RTP, APC Kids y GO-N Productions se hacen con los Tributos del Cartoon Forum de este año
- Los ganadores han sido anunciados en el evento de Toulouse, después de la votación de 1.051 profesionales de 37 países diferentes
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Today, Cartoon Forum announced the winners of the Tributes, the three awards handed out annually by European animation professionals “in acknowledgement of the outstanding work of broadcasters, investors, distributors and producers in the promotion and development of European animation”. This year’s winners were voted for by the 1,051 professionals from 37 different countries who attended the event in Toulouse, which unspooled from 18-21 September.
On this occasion, the Broadcaster of the Year Tribute went to Portugal’s RTP, while the Producer and Distributor of the Year Tributes went to French outfits GO-N Productions and APC Kids, respectively.
RTP’s offering is aimed at pre-schoolers and children via Zig Zag, a programming block broadcast daily through RTP’s free-to-air channels and on its streaming platform, Zig Zag Play. Largely focused on European content, RTP also plays an active role as a co-producer on series developed by Portuguese animation studios, such as Mr. Passenger, Crias and duArte, a Piece of Art.
APC Kids is the children’s entertainment arm of leading co-production and distribution company APC Studios. The outfit has a growing portfolio of high-profile children’s and family IPs, including the animated series Kid-E-Cats, DinoCity, Galactic Agency, Jade Armor and Tinka, which have been broadcast in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Finally, Paris-based animation producer and distributor GO-N Productions is known globally for its productions and co-productions with international partners. Its portfolio of projects includes the likes of Simon Super Rabbit, Zip Zip and Jasmin’s World. The team also presented its latest series project at Cartoon Forum, titled Annette, Apprentice Witch.
Companies from Germany, Belgium, Spain, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania and the UK were also shortlisted.
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