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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Julie Fox

Head of Development France & Europe, Gaumont Animation & Family

Awol Animation

A Froebel trained B.Ed grad of Trinity College, Dublin in her first life. Three years and 45 kids in the classroom later, ran away to see the world. Did, then moved to Paris taking first steps in the animation business at L&M entity, VIP, in 1993. Enthralled by the mix of rocket scientists, arts graduates and poets encountered in the business, followed up with stints as Head of International Distribution departments at Mediatoon and Gaumont-Alphanim France, before – on the advice of a true friend in a Cannes moment – jumping off the cliff and creating awol animation in 2004. Still there!

Significant representations include the award winning Kioka from Goldilocks Studio Korea, Tobi from Little Airplane Productions NYC and, during awol animation chapter one days, Sid the Science Kid from The Jim Henson Company.

Former committee member of the CNC Innovation Fund, pre-selection jury member at Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Invited Speaker Cartoon Connection Korea 2012, Cartoon Finance Dublin 2012, Kidscreen Summit NYC 2013.

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