Fox and Hare Save the Forest; Credit: Doghouse Films

CARTOON MOVIE is a pitching and co-production forum for animated feature films being held this year in Bordeaux, France, from 7-9 March 2023, for the 25th time. 

During the three-day event, producers have the opportunity to pitch their film project in order to speed up financing, find co-producers and interest international distributors. Since its creation in 1999, a total of 437 films have found financing, representing a total budget of €2.86 billion.

Luxembourg co-production projects to be pitched this year include:

- Beausoleil (Doghouse Films)*
- Birds Don't Look Back (Paul Thiltges Distributions)*
- Felix the Brave (Amour Fou Luxembourg)
- Fox and Hare Save the Forest (Doghouse Films)

*nominated for the the Eurimages co-production development award

Also, nominated for the "Director of the Year" award are Amandine Fredon and Benjamin Massoubre for Le Petit Nicolas - Qu'est-ce qu'on attend pour être heureux? (Bidibul Productions)

Luxembourg last hosted CARTOON MOVIE in December 2015.