USP Fixes Africa’s Animation Awards 2019 for June 6, Calls for Entries
For the third year, an exciting platform will bring Africa’s animation community together for cross fertilization of ideas, recognition of excellent work and strategizing on ways to transform the animation business in the country.
It’s theThird Edition of the Lagos International Festival of Animation, LIFANIMA which will hold on Thursday June 6, 2019 at Freedom Park, Lagos, according to the organisers, USP Brand Management.
According to MuyiwaKayode, CEO at USP Brand Management and Creator of the Turtle Taido animation series, “LIFANIMA provides a forum for projecting the incredible possibilities and potential of animation to transform the movie industry across Africa”
“LIFANIMA will also provide a platform for animators to interact with other stakeholders for optimum value creation and rapid growth of the animation industry”, says Kayode.
LIFANIMA ‘s objectives are; 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 Africa’s animation festival will feature Screening of Selected Works, Award Presentation, Networking and Entertainment
The event will attract local and foreign animators, filmmakers, Investors, Financial Institutions, Advertising agencies, Musical Video Producers, Media Practitioners, Digital Marketing professionals, Government agencies, Information Technology companies/manufacturers and the general public.
Interested animators and producers are to submit their works in various categories on or before April 30, 2019. Selected works will be screened at the festival and participants will be informed on or before May 31. 2019.
Last year’s Africa’s animation festival recorded a total number of 37 entries from 3 African countries was received for screening beating the number of entries received for the debut edition year in 2017. Entries for the current year are expected to shoot up.
LIFANIMA submission forms are available at USP Brand Management, 285B Corporation Drive, Dolphin Estate Ikoyi and can be requested for via firstname.lastname@example.org