About the event

Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2013, the conference welcomed more than 1,600 attendees from 47 countries. Top executives attend Kidscreen Summit to take advantage of the year’s best business networking, and to engage in critical dialogue on issues that affect the industry.

2013 statistics

1,600 delegates
47 countries represented
98% plan to attend again
99% would recommend the event to colleagues
400+ content buyers
900+ producers/distributors

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Henrietta Hurford-Jones

Creative Director, Production, Indie Partnerships

BBC Worldwide

Henrietta Hurford-Jones is Director of Children’s at BBC Worldwide Channels.

Henrietta is responsible for commissioning and developing a new stream of original programme content for the international CBeebies channels. She also manages the global investment process for all children’s programming and brand properties across BBC Worldwide, working closely with all of the company’s operating divisions.

Hurford-Jones joined BBC Worldwide in July 2010 as part of BBC Worldwide’s ongoing strategy to work with the UK and international production community to create relevant content for its network of localised channels, including the international CBeebies channels and programming blocks.

Prior to her appointment here, Hurford-Jones was Director, International Kids & Family at the RDF Media Group (now Zodiak Group). Before this, she worked as a Programming Consultant for JimJam Television and spent five years as Director of European Programming on Jetix (formerly Fox Kids Europe Limited) at Disney.  Henrietta was Deputy Director of Sales at HIT Entertainment plc for six years before that.

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