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The 32nd Cartoon Forum was physically held from 20th to 23rd September 2021 at Toulouse, France. This year, a variety of TV animation projects were pitched in front of 1015 participants (885 in Toulouse and 130 attending digitally) ranging from producers, investors, broadcasters, and buyers, to SVoD/VoD platforms.

The Top 10 Projects Most Attractive to Participants

The 84 pitched projects showed a great variety of genres and visual styles, portraying the richness of European animation series. The top 10 projects that attracted the largest number of participants are listed below:

Mister Crocodile (Joann Sfar’s Magical Society, France)

Me and My Compost (Vivement Lundi !, France / Superprod, France)

Under the School (Ellipsanime Productions, France / Timpel Pictures, France)

Living with Dad (Dupuis Edition & Audiovisuel, France / Belvision, Belgium)

Freaked Out (Autour de Minuit, France / FKLG, France)

Sacha and the Christmas Creatures (Xbo films, France)

Corgi, a Royal Family (Studio Redfrog, France / nWave, Belgium)

The Chimera Keepers (Monello Productions, France)

Abyss: Very Special Case Unit (Les Armateurs, France)

Voro (Les Films du Poisson Rouge, France / Why Not Animation & Interaction, France)

Cartoon Forum 2021 Statistics

1. Projects Pitched

84 projects were pitched, which were selected by CARTOON from 21 countries, including companies outside of Europe who are international co-producers of some projects.

2. Number of Projects by Country

Germany8Finland2United Kingdom1
Czech Republic4Latvia1

3. Number of Projects by Target Audience

Target AudienceNumber
Young adults / Adults14

4. Number of Projects by Format

Running TimeNumber
Up to 7 minutes28
8 – 15 minutes39
16 – 26 minutes17
More than 26 minutes0

5. Number of Projects by Animation Technique

Animation TechniqueNumber
Drawing and 2D Animation48
3D Animation23
Combination of 2D and 3D11
Stop-Motion, Puppets, and Clay2

Trailers for Pitched Projects

Projects pitched on 21st Sep [1]
Projects pitched on 21st Sep [2]
Projects pitched on 22th Sep [1]
Projects pitched on 22th Sep [2]
Projects pitched on 23rd Sep [1]
Projects pitched on 23rd Sep [2]