Animated Encounters – Preparing for Market – Final Speaker Line-up

Posted on: Wednesday 03 November 2010 8:10pm

Friday 19 November 2.30 – 4.30pm at the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

The speaker list has been confirmed for “Preparing for Market” the CMC produced conference session at the Animated Encounters Festival in Bristol – supported by UK Trade & Investment.

Session tickets are available for £6 from the Arnolfini Gallery. Encounters delegates have free entry to this and a range of other screenings and sessions. To become an Encounters delegate or day-delegate book here.

This session will provide a comprehensive guide for animators and animation producers preparing for the international markets, including Annecy, Mipcom and Cartoon Forum.

It will include information on the help available from UKTI and PACT for market attendance and the broad topics covered will also include best practice in project development, relationships with writers and other IP holders, legal, rights and cost implications during development, building funding, and pitch preparation.

Tony Collingwood – Writer/Director, Collingwood O’Hare Entertainment

Case Studies:
Ben Butterworth – Snapper Films
Nathan Erasmus – Gravy Media
Cathal Gaffney – Brown Bag Films

Miles Bullough – Head of Broadcast, Aardman Animations
Sarah Muller – Head of Acquisitions and Drama Development, CBBC
Richard Rowe – Director of Acquisitions & Original Series Cartoon Network, CN Too, Boomerang, Cartoonito EMEA
Nathan Waddington – Director of International Sales and Co-production, Planet Nemo

For more information visit Animated Encounters