CARTOON Springboard, October 2020 (dates TBC)

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
30 September 2020 - 02 October 2020
Valencia, Spain
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Submission deadline
Submission/Registration Fee

2020 Dates TBC, Call for Entries to Follow


Event Description:

New pitching event and project-based seminar aimed at helping New Talents who have completed their education to improve and accelerate their access to the audiovisual and digital markets.

CARTOON Springboard is a new pitching event where young talents of European animation schools will be able to pitch their project in front of a panel of experts from the audiovisual world

NEW: Apply For a  Scholarship

Special offer for participants from low audiovisual production countries
If you are a citizen of one of the following countries (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Portugal, Republic of Serbia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tunisia & Ukraine), you can apply for a scholarship in order to attend the event (with or without a project).

There is no registration fee, accommodation (3 nights) and travel expenses (up to 200€) are offered to the successful applicants.

Applicants will have to:
1/ For those who want to pitch their project:
> Submit their project by 25th August at the latest specifying their country of origin (nationality) through our online form (My Cartoon > My Projects > Cartoon Springboard > Submit a new project).
> Fill in and send us the scholarship form by Friday 30th August

2/ For those who want to attend without pitching any project:
> Fill in and send us the scholarship form by Friday 30th August at the latest, together with a motivation letter and CV.
Note: Should your project be accepted by the Springboard Selection committee (on 30th August), your scholarship request will automatically be validated.

The applications can be sent directly to Julie Liamin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

2019 Event Call For Entries

How does it work?

The 2 1/2 days will focus on:
• Didactic presentations by key animation players (broadcasters, distributors, producers, digital players).
• Pitches made by animation young talents coming from all over Europe.

Who can present a project?
•European young talents who want to develop and test their new animation project or property for the international
market and/or to be distributed on several screens (360 approach).
• Young talents who have graduated from animation schools for a maximum of 5 years.

What kind of project?
• a TV Special (minimum 26 minutes)
• a TV series
• a feature film (minimum 60 minutes)
• an animated project dedicated to cross-media
• short films are NOT accepted

The online form is available at the Cartoon Springboard website




Event Dates

  • From 30 September 2020 to 02 October 2020