Kidscreen announced the 25 animation concepts that have been selected for the 2019 Asian Animation Summit showcase. Representing the very best kids animated TV development work across Korea, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia and Thailand, these projects will be presented live at the event to an audience of broadcasters, co-producers, distributors and investors from Asia and the international marketplace.
LIST OF PROJECTS:
“Alien Hunter Vera” (Hongdangmoo -South Korea); “Atlas Boy Adventures” (AASKA Productions -Indonesia);” Ball Bear Friends” (Studio M -South Korea); “Boxania” (Lil Critter Workshop -Malaysia); “Broccoli Expedition” (Popcorn Pictures -South Korea); “Escape From Pirate Asylum” (Pop Family Entertainment -Australia—NSW); “Foodzilla” (Sibsong Song Yeesibsee -Thailand); “Galaxy Detectives” (Cocktail Media Co. -South Korea); “Glow Monsters” (Jinjint Company -Thailand); “Hey Blo!” (INVOYA -Indonesia); “Iron Daddy” (E-DEHI Animation Studio -South Korea); “Kalila and Academy of Magic” (NARA Digital Creative -Indonesia); “Mildang” (Mazel Define -South Korea); “Monster Teddies” (Cheeky Little Media (Australia—NSW); “Nibling” (Michael Griffin -Australia—Screen Queensland); “Qomara” (BASE—Brown Bag Films Bali -Indonesia); “The Rimba Family” (Anak Rimba -Malaysia); “Snowcat” (LOCO Co. -South Korea); “Tales Down Below” (Spaceboys Studios -Malaysia); “Throne” (Raynote Studio -Thailand); “TimeBot” (88BRICKS -South Korea); “Tiny Tails” (Like A Photon Creative -Australia—Screen Queensland); “Warriors of Netherworld” (Redvinn Studio -Indonesia); “World of Spirit” (ICONMAX -Indonesia) and “X-Rabbit” (The Monk Studios -Thailand).
The 2019 Asian Animation Summit is owned and produced by Kidscreen, with generous support from: hosting partner KOCCA (Korea); presenting partner BEKRAF (Indonesia); and supporting partners Create NSW and Screen Queensland (Australia), MDEC (Malaysia) and DITP (Thailand).
This year’s event is set to take place in Seoul, South Korea from November 20 to 22. Over the course of the three-day event, each project will be presented in a moderated live pitch and Q&A format, with plenty of time for follow-up meetings and casual networking built into the schedule.
It is anticipated that roughly 200 attendees will take part in Asian Animation Summit 2019, which is designed to attract producers of animation who are interested in co-producing projects with partners in Asia-Pacific countries, as well as broadcasters, distributors and investors from the region and beyond.
Roughly 50% of projects that have debuted at previous AAS events have since gone into production, including such well-known series as “Bluey” (2017), “Bottersnikes & Gumbles” (2012), “Kuu Kuu Harajuku” (2013), “Wonderballs” (2012) and “Balloon Barnyard” (2014).