CEE Animation Forum reveals its selections, having received a record number of submissions with a high representation of authors from Central and Eastern Europe.
The line-up of 42 animated projects features Student Academy Award-winning or shortlisted filmmakers but also debut works. Due to the present Covid-19 situation, the upcoming edition of the CEE Animation Forum will take place online in two stages. The traditional pitching competition, newly expanded to 5 categories, will be held April 26 – 29, and the additional industry program in collaboration with Anifilm International Festival of Animated Films May 4 – 9 2021.
For its 9th edition, the organizers received a record number of 116 submissions from 27 countries. From among these, a committee of international experts has made a final selection of projects to be pitched. The majority of the selected teams come from Central and Eastern Europe: 6 from Hungary, 4 from Slovakia, 3 from Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Netherlands, Slovenia, 2 from Cyprus, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Spain, and 1 project from Bulgaria, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Romania, Switzerland, and Ukraine.
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