Cartoon Masters: top seminars for animation professionals

Key speakers • Market trends • Case studies • Networking

Animation is one of the fastest growing sectors in the audiovisual industry and is undergoing profound changes with the advent of new technologies and consumption modes.

Not only should the animation professionals adapt to the new market but they should also anticipate the next moves. The Cartoon Masters offer the necessary venue to keep yourself updated and stay on top.

  • Learn about the latest developments
  • Network in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Share your experience

Designed by professionals for professionals

Specifically designed by a team of experts for animation professionals, the Cartoon Masters gives both a theoretical and practical approach (case studies) on the current issues faced by the industry, focusing on 4 areas:

  • Cartoon BUSINESSnew models of financing and revenues for animated TV series
  • Cartoon DIGITAL: create entertainment to connect screens
  • Cartoon 360: a new workshop to pitch your cross-media project in front of experts of the digital world
  • Cartoon Springboard, is specially developed for young talents of European animation schools who will be able to pitch their project in front of a panel of experts from the audiovisual world.

Who can attend?

Cartoon Masters are open to all animation professionals: young or experienced producers of course but also scriptwriters, studio directors, heads of development, financiers, broadcasters, distributors, journalists, new media representatives…

You can benefit from a scholarship if you come from the new EU countries.

Why attend?

  • You are too busy to keep abreast of the latest changes in your business…
  • You are aware that you need to increase your skills to stay tuned with the market…
  • You are new in the profession and need to learn quickly and find the right place to network…

Then the Cartoon Masters are designed for you. The Cartoon Masters represent a unique opportunity to acquire new skills, learn from others’ mistakes or successes, fine-tune your project thanks to experienced tutors, explore new technologies or just expand your contact base!

High-level speakers

One of the characteristics of the Cartoon Masters lies in the quality and the wide variety of our speakers. Key players in the animation industry, they come from all over the world, representing renowned names and companies.

Chosen for their expertise in their particular financial, legal, technical or creative sphere, the speakers are more than happy to share their personal experiences with their fellow professionals.

A team of moderators chairs the different sessions and helps CARTOON to define the programme content.

Creating spirit and soul

Everything is done to smooth the way to networking and exchanges: the relatively small number of participants, the availability of the speakers, the choice of convivial venues, the 3-day package or the studious yet informal atmosphere…

With a perfect combination of intense sessions with top-level speakers and relaxing moments in a warm and charming atmosphere – with the local gastronomy always in mind, the Cartoon Masters have attained the highly professional conviviality that is so appreciated by all those who have attended them.

Creating spirit and soul is essential for us. This is the reason why we also organize a Welcome Dinner, a lively Farewell Dinner as well as sightseeing tours or special activities whenever possible. For your convenience, a dedicated team is taking care of your transport and hotel bookings.

  • Dec 08
  • Dec 10

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Cartoon Springboard 2021

Pitching event for young talents