ATF Kids' Summit 2018 - Hyderabad, India - Asia TV Forum

ATF Kids' Summit 2018 - Hyderabad, India

DATE: FRIDAY, 31 AUGUST 2018
VENUE: THE WESTIN HYDERABAD MINDSPACE

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Powering India’s Kids’ Programming Sector

India has more than 22 kids’ platforms across TV and OTT. They account for a healthy Rs 500 crore (about US$73 mil) in ad revenue and possibly another Rs 200 crore (over US$29 mil) in subscription revenue. The market has transitioned from simple outsourcing to original IP creation, which is now beginning to travel in Asia and the world.

WHAT'S NEXT?

SUMMIT PROGRAMME
August 31, 2018 (Friday)

Time

Session

8am — 8:45am

REGISTRATION

9am — 9:15am

OPENING ADDRESS & LIGHTING OF LAMP
Introduction by MC

Lamp Lightning Ceremony

Address: Representative of the Telangana Government

9.20am — 9:45am

PANEL: THE EMERGENCE OF ANIMATION HOTSPOTS
Three states are encouraging animation, VFX gaming – What are they offering?

Jayesh Ranjan, Principle Secretary (IT), Telangana Government

Moderator: Ashish Kulkarni, Chairman, FICCI

9.50am — 10.10am

KEYNOTE: POWERING INDIA’S KIDS’ PROGRAMMING SECTOR

PRESENTATION
Mark Eyers, SVP & CCO (Kids), Turner International Asia Pacific

10.15am — 10.35am

KEYNOTE: UNDERSTANDING THE INDIAN KID & THEIR VIEWING HABITS
BARC gives a snapshot of the Indian kid and his/her consumption habits across linear television, OTT, YouTube, and programming genres – animation, fiction and non-fiction – across devices. Also, insights on the coming explosion within the kids’ ecosystem are addressed.

PRESENTATION
Romil Ragarhia, Chief Operating Officer, BARC India

10.35am — 11.10am

Networking Tea Break 1 | MEET THE SPEAKERS

11.10am — 11.30am

KEYNOTE: THE JAPANESE CONNECTION
Hulu Japan takes to the stage in a rare chat on what will be the link to India in 2019.

FIRESIDE CHAT: Kazufumi Nagasawa, Chief Content Officer, Hulu Japan (HJ Holdings)

Moderator: Marcus Herrmann, Chief Operating Officer, TotallyAwesome

11.35am — 11.55am

PANEL: THE ANIMATION SUPER SWEET SPOT
Animation shows has been the main driver of kids’ content consumption. What have the major broadcasters been doing to quench the thirst among kids for cartoon shows? What have been the major successes? And what is the way going forward?

  • Anu Sikka, Programming Head, Viacom18
  • Krishna Desai, Director, Turner International India Pvt Ltd

12pm — 12.25pm

PANEL: CONTENT INVESTORS: THE MONEY TAP
How does the investment community view kids programming as an investment vehicle? Or are investments into other genres more lucrative?

  • Prasad Vanga, Partner, Anthill Ventures
  • Guna Kaliannan, Director, ai love

12.30pm — 12.50pm

PANEL: PROGRAMMING: SLICING, DICING AUDIENCES & THE REGIONAL OPTION
Is the kids’ universe in India homogeneous? How much can it be further segregated? How are broadcasters reaching out to them? And is regional a crucial peg to complete the value chain?

  • Ronojoy Chakraborty, Vice President, Programming, Sony
  • Uttam Pal Singh, Head, Discovery Kids
  • Kavitha Jaubin, Head, Content Acquisition & Kids Channel, Sun TV
Moderator: Anish Patel, Founder, HopMotion Animation Pvt Ltd

12.50pm — 2.25pm

NETWORKING LUNCH

FACE TIME @ HYDERABAD
(Commissioners, Investors, Buyers)

2.25pm — 2.45pm

KEYNOTE: JAPAN’S AFFAIR WITH INDIA
TV Asahi reveals plans for deeper relations with India that will proof compelling for how Japanese kids’ content will play out in India.

FIRESIDE CHAT
Takahiro Kishimoto, Head of Animation, International Business Department, TV Asahi Corporation

Moderator: Marcus Herrmann, Chief Operating Officer, TotallyAwesome

2.50pm — 3.20pm
(7 mins x4)

PANEL: THE STUDIO GIANTS
Understanding the scale that the Big Four have achieved and the way forward for them.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Devdatta Potnis, Vice President, Sales, Syndication & Marketing, Cosmos Maya
  • Manoj Mishra, Chief Operating Officer, DQ Entertainment
  • Tejonidhi Bhandare, Chief Operating Officer, Reliance Animation
  • Srinivas Chilakala, Chief Strategy Officer, Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd

3.25pm — 3.45pm

PANEL: THE OTT FRONTRUNNERS
A look at products, OTT platforms and programming targeted at Indian kids, with a focus on kids’ streaming.

  • Saugato Bhowmik, Senior VP, Head of Marketing, Partnerships, Sales strategy, Growth & Licensing, VOOT Kids
  • Uday Sodhi, Head, Digital Business, Sony Pictures Networks India, Sony LIV
  • Ram Veerapaneni, Managing Director, Whacked Out Media Pvt Ltd

3.50pm — 4.10pm

PANEL: KIDS FICTION: BEYOND ANIMATION
Most programming for Indian kids is in the animation space. Is there potential for dramas, adventure, and other kinds of live programming?

  • Nitin Dadoo, Senior Finance & Business Leader, Contiloe Entertainment
  • Nazar Ali Abbas, Content Creator, Optimystix Entertainment
  • Asit Kumarr Modi, Director, Neela Tele Films Private Limited (Sab TV)

4.10pm — 4.40pm

NETWORKING TEA BREAK | MEET THE SPEAKERS

4.40pm — 5pm

PANEL: THE FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT SPACE
There has been a surge in the programming of factual live action productions, targeted at young children. Listen in on those who have invested in entertaining kids through The Voice Kids, DID Lil Champs, Sa Re Ga Ma, and India’s Best Dramebaaz, among others.

5.05pm — 5.25pm

PANEL: THE SCOPE OF EXPORTS, CO-PRODUCTIONS & OUTSOURCING
India has long held the reputation of being a destination for animation outsourcing. Does this still stand today? Is there scope for syndication of original animation series and for global co-productions?

  • Rahul Bakshi, Owner, Phoebus Creations
  • Nidhish Mehrotra, Founder and Managing Partner, ANM Global
  • RK Chand, Head of Business, Golden Robot
  • Viju Thomas Varghese, Senior Manager, Distribution (APAC & MENA), Imira Entertainment (Toonz Media Group)

5.30pm — 6pm

PANEL: THE FUTURE OF KIDS CONTENT
How do we see Indian kids’ content evolving with the growth in channels and OTTs? Do we see L&M growing, as IPs are increasingly created? Will we see a healthy ecosystem of a 360-degree engagement for kids with their favourite characters? Will a Pixar or a DreamWorks emerge from India?

  • Ketan Mehta, Owner, Maya Movies Pvt. Ltd
  • Tapaas Chakravarti, Owner, DQ Entertainment
  • Rajiv Chilaka, Founder & CEO, Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd
Moderator: Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Indian Television Dot Com Pvt Ltd

7.30pm till late

Drinks & Speakers’ Dinner
(By Invitation Only)

**The above is a preliminary programme and may be subject to changes.

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Price includes access to the 1-day conference, lunch and 2 tea-breaks

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