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On 26th and 27th April 2018 the producers of these projects will discuss co-production and financing possibilities with potential partners in a series of pre-planned one-to-one meetings in Stuttgart’s L-Bank. The total production value of the projects is around 170 million Euros. APD takes place as part of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film and FMX – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media. Around a third of the projects presented at APD in previous years have gone on to be successfully produced.

17 projects come from Germany, 28 from other European countries and three from countries outside of Europe. Alongside France and Belgium, Spain and Hungary are also strongly represented with projects from Denmark, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Israel and Brazil also present.

The range of projects which extend from TV series, films and games for children to comedy and science fiction projects for teenagers and adults. Cross-media formats are also strongly represented (11 projects).

The full list:

  • “A Little Bullet”, Daniel Esposito / Feature 120′, Italy
  • “All of Us”, Futurikon / TV Series 78 x 8′, France
  • “Billy – The Hamster Cowboy”, Dandelooo / TV Series 78 x 7′, France
  • “Bionet” - AMOUR FOU / Feature 90′, Luxembourg
  • “Boo the Cat and the Good Boy”, PAROVOZ animation studio /TV Series 26 x 5.5′, Russia
  • “Color in Film”, Ulrich Seis Mediengestaltung / TV Series 10 x 1.5′, Mobile Content / App, Colouring book that will turn into a film, Germany
  • “Der Traumzauberbaum”, Schiwago Film GmbH /Feature 70′, Germany
  • “Digedags – The Knight Runkel Series”, Mar Vista Media /TV Series 26 x 22′, Mobile Content / App, Germany
  • “Forces of Heaven”, spintop entertainment GmbH & studioNICE /Feature 81′, Germany
  • “Hare and the Prisoner”, Ink and Light / TV Series 26 x 7′, Ireland
  • “Hrafn’s Academy”, FILM.UA Group / TV Series 12 x 26′ Ukraine
  • “Juul”, Fabrique Fantastique /Feature 90′, Belgium
  • “Kamil’s Fire”, Mago Production / Feature 85′, Spain
  • “Little Bastards”, Rokyn Animation / Feature 90′, TV Series 26 x 11′, Spain
  • “Marco Polo and the Bow of Dschingis Khan”, MotionWorks GmbH / Feature 76′, Germany
  • “Mini Borka”, Derengo Animation /Webseries, Hungary
  • “Mister Paper”, A Private View, TV Series 26 x 7′ /Belgium
  • “Mush-Mush and the Mushables”, Thuristar /TV Series 52 x 11′, Mobile Content / App, Belgium
  • “NICHTLUSTIG – The Series” /TV Series 6 x 15’, Germany
  • “Not a Patch”, Studio FILM BILDER /Feature 75′, Germany
  • “Nutso Pirates”, Beach Park Studios /TV Series 26 x 11′, Brazil
  • “Ollie”, Lunanime /TV Series 52 x 4’, Belgium
  • “Orbiteers”, Wolkenlenker /TV Series 26 x 11′, Germany
  • “Ormhildur the Brave”, Compass Film & DIGITRICK /TV Series 26 x 11’, Iceland / Germany
  • “Pixie Fix and the Lost Dewrops”, Umatik /TV Series 13 x 11′, Hungary
  • “poCats”, Ionart Studio /TV Series 26 x 7′, Hungary
  • “Princess Sparkly Pants”, Dreamin’ Dolphin Film GmbH / TV Series 52 x 11’, Game, Germany
  • “Rabbit School – The Egg Force”, Akkord Film Produktion GmbH Feature 75′, Germany
  • “Richard the Stork 2”, Knudsen & Streuber /Feature 90′, Germany
  • “Robbie & Bubu”, anima istanbul, TV Series 52 x 7′, Game, Mobile Content / App, Books, Toys, Turkey
  • “RuneMasters”, bigchild / TV Series 26 x 11’, Germany
  • “Sanki Sanki”, Resimli Filim Animation Studio /TV Series 52 x 11′, Turkey
  • “Smart Goal”, D3form Studio /TV Series 52 x 11’, Spain
  • “Splat & Seymour”, Blue Spirit Productions / TV Series 52 x 11’, France
  • “The Blue Marble”, Woodblock /TV Series 11′ per episode, Game, Mobile Content / App, Germany
  • “The Daily Fable”, Grid Animation / TV Series 4 x 26′, Belgium
  • “The Robinsons of Atlantia”, Monello Productions / TV Series 26 x 26′, France
  • “The Stage”, norma productions / Feature 90′, Israel
  • “Wonder Woollie”, Fuzzy House, TV Series 52 x 11′, Game, Mobile Content / App, Denmark

Talent Projects 2018

  • “BeBetter”, Max Holicki & Daniel van Westen /TV Series 26 x 11’, Germany
  • “Dimitri and Kim”, Origin Tales /TV Series 12 x 11′, Mobile Content / App, Serbia
  • “Fields of Rape”, Studio Seufz GbR /TV Series 10 x 10′, Germany
  • “Fjer”, Sønc /TV Series 8 x 6′, Denmark
  • “House of Broken Hearts”, Studio Pupil /Webseries, Minigame, Exhibit, Clothing Line, Netherlands
  • “Johanne”, Dragonbee Limited & Red Kite Animation Limited /TV Series 12 x 22′, United Kingdom
  • “Ratatoskr”, Lena-Carolin Lohfink & Meike Müller /Feature 90′, TV Series 26 x 11′, Game, VR Experience, Germany
  • “Smosh Mosh”, Janina Putzker & Philipp Maas /TV Series 8 x 8′ , Germany
  • “The Precious Gift”, Lenka Ivančíková /Feature 75′, Czech Republic

Creative Europe MEDIA funding makes it possible for APD to offer 16 up-and-coming producers free participation in the event. Fresh out of university, they can discuss their ideas with experienced industry experts, establish contact with important decision-makers and develop their career perspectives in Europe.


Animation Production Day (APD) is a business platform for the international animation industry and is taking place as part of the 25 th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2018 and FMX 2018 – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media. APD is organised by the Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH and the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. It brings together co-production, financing and distribution partners for animation projects in a series of one-to-onemeetings and, with the APD Conference, offers focused discussions and presentations on current challenges facing the industry.

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