6 predictions for 2016

I figured it would be a fun thought exercise to create a deck with 6 predictions for the new year. They’re all written from an animation producer’s point of view, and tie into my presentation at Cartoon Digital in Luxembourg in December last year. [slideshare id=56740716&doc=6predictionsfor2016-160106134926] I’ve gone into more detail on each prediction in […]

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Are test screenings feasible for European productions?

Here’s a good article on Variety about how marketing concerns have started to play a bigger role in European productions. The attitudes are changing, even though European film remains a more ‘artistic’ affair than Hollywood or Bollywood productions. The idea to use test screenings for animated projects is interesting, but tricky. With European budgets, there […]

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Summary of the German animation market

Leading up to the release of my ebook on coproducing with German companies, I wanted to share this look into the German animation distribution market with you. This information was gathered from a presentation by Benjamina Mirnik, Head of Acquisitions and Coproductions at Universum Film, given at the Cartoon Masters Feature event in Munich last […]

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