Pitch Boot Camp

(Concept Finalists only)

April 3-4, 2019
University of Technology, Jamaica

Five (5) Finalist teams ( 4 members each) of the Concept Category will be selected to participate in the Pitch Boot Camp and Competition.

The 2-day Pitch Boot Camp (April 3 – 4, 2019) will allow teams to refine their selected concepts and pitching skills under the guidance of world-class experts in the animation industry.

On April 6, the teams will pitch their concepts (trailers and pitch bibles) in front of an expert panel of judges and a live audience in the Pitch Competition. The winning team will be awarded prizes in hardware and software and one member of the team will be awarded the opportunity to attend MIPJr/MipCOM in 2019.

Pitch Boot Camp Manager: 
Camille Selvon Abrahams,
Director of Animae Caribe/Programme Coordinator
University of Trinidad and Tobago

Pitch Coaches:                                                      

Carlos Biern
– Business Development Consultant for Office of The Prime Minister (Jamaica)
Raquel Benitez
– CEO, Comet Entertainment

D’Oyen Williams 
– Programme Manager, Digital Skills, SlashRoots Foundation
David Soutar
– Lecturer, University of the West Indies
Chara Hunter
– Senior Producer, Big Studios Inc., Producer for Little Blackstone Inc.

Conference Schedule

April 5 – 7, 2019, University of Technology, Jamaica

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Official Partners and Sponsors

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