CEE Animation Workshop opens the call for its fifth edition

– The training program will accept applications from all MEDIA countries, with the deadline being 24 October

A previous edition of the CEE Animation Workshop

Submissions are now open for the fifth edition of the CEE Animation Workshopa one-year training program to develop projects and build skills, where animation filmmakers of all MEDIA countries will be guided by renowned producers and animation script consultants.

The workshop is tailor-made to meet the needs of producers and their creative teams who have animation projects of any format in development, while also being open to a limited number of producers without projects looking to build a strategy at long term for their business.

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Led by recognized industry professionals who will closely follow and mentor all kinds of projects (short films, television, feature films, hybrids and XR), participants will have the chance to progress their screenplays, practice art of pitching, gain access to inspiring conferences and deepen their knowledge on various topics related to animation production.

The 2023 edition of the CEE Animation Workshop will consist of four modules. Two of them will take place online and two others will be held on site, starting with Ljubljana in February 2023 and the third in Bratislava in August 2023. The workshop will end with the final presentation and a pitch in front of a carefully selected group of industry players. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to take advantage of the EEC animation network and get privileged access to various industry and market events in the EU.

“We are excited to start the fifth edition building on great experiences and solid foundations from the last four years of training, and also bringing new features. We look forward to welcoming established producers Tonje Skar Reiersen and Corinne Destombes as key group leaders in the team, and balancing online and onsite modules, with two weeks onsite in 2023,” says Sasa Bachthe general manager of the CEE Animation Workshop.

Besides the aforementioned producers, Tonje Skar Reiersen, from the Norwegian company Microfilmand Corinne Destombes, from France Folimagegroups will also be led by well-known script consultants and collaborators from the CEE Animation Workshop Phil Parker (UK) and Rita Domonyi (Hungary).

The deadline for submission is October 24, 2022. More details on the call can be found herethe rules are online hereand the submission form can be filled here.

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