KATHY LOIZOU is co-founder and Director of The Children’s Media Conference, the premier event for children’s media professionals in the UK.   The CMC works with those who create content for children – such as producers, digital developers, writers, animators, broadcasters, and publishers.  Over 1200 delegates come every July to the CMC in Sheffield.  In 2016 Kathy, working with Emma Cooper and Sharna Jackson, launched Playground - the interactive digital art exhibition for the public especially families and children.

Previously Kathy was Director of Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival (2002-9) and Director of Sheffield Doc/ Fest (1996-2002). She is a member of the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) and a member of BAFTA.