Cartoon Forum chief surprised by lack of UK projects

Marc Vandeweyer, Cartoon Forum’s general director, has been surprised by the lack of UK animation projects appearing at Cartoon Forum this year. “It’s a surprise and a big surprise to see that there are fewer projects than last year from the UK,” he told TBI. “Last year, there were nine or ten of them, and […]

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 […]

Cake gets on board camp space comedy Space Stallions

Kids producer and distributor Cake has inked a development deal with GunHil and come on board 1980s animated space parody Space Stallions. The animated series proved popular at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse last September and Cake has now done a deal with its creator, Reykjavik-based producer GunHil. The show is aimed at 18-to-48 year-olds. Together […]