A fresh wave of animated TV projects will be presented at the first annual Asian Animation Summit next month.
36 will be on display at the event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on December 10th and 11th.
Each project has been selected 'based on global market potential and quality', and will be presented in a moderated live pitch and Q&A format. There's also time for follow-up meetings and networking.
The projects include:
Partially financed projects - these are fully developed and have raised at least 15 per cent of their budgets. They are seeking further financing through broadcaster pre-sales and/or co-production, co-financing and distribution arrangements.
Circus Show – Studio Gale (Korea)
DuniaEicak (The World of Eicak) – Addeen Multimedia (Malaysia)
Exchange Student Zero – Cartoon Network Asia Pacific
Fantastic Forest – Chocolate Liberation Front (Australia)
Harry & Bunny Show – Animasia Studio (Malaysia)
Herb & Ray’s Yum – Sticky Pictures (Australia)
KEMY (Season 2) – GNG Entertainment (Korea)
Oddbods – One Animation (Singapore)
Origanimals – Giggle Garage (Malaysia)
PadaZamanDahulu (Once Upon a Time): Season 3 – Les Copaque Productions (Malaysia)
Prisoner Zero – Planet 55 Studios (Australia)
Rimba Racer – Glue Studios (Malaysia)
Skyrunners – Beyond Screen Productions (Australia)
Super Mega Hyper Pets –Flying Bark Productions (Australia)
Ted & Dory Detectives – Sunwoo Entertainment (Korea)
The Eggsperts – RE Productions (Australia)
Zoorocco – Tripod Entertainment (Malaysia)
Projects in development - these have secured the endorsement of an Asian-region broadcaster, and are seeking co-producers and/or broadcaster and distributor support.
Babyccino – mememe productions (Australia)
Beat Band – Grafizix (Korea)
Bottersnikes and Gumbles – Ambience Entertainment (Australia)
Buzzzz Pong! – MBC C&I (Korea)
Eeny, Meany, Manemo – Studio Moggozi (Korea)
Eggbot – NHC Media (Korea)
Evie & Tom’s Mad Hair Days – Lemonade Digital (Australia)
Ghost Catcher – Eyecon Productions (Singapore)
Little Kalari Warriors – Toonz Entertainment (Singapore)
Niubizi – One Animation (Singapore)
Poop Fiction: Learning History From the Bottom Up – Pixie Books (Singapore)
Ramiro – Liquid Animation (Australia)
Sunsastera – The R&D Studio (Malaysia)
Survival in the Jungle – Electric Circus (Korea)
The Amazing AwangKhenit – Sead Studios (Malaysia)
Totally Tentastic! – Story Me Studios (Malaysia)
WonderBalls! – Synergy Media (Korea)
Zero Hero – Tapir Reka Studio (Malaysia)
Zoodiac – Scrawl Studios (Singapore)
More information and images for each project can be found on the Asian Animation Summit website.
The event is produced and owned by Kidscreen, and is an initiative of Australia's ABC TV, Korea's Kocca and Malaysia's Mdec.
It is timed to take place two days after Asia Television Forum (December 5th to 7th), with a weekend in between for travel from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.
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