The 2018 Asian Animation Summit, taking place November 28-30 in Seoul, will showcase 30 brand-new kids’ animated series concepts hailing from South Korea, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, China and New Zealand. These fresh toon titles will be presented to an audience of broadcasters, co-producers, distributors and investors from across Asia and around the world.
Astropods Mechanic Animation (New Zealand)
Bearabbit Beibei Moyu Animation (China)
The Curious World of Linda Taktoon Enterprise (Korea)
ECOROBOT 4th Creative Party (Korea)
The Gumnuts Gibbs TV (Australia)
Headsetmonster Screamtuner Creative Studio (Indonesia)
Hero Circle Studio TNT (Korea)
Hey Buddy Big Brain Studios (Thailand)
Kystar Loco Co. (Korea)
Mighty JazzMonkeys Rakasa Raksa Productions (Malaysia)
Millie Stone & Boone Kumata Studio (Indonesia)
Mixy Mixy Bam Big Bunker Studio (Malaysia)
The Mushies B.A.S.E. Studio (Indonesia)
NanoRangers Popcorn Pictures (Korea)
No. 23 Niu Nai Tang Dison Golden Bridge Cultural Media (China)
Nursery Rhyme Time Songs with Simon (Australia)
Omega Joe and Jimmy Delta POW Studios (New Zealand)
Poggo Cat! Poggo Animation (Malaysia)
Rawr ‘n’ Roll Studio Rawr Pictures (Malaysia)
Sea of Love The Monk Studios (Thailand)
Shuke & Beita The Pipilu Company (China)
Skate Ninjas Armchair Productions (Australia)
Space Patrol Seoul Pictures (Korea)
Storm Warriors NAVY (Korea)
Tiger Bayu Viva Fantasia Animation (Indonesia)
Titus MNC Animation (Indonesia)
Vegesaurs Cheeky Little Media (Australia)
Wakalulu Castle Production (Indonesia)
Zaurbies Human Farm VFX Studio (Thailand)
Over 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 250 attendees will take part in AAS 2018.
The 2018 Asian Animation Summit is owned and produced by Kidscreen, with support from: hosting partner KOCCA (S. Korea); presenting partner BEKRAF (Indonesia); and supporting partners Create NSW and Screen Queensland (Australia), MDEC (Malaysia), DITP (Thailand), ASIFA China and Wellington Animation Group (New Zealand).
Roughly 50% of projects that 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).
More information at www.asiananimationsummit.com.