AWARD CEREMONY – 19 SEPTEMBER 2019
Toulouse will host the 30th edition of Cartoon Forum, the unique co-production platform for European animation series from 16-19 September.
85 new projects from across Europe will be pitched. This year 24 countries will be presenting their projects to about 1000 producers, investors, distributors, buyers, SVoD/VoD platforms such as Netflix, WarnerMedia, Playkids or Hopster TV...
Along with the presentation of projects, this key event for the European animation sector will host the ceremony of the Cartoon Tributes, which are professional awards for the most positive and influential broadcaster, investor/distributor and producer of the year.
The 2019 Cartoon Tributes nominees are:> BROADCASTER OF THE YEARCZECH TELEVISION (CT) | Czech RepublicRADIO TELEVISIÓN ESPAÑOLA (RTVE) | SpainRTBF-OUFTIVI | BelgiumSKY | United KingdomTVP ABC | Poland
> INVESTOR/DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEARATMOSPHERE MEDIA | GermanyCYBER GROUP STUDIOS | FranceFERLY | FinlandKIDS FIRST DISTRIBUTION | FranceTELEGAEL | Ireland
> PRODUCER OF THE YEARGRAPHILM | ItalyMIYU PRODUCTIONS | FrancePANIQUE! | BelgiumSTUDIO SOI | GermanyXILAM ANIMATION | France
A total of 15 companies are among the nominees for these awards, French companies coming up most with 4 nominations, followed by Belgium and Germany with 2 nominations each. Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom are also present with 1 nomination each.
About CARTOON FORUM
Created in 1990 to boost the co-production and distribution of European animation for television and new media platforms, Cartoon Forum has helped 782 animation series obtain financing to the tune of over 2.7 billion Euros.The main partners of Cartoon Forum Toulouse are Creative Europe - MEDIA, CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée), Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region, Mairie de Toulouse, Toulouse Métropole, Casino Barrière and France Télévisions.
CARTOON is an international non-profit association based in Brussels organising Cartoon Forum, along with Cartoon Movie, a co-production forum for feature-length animation; and the Cartoon Master training seminars.