Thank you everyone for such a warm reception and making Desi Toons a huge success

Thank you everyone for such a warm reception and making Desi Toons a huge success

The Indian Animation Conclave

Desi Toons, a one day conclave within Indiajoy, brings together all the stakeholders of the animation production, broadcasting and licensing industry. A celebration of Indian animation, the conclave will focus on indigenous IPs, the global potential of the same and the future of Indian animation.

Who's Speaking?

Anuradha Aggarwal

Anuradha Aggarwal

Head - Infotainment, English and Kids

Star India

Anu Sikka

Anu Sikka

Head - Content, Kids Entertainment Cluster @ Viacom18

Ashish Kulkarni

Ashish Kulkarni

Founder

Punnaryug Artvision Pvt Ltd

Ashish Thapar

Ashish Thapar

CEO @ Hi Tech

Bharath Laxmipati

Bharath Laxmipati

SR. VICE PRESIDENT - DISTRIBUTION & INTERNATIONAL SALES

Green Gold Animation

Bhavik Vora

Bhavik Vora

Founder & CEO

Black White Orange Brands Pvt Ltd

Biren Ghose

Biren Ghose

Country Head @ Technicolor

Girish Menon

Girish Menon

Partner, Deal Advisory and Head, Media and Entertainment

KPMG

Jiggy George

Jiggy George

Founder and CEO @ Dream Theatre

Kavitha Jaubin

Kavitha Jaubin

Cluster Head - Sun Life, kids channels & Acquisition @ Sun Network

Leena Dutta

Leena Dutta

Business Head @ Sony Pictures Networks India

Manoj Mishra

Manoj Mishra

COO @ DQ Entertainment

Niloy Biswas

Niloy Biswas

COO and Studio Head @ Wackytoons

Permendra Singh

Permendra Singh

Head- Consumer Products @ Mattel

Pranab Punj

Pranab Punj

Chief Marketing Officer

Rainshine Entertainment

Rajiv Chilaka

Rajiv Chilaka

CEO & Founder

Green Gold Animation

Rushabh Mehta

Rushabh Mehta

VP & Head- West @ BARC

Satish Chandran

Satish Chandran

Secretary

Society of AVGC Institutions Kerala

Saugato Bhowmik

Saugato Bhowmik

Head - Voot Kids @ VOOT Kids

Soumitra Ranade

Soumitra Ranade

Chairman

Paperboat Studios

Sujoy Roy Bardhan

Sujoy Roy Bardhan

VP, Marketing & OAP

Sony YAY!

Tejonidhi Bhandare

Tejonidhi Bhandare

COO @ Big Animation (Reliance)

Uttam Pal Singh

Uttam Pal Singh

Head – Discovery Kids @ Discovery Communications India

Vijay Bhanushali

Vijay Bhanushali

AVP - Animation, L & M

Shemaroo

Conference Agenda

Event

Desi Toons

09:00 AM — 10:00 AM

Registration and Badge Pick

10:00 AM — 10:40 AM

Lightning of Lamp and Inaugural Address: Jayesh Ranjan,Ashish Kulkarni,Rajiv Chilaka,Leena Dutta,Tapaas Chakravarti

10:45 AM —11:00 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE

  • Anuradha Agarwal – Head- Infotainment, English and Kids, Star India

11:05 AM — 11:20 AM

KEYNOTE

  • Biren Ghose – Country Head, Technicolor

11:25 AM—11.55 AM

Moderator: Aashish Kulkarni

PANEL 1 – Broadcaster Panel: TOPIC: THE STREAMING WAVE !

TOPIC: In the backdrop of increasing streaming and digital platforms, keeping the evolving viewers expectation satisfied is becoming Achilles heel. In this discussion country’s leading broadcasters will share their insights on how to mould this challenge into opportunity.

  • Anu Sikka – Executive VP, Programming, Content & Research
  • Uttam Pal – Head – Discovery Kids
  • Sujoy RoyBardhan- VP, Marketing & OAP, Sony YAY !
  • Kavitha Jaubin- Cluster Head – Sun Life, kids channels & Acquisition, Sun TV Network

12.00 PM — 12:30 PM

A fireside chat

    • Leena Dutta -Business Head – Sony YAY speaks to Girish Menon, Partner, KPMG

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Networking Lunch

01:30 PM – 02:00 PM

Moderator: Aashish Kulkarni, Founder, Punnaryug Artvision Pvt. Ltd. & Screenyug Creations Pvt. Ltd.

Panel 2:Initiatives of the state govt for the growth of AVCGI sector

  • B. S. Srinivas, ABAI
  • Shawket Hussain
  • Satish Chandran , Secretary at SAIK – Society of AVGC Institutions, Kerala
  • Priyank Kharge

02:00 PM — 02:20 PM

Journey of MLB by Rajiv Chilaka

02:25 PM – 02.55 PM

Moderator: Girish Menon

PANEL 3: Producers Panel

TOPIC: POWER PLAYERS ! In this discussion, industry’s leading producers will share their insights on how to attain sustainable growth in the current changing marketplace.

  • Manoj Mishra- COO, DQ Entertainment
  • Ashish Thapar- CEO, Hi Tech Animation
  • Tejonidhi Bhandare-COO, Reliance BIG Animation
  • Niloy Biswas- COO and Studio Head,Wackytoon Animation
  • Soumitra Ranade- Chairman & Co founder, Paperboat Studios
  • Bharath Laxmipati – SVP, Green Gold Animation

03:00 PM – 03: 30 PM (30 mins)

Moderator: Anil Wanvari

Panel 4: Digital Panel
Topic : Blurring lines of Digital and Linear broadcast

  • Saugato Bhowmik, Head, VOOT Kids
  • Vivek Bhutyani, CEO, Lattu Kids
  • Vijay Bhanushali- AVP – Animation, Licensing & Merchandising, Shemaroo
  • Pranab Punj, CMO, Rainshine Entertainment
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A

03:30 PM – 03:45 PM ( 15 min )

BARC Keynote – Rushab Mehta, VP and Head- West

03:45 PM – 04: 00 PM ( 15 min )

Technology Partner:HP Workstation Keynote and Showreel

04:00 PM – 04:15 PM (15 mins)

Tea break

04:20 PM – 04:50 PM (30 mins)

Moderator: Srinivas Chilakalapudi, CSO, Green Gold Animation

Licensing Panel
TOPIC: Transforming IP’s to Brands. Panel members will discuss changing trends in the Indian licensing industry and share their insights on how brands can use these trends to stay commercially relevant within the boundaries of licensing.

  • Jiggy George- Founder and CEO, Dream Theatre
  • Vijay Bhanushali- AVP – Animation, Licensing & Merchandising, Shemaroo
  • Uttam Pal – Head – Discovery Kids
  • Bhavik Vora, CEO, Black White Orange
  • Permendra singh- Head- Consumer Products, Mattel
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A

05.00 PM – 05:45 PM (45 mins)

Moderator: Anil Wanvari
Closing Remarks

Indian animation theatrical Panel
Topic : FUTURE OF INDIAN ANIMATED FILMS.

  • Rajiv Chilaka- CEO & FOunder, Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd.
  • Manoj Mishra- COO, DQ Entertainment
  • Ashutosh Parekh- Vice President – Content, VOOT
  • Anu Sikka – Executive VP, Programming, Content & Research
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • MC

Why should one attend?

Desi Toons 2019 offers attendees a unique opportunity to hear the current thinking from industry leaders, ace content creators and broadcasters from the Indian Animation industry as they share their insights into how to succeed in today’s dynamic and disruptive times.

Who should attend?

Desi Toons is an ideal platform for animation content creators, studio executives, animators and students to gain insights from the leaders in creation, broadcasting and distribution.

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