ATF ANIMATION PITCH

Dream. Believe. Dare

The ATF Animation Pitch is the premier pitching competition for individuals, students and small to medium sized companies with new & innovative concepts in animation, targeting kids.

This is a platform that showcases Asian originality, and exposes ideas for export and development within and outside of the region.

Enter now and let the magic come alive at ATF 2021.

BELIEVE. DREAM. DARE

The winner will receive a S$3500 cash award.

2021 WINNER

Future Bros

One Animation Pte Ltd
Singapore

2021 FINALISTS

Gustav, The Forest Keeper

Kanaban Graphics Ltd
Japan

Rita Peters: 1.19 Meters

One Animation Pte Ltd
Singapore

Future Bros

One Animation Pte Ltd
Singapore

Gugug! in a Durian Farm

PT Aneka Cahaya Nusantara (Palari Films)
Indonesia

Monkey & The Bananas

Parijat Animation Films Pvt Ltd
India

Galeo of The Seawalkers

Studio Amarana
Indonesia

IMPORTANT DATES

Call for entries opens online: June, 2021

Deadline for entries: October 10, 2021

Announcement of finalists: October 18, 2021

Deadline for finalists to submit digital pitch videos with mood reels: October 25, 2021

Winner Announcement: December 3, 2021

SELECTION CRITERIA

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Capability to translate & travel globally
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Innovation
  • Capacity of returning for multiple series/ shorts

The selected projects will also have to be:

  • Well structured, tightly formatted
  • Fitting in the following genres of animation: Comedy, Adventure, Action, Fantasy
  • Potential to travel as a series/shorts/film to countries worldwide
  • Projects must be new and original concepts, which have not yet been commissioned or broadcasted on linear television or nonlinear television, and for which the worldwide rights are still available.

JUDGES

Brenda Bisner

Chief Content Officer
A Parent Media Co Inc./Kidoodle.TV

Carlene Tan

Director of Original Production &
Development, Kids – APAC
WarnerMedia

Catie Asip

Assistant Director of Content
PBS KIDS

Gourav Rakshit

Chief Operating Officer
Viacom18 Digital Ventures

Dr Hendy Lim

Director of Content Business
Indonesia Entertainment Group (IEG)

Manman Chen

COO & Creative
WEKIDS

Pinto Borian

Acquisitions
Vidio

TIPS TO WIN

David Kwok on IPs & Co-Production

BiTE SiZE tips on the business of animation by the Founder & CEO of Tiny Island Productions

David Kwok on What’s Lacking in the Industry

Listen in on what the Founder & CEO of Tiny Island Productions advices for next-gen animators

PITCH READS

BIG DREAMS AFTER WINNING AT ATF

20 Apr 2020
By: Yuuka Ng

2020 WINNER

Hard Boiled

One Animation Pte Ltd
Singapore