‘Buñuel within the Labyrinth of the Turtles’
Bordeaux, FRANCE — CARTOON MOVIE has introduced the winners of the 2019 Cartoon Tributes, that are awarded for excellent contribution to the event of European animation over the past yr.
Divided into three classes — Director, Distributor and Producer of the 12 months — this yr’s Cartoon Tributes deliver collectively one of the best of the newest European animated options in addition to among the continent’s most lively corporations inside the business. The winners have been chosen by greater than 900 individuals at Cartoon Film, the European pitching and co-production discussion board for animated options held in Bordeaux March 5-7.
Created in 2001, the goal of the Cartoon Film Tributes is to reward corporations or personalities which have had a constructive affect on the animation function movie business.
This yr’s winners are:
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Submarine (the Netherlands)
Amsterdam’s primarily based Submarine is a manufacturing studio that develops and produces function movies, documentaries, animation and transmedia. The corporate is among the most lively at European stage and is concerned in 4 initiatives offered at Cartoon Film: Within the Forest, The place is Anne Frank?, My Grandfather Used To Say He Noticed Demons, and Buñuel in The Labyrinth of The Turtles.
DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: Salvador Simó for Buñuel In The Labyrinth of the Turtles (Spain/The Netherlands)
Salvador Simó is a director and scriptwriter who has labored in numerous animation studios in Los Angeles, London, Barcelona, and Asia. In 2016 he strikes again to Spain to put in writing and direct his debut Buñuel in The Labyrinth of The Turtles, a movie primarily based on the 1932’s Land With out Bread, a controversial documentary at its time and now reckoned as one of many biggest movies of Luis Buñuel. The movie — which shall be launched in Spain (April 26) and France (June, 2019) — is produced by SYGNATIA (Spain), THE GLOW (Spain), SUBMARINE (Netherlands) and HAMPA (Spain).
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR: Sola Media (Germany)
Based in Stuttgart in 2004, Sola Media is a world gross sales agent specializing in high-quality kids’s movies and household leisure with a powerful deal with animation function movies for the massive display screen. Current animation options embrace: Rabbit College, Coconut the Little Dragon, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen, Up & Away, Manou the Swift & Latte and the Magic Waterstone.
The total checklist of nominees could be considered right here.
Since 1999, over 333 movies pitched at Cartoon Film, with a complete price range of two.2 billion Euros, have secured their financing and have been launched because of this annual discussion board geared toward strengthening the manufacturing and distribution of animated function movies in Europe.
CARTOON MOVIE is organized by CARTOON with the help of Inventive Europe – MEDIA, CNC (Centre Nationwide du Cinéma et de l’Picture Animée), Nouvelle-Aquitaine Area, Bordeaux Metropole, INVEST Nouvelle-Aquitaine, the Metropolis of Bordeaux and le Pôle Picture Magelis.
Supply: CARTOON – European Affiliation of Animation Movie