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Report on the project selection

We are hap­py to announce the line-up for Car­toon Forum next edi­tion: 82 new TV series, mini-series, and TV spe­cials projects involv­ing inde­pen­dent stu­dios from 19 coun­tries.
Car­toon Forum’s sta­tis­tics remain sim­i­lar to the pre­vi­ous years. Short­list­ed from 137 sub­mis­sions, the 82 select­ed projects have a total bud­get of 375.3 M€ with an aver­age cost per project of 4,6M€; though the cost per minute of ani­ma­tion pro­duc­tion has slight­ly increased com­pared to 2021 (12,800 € per minute vs 11,887 € in 2021 – it’s com­ing back to the lev­el reached before the pan­dem­ic: 12,250 €).

COUN­TRIES OF SELECT­ED PROJECTS

19 Euro­pean coun­tries (main pro­duc­tion)

About co-pro­duc­tions

  • 27 coun­tries in total: 19 main pro­duc­ers + Cana­da, Chile, Japan, Peru, Por­tu­gal, Unit­ed King­dom, Uruguay and USA as co-producers 
  • 35 projects (42%) are co-pro­duc­tions, among them 20 projects (24%) involve two or more countries.
  • Ger­many, Bel­gium, and France are the most active co-pro­duc­ers in Europe.

Select­ed projects – behind the scene

  • A few recog­nised pro­fes­sion­als are work­ing on the select­ed projects: Phil Mol­loy (cre­ative exec­u­tive of Bob the Builder”) is work­ing as scriptwriter on Max” pro­duced by Sub­ma­rine (NL) – Marie Beard­more (writer of many suc­cess­ful TV series such as Angry Birds Toon” or Son­ic Boom”) is now the author and pro­duc­er of Mervyn’s Album” pro­duced by Kick the Door Pro­duc­tions (ESP) – Reza Memari (writer of the beloved Richard the Stork”) has writ­ten the script for The Last Whale Singer Series” pro­duced by Tele­scope Ani­ma­tion (GER).
  • Well-known pro­duc­tion com­pa­nies are pre­sent­ing their lat­est TV series: Car­toon Saloon (IRL) is com­ing with Natu Natu”, Cyber Group Stu­dios (FRA) with The Tern”, Dai­ly Mad­ness Pro­duc­tions (IRL) with Mildew”, Foli­vari (FRA) with Nino Dino”, Laï­dak Films (FRA) with Round and Round the Wish­ing Well” (a sequel for Mum is pour­ing rain”), Letko (POL) with Hap­py not lucky”, Team­TO (FRA) with Next Lev­el: Odyssey”, Wig­g­ley­woo (IRL) with Doopy­doo”, Wolken­lenker (GER) with Tiger and Bear”, Xil­am Ani­ma­tion (FRA) with Phil & Sophia”.
  • 2 projects pre­vi­ous­ly pitched at Car­toon Spring­board made it to Car­toon Forum: My Super­hero Hus­band” pro­duced by Addart Pro­duc­tion (aka Fun­ny Tales) (GRE) and Best Friends For­ev­er… Strand­ed!” by Peek­a­boo Ani­ma­tion (ESP).
  • Sup­port­ed by the Region Occ­i­tanie, Xbo films (FRA) will present their new TV spe­cial project: Mar­cel, Father Christ­mas (and the Lit­tle Piz­za Deliv­ery Boy)”.