CEE Animation Forum 2022

Pitching competition on site: November 2 and 3, 2022 (Plzeň, Czech Republic). 1:1 meetings on line: November 4, 2022.

The CEE Animation Forum is the leading regional pitching, financing and co-production event. It aims to boost the projects´ international potential, visibility and their access to a wider European market.

With our growing professional network we are building strong community with the aim to support the projects, to boost circulation of works, creative ideas and creating new partnerships, to give media exposure to selected projects through various media partners and to promote projects during the whole year, not only during the event, to follow the life of the project after Forum as well.

The main focus remains on two most important activities of Forum: pitching of European animated projects in development and on 1:1 industry meetings.

Pitching categories

Maximum length 20 minutes; all stages of development except in concept.

Web and TV series of any format and single films, minimum length 20 minutes; all stages of development except in concept.

Minimum length 60 minutes; in concept, in development or in production.

Student short films, maximum length 20 minutes, all stages of development except in concept

Presentation of winning animated projects from our regional partners pitching events

Professional audience of pitching event

The main audience of the event are established CEE, EU and international producers, creatives and industry agents from both, commercial, NGO and public institutions.

Audience: invited group of decision makers (established European professionals of various profiles: producers, sales and distributors, public and private broadcasters, scriptwriters and script doctors, festival programmers, film institutions representatives, market events representatives, official partners of the event), animation professionals from EU and CEE region, press media representatives, students.

1:1 meetings

All of the pitching teams and other professionals have opportunity to claim direct 1:1 meetings with other professionals attending the event. You can schedule online or onsite meeting.

In collaboration with Juniorfest

JUNIORFEST is a film festival for children and Young People that has been held regularly in the Plzen Region since 2008. It is a competition festival focusing not only on fiction and animated film production but – as of 2017 – also on documentary production. All accredited guests have access to the programme of Juniorfest 2022 (November 4 – 10).


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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