Speakers

  • Allison ABBATE
    Allison ABBATE

    Producer
    Fantastic Mr. Fox Production, Ltd.

  • Philippe ALESSANDRI
    Philippe ALESSANDRI

    Chairman
    Tele Images Kids

  • Yann AVENATI
    Yann AVENATI

    Animation Supervisor
    Buf Compagnie

  • Jordi BARES DOMINGUEZ
    Jordi BARES DOMINGUEZ

    Head of 3D commercial
    The Mill

  • Ceri BARNES
    Ceri BARNES

    VP Production
    Classic Media

  • Andy BLAZDELL
    Andy BLAZDELL

    CEO
    Celaction

    Biography

    Andy Blazdell started his career in the games and multimedia sector.
    He co-founded CelAction ltd., an independently-owned company that develops and sells the animation software called CelAction2D.
    Over the last decade, he has helped some of the world's best production companies use state-of-the-art technology to create successful TV series and films such as Peppa Pig, Little Princess and Charlie and Lola.

  • Jacques BLED
    Jacques BLED

    CEO
    Mac Guff

  • Julien BORDE
    Julien BORDE

    Head of Children and Youth programming
    France Télévisions

  • Pierre BUFFIN
    Pierre BUFFIN

    Chairman
    Buf Compagnie

  • Pierre COFFIN
    Pierre COFFIN

    Director
    Mac Guff

  • Eleanor COLEMAN
    Eleanor COLEMAN

    Head of in-house Production & New Media
    TF1

  • Paul Bassett DAVIES
    Paul Bassett DAVIES

    Animation Supervisor
    Double Negative

  • Sophie DE MAC MAHON
    Sophie DE MAC MAHON

    Director of Business Development
    llion Animation Studios

  • Thomas DORVAL
    Thomas DORVAL

    Artistic Director
    HLC Production

    Biography

    After working in set design for shows and animation studios, Thomas Dorval founded Bulles de Prod. in 2007 with Florent Heitz.
    In 2010, the studio merged with HCL Production.
    Thomas Dorval is currently Artistic Director there and develops 2D/3D animation projects

  • Thomas DUVAL
    Thomas DUVAL

    VFX Supervisor
    Duran Duboi

  • Lionel FAGES
    Lionel FAGES

    Chairman
    Cube Creative Computer Company

  • Bruno GAUMÉTOU
    Bruno GAUMÉTOU

    Chairman, Managing director
    Neomis Animation

  • Florent HEITZ
    Florent HEITZ

    Development Director
    HLC Production

    Biography

    Comic artist and designer for various cartoon productions, Florent Heitz founded Bulles de Com. in 2004, specialising in graphic communication.
    Three years later, he created the subsidiary Bulles de Prod. which merged with HLC Production in 2010 to present a full range of audiovisual services.

  • Michael HIRSH
    Michael HIRSH

    CEO of Cookie Jar Group
    Cookie Jar

    Biography

    Michael Hirsh co-founded Nelvana Limited in 1971, to develop and produce animated TV programmes. In 2004, he spearheaded the creation of Cookie Jar Group, with Toper Taylor. He is also co-creator and executive producer of The Doodlebops and co-founded of Teletoon.

  • Éric JACQUOT
    Éric JACQUOT

    CEO
    Blue Spirit Animation

  • Samuel KAMINKA
    Samuel KAMINKA

    CEO
    Samka Productions

    Biography

    Samuel Kaminka founded and directs Samka Productions, a company that develops TV animation and drama series for such channels as TF1, France Télévisions, BBC, ZDF. For the past 2 years all new projects have been considered with cross-media in mind, to give the viewer an immersive, even addictive, experience.

  • Johanna KARSENTY
    Johanna KARSENTY

    Media Consultant
    Médiamétrie- Eurodata TV Worldwide

  • Arnauld LAMORLETTE
    Arnauld LAMORLETTE

    CEO
    The Bakery

  • Paul LELUC
    Paul LELUC

    Director
    Blue Spirit Animation

  • Alexander LENTJES
    Alexander LENTJES

    3D Stereoscopic Consultant, Animation Producer
    3D Revolution Productions

  • Petter LINDBLAD
    Petter LINDBLAD

    Producer
    Copenhaguen Bombay

  • Erwan MAIGRET
    Erwan MAIGRET

    CTO
    The Bakery

  • Pascal MUELLER
    Pascal MUELLER

    CEO
    Procedural, Inc.

  • Ross MURRAY
    Ross MURRAY

    Producer
    Cartoon Saloon, Ltd.

  • Stéphane NAZE
    Stéphane NAZE

    VFX Supervisor
    Buf Compagnie

  • Marc PETIT
    Marc PETIT

    Senior Vice President, General Director Manager
    Autodesk Media & Entertainment

  • Jean-Pierre QUENET
    Jean-Pierre QUENET

    Director of Operations
    Gaumont Alphanim

    Biography

    Jean-Pierre Quenet started his career as an assistant puppeteer on the BBC, before becoming a film editor on commercials from 1980 to 1984.
    He worked as assistant director on Gaumont's first two animated theatrical features and on a number of series.
    He was then Managing Director at Walt Disney Animation France SA until 2000. Media business angel's consultant and free lance producer, he joined Alphanim in 2004 as Director of Operations to oversee and manage all aspect of productions.

  • Arnaud REGUILLET
    Arnaud REGUILLET

    Production Director
    Executive Toon Alliance

    Biography

    Arnaud Réguillet has been Production Director at Studio Executive Toon Services since 2004, and is in charge of commercial activities with Toon-Alliance, the network of studios specialised in the production of animated TV series and features in France, Canada and Belgium.
    Toon-Alliance works in each of the stages of development of a project, from the elaboration of original tools to local funding solutions.

  • Jean-Louis RIZET
    Jean-Louis RIZET

    CEO
    ToonAlliance

  • Anton ROEBBEN
    Anton ROEBBEN

    Production Design
    Walking The Dog

  • Orion ROSS
    Orion ROSS

    The Walt Disney Company, Great Britain
    The Walt Disney Compagny

  • Nicolas SCAPEL
    Nicolas SCAPEL

    Head of Rigging
    Framestore

  • Sylvia SCHMÖLLER
    Sylvia SCHMÖLLER

    Senior Acquisitions Manager
    Super RTL

  • Jose Luis UCHA
    Jose Luis UCHA

    Deveopment Director
    BRB

  • Frank VAN REETH
    Frank VAN REETH

    Professor
    Androme NV

  • Tom VAN WAVEREN
    Tom VAN WAVEREN

    Creative Director
    Cake Entertainment, Ltd.