PACT Seminar – North American Children’s and Animation Market

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North American children’s and animation market

Pact will host a one-off seminar later this month, focused on the North American children’s and animation market.The event takes place on 25 July in London.Susanna Pollack (details here) will deliver the masterclass on these markets.  Susanna has played a significant role in the development and financing of dozens of television programmes across all genres for the BBC and independent producers by securing co-production deals with US and Canadian networks including CBS, MTV, A&E, PBS, HBO, TNT, Starz, Showtime, History, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Discovery Channels.

Places are limited and the event is free to attend.  Early booking is recommended.  Call 020 7380 8245 or email Felisha Weekes.

The day will focus on the children’s and animation markets in the USA and Canada.  There will be a profile of the networks and key issues covered will include:

  • Who’s buying British content?
  • The basics of co-production
  • Pre-sales and acquisitions
  • Canadian tax incentives
  • Beyond TV – new digital opportunities
  • Children’s Online Piracy Protection Act (COPPA) rules and case studies
  • MIPCOM and MIP Junior – who’s attending?

This event will be followed by a series of webinar sessions with US/Canadian broadcasters in the lead-up to MIPCOM.

Companies attending MIPCOM this October will also have the offer of Susanna Pollack’s assistance at the UK indies’ pavilion.

Any queries regarding content markets and exports, please contact Dawn McCarthy-Simpson.

This event would particularly suit producers and company owners, heads of production and/or animators.

Event details

Time: 09:00 for 09:30, finishing at 17:00 and followed by drinks

Place: Gateleys, 1 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7DX

Pact is a UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) accredited trade organisation and the UK indies are supported by UKTI