Asia is the media market of the future
In China alone, there are 400 million TV screens, 1.2 billion mobile phones, and 10 new cinema screens opening every day. It’s definitely time to put your content in play there.
PITCH IT! COMES TO KIDSCREEN EAST
Kidscreen is bringing its popular live pitch competition to Kidscreen East, and will showcase three Asian preschool projects in development. We are currently accepting project submission. If you'd like a chance to pitch your show concept to a panel of four broadcasters and a wildly cheering audience, complete a submission form by Friday, June 27.
Our three finalists will be notified in early July, and the ultimate winner of Pitch It! will receive a pass to Kidscreen Summit 2015 and a full-page ad in the September issue of Kidscreen magazine.
BIG NEWS! Nickelodeon's Jules Borkent to keynote
Join world-leading broadcaster Jules Borkent, SVP of Programming and Acquisitions for Nickelodeon, as he kicks off Kidscreen East with an inside look at the global kidnet's multiplatform strategy.
Always at the forefront of the industry, Nickelodeon has just started rolling out its acclaimed Nick App worldwide. Jules will explore how this latest innovation plays well with the channel's content and programming strategies, and a multitude of other digital extensions.
NEW SPEAKER: AGP’s Sean Gorman
American Greetings Properties President Sean Gorman has just come on-board to dig into what makes kids laugh hardest in our "Universal Laugh Track" panel discussion.
NEW SPEAKER: HIT Entertainment’s Michael Carrington
HIT Entertainment's world-renowned VP of Global Content, Michael Carrington, will be joining us at Kidscreen East to share his thoughts on "Crafting Characters" and also to judge our Asian "Pitch It!" competition.
NEW SPEAKER: Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan
Maura Regan has been leading Sesame Workshop's licensing and new business development in Greater China for years, and now she's on-board to talk about it all in our "Big Country, Big Opportunity" session on navigating China's growing consumer products market.
Introducing our conference program
Our full conference lineup for Kidscreen East is now available online—we've got more than 45 keynotes, panel discussions, lectures and networking sessions to help you understand the Asian market better and find the partners you need to grow your business there.
InterContinental Qingdao offers special rates for Kidscreen East crowd
A limited number of hotel rooms are available to Kidscreen East attendees for special rates starting at RMB980/night + tax (or roughly US$155/night + tax). Register for the event first, and then use this booking link to book your accommodations. Preferred rates will be offered based on hotel availability until Monday, June 2, and it's best to reserve early to avoid disappointment.
Kidscreen East dates and venue announcement
The first-ever Kidscreen East event is set to take place from July 22 to 24 in Qingdao, a beautiful and vibrant seaside city in China's Shandong province that has been shaped by a long history of international trade. Our five-star venue will be the InterContinental hotel located right next to the Qingdao International Marina, which hosted all of the sailing events held during 2008's Beijing Summer Olympics.