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27 new projects head to Asian Animation Summit

New projects from across Asia and Australia, including Wings Across the World (pictured), will debut at the annual event in Brisbane next month.
October 23, 2017

New animated concepts from Australia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China and New Zealand are heading to the sixth-annual Asian Animation summit, taking place from November 29 to December 1 in Brisbane, Australia. A total of 27 new projects will be pitched live to an audience of buyers/investors at the event, which is designed for producers interested in finding co-production partners in Asia-Pacific countries, as well as broadcasters, distributors and investors from the region.

This year’s projects include:

Bear & Salmon                                                   Like A Photon Creative (Australia)
Billie B Brown                                                     Princess Pictures (Australia)
Chippy Hood                                                       MOSTAPES (South Korea)
Cican                                                                     Hellomotion (Indonesia)
Cubic Cats                                                           Animatic Studios (Malaysia)
Cupcake Fairy Pink and Friends                   B.I. Group (South Korea)
Egggoog                                                              StudioINYO (South Korea)
Gaia’s Guardians                                              Xhabition (Thailand)
Get R.E.A.L.                                                        Red Thirty One (Australia)
Gogo’s Book Journey                                        XrisP (South Korea)
Lunla                                                                    YGGDRAZIL (Thailand)
Marmalade                                                         Mighty Nice (Australia)
Next Quest                                                           Lil Critter Workshop (Malaysia)
Pets vs Aliens                                                      Lumine Studio (Indonesia)
Pinkfong Wonderstar                                       SmartStudy (South Korea)
Ridiculous                                                           Illusionist Animation Studio (Malaysia)
Salad Bunnies                                                    Giggle Garage (Malaysia)
Silvers                                                                  Pow Studios (New Zealand)
Skyriders                                                             Scribble Studios (Malaysia)
Slow Slow Sloth NEUL                                    JBugsCo (South Korea)
The Entomon Academy                                   Floating World Animation Studio (China)
The Fridgers                                                       B.A.S.E. Studio (Indonesia)
The Jan and Rai Show                                     BES Animation (Australia)
Time Hopper                                                      As-Motion Studios (Thailand)
Toby & Friends                                                  MIRAYI (Malaysia)
Wings Across the World (pictured)               Furneaux Media Productions (Australia)
Wormholes                                                         Oh Yeah Wow (Australia)

Over the course of the three-day event, each project will be presented in a moderated live pitch and Q&A format, with time for follow-up meetings and casual networking built into the schedule. Overall, approximately 250 attendees are expected to take part in Asian Animation Summit 2017. Roughly 50% of the projects that debuted at previous AAS events have since gone into production, including Bottersnikes & Gumbles (2012), Kuu Kuu Harajuku (2013), Wonderballs (2012) and Balloon Barnyard (2014). Last year’s event, meanwhile, saw a boost in digital presence from the likes of YouTube Kids’ content partnerships manager Sanoop Luke and Dominque Bazay, director of content acquisitions at Netflix Kids.

AAS is owned and produced by Kidscreen, with support from hosting partners Screen Queensland and Brisbane Marketing; presenting partners KOCCA (Korea), MDEC (Malaysia) and DEPA/DITP (Thailand); and supporting partner AINAKI (Indonesia).  For more information about the event please visit www.asiananimationsummit.com.

 

 

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Alexandra Whyte is Kidscreen's Online Writer. Contact her at awhyte@brunico.com

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