Unbrella Body - Creative Industries
Support the development of the Creative Industries sector in OECS island territories;
Build on the already identified creative industries as export products in order to enable market expansion and new revenue streams;
Offer possibilities for intercultural exchange between different OECS countries, a part of fostering local intercultural dialogue through the performing arts;
Develop & maintain an online OECS performing arts database, inclusive of support services;
Create specialized events that showcase the musical and theatrical talents of the OECS and staged in rotating OECS territories;
Provide training opportunities for the development of an OECS film industry; to include Film Making Basics such as pre-production (screenwriting for film, script adaptation for film, casting, location scouting); production (directing, training in camera & accessories usage, wardrobe & makeup, light & sound) and post production (editing, packaging and distribution);
Provide a avenue for creatives to finance their creative projects; Create & develop a regional youth performing arts competition to stimulate interest in the performing arts by OECS youths;
Create competitions among up and coming talent;
Contribute to the enhancement of the event hosting capabilities of OECS member territories;
As one of the most highly anticipated entertainment events of the year, AnimeKon has solidified its position as the premier pop culture convention in the Caribbean, with fans journeying from Trinidad and Tobago, St Lucia and Jamaica to be a part of the show.
AnimeKon is dedicated to engineering a robust creative industry throughout the region, serving as an incubator where Caribbean nationals of all ages can harness their imaginative and innovative talent into practical tools that successfully shape their creative and business process. Having set an international standard for hosting events of this nature, they have attracted the interest of, and forged strategic partnerships with entities in Trinidad & Tobago, St Lucia, Grenada, Jamaica, the USA and the UK. Our fans even hail from as far as Portugal, India and Malaysia.
Join them and become a part of the pop culture movement sweeping the region.
Check out their youtube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/AnimeKonBarbados
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