New record of participation at Cartoon Forum

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About 850 participants coming from 30 countries are registered at Cartoon Forum so far and will meet in Toulouse (France) from 17 to 20 September.

This is a new participation record (+5%)!

68 projects will be pitched during 3 intense days.

Over 250 buyers will attend the event

252 broadcasters, distributors and investors have confirmed their participation, such as: France Télévisions, Cartoon Network, CANAL+, BBC Children’s, CBeebies, BBC Worldwide, Channel 5, DR, KI.KA, Disney Channels Worldwide, Dreamworks Animation, TF1, The Walt Disney Company, YLE TV2, Lagardère Active, M6 Kid, MTV Media Finland, Nickelodeon, NDR, NRK Super, Rai Fiction, RTÉ, RTVE, Studio 100 Media, Super RTL, SVT, TVC, WDR, ZDF, Penguin Group, Ubisoft, Rovio…

6 nice films in competition for the Cartoon d’Or

Six films have been nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2013, the European award for the best animated short film.

Betty’s Blues, by Rémi Vandenitte

Head Over Heels, by Timothy Reckart & Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly

I Am Tom Moody, by Ainslie Henderson

Kali the Little Vampire, by Regina Pessoa

Women’s Letters (Lettres de femmes), by Augusto Zanovello

Off the Track (Ecart de conduite), by Rocio Alvarez

The Award ceremony will take place in the beautiful church of Saint-Pierre des Cuisines in Toulouse, transformed into a modern auditorium, on Thursday 19 September.

For your networking: seated massage, wine tasting, boat trip and giant karaoke

Business without stress! The Cartoon Forum combines efficient business, huge networking and simply fun. This year, you can taste award-winning wines, make a boat trip on the Tarn river, relax with a 15’ seated massage (fully clothed), enjoy a Toulousian Happy Hour party or sing and dance during France Télévisions giant karaoke at the farewell dinner.