DreamWorks’ Margie Cohn Set for MIPJunior Keynote


Margie Cohn, the president of DreamWorks Animation Television, is slated to give a keynote at MIPJunior 2018, where she will be interviewed by Anna Carugati, the group editorial director of World Screen.

The keynote session, titled Creating Timeless Content in Ever-Changing Times, will see Cohn look back on five years of growth and expansion, discuss what it takes to create innovative kids’ and family series, and share her thoughts on the future of the industry. It will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel on Sunday, October 15, at 5 p.m., followed by a Q&A session moderated by Carugati.

At DreamWorks Animation Television, Cohn works under Jeff Shell, the chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. She is responsible for all television development and production for the studio’s increasing slate of original series. Earlier in her career, she spent more than two and a half decades holding various development and production roles at Nickelodeon.