With the sixth-annual Asian Animation Summit set to take place in Brisbane, Australia from November 29 to December 1, Kidscreen has opened registration for the annual event designed to attract animation producers interested in co-producing projects with partners in Asia-Pacific, as well as global broadcasters, distributors and investors.
A US$200 Early-Bird discount is available until September 1. More information is available on Asian Animation Summit website.
The 2017 lineup of projects hail from Australia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region. All 24 toons are brand-new to market and seeking financing and partners in broadcast, distribution and production, as well as investors. There are roughly 250 people expected to attend this year’s event, which will also feature informative panel discussions with broadcast buyers.
Roughly 50% of projects that debuted at the first four AAS events have since gone into production, including series like Bottersnikes & Gumbles (2012), Kuu Kuu Harajuku (2013), Wonderballs (2012) and Balloon Barnyard (2014).
AAS is owned and produced by Kidscreen, with support from hosting partners Screen Queensland and Brisbane Marketing; presenting partners KOCCA (Korea), MDEC (Malaysia) and SIPA/DITP (Thailand); and supporting partner AINAKI (Indonesia).