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A new pitch­ing event total­ly ded­i­cat­ed to young tal­ents in animation!

  • Dare to cre­ate! Pro­pose your new ani­ma­tion project and enter the spe­cialised mar­ket bet­ter pre­pared. Be part of the new generation!
  • Test and pitch your ani­ma­tion project in front of a pan­el of experts.
  • Get instant prac­ti­cal advice and guidance.
  • Learn about detailed bud­get costs and busi­ness plans, best prac­tices, audi­ence engage­ment, new partnerships…
  • Con­nect with today’s main buy­ers and producers.
How does it work?

- Find out more about the event in our Toolbox -

The 2 1/2 days will focus on:
• Didac­tic pre­sen­ta­tions by key ani­ma­tion play­ers (broad­cast­ers, dis­trib­u­tors, pro­duc­ers, dig­i­tal play­ers).
• Pitch­es made by ani­ma­tion young tal­ents com­ing from all over Europe.

Why should you pitch your project?

It will be a unique oppor­tu­ni­ty for young tal­ents of ani­ma­tion! In 2 days, you will mea­sure the real matu­ri­ty of your project, you will know if it is adapt­ed to the needs of broad­cast­ers or to the request of dis­trib­u­tors. The experts will point out the strengths and weak­ness­es of your project, what you need to improve, change or high­light to make your project more con­sis­tent and in line with mar­ket require­ments. To give your project a bet­ter chance of exist­ing one day. It will not be easy, but be aware that some projects pitched at Car­toon Spring­board have as a result been pitched at Car­toon Forum (TV series), Car­toon Movie (fea­ture films) and Car­toon 360 (cross­me­dia).

Who can present a project?

• Euro­pean young tal­ents who want to devel­op and test their new ani­ma­tion project or prop­er­ty for the inter­na­tion­al mar­ket and/​or to be dis­trib­uted on sev­er­al screens (360
• Young tal­ents who have grad­u­at­ed from ani­ma­tion schools for a max­i­mum of 5 years.

What kind of project?

• a TV Spe­cial (min­i­mum 26 min­utes)
• a TV series
• a fea­ture film (min­i­mum 60 min­utes)
• an ani­mat­ed project ded­i­cat­ed to cross-media
short films are NOT accepted

Who’s com­ing?

Car­toon Spring­board tar­gets:
• ani­ma­tion young tal­ents,
• grad­u­at­ed since 5 years max­i­mum,
• who want to get inspi­ra­tion and knowl­edge on new oppor­tu­ni­ties from a cre­ative and busi­ness point of view.

The event is also open to young tal­ents with­out a project but who have a project in mind for the future and are will­ing to learn how to pitch and how to bet­ter pre­pare new