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- Animation Jam
May 27, 2016 - June 11, 2016
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
We are so excited to bring you one of the awesome projects from our partners, Memory Crafters, Freelancer and Komikasi. They will be having the first ever Animation Jam. Animation Jam will be a pitching competition to find the best animation shorts in the country. All animation shorts will be published in a YouTube channel, freely seen by people from all over the world and will be actively marketed by the organizers.
What is Animation Jam?
The objective of Animation Jam is to gather, involve and encourage people, especially those in the creative industry and students, to come together and create original Filipino animation shorts. Animation Jam will be the medium for spreading the #LovePinoyAnimation campaign. There will also be a half day learning session from various experts in the industry!
Who can join?
– Creative Directors
– Freelance Graphic Artists and Illustrators
– Sales and Marketing People
– Anyone with a good story to tell!
How is pitching done?
The event will be announced in MemoryCrafters.com.ph. We will have a limit for the number of tickets that we will be selling.
Storytellers – 35 people
2D illustrators and animators – 35 people
3D illustrators and animators – 35 people
Experimental / Stop motion animators – 35 people
Marketers and Sellers – 35 people
You may go with friends to the event but you need not have a team when you apply.
The schedule of activities will be as follows:
Friday evening – May 27 from 6:00 to 10:00 PM
We will have a short introduction on what will happen during the three days that we will be together. We will have special opening remarks from Jim Fernandez. Jim M. Fernandez is a Filipino comic book artist who popularized the fictional character, Zuma. He is best known for his works on Aztec and Aliwan Komiks. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of Philippine Comics.
We will then have the 1 minute pitches from those with stories that they would like to pitch. All of the attendees will then vote for their top 3 picks. The top pitchers will then choose members of their team. The team will need to be comprised of at least:
2 Storytellers aside from the pitcher
4 Illustrators /animators
2 Marketing / business people
They will group into teams and discuss about their story.
Saturday – May 28 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
In the morning, everyone will join a plenary session. The plenary session will be a 2.5 hour session that will discuss different topics that will help them come up and market their animation shorts. Topics will include a keynote speech from Tito Romero. Tito Romero is an animator and creative director best known for his work with Dayo: Sa Mundo ng Elementalia. We will also have a short discussion on Storytelling for Animation and the Business of Animation.
Our three distinguished speakers and judges will be:
Keynote: Tito Romero
Tito Romero is an animator and creative director best known for his work with Dayo: Sa Mundo ng Elementalia. He currently teaches animation at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde.
Storytelling for Animation: Ayeen Pineda
Ayeen Pineda is the Co-Founder of Tuldok Animation Studios, Inc. She is a producer and actress, known for her works, Libingan (2007), Bad Romance (2013) and Pera-perahang lata (2009).
Business of Animation: Grace Dimaranan
She is the Managing Director, Trainer, Creative Director, Producer of Top Peg Animation & Creative Studio Inc. She is the School Director & Assessment Center Manager of TOP PEG Institute of Animation & Design. She is currently the Vice President and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Animation Council of the Philippines. She is the producer and Creative Director of TUTUBI PATROL SERIES, the first All – Filipino Children’s animated series shown at ABC 5, which won an Anak TV Seal Award in February 2006.
After the talks, attendees can regroup and discuss and work on their story. The mentors will be available the entire afternoon for questions that the attendees might have. The teams will have to present a rough storyboard by 3:30PM. We will close the venue at 5 pm.
Saturday – June 4 (Webinar – Check up on Status of their work)
Saturday morning – June 11 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
We will have the film showing and judging of the all animation shorts. Artwork will be judged using the following criteria:
Uniqueness/originality – 20%
Professional quality (neatness and craft) – 30%
Aesthetic quality (design, composition, color/tones) 30%
Selection and application of materials – 10%
Complexity/level of digital technology used – 10%
– Entries must be at least 30 seconds and not more than 1 minute (We will disqualify your entry if you exceed 1 minute)
-The story must be in line with the given theme. The theme is “Kilig”.
-All final entries should be uploaded to the Memory Crafters Youtube channel on June 9, 12:00 noon. Entries should be submitted before the cut off to email@example.com and Lai@memorycrafters.com.ph
-The panel of judges reserves the right to disqualify any project due to poor quality, incompleteness, poor taste, inappropriateness of content, or concerns regarding copyright infringement in the original work. The judges’ decision is final and irrevocable.
-A cash prize of Php 20,000 will be given to the winning team. Other special prizes will be given out from our sponsors, such as a Freelancer.com Premium membership to all the members of the winning team.
We will email a copy of the mechanics to all of the attendees.
Hope to see you there! 🙂
Thank you to all the sponsors!
PS. Possible sponsors or big groups who want to join can email firstname.lastname@example.org 🙂
Venue: Freelancer.com Office