Once a year, fans are able to get the inside scoop on the action figure and collectible lines that they love and get answers straight from the people who make them. This group of experts from every corner of the toy world will discuss the state of the hobby and answer your burning questions. They'll talk about the difference between being the licensor vs. the licensee, the Kickstarter phenomenon of funding toys before they go into production, ways to keep up with the editorial side of a property, tips on how to break into the toy industry, and much more. Panelist include Jesse Falcon (director, Hard lines Merchandising, Disney consumer products), Kevin Kiniry (VP, Creative Services, DC Entertainment), Jerry Macaluso (owner, Pop Culture Collectibles), Zach Oat (marketing supervisor, Diamond Select Toys), Reis O'Brien (designer, Funko Toys), and Jean St. Jean (sculptor, Jean St. Jean Studios). Moderated by Daniel Pickett (Action Figure Insider, Geek Shall Inherit podcast).