SYROS, Greece – The Animasyros International Animation Festival has launched a strategic partnership with the MIFA-Animation du Monde department of the Annecy International Animation Festival, AnimationWorld reported, adding that submissions for the Pitching Forum Agora are open until June 30.
Agora in collaboration with MIFA-Animation du Monde organizes a 4-day pitch coaching workshop, where participants in selected pitch projects are effectively prepared to present their work under development to members of the Market and the public, as well as to an international committee of animation professionals at the Pitching Forum in Syros.
The winner of the Pitching Forum Agora Animasyros will be an official guest of the Annecy Festival 2021 and will present their project at MIFA pitches to an audience of over 200 professionals, following the special training workshop.
The Animation du Monde workshop will be led by Géraldine Baché, Head of Projects, MIFA and Producer Corinne Destombes of the French animation studio Folimage.
The workshop takes place September 23-26 in Syros during the Festival.
The Pitching Forum is on September 26 and 27, and the winner of the best pitch will be announced at the Festival’s closing ceremony.
This collaboration, as well as all the other activities organized by the Agora (round tables, master classes, meetings, animation workshops), offers networking opportunities to international animation professionals, and those who love this art, helping to promote their work, meet with decision-makers, discover the international community, and see the hits of tomorrow.
More information about the call for entries for Animasyros + Agora 13 Pitching Forum & Mifa-Animation du monde Workshop:
Final submission date: June 30.
Tips for submitting to the Agora:
Include a brief description (logline, concept) and a treatment, a trailer is preferred if available, and in the absence of a trailer, stills, sketches, and a mood board are required for the evaluation of the project.
Video from Animasyros 12 is available online: https://vimeo.com/367733821
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