TV Kids Summer Festival to Explore Opportunities in the Metaverse


As part of the TV Kids Summer Festival, which you can register for here, Dubit’s David Kleeman will host a special session on opportunities in the metaverse that will feature a conversation with WildBrain’s Anne Loi.

Kleeman, senior VP of global trends at Dubit, will offer up some tips on how IP owners can tap into the new creative and commercial opportunities presented by the metaverse before catching up with Loi, executive VP for M&A and chief commercial officer at WildBrain, on how that indie giant is exploring this new landscape.

Kleeman and Loi join the TV Kids Summer Festival roster alongside previously announced speakers Nickelodeon’s Jules Borkent, BBC’s Patricia Hidalgo, Super RTL’s Thorsten Braun, Warner Bros.’ Amy Friedman, Paramount’s Layla Lewis, POP Channels’ Francesca Newington, Sensical’s Bethany Boles, De Agostini Editore’s Brenda Maffuchi, The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’s Bruce W. Smith, Nelvana’s Pam Westman, ZDF Studios’ Katharina Pietzsch, The Jim Henson Company’s Halle Stanford, Gaumont’s Nicolas Atlan, Sesame Workshop’s Ed Wells and Kay Wilson Stallings, Jetpack Distribution’s Dominic Gardiner, Serious Kids’ Genevieve Dexter, Cyber Group Studios’ Raphaëlle Mathieu, MIAM! animation’s Hanna Mouchez, Monster Entertainment’s Andrew Fitzpatrick, WildBrain’s Caroline Tyre, Guru Studio’s Jonathan Abraham, Nickelodeon Latin America’s Migdalis Silva and Grupo Globo’s Luiz Filipe Figueira.

The TV Kids Summer Festival will feature 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 inaugural festival attracted more than 1,700 participants.

Register for the festival here.