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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 Zia Bales

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Zia Bales

Lead Acquisitions, Partnerships and Coproductions, Kids EMEA

WarnerMedia

Zia Bales is Senior Manager Acquisitions & Coproductions Kids, WarnerMedia EMEA, working across Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito, Toonami, Toonix and HBO Kids and Family.

In this role, Zia oversees and negotiates shared acquisitions for the EMEA kids’ business, working closely with the local heads of programming and acquisitions of each of the channels and the content heads within EMEA. In addition, Zia works closely with production and coproduction partners to provide creative consultation throughout the development and production of select series, including Taffy, an original series for Boomerang with Cyber Group and Mush Mush and the Mushables.

Zia joined Turner in 2013. Prior to this she held an Acquisitions role at Disney. Zia has a background in Television Production having held various positions in Production Management.

Speaking on: Pitchfest 2

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