digital media award programs. He is the founding Editor of Children's Technology Review and has covered children’s technology for the New York Times for over a decade.  In 2001 he created the Dust or Magic Institute, an annual meeting of leading designers, researchers and reviewers, with the intention to share examples of best practice in children’s digital media.  He's an Assistant Professor at The College of New Jersey and he holds degrees in Elementary Education, Human Development and a doctorate in educational psychology from Michigan State University. He lives in New Jersey, is married with two daughters, and enjoys playing the trumpet.

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Julie Fox

With over 25 years experience in the Animation business starting with roles in International Distribution at French indie studios and Majors, later creating her own award winning distribution entity, featuring several book based properties, Julie’s skills also include IP Scouting and Acquisitions, Content Evaluation/Curation, Content Development, Business Affairs, Brand Management and Exec Producer (Creative/Marketing) roles.
A regularly invited speaker and Jury member at industry events globally, Julie also leads training courses and mentoring sessions for creatives and producers worldwide, combining her Creative and Market expertise to bring fit for purpose IP to the international marketplace.  

She currently provides consulting services for a range of clients across France, China, Japan, Ireland and the US. 

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Roberta Franceschetti

Roberta Franceschetti has been working in children's media for the past 15 years. She co-founded Mamamò, a website that promotes media education for children, and ContentMakers, a creative studio that produces multi-platform contents for kids. A journalist and content creator, she graduated in literature and earned a Master of Arts at the Royal College of Art, London and a postgraduate specialization in digital publishing at the Politecnico di Milano. Roberta has written the books Youtuber. Manuale per aspiranti creatori, a children's guide to Youtube and videomaking, and Educare ai nuovi media. Percorsi di cittadinanza digitale per l'educazione civica. She's also co-author of the story of the animated series MeteoHeroes. She lives by the seaside in Southern Italy with her husband, her son Gabriele and two cats.

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Neil Hoskins

Neal Hoskins runs WingedChariot, an events and publications consultancy that focuses on digital publishing projects. Alongside his work with the Bologna Children’s book fair digital strategy he works for Tomi Ungerer online and on special app and web publishing projects across the globe. 

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