PENCIL ON THE PULSE: Pitching and Producing in Today’s Animation Market

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PENCIL ON THE PULSE: Pitching and Producing in Today’s Animation Market

Professional panel discussion co-hosted by non-profits FIAF and French in Motion as part of the 2023 Animation First Festival.

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FIAF Skyroom 22 East 60th Street New York, NY 10022

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FIAF Animation First Festival 2023

Professional Development Panel

PENCIL ON THE PULSE:

Pitching and Producing in Today’s Animation Market

Friday, January 27 at 4:30pm

FIAF Skyroom

In English • 75 min

The entertainment industry is constantly evolving. While audiences and distributors are ravenous for content, it’s a difficult terrain for creators to navigate.

This panel, co-hosted by non-profits FIAF and French in Motion, will discuss the current landscape of the animation industry, the genres, formats and pitches distributors are currently looking for, and the strategies for getting your idea in front of the right people.

Moderator Ellen Su brings together formidable executives and creators from the American and French industries to demystify the process of getting your project made.

Panelists:

  • Ellen Su (moderator), Head of Artistic Recruiting at Titmouse and Board Member of the non-profit Titmouse Foundation
  • Aymeric Castaing, Founder/CEO of UMANIMATION Group
  • Emerald Wright Collie, Director of Development for Sony Pictures Television Kids
  • Ron Dyens, Founder of Sacrebleu Productions
  • Ellen Martin, Creator and Executive Producer of Blaze & The Monster Machines - Nickelodeon

Learn more about the panelists at fiaf.org.