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 Melinda Toporoff


Melinda Toporoff

Co-Executive Producer & Writer, Kids' Media & Education


Melinda Toporoff is an Emmy Award-winning producer, writer and development executive with more than 25 years experience working across multiple platforms, formats and genres. In September 2019, Toporoff joined The WNET Group Kids Media and Education Department as series producer for PBS KIDSanimated series, Cyberchase.

In addition to her work on Cyberchase, Toporoff developed, wrote and produced Camp TV – a nationally broadcast, live action public television series that aims to bolster kids learning during the summer months. In partnership with world class museums and educational institutions, Camp TV launched at the height of the initial COVID-19 pandemic . The series and has since proven to be a powerful tool in providing equitable access to unique enrichment opportunities and a day camp experience for all.

Prior to WNET, Toporoff was an Executive Producer at HISTORY, Animal Planet & Discovery Kids, Director of Development at Walt Disney Animationand Associate Producer at Nickelodeon. Toporoff started her career in kids programming as a writer’s assistant at Sesame Workshop and received her Bachelor of Science in Communication and Media Studies from New York University.

Speaking on: Pitchfest 1; Pitchfest 1

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