Participation APD 2021

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Online Meeting Platform of APD 2021
(access only for accredited participants)

The Animation Production Days will be held as an online event in 2021. The One-to-One meetings of the co-production and financing market, the APD Conference and several netwoking formats & roundtables will be organised exclusively online due to the COVID-19 situation.

APD will offer different programmes for the different groups of participants (see overview). Detailed information as well as links to the general terms and conditions and the online form are also listed on this page.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Overview

PRODUCER PROGRAMME TALENT PROGRAMME PRODUCERS FOR CO-PRODUCTION PROGRAMME INVESTOR PROGRAMME
For producers with a selected project For young professionals with a selected project For producers without project For broadcasters, streamers, world distributors, promoters, banks, etc.
Co-Production Market (One-to-One Meetings between producers and studios)



Financing Market (One-to-One meetings between producers, investors and financiers, booked by the APDs team)


APD Conference



Online-Tickets for Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Films (ITFS) & FMX – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media



Price per person (incl. VAT) 145,00 € free of charge 100,00 € 100,00 €
Submission / Registration Deadline closed closed closed closed

Registration Details

PROJECT SUBMISSION / PRODUCER PROGRAMME

  • Producers who would like to present an animation project at the APD can submit it online and register for the Producer Programme.
  • Only one project per company can be submitted.
  • A maximum of two people per company can register.
  • The application will only become effective if the submitted project has been selected for participation at APD 2021. The selection will take place on 8 March at the latest. Only then will the participation fee be due for the registered person(s).
  • Co-producers of projects submitted for participation at APD can also register for the Producer Programme. Here, too, the registration only becomes effective if the submitted project has been selected by the jury for participation at APD 2021. Only then will the participation fee be due for the registered persons.

Feature film, series, games, cross and transmedia projects in the concept or development stage can be submitted. Hybrid formats, a mixture of animated and live-action film, are also permitted.

The project submission / registration takes place via the online form. The following information, texts (in English) and files are required for a submission:

  • Basic data on the company incl. company profile (max. 800 characters).
  • Basic data on the project (title, project participants, formats, genre, animation technique, target group, etc.)
  • Financing data (budget, partners)
  • Synopsis (max. 500 characters)
  • Personal comments on the project by the director / producer (USP of the project, visual concept, cross- or transmedia strategy etc.) (max. 900 characters)
  • Text: “What are we looking for in APDs?” (max. 300 characters)

Files:

  • Photos of the registered participants (300 dpi at 3x4cm, jpg or tif).
  • At least 2 illustrations / film stills of the project (without text elements, landscape format,1079 x 685 px; 91 x 58 mm, jpg, RGB, 300 dpi)
  • Filmography of author, director, head of animation (if already determined)
  • Track record of the company

A jury selects approx. 45 – 50 projects from all project submissions to participate in the APDs.
Criteria for selection are creativity, innovation, potential for brand development, market potential, suitability and openness for co-production. The project selection will take place no later than 8 March 2021.

Submissions closed (22 February 2021)!
EUR 145.00* per person
*(incl. 7% VAT)

PRODUCERS FOR CO-PRODUCTION PROGRAMME

  • For producers, service producers, studios, VFX producers who are not presenting a project of their own and who would like to negotiate a cooperation with the producers of the submitted projects or offer their services.

  • A maximum of two people per company can register.

Registration takes place via the online form. The following information, texts (in English) and files are required for registration:

  • Basic data on the company incl. company profile (max. 600 characters).
  • Text “Who or what are we looking for at APDs?” (max. 300 characters)
  • Special expertise of the company (max. 200 characters)
  • Photos of the registered participants (300 dpi at 3x4cm, jpg or tif)
  • Track record of the company (pdf)

Registration closed (22 February 2021)!
EUR 100,00* per person
*(incl. 7% VAT)

INVESTOR PROGRAMME

  • For representatives of broadcasters, streamers, distributors, world distributors, publishers, funding institutions and other investors in the media sector who are looking for new, exciting projects and would like to discuss development and financing strategies with the producers of the selected projects.

  • A maximum of two people per company can register.

Registration takes place via the online form. The following information, texts (in English) and files are required for registration:

  • Basic data on the company incl. company profile (max. 600 characters).
  • Text “What are we looking for at APD?” (max. 300 characters)
  • Photos of the registered persons (300 dpi at 3x4cm, jpg or tif)

Registration closed (11 March 2021)
EUR 100,00* per person
*(incl. 7% VAT)