Justine Bannister is an independent children’s media consultant with 20 years experience in the industry, accrued most notably at 20th Century Fox, Lagardère, Disney Channels France, TV Loonland, Dupuis & Dargaud (now Mediation) and PGS Entertainment. She is trilingual and her very broad skillset spans distribution, acquisitions, co-productions, production, post-production, marketing, brand and community management and project evaluation. In her postings as Head of International Distribution, Justine developed a strong track record in spotting hot properties, acquiring them, and turning them into global brands. Justine set up JUST B as a “Creative Facilitator” to provide producers, distributors, festivals and media conglomerates with a unique, global and strategic view of an ever-evolving children’s entertainment industry. Services are tailored to the needs of each client and the nurturing of a project from its very inception through development to production, delivery, commercialisation and building the brand. Justine also works on project evaluation for international funding organisations and sits on several international Animation Festival juries.