Animation Sans Frontières (ASF)

Have you successfully completed your studies and are full of new ideas? Would you like to get a better overview and meet like-minded people?

Young animators who would like to successfully develop projects or work on them, this is for you: Animation Sans Frontières – ASF makes you ready for the European animation market.

ASF is a 4×2 weeks lecture/workshop-based training programme aimed at junior European animation film and production professionals. It is designed to give a deeper understanding of the needs and opportunities of the European and international animation industry and markets. The participants become part of a strong pan European network and learn how to professionally develop and pitch a project.

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Learn from professionals at four of the most renowned animation schools in Europe

Module 1: Animationsinstitut, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg/GER
Positioning as emerging animation film and production professional
Module 2: The Animation Workshop-VIA in Viborg/DK
Design, style and approach
Module 3: GOBELINS l’école de l’image in Paris/FR
Budgeting, scheduling, marketing and distribution, developing and pitching games/films/series
Module 4: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest/HU
Project launch


Animators, producers, screenwriters, game designers, technical directors learn and work together on projects


Creativity techniques, workshops, one-to-one sessions, studio visits, direct feedback


practical teachers and successful mentors coach the 16 participants

Close to the market

Visit international markets and forums like the Animation Production Days or Cartoon Movie with your project idea


Since 2008 the ASF community in Europe has been growing - your chance to network with ASF graduates


Curious? Further information and application for the programme, participation fees and dates:


ASF is co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the EU.


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Christian Müller Head of 3rd Party Productions & Talent Initiatives +49 7141 969 82817