China’s Presence Felt at Annecy with New Pavilion and Animated Projects

Variety | 6/11/2018 | Stewart Clarke
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China is making inroads into the international animation business, with a formal presence at Annecy and several new projects from the Middle Kingdom on show at the festival and MIFA market.

A new China Pavilion has been put together by the China International Television Corporation, the commercial arm of state broadcaster CCTV. Highlights include a showcase of new Chinese projects at Annecy on Tuesday, which will be introduced by Gao Changli, the director general of the China’s media regulator, the State Administration of Radio and Television.

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Production entities and animation bodies using the Pavilion as their base during Annecy include CCTV Animation, the Guangzhou Animation & Cartoon Association, and Zhejiang Blue Star International Media. Youku, iQYi and the Beijing Animation & Game Industry Alliance will also be present.

“We are delighted to introduce the best and brightest stars of Chinese animation on the world’s stage at the most prestigious international animation festival,” said Jianing Shen, EVP, CITVC. “We...
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