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Cartoon is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

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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 our appli­ca­tion 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 images from your project and 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, length, genre, audience,…
  • The syn­op­sis and 3 – 4 stills of the project (+ the appli­ca­tion’s images)
  • Sev­er­al graph­ic elements
  • The treat­ment / sto­ry­lines (exten­sive descrip­tion of the story)
  • A descrip­tion of the characters
  • A descrip­tion of the state of progress
  • A note of intent


  • Upload 1 sin­gle PDF
  • Try not to exceed 25 pages (max. 35Mb)
  • It must be writ­ten in Eng­lish
  • Note that you won’t be able to change the pic­tures once the project has been submitted.

3. Let­ter of interest

Each project must be accom­pa­nied by a writ­ten state­ment of inter­est from a dis­trib­u­tor, a sales agent, or a new plat­form rep­re­sen­ta­tive, attest­ing to their inter­est of the project (let­ter of inter­est option­al for the projects in con­cept, but manda­to­ry for oth­er cat­e­gories of sub­mis­sion). In the online form you will need to provide:

  • Name of the company
  • Name of con­tact person
  • Email address of this person
  • PDF of the letter

4. Images

In addi­tion to the images from your project file, pre­pare 3 nice stills of the project for our appli­ca­tion, for our web­site, for our agen­da and for the press.

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

Look at a pre­view of how the projects will be pub­lished on the web­site and on the application.

1 ver­ti­cal still

  • 1920×2560 px, RGB, jpg, max 10 MB
  • WITH the title of your project
  • WITH the logos or name of the pro­duc­tion companies
  • For the application
  • For the press

1 hor­i­zon­tal still

  • 1920×1150 px, RGB, jpg
  • with­out any text, max 10 MB
  • This image has to be dif­fer­ent from the ver­ti­cal one.
  • For the pop-up of your project on our website
  • AND for the application
  • AND for the press

1 square still

650×650 px, jpg only, max 1 MB

Thumb­nail for our website

5. Video

Do you have some images to show? You will be able to enter a URL on the online form. You can also send us a USB stick to the Car­toon office.

  • MANDA­TO­RY for films in pro­duc­tion or sneak pre­view: a pilot/​extract of the film (5 min) for the films in pro­duc­tion and the com­plete film for the films in a sneak preview.
  • Option­al for the oth­er categories.
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 Movie, 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 (TBA).
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 (TBA), or they will have to pay the sum of — EUR. This rule is set in order to be fair to the oth­er pro­duc­ers who did­n’t have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to be select­ed.