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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Matthew Deaner


Screen Producers Australia

Matthew Deaner is the Executive Director of Screen Producers Australia. Screen Producers Australia is a national organisation that unites the screen industry to campaign for a healthy commercial environment. We support the interests of businesses, large and small, in their production of feature films, television programs, interactive content and games across all genres and formats. 

Matthew sits across all aspects of Screen Producers Australia's advocacy work, industrial negotiations, events and operational issues. He also works closely with our Council to set the strategic direction of the organisation as well as identify and execute new business development opportunities. Matthew brings a wealth of knowledge to Screen Producers Australia with his experience as a lawyer in both Sydney and London and in senior policy and strategy positions with Screen Australia and the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association. Matthew is a current sitting member of the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) Executive Committee.

Screen Producers Australia presents SCREEN FOREVER, the premier conference for the Australian screen production industry. SCREEN FOREVER 2014 will be November 17 to 21 2014, in Melbourne Australia.

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