The internet is no longer the wave of the future: it's the wave of the present. Animation has benefited from technological advancement to assume a commanding position at the box office, but confidence in traditional distribution models has been badly shaken. Consumer habits continue to change rapidly, and TV producers must reckon with the phenomenon of cord-cutting. Where do we stand in the age of franchises and risk-averse investors, and where do we go from here?
with Teletoon Director of Content Athena Georgaklis, Enchanted Thyme CEO Ariane Smith, Tricon Kids and Family EVP Frank Saperstein, animator-director Luc Chamberland