CARTOONS UNDERGROUND 2022
WE'RE BACK IN PERSON!
We're back for our 11th edition of Cartoons Underground and are excited to announce that Southeast Asia's largest animation festival is back to our regular programming: an in-person screening at Projector X: Picturehouse!
Join us on 22 October 2022, and prepare yourselves for a rollercoaster ride of emotions with this year's 16 carefully selected films from around the world.
Check out our full programme and stay tuned for tickets, workshops, masterclasses and a kick-ass afterparty!
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Celebrating a decade of animation at Cartoons Underground, we had an exciting line up of 13 carefully chosen films from over 1,000 submissions from 83 countries, and 5 student films from Singapore. Exclusively for our 10th year, we looked back with five films that our audience loved from past editions.
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Pandemic year brought Cartoons Underground international online! 5 day festival featured panel discussions, 360 world to explore, and jaw dropping films carefully selected out of 1,321 entries submitted from 88 different countries.
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Focus on Women
in 2019, we had 1,416 entries from 80 different countries. There were many great entries this year and it was tough to pick the final 19 films. Many of these were hand-drawn animations which conjured up evocative and believable worlds.
Meet Carillus: Artist & Writer ExCo Webtoon
Introduction Ho Wei Rong, or known as Carillus, is a Lead Artist, the Main Writer/Artist for ExCo Webtoon and the Mascot Artist for Doujima 2018. Name: Ho Wei Rong Artist Name: Carillus Where do you live: Singapore Your current project(s) that we should mention: ExCo – It’s a webcomic being published independently on the Webtoons…
Interview with Actor & Voice Over Artist Michael Bates
Michael Bates is a seasoned actor and voiceover artist from Dublin, Ireland, with a wide range of experience on stage and screen spanning over twenty-five years.
CU18: Highest number of film entries!
We have received our highest number of film entries ever: 1,510 entries from 90 different countries. This year, Cartoons Underground is introducing the ‘Best Singapore Student Animation’ category on top of the international competition for Best Animation, Audience Choice and Special Mention awards. The selection process has started and the official film selection will be…
Cartoons Underground Highlights – 2017 We promoted and showcased animated films by talented local directors, animators and producers in Singapore. At the end of the event, only one local-made animation was presented with the highest honour of getting the Golden Durian Award; for best film, best director and the “People’s Choice” award. PROGRAMME SCREENING Four…
Award-winning films on display at CU 2017! [Part 1]
Did you know that this year’s selection at Cartoons Underground is full of award-winning films that have made waves at prestigious film festivals all around the world? Today we feature a few of these films that will make your eyes pop, your jaws drop and your heart skip a beat or two! Poles Apart directed by…
2017 Cartoons Underground
Southeast Asia’s first and largest underground animation festival is back! Get Your Tickets Here! Cartoons Underground in partnership with Sideshow celebrates its 6th year with a new set of awards for the best animation from the region and the world. Five years after its inception, Cartoons Underground is putting local animation on the map with the…