April 5-7, 2019
Experience animation in the Caribbean like never before! The Animation Expo at KingstOOn is bursting at the seams with an exciting display of Afro-descendant culture through storytelling and animated media.
Wacom Cintiq Showdown – Watch creatives battle in the arena!
On Friday and Saturday of the show, swing by the Wacom booth and enter the preliminary round of the Cintiq Showdown. Drawing on one of several Cintiqs at the booth, entrants will be given a subject matter (using our random phrase generator) and a fixed amount of time (generally 10 minutes) to finish their illustration.
The preliminary and final round on Sunday will feature five total rounds of creative action with 16 contestants working on Wacom Cintiqs connected to large monitors (facing the crowd) so the audience can see what the artists are producing.
Winners will walk away with Wacom’s newly released innovative products and bragging rights!
Get Trained on Toon Boom By Toon Boom!
Whether you’re new to Toon Boom software or on the way to becoming a certified pro, Toon Boom has the training you need. Learn animation and storyboarding pipelines being used widely in major animation studios all over the world from Toon Boom Animation, an industry leader in Animation Software. These workshops are power packed and intensive so…. opportunity favors the prepared.
Learn the TVPaint Animation Pipeline!
TVPaint Animation is a professional tool used worldwide in many and varied productions, including short and long traditional 2D films ; and TV series. Because learning the basics of software is vital to start properly. The TVPaint technical trainer will provide hands on intensive workshops in creating characters, storyboarding, animatics, camera moves, paper and digital animation, and applying special effects in these jam packed intensive workshops.
The Film Festival
April 5-7, 2019 – University of Technology Jamaica
Who will be the winner? Hop on over to the film festival and judge for yourself! There will be displays of pitch bibles, character designs, storyboards, short films, special effects, student films and feature films in this exciting cultural display of Afro-descendant content from Jamaica, the Caribbean and the rest of the World.