ATF x TTB Animation Lab & Pitch 2024An initiative for the second year running for animation producers and projects from Asia and Europe, offering an insight into the animation markets, financing, and co-production possibilities between both continents.


IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline: Aug 20, 2024

Selections: From Sep 20, 2024

Online Module 1 (Funding): Oct 28 & 29, 2024

Online Module 2 (Creative/Packaging): Nov 18 & 19, 2024

Onsite Workshop @ ATF: Dec 3, 2024

Onsite 1 on 1 Meetings & Networking Activities @ ATF: Dec 4, 2024

Onstage Pitch @ ATF: Dec 5, 2024

Onsite 1-on-1 Meetings @ ATF: Dec 5, 2024

Attend Market: Dec 6, 2024

 

What is ATF x TTB ANIMATION LAB & PITCH?

The Animation Lab & Pitch brings together selected producers with animation projects from Asia and Europe, offering an insight into the animation markets, financing, and co-production possibilities in both continents.

An intensive online prep session in autumn segueing to a second onsite lab, an open pitch, and further onsite activities with renowned industry decision-makers in December, the aim of the training is to prepare the participants for the market launch and pitch of their projects. Onsite events will take place at the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) in Singapore on December 3—6, 2024. 

TARGET GROUP

We will select 8—10 selected animation projects (4—5 each from Asia-Pacific* countries/regions and Europe*). Accepted formats include feature-length animated films, as well as TV formats (series or mini-series) and short films in development or financing stage. Preference will be given to projects with great creative potential, exciting visuals, interest and potential for co-production, and potential for travel across borders and continents. The programme is not open to pre-school content. Preference will be given to animation for youth, families, and adults.


Please contact RX Global – [email protected] – to enquire about the countries/regions currently listed in compliance with the Economic & Trade Sanctions Policy.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • The deadline is Aug 20, 2024.
  • There is no submission/ participation fee.
  • The application must be submitted by the producer who holds the majority rights.
  • All the documents, including treatment and script, must be in ENGLISH.
  • All selected participants should cover their travel and accommodation to Singapore during the ATF market.
  • Talks are ongoing with European and Asian national/regional funds and promotion agencies in order to fully cover the costs of the participants from the respective countries/regions. Please contact us for further information.
  • In addition, a limited number of partial travel & accommodation scholarships are available, with priority given to applicants from countries/regions not providing any scholarships for this kind of activities, or participants in any other proven situation in need of financial support.
  • Each selected projects will receive up to 2 all-access passes to ATF.
  • The selection will be made by a selection committee and will be announced by end-Sep 2024.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Accepted formats include feature-length animated films, TV formats (series or mini-series) & short films in the development or financing stage.
  2. Preference will be given to projects with greater creative potential, exciting visuals, interest & potential for co-production.
  3. Preference will be given to projects with capacity for travel across borders & continents.
  4. This program is not open to pre-school content, with inclination towards animation for youth, families, and adults.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

The application must be submitted by the producer who holds the majority rights. Incomplete submissions will not be evaluated.

In the online Pitch Entry Form, you will be requested with the following information below:

  • Short biography of Producer, Director, Scriptwriter (80—170 words each)
  • Producer’s Previous Training Experience — Letter of motivation to participate in the training and ATF market in Singapore (500—1000 words)

**Please explain specifically:

1.   How your project and company could benefit from this program,
2.   Why you believe that the ATF in Singapore is the right place to present your project,
3.   What you believe are the strengths of your project in terms of co-production potential (also in terms of possible division of work and sharing of Heads of Departments)

** Please indicate the exact stage of your project at this moment and what you are looking for.

  • Project Title
  • Project Logline (100 words max)
  • Project Synopsis (250 words max)
  • Link to view teaser/trailer/animation test (if available)
  • Link to view visual material
  • Short presentation of your production company (70—130 words)
  • Full list of company’s productions clearly marking which projects are in development, pre-production, production or released and what was the applicant's role in those projects (.doc or .pdf file, max upload size 10MB)
  • Production company logo (.pdf file with your logo in vector format, max upload size 10MB)
  • Treatment—up to 10 pages (if available, .doc or .pdf file, max upload size 10MB)

The ATF x TTB Animation Lab & Pitch 2024 is organised by ATF, the Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund,
and EAVE, and supported by Creative Europe — a MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union.

Backed by sponsors Film Development Council of Philippines (FDCP) and Visual Industry Promotion Organisation (VIPO),
this program is organised in partnership with the CEE Animation Workshop and the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA).

2023 DECISION MAKERS

Michael Lim
Director 
Animation Nation

SINGAPORE

Jean-Baptiste Babin
Head of Productions 
Backup Media

FRANCE

Christoph Hahnheiser 
CEO & Founder 
Black Forest Films

SINGAPORE

Josune Hahnheiser 
Producer 
Black Forest Films

SINGAPORE

Kanji Kazahaya 
President & CEO
Culture Connect Co., Ltd.

JAPAN

Bennett Pozil
Executive Vice President,
Head of Corporate Banking
East West Bank

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Chrystel Poncet 
Founder
MaGic C

FRANCE

Samir Sarkar
Award-Winning Film Producer 
Magic Hour Films

INDIA/SINGAPORE

Sophia Yen
Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Rachel Ng
Assistant Lead,
Content Commissioning

Mediacorp Pte Ltd

SINGAPORE

Katarzyna Siniarska
Sales Agent & Producer
New Europe Film Sales

POLAND

Anna Glowik
Head of Production
Letko Sp. z o. o.

POLAND

Raul Garcia
Producer
R&R Communications Inc.

SPAIN

Ervin Han 
CEO & Executive Producer
Robot Playground Media

SINGAPORE

Fumie Suzuki Lancaster 
Director of International Sales & Marketing
& Producer
SC Films International Ltd.

JAPAN

Takafumi Yuki
Producer
Throne Inc. 

JAPAN

Juraj Krasnohorsky
Lab Consultant / Pitch Mentor
Ties That Bind 

ITALY

Derek Wong
Head of Originals—SEA & MEA
Viu

SINGAPORE

Jean-François Le Corre
Founder
Vivement Lundi !

FRANCE

Emilie Pasquet 
VP Distribution & Co Production
Wonderworld.Fun, LLC

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Bonnie Williams 
Pitch & Public Speaking Coach / Consultant 

NETHERLANDS

Leslie Lee
Media Practitioner & Consultant

SINGAPORE

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