Cartoon Forum Expands its Territory With Hungarian Locale

The organizers of the Cartoon Forum will present the 21st edition of the show Sept. 14 to 17 in Sopron, Hungary ‘ the first new EU country to hose the event since it was founded in 1990.

Organizers report a 20 percent increase in projects submitted this year. Of 110 submissions received, 63 have been selected from 19 European countries. The projects represent some 360 hours of animation and have a total budget of more than 160 million euros.

France leads the line-up with 20 projects, followed by United Kingdom with seven projects and Spain with six. New EU member states Hungary, Poland, Croatia and Latvia are presenting 10 projects between them.

For a complete list of selected projects, go online to http://www.cartoon-media.eu/FORUM/selected.php.

With the event fast approaching the deadline for registration is nearing and hotels are starting to fill up, so anyone wishing to attend is encouraged to make their plans as soon as possible.