New pitching event and project-based seminar aimed at helping New Talents who have completed their education to improve and accelerate their access to the audiovisual and digital markets.
CARTOON Springboard is a new pitching event where young talents of European animation schools will be able to pitch their project in front of a panel of experts from the audiovisual world
How does it work?
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.
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 approach).
• 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
Scholarships: Special offer for participants from East Europe
If you are a citizen of one of the following countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia & Ukraine), you should apply for a scholarship !
There is no registration fee, accommodation (3 nights) and travel expenses (up to 200€) are offered to the successful applicants.
Applicants will have to:
Submit their project by 5th October at the latest specifying their country of origin through our online form (My Cartoon > My Projects > Cartoon Springboard > Submit a new project).
Fill in and send us the scholarship form by Friday 12th October at the latest.
Note: Should your project be accepted by the Springboard Selection committee (on mid-October), your scholarship request will automatically be validated.
No project or not eligible but interested in attending ?
Cartoon Springboard is also open to all professionals who want to improve their knowledge about how to pitch a project. This is also a great opportunity to meet other professionals (producers, broadcasters, games...) from all over Europe.
> Fill in and send us the scholarship form + a motivation letter and CV by Friday 12th October at the latest. Should you be selected, you will benefit from the special discount