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Before sub­mit­ting a project, make sure you pre­pared all the required elements. 

More infor­ma­tion on the Projects’ sub­mis­sion can be found in the TOOL­BOX (ENG­LISH) (FRENCH)

Step 1: Pre­pare all the required elements
1. Syn­op­sis

Short descrip­tion of the sto­ry, to be pub­lished in Car­toon mobile App and on our web­site
- In Eng­lish
- Max. 700 char­ac­ters includ­ing spaces

2. Project File (PDF)

Pre­pare a file to present your project in the best way, adding the ele­ments that best describe it in order to con­vince the Selec­tion Committee.

You will find below some sug­ges­tions of ele­ments to put in the file, but you are free to re-arrange them.

  • Sum­ma­ry page with the title, pro­duc­ers and co-pro­duc­ers, for­mat, audi­ence, a rep­re­sen­ta­tive still…
  • The con­cept of the project
  • The syn­op­sis
  • Sev­er­al attrac­tive stills of the project
  • The treat­ment / sto­ry­lines (exten­sive descrip­tion of the story)
  • A descrip­tion of the characters
  • A note of intent of the producer
  • A descrip­tion of the state of progress
  • A copy of the trans­fer of rights option letter

- 1 sin­gle PDF
- Try not to exceed 25 pages
- in Eng­lish
- Max 10 MB

Note: we no longer ask for the full sto­ry­board, the Euro­pean coop­er­a­tion let­ters or the points table.

3. Let­ter of interest

Each project must be accom­pa­nied by a writ­ten state­ment of inter­est from a broad­cast­er or a stream­ing plat­form rep­re­sen­ta­tive, attest­ing to their sup­port of the project. In the online form you will need to provide:

- Name of the spon­sor com­pa­ny
- Name of the con­tact per­son
- PDF of the let­ter of interest

4. Images

Pre­pare 3 nice stills of the project for the App, for our web­site and for the press.

  • Pro­duc­ers will be men­tioned on the app and the web­site but we won’t add any copy­right to the stills our­selves (so please insert one your­self if you want one)
  • Check an exam­ple of the App (here and here).

WARN­ING: Please be aware that you won’t be able to change the pic­tures once the project has been submitted.

  • 1 square still: 650×650 px, 72 DPI, RGB, jpg, max 1 MB
  • 1 hor­i­zon­tal still: 1920×1150 px, 300 DPI, RGB, jpg, max 10 MB (with­out any text)
  • 1 ver­ti­cal still: 1920×2560 px, 300 DPI, RGB, jpg, max 10 MB (WITH the title of your project on it)
Step 2: Con­nect to your account

Go to My Car­toon and login or cre­ate an account.

Step 3: Com­plete the online form

Go to My Projects, choose Car­toon Forum, and click on Sub­mit a project”

  • Each step will be saved when you click on Next step”, so no need to fill it in all at once.
  • You can go back to your form any­time to finalise it by click­ing on My Cartoon/​My Project.
  • You will receive a sum­ma­ry by email once it is completed.

Accep­ta­tion of the project — Reg­is­tra­tion to the event

CAR­TOON will inform you of the deci­sion of the selec­tion com­mit­tee soon after its deci­sion (26 May 2022).
Should your project be already sub­mit­ted and approved, please do not for­get to reg­is­ter before the reg­is­tra­tion deadline.

With­draw­al of projects

Pro­duc­ers whose project has been select­ed at Car­toon­ Forum can’t with­draw their project after 27 June 2022, or they will have to pay the sum of 1000 EUR. This rule is set in order to be fair to the oth­er pro­duc­ers who did­n’t have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to be select­ed.