J'can animation, film delegation makes first appearance at MIPCOM in France

 

Jamaica's national delegation, representing animation companies and creative entrepreneurs, is pictured at the MIPCOM market in Cannes, France. The delegation is part of the Business of Sustainability for Studios (BOSS) program, executed by the JAMPRO Film Commission and the Office of the Prime Minister, Youth Employment in Digital and Animation Industry (YEDAI) project, and funded by the World Bank. 


As part of the Business of Sustainability for Studios (BOSS) project, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), led representatives from eight animation and film/TV production studios to the Marché International des Programmes de Communication (MIPCOM) content trade show in Cannes, France.

The delegation is the first from Jamaica to attend the event, JAMPRO disclosed in a release today.

According to the release, MIPCOM, also known as the International Market of Communications Programmes, will be a platform for Jamaican companies to promote animation projects in development, network with international industry professionals, and seek opportunities for animation features to be produced in Jamaica as outsourcing projects. MIPCOM 2018 is hosting over 2000 exhibitors at the four-day event which began on Sunday.

 

Source: 
Jamaica Observer
Published Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018