USP Announces nominees for LIFANIMA 2018 Animation Awards
The organizers of Lagos International Festival of Animation, LIFANIMA, USP Brand Management, have announced the Nominees for the various award categories. The 2018 edition of LIFANIMA received 37 entries from 3 African countries.
The nominees for Best 2D Animation are:
Floyd Mayweather Fight Nigeria Guy Kojo by Ajani Damilola
Tejumade by Adebimpe Adebambo
Chicken Core – The Rise Of Kings by Nzenwa Kelechi
The nominees for Best Special Effects are
Alajah – by Isaac Busari
Cocktail Explosive – by Peter Reezer
Guardians – Nnabuchi Joshua
The nominees for Best Animation Commercial are
Food Trolley – Tayo Fasunon
Adaba – Adeosun Olumide
Mr Chef – Adeosun Olumide
The nominees for Best 3D Animation are
Kachie Music Video – Adeosun Olumide
Five Letter Love – Tunde Oluwa
Water Wahala – Brian Wilson
LIFANIMA has the objectives to promote the rapid development of the animation industry in Nigeria and across Africa; to improve the movie industry through increased inclusion of animation content; to provide a platform for the promotion of local animators and development of the quality of animation and to expose animators to the latest technologies in animation hardware and software.
The festival holds at Freedom Park Lagos, Thursday June 7, 2018. It will feature a Workshop with the Theme: Funding Your Animation Film. This will be followed by screening of selected works while the award ceremony will be held by 6pm.