CGCG Studio HD Presents Sprin' Pan Let's go forward! Anime at Annecy's MIFA Market
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Animation studio CGCG Studio HD will participate in this year's MIFA (Marche international du film d'animation) animation market, which is run by and concurrently with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. The studio will offer its nine-minute anime short "Sprin' Pan Mae e Susumō!" ("Sprin' Pan Let's go forward!") for consideration and will pitch it to possible buyers.
The anime's adventure story centers on a 12-year-old girl who admires Peter Pan. The 3DCG anime uses motion capture technology. Jet Inoue (episode director, storyboard for Gintama') provided the original concept, and he is directing the anime and writing the scripts.
CGCG Studio HD is receiving support from Tokyo Anime Business Accelerator to participate in MIFA. Tokyo Anime Business Accelerator is also supporting the studios MAPPA, Beyond C. (Studio 4℃), and Coo (Foghorn) to present works at the Tokyo booth at MIFA.
In addition, Naoko Yamada and Kyoto Animation's A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi), Sunao Katabuchi and MAPPA's In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni), and Masaaki Yuasa and Science SARU's Lu over the wall (Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta) will screen in competition at this year's Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Ancien and the Magic Tablet (Hirune Hime: Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari) from Kenji Kamiyama and Signal.MD, as well as Rudolf the Black Cat (Rudolf to Ippaiattena) from Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara, and OLM, will screen out of competition. The festival will also host screenings of Hiroyuki Seshita and Polygon Pictures' Blame! and the first footage of the new Mazinger Z film.
Established in 1960, Annecy is the world's oldest and largest animation film festival. This year, it runs from June 12-17 at the French community of the same name.
Source: Anime! Anime! (Katsunori Takahashi)