28 september – 1 october 2021
warsaw, poland and online

poland’s international co-production forum for films and series aimed at the children’s market. part of kids kino international film festival.

poland’s international co-production forum for films and series aimed at the children’s market. part of kids kino international film festival.

Date: 30 September, 12:00-13:00

Venue: KKI platform

 

SESSION DESCRIPTION


Representatives of public broadcasters and channels present their actual commissioned programs and talk with Polish journalist Katarzyna Borowiecka about their future strategies and needs, their priority plans and what content inspired them lately.

HOST


Katarzyna Borowiecka

Katarzyna Borowiecka

Journalist & Film Critique (Poland)

SPEAKERS


Zia Bales

Zia Bales

Lead Acquisitions, Partnerships & Coproductions Kids & Family, WarnerMedia EMEA (UK)

Zia Bales is Lead Acquisitions, Partnerships & Coproductions WarnerMedia Kids & Family EMEA, working across Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito, Toonami, Toonix and HBO Max Kids & Family.

In this role, Zia oversees and negotiates shared acquisitions for the EMEA kids’ business, working closely with the local heads of programming and acquisitions of each of the channels and the content heads within EMEA. In addition, Zia works closely with production and coproduction partners to provide creative consultation throughout the development and production of select series, including Taffy, an original series for Boomerang with Cyber Group, Mush Mush and the Mushables from La Cabane, Thuristar and CAKE and Ninja Express with Eone.

Zia joined Turner in 2013. Prior to this she held an Acquisitions role at Disney. Zia has a background in Television Production having held various positions in Production Management.

Anna Zielińska

Anna Zielińska

Head of Kids channels, Canal+ (Poland)