* Wednesday, September 23 - Sunday, September 27. Syros, Greece.
The Cartoon Forum takes place, bringing together animation producers, buyers and funding bodies from all over Europe. Presentations of animated projects will be given by producers from France (26%), U.K. (20%), Germany (9%), Belgium (8%), Greece (7%) and Spain (7%), as well as Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway and Sweden. Beside the business meetings, conference proceedings will also include a seminar on animation production in Greece and a presentation of Dominic Schreibers TV animation survey done for the Financial Times in London. on the final night, the winner of the prestigious Cartoon DOr prize will be announced and followed by a press conference with the director. The Cartoon DOr winner will be posted in next weeks Animation Flash, and the Cartoon Forum will be reviewed by Marie Beardmore in the November 1998 issue of Animation World Magazine. Plus, the organization CARTOON was profiled by Heikki Jokinen in the October 1997 issue of Animation World Magazine.