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Your gateway for discovering new animation from Asia-Pacific!


Kidscreen is thrilled to announce that AAS 2020 and 2021 will be held in Bali, Indonesia.


Join us there and discover Asia-Pacific’s best new animation for kids first. PLUS connect with new partners in Indonesia’s fast-growing and vibrant creative industry.



More info and registration coming soon.

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Now in its eighth year, the Asian Animation Summit (AAS) is an annual event designed to showcase Asia’s strongest animated projects looking for investors and partners.

Speaker Jon Ollwerther

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Jon Ollwerther

President of Kartoon Channel

Genius Brands International

Jon Ollwerther serves as President of Kartoon Channel! and Executive Vice President of Business Development at Genius Brands International. Ollwerther oversees strategy, growth, and programming at Kartoon Channel!, in addition to his roles in Business Development and Investor Relations at Genius Brands.

Jon joined Genius Brands two years ago from Measure, the nation's leading Drone as a Service® company. A technologist and a builder, Jon has focused his career at the intersection of entertainment, art, and technology. As Vice President of Media, Ollwerther grew the Arts & Entertainment division from its inception to help position the company for a sale and worked with leading media companies and advertisers like ABC, CBS, ESPN, Red Bull Media House, Coach, Prada, Maker's Mark, and Nissan.

As a trailblazer in an emerging industry, Ollwerther focused on leveraging drones as a tool for artistic expression and informational use, including major franchise films to live concerts and events. Among other achievements, he pioneered live broadcasting via drone for news and sports and spearheaded the first live drone network broadcasts in America and helped bring drone light shows to life. Working with clients across the country and around the world, Ollwerther has an extensive credit list of collaborations with brands and advertising agencies to create extraordinary experiences. Prior to joining Measure, Ollwerther was the COO of the first FAA approved venture backed drone service company in the United States.

Jon regularly speaks at industry conferences and events including SXSW, Bloomberg On Deck Sports & Technology, Sports Video Group, OTTX, LD Micro, LA Venture Association, and has penned testimony for U.S. Congress. He has appeared on news programs around the world and in publications including Bloomberg Magazine, PC Magazine, Crain’s Business, New York Magazine and more.

Speaking on: Pitchfest 2; Pitchfest 2

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