CONNECT AND MEET THE COMMISSIONERS
September 29th, 10:00-12:30*, ZOOM Breakout Rooms
Speakers: Janine Weigold, Kids & Family International Original Content, Netflix, Netherlands; Martina Peštaj, Head of Children’s and Youth Programme at RTV Slovenija, Slovenia; Rahela Štefanović, Head of Strategy for the development of programmes and services for children and youth / Editor Buyer Children’s Content, HRT, Croatia and Steffen Kottkamp, Brand Director Kids & Family Central Europe, ViacomCBS Networks International, Germany
To participate in this event please buy an accreditation here.
*Central European Summer Time
An opportunity to participate in intimate and interactive 30-minute group sessions with influential content and streaming executives. This webinar will provide a space to discuss programming needs, structure and priorities, as well as a Q&A session with industry leaders to help you tailor your project to the modern market. The sessions will require prior registration via the Kids Kino Industry online platform. Spaces are limited.
The spaces for the masterclasses, workshops, and panels are limited and require prior registration. If you would like to attend some of the workshops or masterclass please remember to add this session to your Meeting Mojo calendar, where you can also find the ZOOM link.
Kids & Family International Original Content, Netflix, Netherlands
Janine Weigold joined Netflix in November 2019. Based in Amsterdam, she works as a creative in the Kids & Family Department looking for original animated content out of Europe.
Prior to that, she worked at Super RTL, the market-leading broadcaster in Germany. As Head of Children’s Content, she was responsible for the co-production and acquisition of new series across all platforms.
Before her time at Super RTL, Janine worked at Nickelodeon for 9 years, with her last position leading the Acquisitions & Development strategies for Northern Europe.
Head of Children’s and Youth Programme at RTV Slovenija, Slovenia
Martina Peštaj is the Head of Children’s and Youth Programme at RTV Slovenija, where she has worked for a number of years as a creator, editor and scriptwriter. She is responsible for commissioning foreign animation and live-action series for children. As a media psychologist and TV expert, she regularly collaborates with the Slovenian Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Education on various cultural and artistic programmes in the field of media education. She gives lectures on the subjects of children, TV, film and the internet, and also publishes articles and participates in research projects.
Head of Strategy for the development of programmes and services for children and youth / Editor Buyer Children’s Content, HRT, Croatia
Rahela Štefanović started off working in investigative TV journalism as a reporter and producer, and she has spent most of her career in that area. Five years ago, she got a job that changed her perspective on the television industry when she started working as executive assistant to the head of HTV 2. A year later, she became part of the Analytics department, and was made Project Manager for the development of programmes and services for children and youth. She also has responsibilities within the Acquisition department regarding children’s and youth content. Her goal is to bring children’s audiences back to PSM and impact their lives by providing them with the best place to learn and have fun at the same time.
Brand Director Kids & Family Central Europe, ViacomCBS Networks International, Germany
As Brand Director Kids & Family Central Europe, Steffen Kottkamp oversees the areas of Programming, Engagement and Production & Development for Nickelodeon in the Central Europe region, including Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Romania and the Czech Republic.
Born in 1968, Steffen successfully completed his studies in (media) education as well as social and political sciences in 1996. Before joining ViacomCBS Networks International in 2016, he was responsible for the production and programming of children’s television at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Studio.TV.Film GmbH and KiKA. Most recently, Steffen was Director of Media & Digital Development at Europa-Park and General Executive Manager for MackMedia, where he was responsible for developing, producing and implementing media into almost every kind of vehicle, from huge cinema-sized stereoscopic videos to VR experiences in roller coasters.
CONNECT AND MEET THE COMMISSIONERS