Top Buyers Taking Part in TV Kids Summer Festival


KiKA’s Sebastian Debertin, M6 Group’s Coralie Boitrelle-Laigle, RTÉ’s Suzanne Kelly and Sandbox Group’s Ellen Solberg will discuss acquisition and programming strategies during a special session as part of the TV Kids Summer Festival, which you can register for here free of charge.

Debertin is head of international content acquisitions in the programming and management department at KiKA. Boitrelle-Laigle is director of youth programs in France for the M6 Group. Kelly is head of children’s and young people’s content at RTÉ in Ireland. Solberg is the director of content at Sandbox Group. Together, the executives will discuss their content wish lists, exclusivity and sharing rights, the creator economy and more.

Debertin, Boitrelle-Laigle, Kelly and Solberg join the roster of participants already announced: Warner Bros. Discovery’s Adina Pitt, Paramount’s Ramsey Naito, Hasbro Entertainment’s Olivier Dumont, Keith Chapman, Marc Brown, Nina Hahn, Disney Branded Television’s Alyssa Sapire and’s Albie Hecht.

The fourth edition of the TV Kids Summer Festival is scheduled for June 4 to 7, 2024, featuring keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the major trends in the children’s programming business. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Kids Summer Festival is FREE. The third festival attracted more than 1,700 registered participants and hundreds of additional viewers watching the sessions on demand.

You can register for the TV Kids Summer 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.

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