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Animation Overtakes Film as Priority Area

Animation has been deemed a priority area by the Film Commission of Jamaica

The death knell hasn’t quite tolled for filmmaking in Jamaica, but it is animation that has now become the favourite child of the creative industries, at least from the perspective of the government.

Anime Fest for Kingston and Montego Bay

Japanese Animation Festival slated for Kingston and Montego Bay

Animation will be among the events used to illustrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and Japan as the Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica stage their first Japanese Animation Film Festival Festival and manga poster competition.

Kingstoon 2013 - Animating Jamaican Creativity

Kira Clayton accepts her prize from Terry-Ann Wilson of The Gleaner

The inaugural Kingstoon animation festival and conference ended on June 21 with the selection of eight winners in four categories Character Development, Storyboard or Script, Experimental Animation and Final Animation Product.

Reel Rock Animation Lands Deal With France's Red Frog

Reel Rock GSW Animation Studios

Just a year shy of its first anniversary, Reel Rock GSW Animation is stepping outside of the small pond and into the international seas by landing a deal with French Animation Studio, Red Frog Studios, a leading producer of content for broadcast television, online webisodes and apps for tablets

Manga Invasion?

Howard Hamilton surrounded by his illustrations

Manga, the Japanese form of comics has spread well beyond those islands to resonate with youths globally.

Cabbie Chronicles Drives On To Prime Time on TVJ

Cabbie Chronicles

The animated series Cabbie Chronicles, which was previously only available on Flow OnDemand is now driving on to free to air television. The show, which has been steadily gaining a following will start showing on TVJ on Friday night at 9:30 pm.