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Netflix Talks New Animated Content

Wondering what kind of content Netflix is interested in? Join the fire chat between EMEA director for Animated Content Dominique Bazay and writer of Netflix's first original African animated series, Malenga Mulendema. Mama K’s Team 4 tells the story of four teen girls living in the neo-futuristic city of Lusaka, Zambia, who are joining a retired secret agent on a quest to save the world! On a budget…
The series joins Netflix’s growing slate of original animated programming designed for kids and families everywhere

15:40 - 16:20 | Netflix: fire chat between commissioner and creator

Dominique Bazay 
Dominique is Director, Global Indie TV for Original Animation for Netflix, and has been with the team since its inception, commissioning original animation from Independent producers around the world. The programming is designed for a diverse and global audience and includes a wide range of options in different languages so that young people around the world can see themselves and their lives reflected back at them on Netflix.

Malenga Mulendema
Malenga is a Zambian writer and creator of her highly-anticipated, first animated original series Mama K’s Team 4. Malenga was one of eight winners in the Triggerfish Story Lab initiative in 2015, a program designed to develop African writers and directors.