A leading distributor of kids shows globally
Jetpack Distribution launched in 2014 at Annecy Animation Festival. It was founded by CEO Dominic Gardiner and studio production partner Samka Productions.
The company prides itself on working in partnership with kids’ content producers. As well as finding the best homes for their shows, it consults on a range of areas from financing to marketing, helping producers build the profile of their work. Jetpack offers a bespoke and flexible service tailored for the individual needs of each producer.Get in touch
CEO, Dominic Gardiner
Global Head of Sales, Gillian Calvert Ridge
Sales Director, Sophie "Kido" Prigent
Dominic Gardiner is the CEO of Jetpack Distribution Ltd. He has a passion for kids television and an eternally kid-like sense of humour.
Dominic has 20 years-experience in the industry and prior to Jetpack Dominic held various senior level roles in London and Tokyo at global TV and entertainment companies including: The Walt Disney Company (director of acquisitions) and Turner where he was the channel manager of Cartoon Network.
Dominic’s areas of expertise include: acquisitions, programming, scheduling, creative, production, operations, marketing, digital and business development.
He lives in London with his wife and children.
Gillian Calvert Ridge
Gillian joins Jetpack from Belfast based Sixteen South where she was Head of Global Distribution, responsible for the sales of all
wholly owned properties across linear and non-linear platforms worldwide, as well as the licensing of flagship pre-school property
Lily’s Driftwood Bay in key European territories and Latin America.
A seasoned industry professional, Gillian has also held senior international roles at Foxtel Networks Australia, Viacom International Media Networks and Entertainment Rights.
Sophie "Kido" Prigent
Sophie joins Jetpack from DHX Media, where she was Territory Manager. She has worked remotely in countries including Dubai, Istanbul, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Johannesburg and Tel Aviv.
She began her career in kids television in 2010 with Cookie Jar, where she remained until it was acquired by DHX Media. Prior to that she worked in the music industry for VMA.