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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.

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

Partners

  • Hosting Partner

    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
  • Presenting Partners

    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.

  • 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.

  • BEKRAF is responsible for the development of Indonesia’s creative economy through assisting the president in formulating, defining, coordinating and synchronizing supportive policies. Its mission is to build Indonesia into one of the world’s economic forces in the creative economy by 2030, through these strategic goals:

    • Unite all of Indonesia’s assets and creative potential to achieve an independent creative economy
    • Create a conducive climate for the development of creative industries
    • Stimulate innovation in the creative field that has adds value and is on par international standards
    • Encourage insight and appreciation for all aspects of the creative economy amongst the community
    • Build awareness and appreciation of intellectual property rights, including legal protection of copyright
    • Design and implement specific strategies to place Indonesia on the world’s creative economy map

  • Supporting Partners

    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 www.thaitradefair.com.

  • Based in Sydney, Create NSW is the state government’s integrated agency for arts, screen and culture. For more information, visit For further information, please visit DITP’s website at www.create.nsw.gov.au.

  • 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 contact@asifa.cn.

  • 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.

    www.screenqueensland.com.au

  • 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 www.contentasia.tv.

  • Communications Partner

    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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