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Animae Caribe Digital Media and Animation Festival 2023
25 October @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
We are beyond thrilled to welcome you to Animae Caribe Festival 2023. This Festival is more than just a series of screenings and workshops; it’s a celebration of animation intertwined with rich Caribbean culture and art. Over the 22 years of the festival, it is customary that you our guests experience the traditional festival activities, but also get to savor the flavors, rhythms, and stories that make the Caribbean unique. Please see breakdown of the 4 days of activities.
Day 1: Wednesday, October 25th – Opening
10am to 12noon: Press Conference. Inter-American Development Bank
6.30 pm: Opening Screening and Cocktail Reception at CinemaONE IMAX
At CinemaONE IMAX, we kick off the festival with the Caribbean premiere of Nigerian live action and animation film MIKOLO by Niyi, opened by a Caribbean short ‘Panuru’ by Kelsey Noel. Cocktail reception follows to end the night.
Day 2: Thursday, October 26th – Business of Animation Day and AC23 B2B Tech Xchange
9am – 2.30pm: Insightful panels and workshops, where industry experts will share their knowledge and expertise.
3pm to 4pm AC23: Big Thinkers Pitch. With over 58 submissions, 6 of the brightest Caribbean minds in animation were selected for this much anticipated pitch. This is an invitation only session.
6.30pm: We close the day with Animae Caribe Roots Yard Silent Screening & Night Market for a cinematic experience and live music under the stars. Immerse yourself in Caribbean culture as you explore the artisan night market.
Day 3: Friday October 27th – Digital Media Student Day
With a focus on students and young professional and exposing them to hands-on workshops and interactive sessions.
Day 4: Saturday, October 28th – Tobago Edition and Animation with a taste of Carnival
On this day the festival finale takes you to the picturesque island of Tobago for a one-of-a-kind island festival experience.
9am: Tour of Tobago E-Pixl Animation Studio
10am to 1pm: Forum on the animation industry
Rest of the evening: You can dive into the heart of Tobagonian culture with a taste of Carnival.
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