Kids Content in Demand
20 September 2023
- What are the latest trends in the world of kids’ animation?
- How are shows from one part of the world finding audiences in others through localization and adaptation?
- How to strike a balance between educational content and engaging storytelling
- How are creators finding innovative ways to educate while keeping kids engaged?
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Journalist and translator by trade, Carolina Mussio joined TTVMedia News in 2011 and is currently online editor, curating and supervising the company’s online editorial strategy and products, including its websites and newsletters, as well as special events coverage, in both English and Spanish.
As Co-Owner and Executive Producer, Nathalie continues strengthening Blink Studios’ positioning as the Middle East’s premier film and animation studio since its inception in 2005, maintaining a globally recognized standard of quality-driven production for children and family content.
Blink Studios is among the select Middle East studios that successfully delivered co-produced shows to global audiences through partnerships with BBC, Turner Broadcasting, and Sesame Workshop. Today, Blink Studios proudly operates in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with presence in Los Angeles and Houston.
Nearing a two-decade legacy of service work, co-productions, and development of original IPs, Blink is fast approaching in producing the “firsts” of children and family originals from the heart of the Middle East that will entertain international audiences and generate global returns on investment.
Mr. Wendeln has been COO of Your Family Entertainment since December 1, 2019 and on the board of directors since June 1, 2020. He has many years of management experience in the media business through his positions at Tele München Group and ProSiebenSat.1 Group. At Tele München Gruppe (now part of Leonine), he developed and led the first VOD channel “Filmtastic” as well as the expansion into new business areas. At ProSiebenSat.1 Group, Bernd Wendeln was involved in strategic and M&A projects in all segments. Before that, Mr. Wendeln worked in the private equity sector. He also received an MBA from INSEAD Business School.
Abdul-Aziz Othman is a notable figure in the animation and kids content industry in the MENA region. He founded ZEEZ Animation in 2015 to fill a regional gap in kids content supply. ZEEZ Animation is a leading kids and family animation house that produces a unique blend of culturally relevant entertaining cartoons with positive messages. Among the studio’s most notable productions is the recent hit kids series “Nayerat” (an original Shahid production). In addition to working as the studio’s managing director, he is also an animation producer and screenwriter.