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Now in its sixth year, the Asian Animation Summit (AAS) is an annual event designed to showcase Asia’s strongest animated projects looking for investors and partners.

Now in its sixth year, the Asian Animation Summit (AAS) is an annual event designed to showcase Asia’s strongest animated projects looking for investors and partners.


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  • Hosting Partners

    Screen Queensland logo

    Screen Queensland's purpose is to grow the screen industry and to be a significant contributor to the economic and cultural wellbeing of Queensland.

    Screen Queensland is a government-owned company that invests in talent and projects to grow a creative, innovative and successful screen industry with a focus on stories and global audiences; secures production to Queensland; and delivers an active screen culture across the state.

    For more information, visit:

  • Brisbane Marketing logo

    As a wholly owned subsidiary of Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Marketing is the driving force behind Brisbane’s growing reputation as a progressive and globally connected city. Brisbane Marketing aspires to be one of the world’s best economic development boards and is the lead agency for investment opportunities, conventions and business events, tourism and major events, higher education, research, start-ups and technological innovation in Brisbane. Brisbane Marketing also manages the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).

  • Presenting Partners

    DEPA Logo

    The Digital Economy Promotion Agency was established to promote and support the development of digital industry, innovation and technology adoption in order to achieve national economic, social, cultural and security benefits in accordance with Thailand's Digital Development for Economy and Society Act.

  • Kidscreen logo

    Kidscreen is the world’s leading business publication and conference producer serving the information needs and interests of the kids entertainment industry.

    The magazine offers distinct and authoritative coverage of the issues, trends and market developments shaping the way children’s entertainment professionals do business. With our unique 360-degree approach to editorial content, we explore every sector involved in launching and building a kids property, from creative concept, to production & distribution, to consumer products & marketing, to evergreen brand renewal. This comprehensive focus makes Kidscreen a must-read publication for all executives operating in the kids entertainment industry, thus creating a targeted and effective marketing opportunity.

    Held each February, Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2016, the conference welcomed nearly 1,800 attendees from 48 countries, with 67% of delegates based outside of the US. Top decision- and deal-makers in the kids business attend Kidscreen Summit to engage in critical dialogue on issues that affect the industry, and to take advantage of year’s best networking opportunities.

  • KOCCA logo

    The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) is South Korea's leading government agency that promotes the development of Korean creative content, both domestically and abroad. KOCCA offers a comprehensive program that includes support for production, marketing, export, human resources development, and technology development available to Korean creative industries ranging from animation and character licensing, to gaming, broadcasting, music and fashion.

    Support provided to the animation and character licensing industries focuses on these activities:

    • the production of short, television and feature animation
    • the development of licensed products featuring domestic animation characters
  • MDEC logo

    Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is an agency under the Ministry of Communication & Multimedia, with a mandate to develop the creative content industry in Malaysia. Realizing the importance of the ecosystem of development and growth, MDEC embarks on a close working relationship with partners to create awareness, workshops and programs within the industry. This includes creating platforms and bringing Malaysian companies to new markets and international events such as the Asian Animation Summit to showcase Malaysia’s world-class content and services.

    MDEC pursues a digital future that unlocks significant economic, environmental and social value within the nation. MDEC is also entrusted to oversee the development and growth of local tech and creative companies, while attracting foreign and local direct investments (FDIs & DDIs). The impact of this includes increasing Malaysia's Gross National Index, bridging the income gap, and improving standards of living.

  • DITP

    The Ministry of Commerce's Department of International Trade Promotion provides a comprehensive range of services for Thai exporters and international investors wishing to do business with Thailand.

    It acts as a one-stop service center, providing trade information and advisory services, match-making link-ups, business networking, statistics on Thai products and services, as well as helping to find suitable trade partners.

    Entertainment and content industries are among DITP’s top priorities.

    For further information, please visit DITP’s website at

  • Supporting Partner

    Ainaki Logo

    AINAKI (Indonesia Animation and Creative Industry Association) is the leading organization for Indonesian animation creators and studios. Launched in 2014, its mission is to become a connector of creative industries in Indonesia, and other countries as well. AINAKI collaborates with government groups, educational institutions, and creative industry professionals and studios to create strong synergies between all parties contributing to the growth of Indonesia's animation and creative industries.

  • Industry Partner

    Ainaki Logo

    Established in 2007 and headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards acknowledge filmmaking that demonstrates cinematic excellence and best reflects its cultural origins.

    The region’s highest accolade in film, APSA is an international cultural program supported by Brisbane City Council and managed by Brisbane Marketing. It is endorsed by foundation partners UNESCO and FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations). The awards ceremony is held exclusively at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and shared globally via live webcast.

    APSA serves to foster a spirit of collaboration and opportunity in the fastest-growing cinematic region in the world, and the 11th APSA ceremony will bring some of the region’s leading filmmakers and academics together in Brisbane for one of Asia-Pacific’s largest multicultural gatherings.

  • ASIFA Logo

    ASIFA-China is the official Chinese branch of ASIFA (Association International du Film d'Animation), which is an international organization that launched in 1960 to support the global animation industry. ASIFA-China has the most members of any ASIFA chapter worldwide, and is devoted to facilitating the development of the country’s animation industry by connecting companies, studios, universities and other entities to cooperate and create more opportunities together.

    ASIFA-China co-hosts and directs the Cyber Sousa Competition of the Xiamen International Animation Festival; hosts the IAD and AWG in China; and has initiated various programs to promote children’s animation. For more information, please email

  • Media Partner


    ContentAsia is an Asia-based information resource powered by a well-known team with unparalleled experience, reach and contacts in every sector and level of the region's content industry. ContentAsia’s range of products—including print, email and online—is tailor-made for different platforms and various locations and situations, including on-the go, in the office and at trade shows. More information is available at

  • Communications Partner

    DDA Blueprint logo

    Blueprint Public Relations is a specialist PR agency with extensive experience in UK and international corporate and consumer television publicity campaigns.

    From launching a new company, television series, theatre production, technology, product or brand to repositioning or bolstering an existing one, Blueprint meets its clients' needs through targeted and effective media campaigns.

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