Keynote & One-on-One
Keynote
Ollie and Joel’s Adult and Prime Time Animation Survival Package

Veteran TV and cable animation professionals Ollie Green, VP of Animation Production at Adult Swim, and Joel Kuwuhara, co-founder and principal at Bento Box, have both seen the TV animation industry go through a lot of mind-boggling changes over the past two decades. We’ll let these two dynamic pros share some of the secrets of their brilliant careers and discuss how they are keeping up with the short attention spans of today’s audiences. We’ll also find out about their survival strategies for the wild streaming wars of 2020, and ask them for some tips on how to get your animated properties made and distributed to the widest audiences in the years to come.

Speakers:
Ollie Green, Vice President, Animated Production, Adult Swim
Joel Kuwahara, Co-Founder, President of Production, Bento Box

Moderated By:
Ramin Zahed, Editor-in-Chief, Animation Magazine

 
Be the Boss You Wish You Had: Retaining Talent in a Competitive Market

Engaging, motivating and retaining employees is consistently ranked as a top concern for the majority of business owners and leaders. And for good reason! Retention of top talent is a key driver of profitability, productivity and quality. In this engaging discussion, Marisa Murray (Author, Executive Coach and Leadership Expert) will share best practices on creating these highly engaged, committed and productive employees, and retaining them in a competitive market. Be prepared to reflect on your leadership practices and bring your questions related to winning the war for talent in today’s competitive market conditions.


Speakers:
Marisa Murray , Chief Executive Coach & Founding President, Leaderley International

 
A conversation with Disney Television Animation's Shane Prigmore & Jermaine Turner

With the ever-changing kids' programming landscape, this talk will discuss developing animated content that connects with Disney's audience of kids and families across multiple platforms - Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and the upcoming Disney +.



Speakers:
Shane Prigmore, Vice President, Creative & Artistic Development, Disney Television Animation
Jermaine Turner, Executive Director, Development, Disney Television Animation