Speaker Profile MIPJunior

Andy Heyward

Job TitleChairman & CEO

Company NameGenius Brands International


Multiple Emmy Award-winning Andy Heyward has made more episodes of kids’ television than any other producer. Having started out with Hanna-Barbera as a writer and story editor, where he was involved in the development and writing of numerous series including “Scooby Doo”, “Flintstones”, and “Smurfs.”  Heyward co-created “Inspector Gadget” and has produced over 5,000 episodes of award-winning children’s programs, including “Alvin and the Chipmunks”, “Hello Kitty”, “Sonic the Hedgehog”, and “Strawberry Shortcake”. Today, under his leadership, Genius Brands International (GNUS), develops, produces, markets and licenses children’s entertainment properties, including “Rainbow Rangers” for Nickelodeon, “Llama Llama” for Netflix, starring Jennifer Garner, and the all-new “Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,” created by Stan Lee and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, which debuts at MIP Jr.

Conference Sessions


    12-10-2019, 17:00 - 17:30, JW Marriott, Grand Theatre

    This year, a MIPJunior Keynote Superpanel will feature a trio of seasoned independent producers and distributors discussing the current market shift: Genevieve ...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sat, Oct 12
      2. Event Type MIPCOM / MIPJunior