Call 2024

CEE Animation Workshop is a year-long training programme for developing projects and enhancing the skills of producers and their creative teams in the field of animation. It is open for professionals from all eligible countries participating in the Creative Europe MEDIA programme, with a focus on producers and projects from countries with low production capacity.

The CEE Animation Workshop is tailor-made to suit the needs of producers and their creative teams with animated projects of any format (shorts, TV, feature-length, hybrid, XR) in development and is also open to a limited number of career-oriented participants, joining the workshop without a project and seeking to build a long-term strategy for their company. The program is led by renowned producers and animation script consultants in the roles of group leaders, who closely follow and mentor projects for the duration of the program.

The 2024 edition of the CEE Animation Workshop will consist of 4 one week modules; 2 modules will be held online and 2 modules will be organized on-site.

Programme description

During the training, participants with a project focus on the script, visuals and production package development. They have the opportunity to advance their scripts, train in the art of pitching and get access to inspirational lectures by acclaimed professionals and detailed case studies of successful projects. Producers can gain resourceful knowledge on financial and creative aspects of animation production, deepen their knowledge in areas such as co-productions, animation production management, financing and budgeting, company strategy development, legal aspects of production, marketing, festival strategies and even negotiation and conflict resolution. The career-oriented participants who join the workshop as professionals without a project, are invited to join one of the project teams as shadow producers and fully engage in all the activities of the training.

The Workshop finishes with the final presentation of a full production package and recorded pitch to a carefully selected group of industry players, such as representatives of funding bodies, broadcasters, producers,festival programmers, sales agents and distributors in the format of one-on-one meetings. After the completion of the CEE Animation Workshop, participants can take advantage of the CEE Animation network and gain privileged access to various international industry and market events.

Group leaders

Tonje Skar Reiersen




Corinne Destombes




Phil Parker

Script consultant

United Kingdom

Rita Domonyi

Script consultant


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Application Guidelines & Participation fee

Application Guidelines & Participation fee

The workshop is intended for teams with a project in development (producer and a scriptwriter with an animated project of any format in development: short film, feature-length film, TV series, TV special, documentary of fiction, hybrid projects of XR projects) and for producers without a project working in the field of animation.

The participation fee for the access to all four modules of the program, online script consultancy sessions, accommodation and meals (in case of a residential Workshop module) is:

  • For two (optionally three) participants with a project in development: 3,000.00 EUR
    + Conference fee of 300.00 EUR for each onsite module per team member
  • For one participant without a project: 2,000.00 EUR
    + Conference fee of 300.00 EUR for each onsite module

CEE Animation Workshop also offers a limited number of scholarships. Scholarships are awarded with preference to participants coming from low production capacity countries Group B.

You can find detailed information on application guidelines & participation fee here.

Application deadline and selection

The deadline to submit your application is 30 October 2023.
You can apply by filling out the form on the following links:

  • with a project in development (application must be submitted by the producer)
  • without a project

We suggest you carefully read the regulations and prepare all the required materials before you start filling out the form.

The selection committee might request an additional online meeting with you in December. You will be notified of the results via email by the end of December.

For any additional questions, please contact us at

Call for CEE Animation Workshop 2024 is closed.


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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