Cartoon to launch new physical event, CartoonNext, in Marseilles 2022

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Non-profit organisation Cartoon is launching a new physical event, CartoonNext, dedicated to the rapidly evolving animation ecosystem, which will launch in France in April 2022.

Taking place in the French city of Marseille from 12-15 April, CartoonNext aims to explore the consequences of the last two years on the sector, across creation, production and distribution.

Through keynotes and panels from industry experts to pitching sessions from European producers, the three-day event will look at how changes in animation push towards more synergies with other industries, such as video games and live action cinema.

Marseille is hosting the event in a bid to support the local ani­ma­tion and video game sec­tors, along­side its part­ners – the Metrop­o­lis of Aix-Mar­seille and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region.

Earlier this year, the Metrop­o­lis of Aix-Mar­seille-Provence launched a Met­ro­pol­i­tan Cinema/​Audiovisual/​Multimedia Assis­tance Fund (FACAMM), aimed at supporting production companies in this sector.

The Metrop­o­lis is also looking to take “sup­ple­men­tary steps” to sup­port and devel­op the local indus­try.

CartoonNext will sit alongside Cartoon’s existing stable of animation events, including Cartoon Forum, Cartoon Movie, Cartoon Springboard and Cartoon Business.

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