Cartoons on the Bay Focuses on Diversity
Established worldwide as a reliable partner and producer, the Animation division doesn’t stop. In October 2008 Atlantyca signs a co-production agreement for the second season of the Tv Series Dive Olly Dive! of the American society Mike Young Productions (52x11) and it is Italian distributor of the broadcasting rights of both seasons.
Founded in 2001 by Anthony Roux, Camille Chafer and Emmanuel Darras, ANKAMA is a French indipendent creative group, based è Roubaix, Parigi, Lione and Tokio, employing more than 400 people. Basing its success on Mmorpg Dofus, launched in 2003, that has gathered almost 30 millions of players, ANKAMA positions itself on various markets: online gaming, publishing, animation, creation and design of websites, press, console games and mobile services. ANKAMA is currently developing Wakfu, a cross-media project: cartoon/videogame/trading card game/graphic novel.
Pulcinella Awards 2010
These are the categories to which the prestigious Pulcinella Awards will be assigned:
* TV Series Preschool (up to 6 years)
* TV Series Kids (7-10 years)
* TV Series Tween Generation (11-13 years)
* TV Series Young Adults (14-17 years)
* Pilot of Tv Series
* Short Film
* Educational and Social Issues Film – Unicef Prize
* Interactive Animation
* Cross-media Project
The International Jury
Christy Dena, Maya Goetz, Gary Goldman, Nicole Keeb and Diana Manson. These are the names of high level of the International Jury
CHRISTY DENA, Director of “Universe Creation 101”, CHRISTY DENA has held the keynote speech at “Power to the Pixel, London Film Festival” and the first international conference on Cross -Media Interaction Design. Co-author of Writer’s Guide to Making a Digital Living for the Australian Literature Board, she is about to conclude her Ph.D on Trans-media fiction.
MAYA GOETZ, Ph.D, is the director of the foundation “Prix Jeunesse”, and of the International Central Institute for Educational and Kids’ Television (IZI) at Bayerischer Rundfunk of Munich. Among her publications: Media and the make-believe worlds of children - When Harry Potter meets Pokémon in Disneyland e The TV-heroes of girls and boys, upcoming in 2010.
GARY GOLDMAN, member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 1976, has founded, with Don Bluth and John Pomeroy, “Don Bluth Productions” in 1979. In 1994, always with Bluth, has created “Fox Animation Studios”. He has produced and co-directed: Anastasia (1997), Bartok the Magnificent (1999) and Titan AE (2000). Aswell as The Secret of NIMH (1982), An American Tail (1986), The Land Before Time (1988) and successful videogames, like Dragon’s Lair (1983), Dragon’s Lair I Warp (1989)e Dragon’s Lair III (2004).
NICOLE KEEB has worked for WDR (Show with the Mouse)and SAT 1, the first private Tv channel in Germany. For Premiere (the main pay tv channel in Germany) has directed the “Kids” section. Having joined ZDF as commissioning editor for acquisistions and co-productions, she is currently responsible for international co-productions, development and acquisitions of the same department.
DIANA MANSON. Founder of “ABC Records”, she has bee consultant for Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony Music and worked for BMG International. In 1998 she has founded “Silver Lining Productions”. In 2002 she has been executive producer of Beatrix Potter’s Nursery Rhymes, Timothy Goes to School (PBS), Max & Ruby (Nick Jnr) and co-producer of Dr. Dog (TF1 and ZDF). Since 2005, with “Chorion”, she moulds properties, like Ian Falconer’s Olivia, the new series of Mr. Men and Noddy in Toyland.
The Scientific Committee