Camille Selvon Abrahams is the founder Creative Director of Animae Caribe Animation and Digital Media Festival in Trinidad and Tobago. Founder of Full Circle Animation Studio which is a state-of-the-art design studio that focuses on animation new-media production and training. It is the largest animation studio in Trinidad and Tobago and one of the most established in the region. Formerly a Lecturer and Programme Leader at the Animation Department of the University of Trinidad and Tobago Mrs Abrahams spearheaded the creation of the Diploma in Animation Studies syllabus. With a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication with Specialisation in Animation, 2000 from Goldsmiths University of London, Camille is frequently involved in curriculum development at CXC Cape in Barbados and educational institutions across the region. She is currently serving as Chairman of FilmTT under the Ministry of Trade and Industry Government of Trinidad & Tobago.
Her organisation Full Circle Animation Studio was recently selected as IADB Hidden Champion Finalist for Korean Animation Summit. Her wide network of affiliated organisations she has worked closely with are Toon Boom Animation – Consultancy 2004-2006, Volda University Norway, M.O.U. formulated for University of Trinidad and Tobago Jackson State University, Consultancy Services for CAPE Syllabus in Digital Media Studies and CAPE in Animation and Game Design.
Awards include the Royal Television Society Student Award 2000 – London UK, Caribbean Tales Innovation in Animation in the Caribbean Award – Toronto Canada, Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival – Pioneer in Film Award 2014 – Trinidad & Tobago and has over the years have also built up a critical mass of international and regional network in the industry ranging from, Disney Pixar, EA Games, Toon Boom and Cartoon Network. She has also managed and partnered with regional and international funding agencies like CARICOM, CDB Carib-Export and IADB for strategic support initiatives
March 13, 2016
Animation Education in Jamaica and the Region
Find out about how to tap into the many avenues for learning animation emerging within the Caribbean. From Jamaica to Martinique; from 2D to 3D and specialized visual effects – it is all available!
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Target audience: anyone interested in animation
No prior knowledge required.