Creating a Convincing Animation Bible
with Camille Selvon Abrahams
March 15, 16 & 18, 2011
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fee: Bds $50 per day
Venue: Island Inn
Led by acclaimed animator Camille Selvon Abrahams, this animation incubator will teach participants how to create market-ready proposals using creatively innovative local characters and storylines developed especially for the medium. At the end of the workshop, participants will have put together a detailed production Bible which can be used to support a pitch for funding.
Session topics will include:
- Creating the Ideal Synopsis
- Character Design; and,
- Creating Your World, which deals with environmental and background design sheets.
Camille Selvon Abrahams is an award-winning multimedia producer and animator who returned to Trinidad & Tobago after spending five years honing her animation and multimedia production skills in the United Kingdom. She graduated from Goldsmiths University of London with a BA in Media and Communications, specializing in animation. Her final year animation, The MasterPEACE, won the Royal Television Society Award in London.
Camille has recently invested substantial creative ingenuity into the development of the animation industry in Trinidad and Tobago. She is the founder and Creative Director of Animae Caribe Animation and New Media Festival, the Caribbean’s first animation and new media festival. She is currently at the University of Trinidad & Tobago as Program Administrator and lecturer for the Animation diploma.
In 2007, Camille launched Full Circle Production animation studio. Camille was honoured with the Toronto-based CaribbeanTales Innovation Award for the work that she has achieved in the Caribbean in the field of animation. Her most recent production, a 26-part animation children’s series, is in development.