23 BRAND-NEW ASIAN PROJECTS TO BE UNVEILED AT THE 2015 ASIAN ANIMATION SUMMIT NEXT MONTH
Best-in-class concepts from Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, India and China will be pitched live to buyers
TORONTO, CANADA –November 19, 2015: Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the 23 animation concepts that have been selected for the 2015 Asian Animation Summit showcase. Representing the very best kids animated TV development work across Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, India and China, 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.
Animon Race Lunchbox Studio (Thailand)
Bloody Bunny 2Spot Communications (Thailand)
Buck and Buddy Lil Critter Workshop (Malaysia)
Cliol The Story Teller ATAPY (Thailand)
Ditto with Dinosaur Friends Mansi_Beijing Audio Visual Creative Company (China)
Fridgies Giggle Garage (Malaysia)
FrienZoo Grafizix (Korea)
GOGO DINO Studio Moggozi (Korea)
J For Adventure August Media/Transmedia For Change (Singapore/Australia)
Katuri FunnyFlux Entertainment (Korea)
Maya & the Marinauts The R&D Studio (Malaysia)
Modoo Modoo Show PNI System (Malaysia)
Mondo Yan Toonz Animation (India)
Naughty Nuts MOSTAPES (Korea)
Rocky Dollies Rocky Dolly Studio (Thailand)
Shasha & Noah go to SuSu Land YG Films (Malaysia)
Space Drone Pictionary Art Factory (Korea)
Spongo & Fuzz Cheeky Little Media (Australia)
Takraw Super Kick Moon House Studio (Thailand)
The Time-Travel Adventures YoBoHo (India)
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Tobix BIG PUMPKIN (Korea)
Tony Jetskate Blindspot Studios (Malaysia)
Toteboom Playtune (Malaysia)
Hosted by KOCCA (Korea), the 2015 Asian Animation Summit is owned and produced by Kidscreen, in concert with presenting partners SIPA and DITP (Thailand), MDeC and MCMC (Malaysia) and supporting partner Screen Australia, 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 Jeju, South Korea from December 7 to 9—optimal timing for those who are also attending Asia Television Forum in Singapore the previous week (December 2 to 4).
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.
There will also be an informative conference session at the start of each day, touching on topics that are highly relevant to Asian animation producers. They are as follows:
The Rules of Engagement
Asian app maker Dr Panda’s kids games have racked up more than 40 million downloads to date. In this session, we’ll dig into the DNA of these games to find out what makes them such a popular entertainment choice with kids and parents alike.
Bosma Thijs, CEO, Dr Panda
Shifting Your Pitch
Pinpoint the unique content requirements global buyers like Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Netflix are looking for, and then find out how to customize your project pitch to tick each one’s boxes.
Frank Falcone, President & Creative Director, Guru Studio
Superwings Case Study: An East meets West success story
Exploring the perspectives of creator and US broadcaster on why Superwings works for an international audience.
Andrew Beecham, SVP of Programming, Sprout
Jung Jin Hong, Producer, FunnyFlux Entertainment
Project images are available upon request.
For further details, please contact:
Janet Balmforth/Aimee Norman at DDA Blueprint PR
Tel: +44 (0) 208 868 0511 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org