The Animation Production Day (APD) is the major co-production and financing market in Germany focused exclusively on animation. At APD the most important national and international market players negotiate cooperations for more than 40 new animation projects in exclusive one-on-one meetings.
The section “Producers for Co-Production” offers an additional coproduction platform for producers, service producers and production service providers only. The programme is rounded off with the APD Conference in which high-profile speakers discuss new trends and developments in the animation industry.
Projects APD 2018
Impressions APD 2017
The jury selected 48 projects – originating from 19 different countries – to participate in APD 2018. The total production value of the projects is around 170 million Euros. Seventeen of the projects come from Germany, 28 from other European countries and three from countries outside of Europe. Alongside France and Belgium, Spain and Hungary are also strongly represented with projects from Denmark, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Israel and Brazil also present. It is not only the number of participating countries that grows every year but also the range of projects which extend from TV series, films and games for children to comedy and science fiction projects for teenagers and adults. And, with a total of 11 projects, cross-media formats are also strongly represented.