Welcome to Cartoon Springboard in Halle!
Cartoon Springboard started on Tuesday 17 November. Experts, young talents, producers, and plenty of projects landed in Halle, a media location and host of many production and service providing companies.
We celebrated the number one edition of Cartoon Springboard, an event designed to help promising young talents make their big leap into the more professional world of the animation industry. Our objectives are to make young creatives and producers more aware of the needs of the industry, and underline the new trends that are shaping the industry from a creative, production and distribution point of view.
After the lunch, we started with presentations on broadcaster’s role and involvement with Telidja Klai (Ketnet VRT) and on selling animation programmes with Eleanor Coleman (Indie Sales). The final presentation was a pitching session "The Reward – Tales of Alethrion" with Charlotte de la Gournerie and Mikkel Mainz Elkjaer (Sun Creature Studio), we invited them because these young talents gave us during Cartoon 360 a perfect example of an inspiring and energizing pitch.
The next days, the young talents, last year or freshly graduated students, will pitch 24 projects from 11 European countries: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, the UK, Hungary, Finland, Greece, Ireland and Spain.
We finished this great day in a relaxed atmosphere by our traditional Welcome Dinner in the Stadhouse of Halle.