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23 New Projects to be Unveiled at 2015 Asian Animation Summit

Best-in-class concepts from Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, India and China will be pitched live to buyers December 7-9 in Jeju, South Korea.

TORONTO, CANADA -- Twenty-three animation concepts that have been selected for the 2015 Asian Animation Summit showcase. Representing the very best kids animated TV development work across Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, India and China, these projects will be presented live at the event to an audience of broadcasters, co-producers, distributors and investors from Asia and the international marketplace.

  • Animon Race - Lunchbox Studio (Thailand)
  • Bloody Bunny - 2Spot Communications (Thailand)
  • Buck and Buddy - Lil Critter Workshop (Malaysia)
  • Cliol The Story Teller - ATAPY (Thailand)
  • Ditto with Dinosaur Friends - Mansi Beijing Audio Visual Creative Company (China)
  • Fridgies - Giggle Garage (Malaysia)
  • FrienZoo - Grafizix (Korea)
  • GOGO DINO - Studio Moggozi (Korea)
  • J For Adventure - August Media/Transmedia For Change (Singapore/Australia)
  • Katuri - FunnyFlux Entertainment (Korea)
  • Maya & the Marinauts - The R&D Studio (Malaysia)
  • Modoo Modoo Show - PNI System (Malaysia)
  • Mondo Yan - Toonz Animation (India)
  • Naughty Nuts - MOSTAPES (Korea)
  • Rocky Dollies - Rocky Dolly Studio (Thailand)
  • Shasha & Noah go to SuSu Land - YG Films (Malaysia)
  • Space Drone - Pictionary Art Factory (Korea)
  • Spongo & Fuzz - Cheeky Little Media (Australia)               
  • Takraw Super Kick - Moon House Studio (Thailand)
  • The Time-Travel Adventures of Annie & Ben - YoBoHo (India)                                      
  • Tobix - BIG PUMPKIN (Korea)
  • Tony Jetskate - Blindspot Studios (Malaysia)
  • Toteboom - Playtune (Malaysia)

Hosted by KOCCA (Korea), the 2015 Asian Animation Summit is owned and produced by Kidscreen, in concert with presenting partners SIPA and DITP (Thailand), MDeC and MCMC (Malaysia) and supporting partner Screen Australia, with a mandate to facilitate international financing and co-production connections for projects from the Asian region.

This year’s event is set to take place in Jeju, South Korea from December 7 to 9, optimal timing for those who are also attending Asia Television Forum in Singapore the previous week (December 2 to 4).

Over the course of the three-day event, each project will be presented in a moderated live pitch and Q&A format, with plenty of time for follow-up meetings and casual networking built into the schedule.

There will also be an informative conference session at the start of each day, touching on topics that are highly relevant to Asian animation producers. They are as follows:

  • The Rules of Engagement – Featuring, Bosma Thijs, CEO, Dr Panda
    Asian app maker Dr Panda's kids games have racked up more than 40 million downloads to date. In this session, we'll dig into the DNA of these games to find out what makes them such a popular entertainment choice with kids and parents alike.
  • Shifting Your Pitch – Featuring Frank Falcone, President & Creative Director, Guru Studio
    Pinpoint the unique content requirements global buyers like Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Netflix are looking for, and then find out how to customize your project pitch to tick each one's boxes.
  • Superwings Case Study: An East meets West success story – Featuring Andrew Beecham, SVP of Programming, Sprout Jung Jin Hong, Producer, FunnyFlux Entertainment
    Exploring the perspectives of creator and US broadcaster on why Superwings works for an international audience.

Source: 2015 Asian Animation Summit 

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.