FAQ for Creators

What are the benefits for animation producers on Animond?

Our platform allows animation companies to show enough of their project to attract investors without giving away too much information. We offer flexibility in terms of fundraising. We can also provide introductions from our network of producers or crew to help build momentum. We also have a pool of scriptwriters who can assist in script development. We are raising funds through direct contact with investors as well as online crowdfunding campaigns.

How do I submit a project?

Through our call for projects. If there is no open call for projects at the moment, please contact us in order to submit your animation project.

What are the project requirements?

Alongside your script and visual treatment, you will need to submit a production, financial, marketing and distribution plan. For arthouse projects, the previous experience of the creative team will be assessed.

At which stage can I apply?

Currently, we are accepting submissions of projects which are in the production or gap financing stage.

How much does it cost to be a part of the Animond portfolio?

Animond fee is 5% of the funded financing.

FAQ for Investors

Why invest in animation?

We believe that moving pictures, being drawn, stop-motion, computer 2D or 3D – speak the universal language of mankind. Being borderless, animation helps us connect with ourselves and each other effortlessly. Our vision is to let these surreal worlds take us as far as our imagination can go. Check out our current portfolio.

How does Animond work?

Bringing film financing companies, private film investors, the public, and storytellers together in one place grows the whole animation industry. Using both an individual offline approach and an online crowdfunding setup, investors have various options to diversify their investment portfolios. Our team is made up of animation creators, producers, and investment fund managers. Our mission is to help grow the storytelling animated projects by connecting them to necessary financing and to help investors find the right projects they want to be associated with. Animond carefully selects the projects which will be included in our portfolio. We protect financiers through evaluation of the projects’ financial, production, distribution plan, and budget. We guarantee the transparency of where the funds are being used and why needed financing is required. Animond allows all sizes of investors and financing companies to connect with animation makers who are looking for project funding.

What is Animond's strategy?

We mainly work with film projects at an advanced stage and are looking for the final amount of financing. We focus on film projects with a commercial appeal, an identifiable audience, moderately low and controllable costs, and a sound financial structure. We also require that certain elements are in place before we commit to any film project. Our strategy is based on gap funding. Gap financing plays a small but important role in getting a film made as finishing funds. Gap financing is a single film financing for projects which already have 70 to 80 percent of the budget covered before asking for gap financing in an amount over existing presales guarantees. So if you have a one-million-dollar film and you have $800,000 in presales, you would need to gap finance the full amount with a sum of $200,000. We do our own analysis to make sure our risks are kept to a minimum, but gap financing is not risk-free. Our main focus is on our portfolio as an investment opportunity. We work alongside the directors and producers to make sure that our projects stay within their financial budget and timeline.

What does Animond do?

Animond is the bridge between animated projects and investors. Through our portfolio, you can see all of the projects we currently have available to invest in. Each animation has information gathered about it, such as the production team, a synopsis, requested budget, and more. Once users find an investment, they invest directly through our website or contact us through a form. We run a small background check before a person/company can invest in the project to know they can make the level of the investment they are offering. Once this is done, we speak with the person to ensure that they are as well-informed as they can be. If an investment sounds like something right for you, head down to our portfolio page to see what investment opportunities are currently open. There are always new investment opportunities arising, so make sure that you check back regularly to see what we are currently offering.

How is equity funding beneficial?

Animond is an equity fund. Investors benefit from providing project finance, as they are one of the first people to get paid after the animation is released and it starts to earn money. After the deferrals and debts are paid off, the money earned by the film or series will be split between the financiers and the production companies involved in a predetermined percentage.

How can you become an investor?

It is not hard to join the many film/series investors and film financing companies. The process starts by approaching film and series financing companies like Animond. You can start researching the films listed on Animond portfolio that are looking for additional finance from the investors. You should take your time to research details about the productions that you may want to invest in. This allows you to make better decisions about your film finance investments. Once you have selected the project or a number of projects that you want to invest in, you can contact Animond about the investment you want to make or do it directly through our website. A background check will be done before the funds are forwarded to a production company.

Active projects

Ruben and the parrot

Project by Stevan Mitrovic
What if the defeaning noise is coming from the inside?
This project is non-commercial, which means that financial rewards are not guaranteed.
funded of €62,000.00
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I am Akiko

Project by Damir Romanov
Discover the magic of school rebellion through the eyes of an unusual girl!
This project is non-commercial, which means that financial rewards are not guaranteed.
funded of €72,500.00
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Child in me

Project by Andjela Jokovic

Will a grumpy old woman rediscover the beauty of the mundane?

This project is non-commercial, which means that financial rewards are not guaranteed.
funded of €46,271.00
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