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Media LIVE! Student Event at Disneyland® Paris

Inspire their future career at our Media LIVE! conference. Bring media studies to life for your students and fire their future career ambitions by showing them the many different paths a career in media could take at our Media LIVE! conference - all whilst enjoying the magic of Disneyland® Paris!

Event dates: 

Monday 28th February 2022 - request a quote

Monday 27th February 2023 - request a quote

Leading industry experts will deliver presentations to give a unique insight into the media business, offering real life experiences to ignite your students’ aspirations whilst perfectly complementing the curriculum at KS5. Students can also put their own questions to the experts during a Q&A session.

Meeting your learning objectives - Media LIVE! is designed to meet course aims by encouraging and developing an enthusiasm for studying Media Studies. Learn more about our full range of LIVE! events here

 

Prices start from£295pp

Price Shown includes

  • Return travel by executive coach
  • 2 nights' B&B accommodation 
  • 1 day Hopper Park ticket  
  • Entrance to the Media Live! student event 
  • Curriculum-linked workbook for students
  • Group Leader’s conference pack
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • Services of the Events Team in Disneyland® Paris throughout your stay
  • 1:10 free place ratio based on teachers sharing twin rooms

Price shown is based on 40 paying passengers departing from selected departure points. 


Event overview

Expert speaker presentations - a chance to gain an understanding of the dynamic and changing relationships between media forms, products, media industries and audiences and the global nature of the media.

Q&A session - interactive question and answer sessions offering invaluable career insight and advice.

Creative media competition - students have the opportunity to showcase their talent by taking part in our creative media production competition! 

Team park challenges - encourage students to take a step back and critically appraise the resort as part of a synergised media enterprise - see in action how Disney use synergy to promote their brand, loyalty and merchandise.

The Events Team in Disneyland® Paris will provide support throughout your stay, they’ll: 

  • Meet you on arrival & assist with hotel check-in
  • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the event 
  • Host a teacher meet & greet with coffee & pastries 
  • Register your students at the conference & take questions 
  • Assist with check-out & departure

Previous speakers include:

Tom Rowland

Tom Rowland is a Wildlife Cameraman well known for his work on David Attenborough's BBC series A Perfect Planet and The Mating Game. 

Over the past 9 years he has travelled all over the world filming a whole array of animals, shooting never before filmed behaviours and collecting many very special memories along the way. Some of these include spending many months following and filming with a remote chimpanzee troop in Uganda, travelling solo filming East to West across Canada and camping on the northernmost tip of Iceland filming Arctic Foxes.

Tom has most recently been filming for the BBC's highly anticipated series Planet Earth 3 as well as for big budget series and feature films that will be on Netflix, Disney+ and Apple TV+ in the near future.

Dallas Campbell - Facilitator

Dallas is one of the most versatile and well-travelled factual presenters working in the industry.

He has filmed in some of the most extraordinary and challenging locations all over the world: sewer diving in Mexico City, abseiling off the world's tallest building in Dubai and filming Tim Peake’s rocket launch to the international space station.

Dallas started his presenting career on The Gadget Show (Channel 5) and Bang Goes The Theory (BBC1). Most recently, Dallas has presented Positive Energy (National Geographic) where he travelled the globe, with co-presenter Kari Byron, meeting the innovators that are creating new ways to power our world into the future. His debut book Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet was published 2017.

Dallas is an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association and regularly judges their annual Young Scientist & Engineer of the Year awards.

Harry Seaton

Harry is a 24 year old ex-content creator turned agency founder, running Fluential (a social and influencer agency) and TLNT (a management agency). Having worked with a variety of clients from the National Crime Agency to Universal Music, he believes his generation have a unique opportunity to run successful media companies thanks to their first-hand experience growing up with social media.

Remel London

Remel London is an award-winning British TV, Radio presenter and host. Since graduating with a BA Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Leeds, Remel’s high energy, fun and thoughtful style has resulted in her becoming the lead presenter on SKY One’s Unmuted, the host of the Saturday Afternoon show on CAPITAL XTRA and a highly sought after voice-over artist working with the BBC, CBBC, BET, UKTV and BT Sports to name a few. 

Remel London is very passionate about her local community and young creatives. She is the founder of The Mainstream, which is a creative platform offering networking opportunities, live events, workshops, seminars, Q&A’s and a podcast to support individuals that would like to launch and develop their career into the mainstream media and entertainment world. 

 


Package options & sample itineraries

3 night overnight coach package - includes 2 day park ticket

Saturday: Late evening departure. Night time channel crossing

Sunday: Morning arrival at Disneyland® Paris. Day free to use your Disneyland® Pass. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris

Monday: LIVE! Conference, free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris. 

Tuesday: Return coach travel.

3 night coach package - includes 2 day park ticket

Sunday: Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris

Monday: LIVE! Conference, free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris 

Tuesday: Day trip to Paris. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris 

Wednesday: Morning free in the Park. Return coach travel.

 

 

2 night Eurostar package - includes 2 day park ticket

Sunday: Afternoon departure from St Pancras International. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.

Monday: LIVE! Conference, free time in Park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.

Tuesday: Free time to use your Disneyland® Pass. Early afternoon departure. Arrive back in London early evening.


Evening activites

  • Explore the parks: Disneyland® Park & Walt Disney Studios® Park

  • Shopping in the Disney Village® 

  • Disney Illuminations Night Time Show

  • Gaumont Cinema

  • Evening meal experience at Planet Hollywood or Billy Bob’s Country Western Saloon


Study themes & levels

The event is designed to complement studies across a wide range of topics for Key Stage 4 and 5 students of Media Studies.

Study themes include:

  • Media language
  • Media representation
  • Media industries
  • Media audiences

The whole experience perfectly complements classroom learning.


Educational resources

In order to help you prepare for the Media LIVE! Event, you will receive supplementary information about how each speaker will link to the curriculum as well as a list of desired outcomes. This can be used to follow up with your students when you return.


Expert's comment

It is a real pleasure to participate in Media LIVE!, especially alongside such an interesting range of industry speakers. The biggest plaudits should always go to the student attendees though, and the Media Live! audiences are as engaged, challenging, passionate, talented and articulate an audience of young people as you could hope to meet!

Lucy Brett, BBFC


Places to stay

Hotel Cheyenne

This Western-themed hotel is modern, pleasantly decorated and fairly spacious with a prairie style decor. Catering mainly for school groups visiting Disney offering a good standard of accommodation.

Located on the outskirts of Paris. The nearest train station is Gare de Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy station - 20 minute walking distance. Only a 15 minute walk from Disneyland® Paris or a regular free 5 minute shuttle bus service.

B&B Hotel Paris Disneyland

A very large hotel with 400 rooms, located in Marne La Vallée close to Paris Disneyland. It is a very modern, designer-style hotel with nicely-decorated and comfortable rooms.

Only a few minutes from Disneyland Paris, this large hotel is ideally situated for groups travelling to Disneyland, and is recommended by Disneyland Paris. A free shuttle stops in front of the hotel every 10-15 minutes to get to either the Disney® Parks or TGV / RER Chessy Marne La Vallée station, for Paris, operating from 6.00am until 11:50pm.