Practical info


  • Tuesday 14 November 2017:

Morning: arrival of participants in Halle
Afternoon: keynotes by animation experts, rehearsals of pitches with moderators.
Evening: Welcome dinner with all participants.

  • Wednesday 15 November 2017: pitching sessions and keynotes.
  • Thursday 16 November 2017: pitching sessions and keynotes. Farewell dinner with all participants in the evening.
  • Friday 17 November 2017: Departure of participants.


Halle (Saale), Germany. The event will take place at the Händel-Halle.

Händel Halle
Salzgrafenpl. 1
06108 Halle (Saale)
T: +49 345 47 22 45 00


Producers with no project to pitch will have to arrange their accommodation in Halle from 14 to 17 November.

If you want CARTOON to handle your hotel reservation, please fill in the relevant part of the registration form. We kindly remind you that hotel rooms will be allocated according to availability and time of registration.


Hotel Ankerhof ****

Reception: 24/7
Restaurant/Bar: 1 restaurants/bar
lift, fitness club, jacuzzi, sauna, parking (free)


The Ankerhof has spacious rooms and suites with wood and brick décor, cable TV, and soundproofed windows. Wi-Fi is available here. The Ankerhof’s big spa area features a modern sauna, an exclusive gym, and a hot tub. 


Set in a historic warehouse, this 4-star hotel overlooks a side stream of the River Saale. It offers modern spa facilities and a large riverside terrace. Free internet is available in the hotel lobby.

Check-in / Check-out time

Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 12:00

See the website




  • Flight booking through Cartoon

 CARTOON will be pleased to arrange the travel for you.

  • On the registration form, write your city of departure and exact name (same as on ID)
  •  We will send you a flight proposal that you will have to approve
  • You will then be invoiced
  • Airport

To reach the city of Berlin, there are 3 possibilities:
-    The Airport of Leipzig (LEJ), located at 28 km from Halle city centre. More information on the website of Leipzig Airport;
-    The Airport of Berlin Tegel (TXL), located at 170 km from Halle city centre. More information on the website of Berlin Tegel Airport;
-    The Airport of Berlin Schönefeld (SXF), located at 170 km from Halle city centre. More information on the website of Berlin Tegel Airport.

  • From/To the airport

Please note that CARTOON will organise transfers between the airports/train station and your hotel if you book your flight and hotel via CARTOON or if you let us know your travel details once you have booked your ticket.

Otherwise, please use the airport shuttle services.

The transfer to Halle city centre from Berlin airports (TXL or SXF) takes approximately 2 hours whereas from Leipzig Airport it will be a 30-minute journey.

  • Reaching Halle by train

The train station of Halle is a 15-minute walk away from the city centre, and a 25-minute walk away from Hotel Ankerhof.