A multi-award winning producer with 25+ years Film+TV industry experience; Ken Anderson co-founded Red Kite in Edinburgh, in 1997, and has since led the company to become one of the foremost Children’s and Animation Production companies in the UK.
President, Sony Pictures Animation, Features and Series
As president of Sony Pictures Animation, Kristine Belson is responsible for spearheading the studio’s strategy and growth as well as overseeing the development and production of all theatrical, serialized and short form content on the Sony Pictures Animation slate.
Matthew Berkowitz is the Chief Creative Officer of Thunderbird Entertainment and Atomic Cartoons and oversees the development, production and acquisition of intellectual properties across both companies.
Daniel Bort has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years. He’s currently the Head of International for animation studio Fantawild, where he oversees all distribution deals and brings innovation and strategy from America’s West Coast to Shenzhen, China.
Business Development & Creative Management, Bardel Entertainment
Lenny Brown is an experienced business and creative development executive who has successfully managed Digital, Interactive, and Linear content production for Disney, HBO, Netflix, Sony Pictures, and video game company THQ.
Senior Vice President, Television Development, DreamWorks Animation
As Senior Vice President of Television Development for DreamWorks Animation, Ben Cawood and his team are charged with the creative development of a rapidly growing slate of original television projects, including the content for DWA TV’s groundbreaking multi-year deal with Netflix as well as Amazon, Hulu, Universal Kids and other leading broadcasters around the world.
ExecutiveCreative Director & CEO, Brain Zoo Studios
Mo Davoudian is an Emmy Award winning Executive Creative Director and CEO of Los Angeles based Brain Zoo Studios, where he has overseen projects with partners such as Warner Bros, Disney, Marvel, Activision, Electronic Arts, Mattel, Hasbro, Microsoft, LEGO, Sony and more.
Lecturer and university teacher on animation and communication, Federico Fiecconi (1960) has contributed as animation reporter to major international magazines and newspapers, with over 300 essays, monographs, and articles.
A long-time champion of children’s programming, Bob oversees the creative direction for Boat Rocker Rights’ Kids and Family business, as well as managing content, including development, production and acquisition of TV and digital programming.
SVP Global Content & Executive Producer, Mattel, Inc.
Christopher Keenan is a highly accomplished creative executive, executive producer and writer who has enjoyed over thirty years of success in the animation, kids and family entertainment industries and has developed and/or produced many projects that have won Emmy, NAACP, Peabody, Parents Choice and BAFTA Awards.
Named Ambassador in Spain for the European Anima5on Émile Awards, I’m member of the European Film Academy of Cinematography (EFA) and member of Egeda España, Winner of the Awards “Canarios del Mundo” and “Joven Canarias”.
Together with Bruno Felix, Femke Wolting is founder and Managing Director of Submarine, an independent film, television and transmedia production company, spanning features, documentaries and animation.