Saturday, June 22, 2024

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TV Kids Pioneer Award: Adina Pitt

June 6, 2024

Adina Pitt, VP of content acquisitions, partnerships and co-productions for kids and family in the U.S. at Warner Bros. Discovery, outlined her programming strategy at the TV Kids Summer Festival this morning before being presented with the TV Kids Pioneer Award.

New Beyblade FAST Channel

June 6, 2024

FAST MEDIA, a JV created by Palatin Media and Backbone, is launching a Beyblade FAST channel in an agreement with Corus Entertainment and Nelvana.

Showcase: Dandelooo

June 6, 2024

Dandelooo's Emmanuèle Pétry and Jean-Baptiste Wéry discuss the recently launched Dandelooo Cinéma to focus on feature films, as well as a short-film department.

Creative Keynote: Keith Chapman

June 6, 2024

Keith Chapman, the renowned creator of PAW Patrol and Bob the Builder, closed day two of the TV Kids Summer Festival with his thoughts on navigating the kids’ media landscape.

TV Kids Summer Festival Spotlights Known IP

June 6, 2024

Sesame Workshop’s Kay Wilson Stallings, Tiger Aspect Kids & Family’s Tom Beattie and ZDF Studios’ Oliver Grundel weighed in on the keys to reinventing and rebooting beloved brands in a session at the TV Kids Summer Festival.

Keynote: Disney’s Alyssa Sapire

June 5, 2024

Alyssa Sapire, senior VP for development, series and strategy at Disney Jr., spoke at the TV Kids Summer Festival today about the brand’s mission in serving preschool audiences.

Albie Hecht Talks Creator Economy Franchises

June 5, 2024

Albie Hecht, the chief content officer at pocket.watch, told TV Kids Summer Festival viewers about franchise building for Generation Alpha and developing content that can be deployed on multiple platforms.

Distributors Talk Windowing Trends

June 5, 2024

HARI’s Sophie “Kido” Prigent, PBS Distribution’s Joe Barrett and Thunderbird Entertainment’s Richard Goldsmith took part in a panel discussion on approaches to windowing as day two of the TV Kids Summer Festival kicked off today.