Animation in Europe, a super-union of animation producer associations across the continent, convenes three times a year. During its meeting at last week’s Annecy Festival, the federation’s general assembly elected its board for the next two years.
Philippe Alessandri (Watch Next Media, France) remains as chairman, a role he has held since the federation was set up. Annemie Degryse (Lunanime, Belgium) is joining as treasurer. The vice chairs are Moe Honan (Moetion, Ireland), Dirk Beinhold (Akkord, Germany), and Tom van Waveren (Cake, Netherlands). Mar Sáez Pedrero (ProAnimats, Spain) continues as general secretary. All board members serve on a voluntary basis.
Founded in 2017, the non-profit organization aims to support independent producers, studios, and distributors of animation. It consists of 18 member organizations from 15 countries: