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April 25, 2012

Call for Entries for SPP 2012 Animation Project Competition- Korea

The 11th Global cartoon and animation market SPP (Seoul Promotion Plan) which will be held from July 19 to July 21, 2012 in Seoul, Korea, is looking for new animation projects for its “SPP 2012 Project Competition". SPP seeks to promote the merits of the market and find promising and commercially viable projects. Candidates for entry are animation projects being planned or produced from all over the world.

Entries reaching the final round of competition will not only have an opportunity to pitch in front of buyers and investors at the SPP 2012, but they will also have the opportunity to meet influential buyers, producers, investors and licensees from all over the world.

※ Benefits of Finalists
① A round-trip air ticket and accommodation for one person during the SPP period
② Project directory and CD
③ Free promotional desk to display the project during the SPP period
④ Business meetings with buyers and investors, and free access to business center in SPP venue
⑤ Invitation to SPP Networking Events & closing ceremonies
⑥ Free entry pass for the SPP and SICAF exhibition sites

1. Qualification for Entry
 ㆍIndividuals, companies or consortium groups who are planning or producing new animation projects all over the world.
 ㆍNew projects looking for the broadcast media, distributors, investors and co-production partners.
 ㆍAll the projects of the candidates should not been broadcasted before.

2. Application
 ㆍApplication Deadline : March 5(Mon), 2012 ~ 6 pm, May 18(Fri), 2012
 ㆍMethod : By mail or in person

 ㆍAddress for Submission
    Jee-hoon, Lee,  Manager
      Seoul Promotion Plan, Animation Team, Seoul Animation Center
      8-145 Yejang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea (Postcode 100-250)
    Tel : +82-2-3455-8355  /  Fax : +82-2-3455-8369    
      E-mail :

3. Documents Required
   - 1 entry form printout after online registration (
   - 5 copies of project bible (Maximum 20 Pages per one copy)
     (Overview, planning purpose, production schedule, synopsis, character, producer and personnel introduction, budget in MS Word or Power Point file)
- Trailer (maximum 5min, MOV format)
   - Visual materials helpful to understand the project
   - Master CD containing all your trailer and documents submitted
※ Application documents should be prepared either in Korean or English.

4. Schedule
 ㆍApplication Period : From March 5 (Mon), 2012 to 6 pm, May 18 (Fri), 2012
 ㆍPreliminary Selection : May 24 (Thu), 2012
 ㆍResult of preliminary selection to be available on May 29 (Tue), 2012,
on SPP, Seoul Animation Center and Seoul Business Agency website
 ㆍFinal Round Pitching : COEX on 19th & 20th July, 2012
 ㆍFinal result and prize winners to be announced and awarded during the SPP closing ceremony
at 6 pm on 21nd July (Sat), 2012

5. Preliminary Selection and Final Selection
 ㆍPreliminary Selection
   - Preliminary selection committee to be comprised of five persons from local broadcasting, distributing, producing and investment companies
   - About 20 projects will be selected based on the documents submitted.
 ㆍFinal Selection
   - Judges comprised of five invited local and foreign buyers, producers, and investors will carry out
the screening.
   - Five final projects will be selected through project pitching.
 ㆍCommon Evaluation Areas
   - Creativity, planning competence, and commercial viability, etc. are evaluated by the judges.

6. Prizes
 ㆍTrophy and prize money (US$ 10,000) will be awarded to each winner
     (Best Planning, Best Creativity, Best Technology)

7. Reference
 ㆍSubmitted documents or materials will not be returned.

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