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France’s Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival Joins ‘Los Amigos de La Liga’

The Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival will be part of Amigos de la Liga (Friends of the League), a new partnership initiative set up by La Liga, the animation alliance created to promote the Ibero-American animation sector worldwide, comprising Spain’s Quirino Awards, Argentina’s Animation! and Mexico’s Pixelatl Festival.

The announcement was made at a panel which took place Dec. 4 at Ventana Sur’s Animation! under the title La Liga Presents: Ibero-American Animation Around The World.” Annecy Festival was already a strategic partner of Ventana Sur, the French festival participating in the selection of pitched Animation! projects.

As part of the new deal, Focus Animation!— Annecy’s pitching sessions linked to Ventana Sur’s Animation!— will be renamed as La Liga in Focus. Other new developments are under consideration, Cornillon revealed told Variety.

Conceived with the aim of analyzing the Ibero-American animation presence at international events and the global expansion of the sector,

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