Professionals programme

Industry Forum

During Cinekid’s Industry Forum, 45 professionals from the field of children’s media from all over the world will share their ideas and tips & tricks with you.

During a series of 40-minute sessions they will talk about the development of their projects, how pitfalls were avoided and how the right roads were taken. From diverse backgrounds, these experts will offer their own take on, and experiences within, children’s media – from creation to distribution, from slow media to transmedia. Enter the dialogue and get an exclusive insight into these super-creative minds and their working practices.  

>>>Scroll down for the list of confirmed speakers and table themes<<<

Compile your own programme during this full day event: 15 tables, 15 themes, 5 x 40-minute rounds!

When: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 09.30 - 16.30 (followed by networking drinks and access to the MediaLab Night)
Where: Westergas Theatre, Amsterdam

The Industry Forum is co-hosted by

This year’s Industry Forum (formerly known as the Professionals Conference) is chock-full of inspiring themes and speakers, and you as a visitor get to arrange your own programme.

Learn about innovative distribution and financing models with the likes of Juliet Tzabar (Plug-In Media) and trends in cinematic experiences from researcher Nina Köll. Get to know the stories behind the interactive MediaLab artworks courtesy of, among others, Kristin Lewis. Immerse yourself into productions that break the boundaries of storytelling, such as ZOMBIELARS, and explore the stories behind the most heartening youth documentaries. Soak up the latest media literacy trends such as ludo-literacy with Professor René Glas or take it easy at the slow media table with a.o. David Kleeman (Dubit) and CBBC’s Charlotte Bushell and Rob Jenkinson.

There will never be a better opportunity to take in some fresh perspectives from upcoming and cutting-edge makers. Browse though all the speakers and table themes below.


  • Tickets for the Industry Forum are €99.95 and include industry lunch, networking drinks and access to the MediaLab Night after the programme.
  • Want more? Request CfP accreditation and get your Industry Forum ticket with an attractive discount

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