Running from June 7 to 10, TV Kids Summer Festival is a FREE event focused on the major challenges and opportunities at play in the children’s media business today. See the full schedule below.
Monday, June 7 9 a.m. EDT In the Public Interest: PBS KIDS’ Linda Simensky, Rai’s Luca Milano, BBC’s Sarah Muller & DR’s Niels Lindberg 10 a.m. EDT Keynote: Mattel’s Ynon Kreiz 11:30 a.m. EDT Keynote: YouTube’s Nadine Zylstra 12:30 p.m. EDT Keynote: ViacomCBS’s Maria Kyriacou 1:30 p.m. EDT Changing the Face of Kids’ TV: Lion Forge’s David Steward II, Big Bad Boo’s Shabnam Rezaei & Safi Ideas’ Wa’qaar Mirza 3 p.m. EDT The Magic of Sesame Street: Cookie Monster & Ed Wells
Tuesday, June 8 9 a.m. EDT Keynote: WarnerMedia’s Tom Ascheim 10:30 a.m. EDT Oh Canada!: WildBrain’s Josh Scherba, Guru Studio’s Frank Falcone, marblemedia’s Mark Bishop, Portfolio’s Joy Rosen & Atomic Cartoons’ Richard Goldsmith 12 p.m. EDT Keynote: Disney’s Ayo Davis 1:30 p.m. EDT Panel & Premiere: ZDF Enterprises’ Space Nova: SLR’s Suzanne Ryan, Super RTL’s Lisa Albers & ABC Australia’s Michael Drake 3 p.m. EDT Anatomy of a Hit: Fresh TV’s Tom McGillis & Jennifer Pertsch & CAKE’s Ed Galton
Wednesday, June 9 9 a.m. EDT Keynote: M6’s Philippe Bony 10:30 a.m. EDT Keynote: Aardman’s Sean Clarke 12 p.m. EDT In the AVOD Stream: WildBrain Spark’s Jon Gisby, Roku’s Ashley Hovey, Jetpack Distribution’s Dominic Gardiner & Xilam Animation’s Charles Courcier 1:30 p.m. EDT Keynote: 9 Story’s Vince Commisso 3 p.m. EDT TV Kids Pioneer Award: ZDF’s Nicole Keeb
Thursday, June 10: Screenings Day 9 a.m. EDT Mondo TV & Toon2Tango’s The Wee Littles with Luana Perrero and Jo Daris 11 a.m. EDT Dandelooo’s The Upside Down River 12 p.m. EDT ACTF’s Hardball Season 2 & The Inbestigators