TV Kids Summer Festival Adds to Roster


Adding to the lineup for the TV Kids Summer Festival, HARI’s Sophie “Kido” Prigent, PBS Distribution’s Joe Barrett and Thunderbird Entertainment’s Richard Goldsmith will take part in a session on successful windowing strategies, while Cyber Group Studios’ Dominique Bourse, Raphaëlle Mathieu and Pierre Belaïsch will discuss their company’s approach to animation innovation. You can register for the event here free of charge.

Prigent is head of sales at HARI. Barrett is VP of global sales at PBS Distribution. Goldsmith is the president of global distribution and consumer products at Atomic Cartoons and Thunderbird Entertainment. These executives will discuss strategies to best monetize a show, new deal models and maximizing value of IP. A separate session will see Bourse, chairman and CEO; Mathieu, COO; and Belaïsch, chief creative officer, in conversation about Cyber Group Studios’ approach to collaboration and animation technology.

These executives 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, KiKA’s Sebastian Debertin, M6 Group’s Coralie Boitrelle-Laigle, RTÉ’s Suzanne Kelly, Sandbox Group’s Ellen Solberg, Nina Hahn, Disney Branded Television’s Alyssa Sapire, Dubit’s David W. Kleeman, Emily Horgan,’s Albie Hecht, Serious Kids’ Genevieve Dexter, Dandelooo’s Emmanuèle Pétry, Sesame Workshop’s Kay Wilson Stallings, Tiger Aspect Kids & Family’s Tom Beattie, ZDF Studios’ Oliver Grundel, DeAPlaneta Entertainment’s Carlos Biern and The Co-Production Company’s Doug Schwalbe.

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.