CU19: Thank you for your submissions!

We received a total of 1,416 entries for our 8th annual Cartoons Underground in Singapore.

The selection process has started and the official film selection will be announced in August 2019. Selected films will be presented in 2 sections: International Competition and Singapore Student Animation. There will also be a new focus that we will be announcing soon.

Cartoons Underground will take place in Singapore in October 2019. If you have any questions, please contact programme@cartoonsunderground.com

2018 Cartoons Underground

Southeast Asia’s first and largest underground animation festival is back! Get Your Tickets Here!   We are back! Cartoons Underground celebrates more than half a decade of independent, underground, adult-friendly animation for you adult-kids! Get ready for heart palpitating scenes, and … Continue reading

Have a chat with the poster designer for CU 2018 – Ben Tan!

    Ben Tan, the poster designer for Cartoons Underground 2018 Name: Ben Tan Where do you live: Singapore 1. Tell us more about how you got started as an artist? I think this is a rather premature question because … Continue reading

An Interview With Tiffany Lim

Title: Artist Interview: Tiffany Lim Writer: Matthew Bates Date: Monday, 2nd July 2018 _________________________________________________________________________ Introduction In order to learn more about Singapore’s budding talent, Cartoons Underground dives behind the scenes with Tiffany Lim, an artist who has garnered an impressive … Continue reading

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) … Continue reading

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 announced in August 2018. Keep an eye out for the announcement!

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. … Continue reading

CELEBRATING 5 YEARS OF UNDERGROUND ANIMATION!

WE ARE BACK! Cartoons Underground in partnership with Sideshow celebrates FIVE YEARS OF UNDERGROUND ANIMATION! Grab a beer and a fistful of popcorn and catch award-winning animated films by directors from Annecy, Hiroshima, Fantoche and Edinburgh international film festivals including … Continue reading

Young Talent: Adiba Mustafa

Cartoons Underground met Adiba Mustafa or more popularly known as Merry Leona on Youtube at Lasalle’s Animation Grad show a few months back. Adiba is a young, aspiring voice actor and animator, who is still in Lasalle continuing her studies. … Continue reading

Epic Sketchbook: Tia from Singapore

Patrick Smith, co-founder and advisor of Cartoons Underground, and co-writer at ScribbleJunkies Blog, started exploring different types of sketchbooks from artists from all around the world. Looking into these Epic Sketchbooks we see more personal work from these artists and … Continue reading