The 11th Animahenasyon festival aims to encourage the production of original content in Philippine animation, recognize the Filipino talent in the field of animation, and achieve local and international animation excellence and competitiveness.
B R I D G I N G T H E G A P P R O G R A M
In partnership with the Spanish of Embassy in Manila, Animahenasyon 2016 will feature the Bridging the Gap (BTG) Animation Lab program. BTG Animation Lab is a course and a meeting focused on training and generation of networks for young professionals and students of the cultural sector of animation.
The goal of this program is to enhance the capacities and generate synergies between institutions and professionals not only in the cultural side, but also the transforming effect in the economy of the generation of an industry around the audiovisual sector of animation. After the success of its first run, BTG is aiming to extend to other regions, and the Philippines is considered a strategic point to reach all Asia.
An awarding ceremony will serve as the culminating activity of Animahenasyon. This will provide a less formal atmosphere for networking and linkaging. The awarding will be accompanied by performances from different bands and dance group. All winning entries will receive trophies and cash prizes ranging from P5,000 to P100,000. A 90-page souvenir program and festival shirts will also be produced as part of the awarding ceremony.