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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Cort Lane

VP, Original Content,
Fashion Brands

Marvel Television

Cort Lane is Vice President, Animation Development & Production for Marvel Television. As a life-long Marvel fan, Mr. Lane is thrilled to develop and produce shows within the rich Marvel Universe. In addition to supervising the animation development team, he serves as current series executive on all ongoing series. Drawing on a wealth of experience in entertainment, interactive media and marketing for children, Mr. Lane is well positioned to lead Marvel’s expanding slate of productions and co-productions.

Most recently he has served as development exec and supervising producer on Ultimate Spider-Man, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Hulk and The Agents of S.M.A.S.H. He has also co-executive produced the animated special Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload.

Mr. Lane has also worked on co-productions of Iron Man: Armored Adventures and Marvel Anime: Iron Man, Wolverine, X-Men & Blade, as well as developing and supervising production on The Super Hero Squad Show. Previously, he served as Director of Development for Marvel Animation, working on co-productions such as Black Panther.

Prior to joining Marvel in 2008, Mr. Lane spent seven years at Mattel producing animated, live-action and interactive entertainment across brands like Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price. His period at Mattel includes several productions, including supervising Universal’s Barbie In A Christmas Carol and developing Monster High.

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