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Cartoon Forum’s 2018 Tributes Nominees Announced

Annual awards recognize projects and people whose achievements have positively influenced the TV animation industry.

Cartoon Forum, which takes place September 10-13 in Toulouse, France, has announced its Cartoon Tributes nominees. The annual awards recognize outstanding achievements, companies or personalities that have had a positive and dynamic influence on TV animation industry over the last year.

In its 29th year, Cartoon Forum brings together animated series development teams with broadcasters, producers and financiers looking for new ideas, projects and collaboration opportunities. This year’s event features presentations on 86 original projects from across Europe.

All professionals attending 2018’s Cartoon Forum can vote on-site for awards given in three categories: Broadcaster, Investor/Distributor and Producer of the Year. The awards ceremony will be held on September 13, with winners taking home a Cartoon Tributes trophy.

This year, the nominees are:

Broadcaster of the Year

Deakids | Italy

Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) | Finland

Hopster | United Kingdom

Netflix | USA

TF1 Unité Jeunesse | France

Investor/Distributor of the Year

9 Story Distribution International | Ireland

Connectoon | Italy

Gaumont Distribution TV | France

Miam ! Animation | France

Producer of the Year

Akkord Film Produktion | Germany

Ánima Kitchent Media | Spain

Folimage | France

Ink and Light | Finland / Ireland

The Illuminated Film Company | United Kingdom