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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Ken Faier

CEO & El Presidente

Nerd Corps Entertainment (Toronto)

As president of Nerd Corps, Ken Faier is responsible for the business management and administration of the company's roster of intellectual properties, including arranging financing and managing the distribution, licensing and merchandising of Nerd Corps' stable of properties.

Faier has executive produced all of Nerd Corps’ original properties, including the Emmy-winning action/comedy Slugterra, which is airing on Disney XD and free TV in over 150 countries with a full merchandising line on shelf. Previously, he executive produced the comedy series League of Super Evil, which aired in the US on Cartoon Network and more than 170 other territories, and Rated A for Awesome, which launched in 2011 on Disney XD worldwide. He was also an executive producer on Nerd Corps’ first original series, the award-winning Storm Hawks, which saw unprecedented 52 episode orders from all broadcasters out of the gate and aired in over 150 countries with an extensive merchandise line on shelf in North America and Europe. Next in line are Endangered Species, a comedy in production for Teletoon to air in 2014, and Kate and Mim-Mim, Nerd Corps’ first preschool series set to launch in 2014 on CBeebies in the UK and BBC Kids/Knowledge Network in Canada.

Prior to Nerd Corps, Faier was Vice President of Production and Distribution for the children’s division at Alliance Atlantis. During his five years with the company, Faier executive produced a number of children’s series including Henry’s World, Ace Lightning, Dragon Booster and Lunar Jim, a stop-motion animated preschool series.  Prior to Alliance Atlantis, Faier worked at Brunico Communications for 11 years, where his career spanned publishing, events, Internet development, marketing and general management. As Executive Vice President and Publishing Director he spearheaded the development and extension of Brunico’s core brands including, among others, Kidscreen, the leading international business publication about the kids entertainment business.

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