Kidscreen East is a new event designed to bring kids entertainment executives from the East and West together for three days of professional networking and collaborative learning.

Meet Asia’s leading kids entertainment players in one place

Working with the China Animation Association, we have direct access to executive members who head up 400 of China’s top animation studios and kids media platforms. And CAA’s reach across Asia is just as deep, with relationships at the highest level that go back almost 30 years.

Our tried-and-true event model makes connecting easier

Kidscreen East will feature popular sessions from our signature event—Kidscreen Summit—but with a regional focus and an emphasis of building new business relationships and stimulating trade and dialogue. Register now and be part of the action.

Speed Pitching

Pitch your work one-on-one to Asian and international buyers

30 Minutes with…

Connect with the biggest kids content investors from East and West alike in these small and intimate strategy talks

Speed Networking

Meet potential partners in a high-efficiency speed-dating format

Delegate Lounge

A comfortable space where you can have business meetings or connect casually with other attendees

KidscreenXchange

Your one-stop online platform for showcasing projects, messaging delegates and booking meetings

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Richard Goldsmith

President and CEO

The Jim Henson Company

As EVP of Global Distribution, a position he has held since joining the company in 2011, Richard Goldsmith oversees worldwide distribution of both Henson-produced and HIP (Henson Independent Properties) brands in the domestic and international markets across all media, including television, home entertainment and digital platforms. In addition, he secures international co-production partners for company projects and heads the digital channel Jim Henson Family TV with partners including YouTube and Hulu.  



Prior to joining Henson, Richard was with Warner Bros. Entertainment, where he most recently served as Executive Advisor for Strategic Distribution Initiatives for both the Digital Distribution and Consumer Products divisions. In this capacity, Richard developed and acquired programming for transactional video-on-demand platforms and developed branded video-on-demand channels for clients including Comcast. He was also charged with oversight of distribution for Warner Bros. Animation's current television series (including Batman, Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo!) in major international markets. Prior to that, Richard served as SVP of New Initiatives and the ACME Lab, where he led global business development initiatives and the re-development of classic brands.


Previously, Richard served as a VP at investment company Chartwell Partners, leading program acquisitions of movies, series and specials for Univision Communications' three television networks—Univision, Galavision and Telefutura. He was also President and Co-Owner of leading preschool television distributor Hollywood Ventures Corporation, where he also produced the successful feature film Jack Frost for Warner Bros. and operated two music labels with Warner Bros. Records.


Richard has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication. He also attended the University of Southern California’s Cinema-Television school.

Speaking at: Speed Pitching International; Speed Networking; Now Trending; 30 Minutes with Richard Goldsmith, The Jim Henson Company; SVOD: The New Dimension in Kids TV

Kidscreen East is a new event designed to bring kids entertainment executives from the East and West together for three days of professional networking and collaborative learning.

Meet Asia’s leading kids entertainment players in one place

Working with the China Animation Association, we have direct access to executive members who head up 400 of China’s top animation studios and kids media platforms. And CAA’s reach across Asia is just as deep, with relationships at the highest level that go back almost 30 years.

Our tried-and-true event model makes connecting easier

Kidscreen East will feature popular sessions from our signature event—Kidscreen Summit—but with a regional focus and an emphasis of building new business relationships and stimulating trade and dialogue. Register now and be part of the action.

Speed Pitching

Pitch your work one-on-one to Asian and international buyers

30 Minutes with…

Connect with the biggest kids content investors from East and West alike in these small and intimate strategy talks

Speed Networking

Meet potential partners in a high-efficiency speed-dating format

Delegate Lounge

A comfortable space where you can have business meetings or connect casually with other attendees

KidscreenXchange

Your one-stop online platform for showcasing projects, messaging delegates and booking meetings

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