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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Sheila de Courcy

RTE Group Head of Childrens and Controller Rtéjr

Controller, RTÉjr Ireland

For almost 30 years Sheila has been very happily immersed in working with ideas for broadcast on various platforms. As Producer of both TV and Radio content, aswell as TV Location and Multi-Camera Director, she spent many great years making live and pre-recorded programming across all genre including Factual, Entertainment, Music, Documentary, Drama and Current Affairs. As Executive Producer, amongst other projects, she created a year-long on and off screen celebration of  ‘40 Years of RTÉ Television’  aswell as a continuing drama series for teens.

Currently Controller, RTÉjr, and Head of Childrens, RTÉ, Sheila takes responsibility for RTÉ’s content for youngsters aged under 18 across 4 platforms – TV, Radio, Online and Mobile – aswell as for RTÉ’s third channel, RTÉjr, launched in April 2013.

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