Press Conference, Mifa
French broadcasters presented their editorial line in animation and their prizes to young talent. Anticipating difficulties in programme funding, the syndicat des producteurs (SPFA) has launched 10 proposals.
This major player in European animation detailed its new projects for developing animation for adults, revamping children's programmes on France 4 and working towards other screens like tablets etc. It also presented the fifteen young winners of the "En sortant de l’école" competition who produced thirteen short films, adapted from poems by Jacques Prévert.
France Télévisions press release
The CANAL+ "Création originale" label for original drama has had a happy event with the "Ré-création originale" for funny and creative animation series. The group is supporting independent short filmmakers on the Folimage residence initiative.
CANAL+FAMILY press release
Lagardère jeunesse: Gulli, CANAL J, TiJi
A first visit to Mifa for Gérald-Brice Viret as Director of TV Channels at Lagardère Active who are funding 3 animated features. And, as usual, CANAL J's Espoirs de l’animation, rewarded to 2 short films created by students from La Poudrière and École Émile Cohl.
TeamTO/Gulli press release