Korean toon trio at Cartoon Forum

European animation coproduction event Cartoon Forum will this year feature a trio of toons from South Korea. Traditionally a pitch exclusively for European-created projects, the 2015 edition in Toulouse, France will include Korean efforts Galaxy Kids (pictured), Hobgoblin Magician and The Mole Farmer, Rabby. The shows have been selected in an effort to extend a […]

Cartoon Forum 2014: pre-market guide, part one

Every year, brave indie producers stand before the great and the good of European animation commissioning to pitch their latest wares at the Cartoon Forum. Ahead of the event in September, Jesse Whittock looks at the projects heading for Toulouse, starting with toon powerhouses France and the UK. This year’s Cartoon Forum selection proves that […]

Cartoon Forum submissions up 50%

Project submissions for the European coproduction event Cartoon Forum have risen 50% on last year’s figure, according to its organiser, CARTOON. A record 150 projects were put forward, with 80 selected from 19 countries to be presented at the event, which will be the 25th Cartoon Forum overall. There are currently 89 listed as being […]

Emerging Euro producers lead Forum projects

Projects from Belgium, Ireland and Finland will make up nearly a third of all projects at this year’s Cartoon Forum, as those territories continue their emergence as key European production hubs. A total of 69 animated projects – the same number as last year – will be screened at the September event, which will be […]