Given to encourage films early in production, animated feature takes the prize for its artistic originality and touching story.
Special Event: Cartoon Movie
Family films continue to dominate, making up 55% of the project lineup being presented at this year’s conference, running now through March 5 in Bordeaux, France.
‘Buñuel In The Labyrinth of the Turtles’ director Salvador Simó, Amsterdam production studio Submarine, and German distributor Sola Media honored at 21st edition of European pitching and co-production event for animated features.
Family comedies remain the focus of CARTOON MOVIE projects, with 44 family-focused projects comprising 67 percent of the total projects to be presented at this year’s event.
‘Funan,’ ‘Pachamama,’ ‘Chequered Ninja,’ ‘Luis and the Aliens’ among the nominees; 900 animation professionals attending Cartoon Movie will vote on the winners to be announced on March 7.
Awards recognizing animation developments in Europe go to ‘Loving Vincent,’ Latido Films and the producers of ‘Another Day of Life.’
This year’s Cartoon Movie once again showed that the number of riskier, small budget animated feature film projects aimed at adult audiences continues to increase.
Swiss director Claude Barras named director of the year for the Oscar-nominated ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ alongside producers of the year Rita Productions, Blue Spirit Productions & Gebeka Films.
‘Flandriens of Animation’ to include some 10 animation producers from Flanders; three Flemish projects and five co-productions from Flanders will also be pitched at Cartoon Movie.
International European co-production forum devoted to animated feature films and digital imaging to be held March 8-10 in Bordeaux, France.
With 55 projects from 19 European countries selected to date for European pitching event, more than 700 animation film professionals are set to gather March 2-4 in Lyon, France.
The 16th edition of Cartoon Movie showcases the success of European animation with soaring attendance.
Finalists are announced for this year’s Cartoon Movie Tributes, including Director, Distributor and Producer of the Year.
The 16th edition of CARTOON MOVIE will showcase 59 animated film projects from across Europe in the French city of Lyon March 5-7, 2014.
Post production house/world sales company ARRI and VFX/animation studio TRIXTER announce the formation of an animation production alliance, with both companies now offering their combined services to producers of animation as co-producers and world sales partner.
Europe’s top animated feature co-production forum, Cartoon Movie, kicks off its three-day run on Wednesday, March 13, in Lyon, France, with “Miffy: the Movie,” “Loulou’s Secret” and “Aya of Yop City.”
The 14th Edition of Cartoon Movie ended on Friday with special honors given to Spanish production company Perro Verde as European Producer of the Year for “Wrinkles.” French directors Remi Bezancon and Jean-Christophe Lie won the European Director Honor for their 2D-animated movie, “Zarafa.”
The European animation industry will pay tribute to the sector's personalities of the year during the Cartoon Movie Tributes ceremony on 9 March in Lyon, France.
The 14th edition of Cartoon Movie, the pitching forum for animated features, will kick off on 7th March 2012 in Lyon by the screening of "Wrinkles" by Ignacio Ferreras.
Fifty animated feature projects in different development stages from 17 countries will be pitched at Cartoon Movie 2012 to find financing, co-producers and distributors.