Among the confirmed attendees are different channels, distributors, production companies and market players, including Gloob, Discovery Kids, Cartoon Network, NatGeoKids, RTP, RTVE, SVT Swedish Television, CLAN International, PGS, Sola Media, GFM Films, Indie Sales, PlayKids, Cake Entertainment, Mattel, Alterego, Imira Entertainment, El Reino Infantil, Dandelooo, Maga Animation, Autour de Minuit, Xilam Animation, Barley Films, Anima and Ikki Films, among others.
Likewise, the participation of different professional associations of Ibero-American territories is confirmed, including DIBOOS España, Casa da Animaçao Portugal, GEMA Colombia, Gremio de Animadores of Ecuador, Animar Cluster – Cluster Argentino de Animación & VFX, PIXELATL and ACDMX Mexico, Peru Animation, APA – Asociación Productoras de Animación Córdoba (Argentina), ABCA – Associação Brasileira de Cinema de Animação and the Canary association SAVE, among others.
Round tables, lectures and conferences aimed at the industry and training will be developed parallely. The program includes a master class taught by Deanna Marsigliese, character art director at Pixar; talks about possible models of alliances and co-productions in Ibero-America; and round tables about women in animation, training centers and professional associations in the region. Also, the Quirino white paper of Ibero-American Animation will be presented and a meeting will be organized with the Tenerife production and services companies, a sector in continuous growth that counts with the recently launched brand “Tenerife Isla Cartoon”, with which the Cabildo and the Tenerife Film Commission seeks to promote the island as a place for the production of animated films.
This edition of the forum has, as a novelty, the participation and sponsorship of ICEX, Spain Export and Investment and Animation from Spain.
In the 2018 agenda, in addition to the 350 business meetings, the Ibermedia round table, in which the professional associations discussed and promoted the new fund for the Ibero-American animation program that has been launched this year, stood out.