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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John Hardman


Saban Brands

John Hardman serves as Director of Development and Production at Saban Brands. In this role, he is responsible for the creative development and production of all brands, including Power Rangers,Julius Jr.,Digimon and Popples. John has held numerous executive positions over the past 15 years. He began his career at Klasky Csupo, working in development and programming on hit series such as Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys,Rocket Power and As Told By Ginger. Following that, John worked in development and programming for DreamWorks on its series Toonsylvania and Invasion America. Subsequently, he spent five years at Kids’ WB!, where he oversaw development and programming on Pokémon,Yu-Gi-Oh!,Jackie Chan Adventures, X-Men: Evolution and numerous others. John has also worked as a consultant and industry expert for studios and networks around the globe, preparing him for his current role at Saban Brands.

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