Cartoon Connection Canada returns this year October 28-31 at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde in Quebec City, with producers and buyers from 15 different countries taking part in the Speed Meetings aimed at connecting international collaborations and productions.
Cartoon Connection Canada returns this year October 28-31 at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde in Quebec City. More than 150 animation and video game professionals from Europe, Canada and Latin America will be meeting to talk business and to take advantage of the event's numerous networking opportunities. Producers and buyers from 15 different countries will be taking part in the Speed Meetings aimed at connecting international collaborations and productions.
"Cartoon Connection brings together some fifty decision-makers from Europe, who will be touring a number of studios in view of collaborating with them. Having this kind of event here in Canada is such a great opportunity," says Louis Leclerc, general manager of Pixel Québec and Cartoon Connection Canada co- organizer.
This year sees more and more producers and buyers from Europe coming to Quebec City for the fourth edition of Cartoon Connection Canada, with 25 percent more European participants.
"We have big-name European distributors such as France Télévisions, Canal +, RAI, CBBC and Super RTL signed up this year for Cartoon Connection. The possibilities for animation and video game professionals are huge during events such as Cartoon Connection that attract multi-screen content experts," reports CARTOON general director Marc Vandeweyer.
The Techno Tour, organized to visit several studios here in Quebec City, takes place on the morning of Thursday, October 31. This is a great opportunity to showcase our know-how and infrastructures to foreign professionals.
Registration is still open. Visit the official Cartoon Connection Canada website for details on the program, talks, activities and registration.
Source: Cartoon Connection Canada
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.