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Eight finalists announced for In Toon with Tweens contest

Canadian prodco Portfolio Entertainment has announced the eight finalists of its In Toon with Tweens animation contest.
July 13, 2010

Canadian prodco Portfolio Entertainment has announced the eight finalists of its In Toon with Tweens animation contest.

The projects, which stood out for their creativity and potential marketability as a tween-focused comedy series, will now move on to a panel of industry judges that will announce the first and second place winner at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in October.

The finalists are Jeff Young-Sterling and Ai Rei Dooh Tousignant, Feel the Noise; Ron Doucet, The Zerds; Stitched High; Jim Bryson and Adam Jeffcoat, The Smart Class; Mike Shiell, The Fizzleflops Network; Kristin Shier, FABB; Chris Voigt, Ragemelon and Glen Wyand, The Weird Files.

The first place prize package includes US $7,300, a two-year development deal with Portfolio Entertainment, Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium Software and Toon Boom’s Enterprise Solution including Harmony and Storyboard Pro for one year.

The second place winner receives US $2,400, a one-year development agreement with Portfolio Entertainment, Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium Software plus the use of Toon Boom’s Enterprise Solution for 6 months.

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