Game Changers: in conversation with Like a Photon Creative

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Learn from, meet and network with Queensland’s leading entrepreneurs in business, technology and the creative industries at Game Changers.

We are proud to announce our first Game Changers conversation for 2020 showcasing the Co-founders of Like a Photon Creative, Kristen Souvlis and Nadine Bates. Hear how they have built a successful business delivering on their vision to provide both quality and ethical entertainment for children.

These inspiring female entrepreneurs will discuss their journey and growth as a Brisbane based production company that is making both international waves and paving the way for other local production companies. This event will be facilitated by Professor Rowena Barrett, Executive Director, QUT Entrepreneurship.

About Like a Photon Creative

Like A Photon Creative is a multi-award winning content creation company specialising in the development and execution of quality entertainment for children. Like a Photon Creative was formed in 2012 by Kristen Souvlis and Nadine Bates and is based in Queensland, Australia. With over 20 years combined experience in children's television, publishing and digital entertainment, Kristen and Nadine are both passionate about creating forward thinking, ethical content and platforms for children all over the world.

About Kristen Souvlis

After being on the development and producing teams for internationally acclaimed series Mako Mermaids, H20: Just Add Water, The Elephant Princess and Vikings: Athelstan’s Journey, Kristen Souvlis is now the Co-Founder and Co-CEO Production at Like A Photon Creative, a multi award winning production company that specialises in producing outstanding children’s content, including a pre-school series for Disney Junior, Balloon Barnyard, award-winning segments for Sesame Street USA’s 45th and 47th Season and the Tales from Sanctuary City feature film franchise for worldwide cinematic release.

About Nadine Bates

Nadine Bates is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO Development of Like A Photon Creative, a multi award-winning production company that specialises in stellar children’s content, including Disney series, Balloon Barnyard and award-winning segments for Sesame Street USA’s 45th and 47th seasons. Prior to LAPC, Nadine was an in-house writer for Network Ten and also wrote the kids series Handball Heroes for the ABC. Currently, Nadine is producing an animated film franchise called Tales from Sanctuary City for worldwide theatrical release.

About Game Changers

This event is part of the Game Changers series which brings innovation leaders from business, technology, and creative industries to share their insights with aspiring Queensland entrepreneurs. This is your chance to ask how local entrepreneurs and business leaders build companies, reinvent themselves, inspire teams, and envision success.


The pre-recorded talk will be live streamed and we encourage you to join the live Q&A after the event using #qblhof, @slqld  @qutbusiness @LikeAPhoton

Game Changers is a Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame initiative presented by State Library of Queensland, QUT Business School and the Queensland Library Foundation.


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