6 Mar The European animation sector has the potential to flourish and build scale over the coming years and the European Commission has recognised the importance of this sector and facilitated discussions with the animation industry on the opportunities and challenges that the industry faces and on how best. 10 Apr Possibly the most surprising thing about the European animation scene is its openness. European filmmakers pitch their concepts in front of hundreds of attendees, and increasingly, they have started releasing their Cartoon Movie concept and pitch trailers online after the event. Cartoon Brew, in fact. This site would not exist without the European Union. My report, European Feature Animation, was published in October and was based around a list of every animation feature film produced in Europe since The Adventures of Prince Achmed in The report was financed by CARTOON, the EU-funded platform.