CMC @CICAF & iABC 2020

*The CMC UK mission to iABC/CICAF has been cancelled due to government advice on non-essential travel to China*

Date: iABC 28-30 April 2020 / CICAF 30 April–5 May 2020
Venue: CICAF Festival & iABC Conference and Market, Hangzhou, China

In partnership with the Department for International Trade, CMC is organising the official mission to iABC at the China International Cartoon and Animation Festival in the city of Hangzhou, near Shanghai, at the end of April 2020.

To register your interest to apply for a TAP grant to attend CMC @CICAF, email

CICAF is the only state-supported professional animation festival in China. It will take place and welcomes over a million visitors to its public events and as an internal market for Chinese animators it turns around over $2bn in business deals.  CICAF features a huge licensed product exhibition and various conferences and markets.

iABC is the international business arm of the event with conference sessions and a meetings area for business one-to-ones. Dates are end of April 2020 TBC.  TAP grants are available for this.

The full amount of the TAP grant is yet to be confirmed but it will provide substantial assistance to attend the event.