Financing Session Set for TV Kids Festival


APC Kids’ Lionel Marty, Guru Studio’s Frank Falcone, Thunderbird Entertainment’s Richard Goldsmith and Sixteen South’s Alexandros van Blanken will discuss new and emerging funding models during the TV Kids Festival, which you can register for here for free.

Marty is the managing director and founder of APC Kids. Falcone is the president and executive creative director at Guru Studio. Goldsmith is the president of global distribution and consumer products for Atomic Cartoons and Thunderbird Entertainment. Van Blanken is the general manager of Sixteen South Rights. Together, the executives will discuss what linear channels and streamers are willing to invest in, how financing formulas are evolving, monetization opportunities in FAST and the metaverse and more.

These executives join other previously announced speakers: YouTube’s Lauren Glaubach, Mattel’s Michelle Mendelovitz, WildBrain’s Josh Scherba, Sky’s Lucy Murphy, PBS KIDS’ Sara DeWitt, Warner Bros. Animation’s Audrey Diehl, Disney Branded Television’s Rick Clodfelter, Warner Bros. Discovery’s Zia Sands, BBC Children’s Anna Taganov, SVT’s Helena Nylander, Tom Ascheim, BBC Studios Kids & Family’s Cecilia Persson, Paramount’s Lauren Marriott, Cyber Group Studios’ Raphaëlle Mathieu, 9 Story’s Alix Wiseman, The Jim Henson Company’s Halle Stanford, Mediawan Kids & Family’s Julien Borde, Dandelooo’s Emmanuèle Pétry-Sirvin, Atlantyca Entertainment’s Claudia Mazzucco, Acamar Films’ Mikael Shields, Lion Forge Entertainment’s Koyalee Chanda, MIAM! distribution’s Mélanie Errea, Wind Sun Sky Entertainment’s Jo Redfern, HARI’s Sophie “Kido” Prigent,’s Brian C. Janes, C To The B Productions’ Claude Brooks and Megamind Rules!’s Eric Fogel.

Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Kids Festival is FREE. The previous TV Kids Festival attracted close to 2,000 participants!

You can register for the TV Kids Festival here, free of charge. ONLY those registered will receive access to our Exclusive White Paper, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format.

The TV Kids Festival is now sold out for sponsorship opportunities. Please contact us for sponsorship options during the upcoming TV Kids Summer Festival, which will be held in June.