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Asian Animation Summit Heads Down Under

Fifth annual Asian Animation Summit Showcasing 24 animated projects from Australia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond to be held November 22-24 in Brisbane, Australia.

TORONTO, ON -- Kidscreen has announced that this year’s fifth-annual Asian Animation Summit will take place in Brisbane, Australia from November 22 to 24. An initiative of KOCCA (Korea), MDeC (Malaysia) and SIPA/DITP (Thailand), AAS 2016 is owned and produced by Kidscreen, and supported by Screen Queensland and Brisbane Marketing. Roughly 200 attendees are expected to take part in this year’s event, which is designed to attract producers of animation who are interested in co-producing projects with partners in Asia-Pacific, as well as broadcasters, distributors and investors from the region and beyond.

Over the course of the three-day event, 24 projects from Australia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and elsewhere in Asia-Pacific will be presented. The presentations represent new to the market projects seeking financing and partners. Each day will begin with an informative panel discussion or presentation that explores new market trends, business models or creative techniques that are highly relevant to Asian-Pacific producers.

Registration is now open, and a $200 Early-Bird discount is in effect until Friday, September 2. More information about AAS 2016 and registration can be found here.

Source: Kidscreen

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