Promote Yourself: 24 BRAND-NEW ASIAN PROJECTS TO BE UNVEILED AT 2013 ASIAN ANIMATION SUMMIT NEXT MONTH

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24 BRAND-NEW ASIAN PROJECTS TO BE UNVEILED AT THE 2013 ASIAN ANIMATION SUMMIT NEXT MONTH

 

Best-in-class animated concepts from Australia, Malaysia, Korea and Thailand will be pitched live to Asian and international buyers

TORONTO, CANADA –November 5, 2013: Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the 24 animation concepts that have been selected for the 2013 Asian Animation Summit showcase. Representing the very best kids TV and film development work across Australia, Malaysia, Korea and Thailand, these projects will be presented live at the event to an audience of broadcasters, co-producers, distributors and investors from Asia and the international marketplace.

At the inaugural Asian Animation Summit last year, 80%* of companies that presented projects at the event secured additional financing or partners as a direct result, and these deals have involved high-profile media companies including Disney Channel US, CBC Canada, The Jim Henson Company, Cake Entertainment and Bejuba! Entertainment.

The following 24 projects, carefully selected based on global-market potential and quality, will be looking to achieve the same kind of results this year:

Alien Monkeys

CrazyBird Studio (Korea)

Blink Blink

Big Brain Pictures (Thailand)

Blue Yonder

Anya Animation (Thailand)

Call For ChiChi

Neon Pumpkin (Korea)

Chameleon

Giggle Garage (Malaysia)

Change Zoororing

JM Animation (Korea)

DENO

BYTE In A Cup (Thailand)

Didi and Friends

Digital Durian (Malaysia)

Doodolls

Synergy Media (Korea)

Elwood Pie

Kapow Pictures (Australia)

Fanshaw & Crudnut

Blue Rocket Productions (Australia)

Gunk Aliens

Moody Street Kids (Australia)

Harajuku HJ5

Vision Animation (Malaysia)
Moody Street Kids (Australia)

Hip-Hop Cowboy

Creative Bean Studios (Thailand)

Hogie the Globehopper

Lil Critterworkshop (Malaysia)

Lulu

Flying Bark Productions (Australia)

Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark

Hong Dong Moo (Korea)

Nobodies

The R&D Studio (Malaysia)

Soule

Red Soul Studio (Malaysia)

The Adventures of Bani

Studio Gale (Korea)

The Kazoops

Cheeky Little Media (Australia)

The Mole Farmer Rabby

Daejin Animation (Korea)

The Strange Chores

Ludo Studio (Australia)

Warriors in Black

Sean Pictures (Korea)

An initiative of Australia’s ABC TV and Screen Australia, Korea’s KOCCA and Malaysia’s MDeC, the Asian Animation Summit is produced and owned by Kidscreen, with a mandate to facilitate international financing and co-production connections for projects from the Asian region.

This year’s event is set to take place in Phuket, Thailand from December 9 to 11—optimal timing for those who are also attending Asia Television Forum (December 3 to 6) in Singapore.

Over the course of the three-day event, each project will be presented in a moderated live pitch and Q&A format, with plenty of time for follow-up meetings and casual networking built into the schedule.

 

For further details, please contact:
Janet Balmforth/Aimee Norman at DDA Blueprint PR

Tel: +44 (0) 208 868 0511 Email: janet@ddablueprint.com

*based on responses to a survey involving all AAS 2012 presenting companies that was conducted in October 2013

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