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Telegael wins Animation Investor Award at 2019 European Cartoon Forum

The Irish based animation and liveaction studio Telegael was awarded one of three Cartoon Tribute awards at the 2019 Cartoon Forum held in Toulouse, France this week.

The aim of the Cartoon Tributes is to reward outstanding achievements, companies or personalities that have had a positive and dynamic influence on the TV animation industry over the last year.

1,000 professionals from 40 countries attending the Cartoon Forum voted on-site in 3 categories: Broadcaster, Investor/Distributor and Producer of the Year. The award ceremony took place on Thursday 19 September. The winners received a Cartoon Tributes trophy, symbol of the professional recognition from their peers.

The 2019 Cartoon Tributes winners are: 

  • BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR: RTBF-OUFTIVI | Belgium
  • INVESTOR/DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR: TELEGAEL | Ireland
  • PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: PANIQUE! | Belgium 

The French city of Toulouse hosted the 30th edition of Cartoon Forum, the co-production platform for European animation series that has fast-tracked European animation to the front row. To date, 780 animated series from Cartoon Forum have been funded representing an overall spend of more than €2.7 billion in investments.

The 30th edition brought a great diversity of animation genres, content and audience with a record attendance of 1,000 producers, investors, broadcasters and buyers from 40 countries including Netflix, Disney, Hopster TV, Dreamworks, Sony, Warner Media, BBC, ZDF, RAI, RTE.

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