Keynote: Deirdre Brennan, Corus Kids


”Why the World Needs More Canada…or How I Learnt to Love Ketchup Chips.”
15 years after her first MIPJunior, Deirdre Brennan shares some of her adventures in the world of children’s broadcasting, on both sides of the pay wall. Following her move from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 2016 to join leading Canadian kids broadcaster Corus Entertainment,
she will share her perspective on the risks and opportunities facing the industry today, explore the role of Canadian production in the evolving business of kids entertainment…and raise some important questions around our responsibility to audiences of the future.
Prior to joining Corus, Deirdre was Head of Children’s Television, ABC TV with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, leading programming, acquisition and commissioning across Australia’s most successful children’s services – ABC KIDS, ABC3, iview and online.

Interviewed by:
Nico Franks, Senior reporter, C21Media, UK

Download the Transcript here!

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About Author

MIPTV and MIPCOM are the world’s most important global markets for the TV and digital media industry. They are the key events for buying and selling, financing and distributing programmes in all genres, on all platforms. Together, every 6 months, they form the annual landmark events of the entertainment calendar, attracting key industry executives, thought-leaders and creative talent from the entire content spectrum to negotiate deals, network and gain insight. MIPTV and MIPCOM respectively take place every Apriland October in Cannes, France.

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