Present Your Idea in the ATF Animation Pitch 2017 and win $19,000

Present Your Idea in the ATF Animation Pitch 2017 and win $19,000

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Submit entries for the The ATF Animation Pitch for a chance to win $19,000. The ATF Animation Pitch is the premier Asian pitching competition for individuals, students and small to medium sized companies with new & innovative concepts in animation, targeting kids. The aim of the ATF Animation Pitch 2017 is to encourage, promote and reward creativity, originality and innovation.

The ATF Animation Pitch is a platform that showcases Asian originality, and exposes ideas for export and development outside of the region. The pitch could be an-animated shorts/series/feature film, taking place during ATF on Thursday November 30, 2017, at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Enter now and let the magic come alive at ATF 2017.


  • The winner will receive a US$19,000 prize, comprising a US$2,500 cash award and a consultancy package to the value of US$16,500, tailor made for the winner to develop their animation, making it ready to pitch to broadcasters.


  • Open to all creators and producers from Asia (under the banner of a company or otherwise) to present their new and original animation concept/work;
  • The working language of the ATF Animation Pitch 2017 is English;
  • Applicants for the ATF Animation Pitch 2017 shall submit all required pitch materials to present their new concepts.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Capability to translate & travel globally
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Innovation
  • Capacity of returning for multiple series/shorts


  • Submit your entries here.
  • The Pitch presentation on a WORD, PDF, or on a PowerPoint document shall include:
    • A detailed concept note and brief synopsis of storyline, including an opening paragraph that summarises the animation pitch or logline
    • Character sketches (written description of character personalities)
    • Character design (Optional)
    • Key location designs (Optional)
    • A clear statement of the target audience
    • A brief profile of applicants
  • Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Before completing the form, you should read the FAQ and the 2017 Rules & Regulations


  • August 30, 2017: Call for entries opens online
  • October 31, 2017: Deadline for entries
  • November 29, 2017: Rehearsal meeting for the finalists
  • November 30, 2017: Finalists official announcement

For more information, visit ATF Animation Pitch.