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Dominic Gardiner comes to Jetpack after starting his own strategic consulting business Gardiner Entertainment in 2012. Prior to that, he was director of acquisitions at Walt Disney Television, EMEA since 2009. Along with other senior roles at Disney, Gardiner has experience at Jetix UK as director of programming and on-air, as well as at Turner Europe, as channel manager of Cartoon Network UK.
Focus on China
How best to develop your IP in China? Whether you have a brand new idea or a finished programme, in this session you'll find the best way to expand your international market into a nation of 1.3 billion people. You'll learn about the demands of Chinese broadcasters; receive suggestions from a co-production manager; and understand the kinds of talent preferred by Chinese production companies and broadcasters. By the end of this session, you'll know how to get your IP loved by Chinese audiences and how to make the partnerships you need.
Who Wants to be a Kids’ Millionaire?
We have seen great International successes with formats in the grown-up and family space. Shows such as ‘Total Wipeout’ and ‘Ninja Warrior’ are the latest in a long line of hits. Research tells us that children are tuning in, but it appears that no one has yet made a successful kid specific version. If successful global formats do exist, why is no one specifically attacking the kids’ market? With UK production houses looking to find International hits and global networks such as Netflix and Amazon starting to dip their toe into multi-territory shows; will kids’ formats be the next big thing? With…