OTTv Kids & Animation 2018, organized by Dveo Media is scheduled for 22 Nov 2018 at Taj Lands’ End, Bandra, Mumbai. It will bring together the major players and leading executives of kids and animation business in India, to share their views on the trends and new opportunities opening in kids entertainment. The key topics that will be highlighted at the summit in the panel discussions include The making of home grown characters, Home grown IPs pathway to international audiences, How Little Singham is making it big, Creating interactive and engaging experiences for kids through gaming, The challenge of crafting stories to groom, educate and entertain, The growing prospect for kids content on digital video platforms. Some of the key speakers include Punnaryug Artvision founder Ashish Kulkarni; Toonz Animation head content alliance & partnerships Saarc Kishor Shrivastav; Reliance Animation COO Tejonidhi Bhandare; Hungama.com CEO Siddhartha Roy; Discovery Kids – Discovery Communications head Uttam Pal Singh; Aadarsh (Purple Turtle) director Manish Rajoria; Graphiti Multimedia director and COO Munjal Shroff; Hungama VP Artist Aloud kids original content Soumini S Paul, Robosoft Technologies CEO Ravi Teja Bommireddipalli; Shemaroo sr. vice president, animation, digital Kids, L&M Smita Maroo; BARC India head-partnerships Elbert Dsilva; animation screenwriter Vivek Shukla, Ockpocky and India Goes Global founder Amit Agarwal. Commenting on the event Dveo Media CEO and director of events Deepak Ramsurrun said, “This second edition of OTTv Kids & Animation will focus on Making home grown animation characters go global. This summit comes at a time where new avenues are opening up for local IPs on local and international digital video platforms while Animation Studios are initiating new and exciting creative ventures. OTTv Kids & Animation 2018 will be the opportunity to capture the key trends and strategies ahead and leverage the success potential of home-grown characters on global front.” OTTv Kids & Animation is looking to welcome an executive audience of up to 150 executives from OTT TV operators, publishers, media & entertainment groups, pay TV operators, telco’s in TV business and animation studios. Limelight Networks is the platinum partner for the event, while Cloudflare is the gold+ partner. AnimationXpress is the online media partner, whereas Republic TV and IWMBuzz are the other media partners with The Media & Entertainment Association of India serving as the industry partner.