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Kickback Media & Dynamite
Managing Director & Co-Founder
John Lomas-Bullivant founded Kickback Media in 2002 and was the first European Children’s Media Executive to espouse a Transmedia approach to content creation with the mantra of ‘Character is King not the Medium.’ With over 25 years’ experience in children’s media and experience gained at Senior Executive level at Fireback Entertainment, TV-Loonland, Pearson Television and HIT Entertainment, John has recently co-founded Dynamite, a new IP agency designed to help all children’s media companies take their existing IP beyond its launch medium and advise new businesses on how children’s IP can deepen engagement with consumers and audiences and grow their business.
Co-Development: When Two Become One
Co-developing is frequently a creator’s first step in getting their original concept developed, funded and produced. It is the most common model for developing children’s content and often leads to an inexperienced creative having to make a huge leap of faith in their dealings with a much more experienced and business…
A primer on animation financing. The panel will discuss financing a pre-school series and an animated half hour, looking at the differing options available and how they fit together. A chance to hear fresh insights from the frontline of funding from key decision makers, financiers, distributors, producers and deal makers…