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Rise & Shine, a new animation pitching Lab aimed at young filmmakers!

Rise & Shine 2022 is predominantly searching for projects in development by first and second-time filmmakers and students from the Central and Eastern European region, focusing on the following countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Italy. 

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Podcast EP146: Show Creator Ali Kellner on How to Create a Winning Pitch Bible

The Toronto-based animator discusses her festival competition-winning pitch for ‘Melrose Middle School;’ the key to successful pitching; option agreements; and creating a compelling character for TV animation. 

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Nelvana Launches ‘Talent Incubator: Black Write Edition’

The initiative, developed in partnership with Kids Can Press, is designed to discover, support, and mentor emerging Black storytellers and illustrators in Canada; selected creatives interested in kids’ TV animation with receive support in pitch development and an introduction to industry professionals.

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New ‘Masters of Motion’ Podcast with Creative Director Jon Gorman

Veteran Buck NY designer shares advice for mid-level creatives, including early career building; pitching, briefing & idea development; moodboards, storyboards, style frames & concept art; and reflection on the future.

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UK Animation Trends and Opportunities Highlighted at Annecy

During an online panel, industry agencies, including Film London, Animation UK, BFI, and Screen Scotland, renewed their sector commitment while sharing business development, investment, and government support insights and strategies in the wake of COVID-19.

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Podcast EP94: How Henry Bonsu Successfully Pitched ‘Lazor Wulf’ To Adult Swim

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 11:19am

The series creator discusses his show’s rollercoaster journey from humble webcomic to fan favorite and Season 2 renewal.

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2020 CEE Animation Forum Announces Winners

28 animated projects in 4 categories were considered in the 2020 pitching event; ‘The Garden of Heart’ wins in animated shorts with a special mention to ‘The Pet Named Stress;’ ‘Igi’ wins in feature films, ‘No Happy Ever After’ takes the TV award.

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2020 ANIMARKT Stop-Motion Forum Pitching Finalists Announced

The annual stop-motion event, being held October 6-10, will feature workshops, masterclasses, and panel discussions.

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ANIMARKT Stop-Motion Forum Pitching Competition Now Open

Submissions now being accepted for the event, which will be held October 6-10, offering awards, support, and professional access to finalists.

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J.G. Quintel Goes Running with the Big Kids in ‘Close Enough’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:49pm

The Emmy Award-winning ‘Regular Show’ creator sets his sights on a distinctly older crowd in new animated HBO Max comedy about becoming an adult while not growing old.

Festivals Blogs

Animafest Zagreb to Collaborate with the Cineuropa Training Programme GoCritic!

The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb (June 3-8, 2019) will collaborate with the Cineuropa Training Programme GoCritic! with a workshop dedicated to emerging film journalists and critics.

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A Feast for the Eyes and the Stomach: 2018 Thessaloniki Animation Festival

The 4th Thessaloniki Animation Festival ran October 18-21, 2018 in a beautiful Greek city full of ancient architecture and delicious food, making it the perfect place for an animation festival. 

Asian Animation Summit Headline News

30 New Projects To be Showcased at 2018 Asian Animation Summit

Best-in-class concepts from Korea, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, China and New Zealand will be pitched live to an audience of buyers/investors.

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TAC Turns 15: A Chat with OIAF Director of Industry Programming Azarin Sohrabkhani

The Ottawa International Animal Festival’s director of industry programming discusses highlights of OIAF’s annual industry-driven event, The Animation Conference.

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Mexico’s Pixelatl Festival Wraps 2018 Edition

Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future development prize awarded to ‘Forgotten Forest’ by Madelein Treviño.

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Cartoon Network LatAm & Pixelatl Announce Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future Finalists

Competition finalists will pitch their ideas in front of Cartoon Network executives at this year’s Pixelatl festival, running September 4-8 in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

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