discopClick here for the  current schedule of AAN events at DISCOP Johannesburg and an early bird discount offer.

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION #1 | ANIMATION UNITES AFRICA
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:30am – 11:00am

- Hosted by AAN, this session will promote the diversity of the African animation industry and invite animation, visual effects, gaming and comics associations to explore possibilities of creating co-production opportunities between African regions. Currently confirmed delegates include:
Nick Wilson | AAN
Nick Cloete | Animation South Africa (ASA)
Mbuotidem Johnson | Animation Nigeria (AN)
Abel Kouamé | Association Ivoirienne du Film d'Animation (AIFA)
Wilfrid J. de Dieu Paré | l’Association Burkinabè du Cinéma d’Animation (ABCA)
Ayodele Elegba | Association of Comic Makers Nigeria


MASTER CLASS | INSIDE SCOOPS FROM ANIMATION DU MONDE BY MIFA
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:30am – 12:30pm
- How the world's premiere animation festival, Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA) is discovering, supporting and incubating talents from regions where industry and animation training are emerging.
Géraldine Baché | Head of Projects | Marché International du Film D’Animation
Nick Wilson | Founder/Project Manager | African Animation Network


THE ANNECY - MIFA PITCHES ANIMATION DU MONDE COMPETITION
Thursday, October 26, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm
- Johannesburg Semifinals


MASTER CLASS | AFRICAN COMIC BOOKS TO ANIMATION FEATURE FILMS
Friday, October 27, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm

- Comic book consumption and attendance of comic conventions in Africa is experiencing a meteoric rise with growth estimates over the last 5 years as high as 1000%. Pioneers in the African comic book industry discuss the current state of the sector and the long-term potential
Ayodele Elegba | Founder | Lagos Comic Con
Thomas Imboywa | Head of Business Development | Nairobi Comic Con
Nick Wilson | Founder/Project Manager | African Animation Network
THE ANNECY - MIFA PITCHES ANIMATION DU MONDE COMPETITION
Friday, October 27, 2017
4:30pm – 5:30pm
- Pan-African Grand Finale, the top 6 projects from DISCOP Abidjan go head-to-head with the top 6 projects from DISCOP Johannesburg

 

The African Animation Network (AAN) is pleased to offer you a 50% discount on your DISCOP Johannesburg Producer Registration valid until 8 September, 2017. Please click through on the link provided below and use the PROMO CODE: 50AAN.
Producer Accreditation includes:

Cost of $125 per producer for all 3 days of the market (a 50% discount)
Producers will have access to the AAN Animation Village, all the DISCOP & AAN conference events, masterclasses, the Annecy - MIFA Pitches Animation du Monde (Semi Final & Grand Finale) and access to the matchmaking portal (with over 500 qualified buyers and sellers)


THE AFRICAN ANIMATION COCKTAIL PARTY
Friday, October 27, 2017
7:30pm – 9:30pm

- Prize Giving of the Annecy - MIFA Pitches Animation du Monde where the top 2 animation projects from across Africa will be announced and will gain automatic entry into the finals of Animation du Monde 2018 to compete against their global counterparts from developing animation territories
- Prize Giving of the Digital Lab Africa - Animation Transmedia project- regardless of placing in the top 2, will gain automatic entry into the Digital Lab Africa Finals at DISCOP Abidjan 2018
- The official closing event of DISCOP Johannesburg 2017

 

REGISTER FOR DISCOP JOHANNESBURG HERE!

Contact:
Nick Wilson
Project Manager
African Animation Network
nick@poptheculture.co.za