files/pictures/picture-35.jpg* Thursday, April 5 Monday, April 9, 2001. Positano (Amalfi Coast), Italy.
Cartoons on the Bay is the only festival in the world dedicated to television animation. Promoted by Rai Radiotelevisione Italiana and conceived and organized by Rai Trade, the festival is an international event with awards, workshops, lectures and events centering on the ever-changing world of television animation. The International TV Cartoons Competition (Pulcinella Awards) and the International Conference of Television Animation are two of the many events held during the festival. The various Pulcinella Awards presented include best character of the year, programme of the year, and many other categories involving animated series, movies and films. For the first time in the 2001 edition, Cartoons on the Bay will hand out awards for Internet animation. For more information contact the festival at: U. Novaro, 18, Rome 00195, Italy; Tel.: ++39 (0)6 37498315; Fax: ++39 (0)6 37353521; E-mail: email@example.com; or Web: http://www.raitrade.rai.it/cartoonsbay