Friday June 5, 2020

Animation nation: Irish showcase cartoon talent

The annual Cartoon Forum is where animators get to pitch ideas to the broadcasters, investors and distributors that matter

18th September, 2016
Every producer working in animation in Europe and now Canada and South Korea comes here and pitches their show

‘G ood morning, everyone. Are you ready to be trolled?” This was how Andrew Kavanagh, chief executive of Dublin-based animation studio Kavaleer, greeted the audience at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse last week.

At the forum, the creators of selected TV projects pitch their shows in the hopes of finding international partners and finance. It is here that decisions are made that will decide which cartoon character is set to be the next generation’s...

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