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Sheffield

The Children’s Media Conference was again a great mix of useful networking and informative panels. There is a relaxed culture and manageable size to the event which makes for a very open approachability – and being in Sheffield people don’t … Continue reading

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Tokyo / Fukuoka

In Tokyo to primarily focus on the potential for collaboration between the UK and Japan in the Animation sector. At first look there appear to be a series of complementary positions which create a coherent opportunity: strong skilled animation production, … Continue reading

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Hyderabad / Mumbai / Pune

A three city / five day trip across India. The visit had a dual purpose: to meet a number of strategically important companies; and to gain some further insight into scope and potential within the Indian market. The focus was … Continue reading

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Mumbai – translating a sense of self?

To Mumbai for the first time, and as described by a colleague a city as “assault on the senses” outside of the 5* hotel bubble. FICCI Frames is the annual get together of the Indian Film & TV industry and … Continue reading

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CAC 2010 – great news from iLand

Whilst we are at decision point on commissions under CAC 2011 some news on one of the 2010 commissions – iLand. iLand is an animated multi-platform comedy concept developed by Bristol’s WONKY Films and Singapore’s Scrawl Studios, supported by the … Continue reading

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Broadcast coverage of UK/China Animation Forum

Small piece in last week’s Broadcast covering the China Forum:

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China perspectives #1: Uyoung – cross marketing across all media

Founded in 2000 Uyoung Media Group is focused on the kids media market with a mission of “creating and spreading the joyfulness of children”. The biggest kids TV media sales operator in China, Uyoung has also established the largest syndication … Continue reading

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UK China Animation Forum – the event

An incredible day at the UK China Animation Forum in Beijing – with 140 delegates, many of whom had travelled from other cities such as Shanghai and Hunan to attend – exploring the potential for connection between British and Chinese … Continue reading

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China / Singapore – countdown to December #3

With the Animation Forum in Beijing less than a week away we are putting the final touches to the China & Singapore itinerary. Highlights in China include a panel during the Forum to explore opportunities for collaboration which will feature … Continue reading

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International Co-production: problem or necessity?

“Production is the holiday, finance is the hard bit”. An expert panel at the Animated Encounters festival explored preparing for international markets and quickly focused on the structure of financing, with international co-production labelled as “the relationship of last resort” … Continue reading

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